LINGUIST List 14.997

Thu Apr 3 2003

Confs: Semantics & Ling Theory, WA USA

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  1. ogihara, 13th Semantics and Linguistic Theory

Message 1: 13th Semantics and Linguistic Theory

Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 19:37:36 +0000
From: ogihara <>
Subject: 13th Semantics and Linguistic Theory

13th Semantics and Linguistic Theory 
Short Title: SALT 13

Date: 09-MAY-03 - 11-MAY-03 
Location: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States
of America
Contact: Organizing Committee
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Semantics, Linguistic Theories 
Call Deadline: 15-JAN-03

Meeting Description:

University of Washington (Seattle, Washington) will be hosting
Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 13.

Conference Dates: May 9-11, 2003.

Invited speakers:
Angelika Kratzer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Manfred Krifka, Humboldt University, Berlin

S.-Y. Kuroda, University of California, San Diego

William Ladusaw, University of California, Santa Cruz

 --------- Schedule ---------
5/9/03 FRIDAY
9:15 Welcoming addresses by
Michael Halleran, Divisional Dean for Arts and Humanities
Johnnella E. Butler, Associate Dean and Associate Vice Provost, The
Graduate School 
Julia Herschensohn, Professor and Chair of Linguistics Department
William A. Ladusaw (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Restriction and the Focal Dimension of Modification

10:30-10:50 COFFEE
Elena Guerzoni (MIT)
A Lahiri-like Analysis of NPIs Meaning even: auch nur and anche solo
Penka Stateva (Humboldt University, Berlin)
Superlative More

12:10 - 2:10 LUNCH
Jean Mark Gawron (San Diego State U) and Andrew Kehler (University of
California, San Diego)
Respective Answers to Coordinated Questions
Marie Nilsenova and Robert van Rooy (University of Amsterdam)
On Polar Questions

3:30-3:50 COFFEE
Andrea Wilhelm (The University of Calgary)
Quasi-telic Perfective Aspect in Dene Suline (Chipewyan)
Christopher Pinon (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Weak and Strong Accomplishments

5/10/03 SATURDAY
S.-Y. Kuroda (University of California, San Diego)
Categorical and Thetic Judgments, Milsark's Generalization and the
Definiteness Effect
Edit Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Bare Singular Reference to Kinds

10:40-11:00 COFFEE
Nicholas Asher and Linton Wang (University of Texas)
Unspecification Ambiguity, and Anaphora with Plurals
Uli Sauerland (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
A New Semantics for Number

12:20 -2:20 LUNCH
David Beaver (Stanford University) and Cleo Condoravdi (PARC)
Before and After really are converses after all
Michela Ippolito (University of Tuebingen)
Quantification Over Times in Subjunctive Conditionals

3:40-4:00 COFFEE
Ji-yung Kim (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Intermediate Scope in (Mandarin) Chinese
Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Indefinites in the Hierarchy of Functional Heads

BANQUET at Waterfront Activities Center
5/11/03 SUNDAY
Luisa Marti (University of Connecticut/University of the
Contextual Variables as Pronouns
Daniel Hardt (Copenhagen Business School)
Sloppy Identity, Binding, and Centering

10:20-10:35 COFFEE
Graham Katz (University of Osnabrueck)
A Modal Account of the English Present Perfect Puzzle
Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University, Berlin)
Kinds of Kind Reference

Klaus Abels (University of Connecticut)
Who Gives a Damn About Minimizers in Questions?
Richard Breheny (University of Cambridge)
A Lexicalist Account of Implicit (Bound) Contetual Dependence
Dmitry Levinson (Tel-Aviv University)
Probabilistic Model-theoretic Semantics for want
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