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Mon Apr 18 2005

Confs: Semantics/Brussels, Belgium

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        1.    Mikhail Kissine, One-Day Workshop on Semantics


Message 1: One-Day Workshop on Semantics
Date: 14-Apr-2005
From: Mikhail Kissine <mkissineulb.ac.be>
Subject: One-Day Workshop on Semantics


One-Day Workshop on Semantics

Date: 27-May-2005 - 27-May-2005
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Mikhail Kissine
Contact Email: mkissineulb.ac.be

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Meeting Description:

The workshop is a small international meeting that brings together researchers
in the field of semantics of natural languages. A more specific focus is placed
on the interplay between the semantic and pragmatic factors.

One-Day Workshop on Semantics
27th of May 2005
Free University of Brussels,
Laboratoire de Linguistique Textuelle et de Pragmatique Cognitive

Program

9.45 am - 10.45 am: Svetlana Vogeleer, Institut Libre Marie Haps / Laboratoire
de linguistique textuelle et de pragmatique cognitive, Université Libre de Bruxelles

''Generic'' plural indefinites: a comparison with generic plural definites and
singular indefinites

10.45 am - 11.00 am: Coffee Break

11.00 am - 12.00 am: Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt, University of Cambridge, UK

Variadic function and pragmatics-rich representation structures for
propositional attitude reports

12.00 am - 14.00 pm: Lunch break

14.00 pm - 15.00 pm: Philippe de Brabanter, Institut Jean-Nicod, France

Metalinguistic anaphora and givenness

15.00 pm - 16.00 pm: Bart Geurts, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands

Scalar modifiers

16.00 pm - 16.20: Coffee break

16.20 pm - ­17.20 pm: Fabienne Martin, Laboratoire de linguistique textuelle et
de pragmatique cognitive, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Weak and Strong Causatives

17.20 pm - 18.20 pm: Mikhail Kissine, Laboratoire de linguistique textuelle et
de pragmatique cognitive, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Illocutionary negation, illocutionary disjunction and conditional speech acts:
towards a presuppositional account

Venue: campus du Solbosh, avenue Héger, Building U, door B, first floor, room
UB2.141

Contact e-mail: mkissineulb.ac.be

The participation is free


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