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LINGUIST List 16.3434

Thu Dec 01 2005

Confs: Semantics/Syntax/Paris, France

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        1.    Jacqueline Lecarme, Time and Modality

Message 1: Time and Modality
Date: 15-Nov-2005
From: Jacqueline Lecarme <lecarmellf.cnrs.fr>
Subject: Time and Modality

Time and Modality

Date: 08-Dec-2005 - 10-Dec-2005
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Jacqueline Gueron
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.llf.cnrs.fr/TM/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

An International Round Table on Tense, Mood, and Modality.

The Round Table is sponsored by the Jeune Equipe 'Syntaxe anglaise et syntaxe comparative', Université Paris 3 - Sorbonne Nouvelle, the Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle, CNRS-Université Paris 7, and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). It will be held on Thursday through Saturday, December 8th to 10th 2005, at the Université Paris 7 (Campus Jussieu) and the Université Paris 3 - Sorbonne Nouvelle.

The Round Table is open and free to everyone.

Thursday, December 8: (Campus Jussieu, Amphi 42)

2.30 pm Welcome
3.00 pm Introduction

3.15-4.00 James Higginbotham (University of Southern California)
Sequence of Tense Extended

4.00-4.45 Philippe Schlenker (UCLA & Institut Jean-Nicod)
On the subjunctive

4.45-5.00 Pause

5.00-5.45 Carlota Smith (University of Texas at Austin)
Time With and Without Tense

Friday, December 9: (Campus Jussieu, Amphi 42)

9.00-9.45 Gregory N. Carlson (University of Rochester)
A denotational semantics for generic sentences

9.45-10.30 Brenda Laca (Université Paris 8)
Aspect and the interpretation of modal verbs in Spanish

10.30-11.00 Pause

11.00-11.45 Ileana Comorovski (Université Nancy 2)
Epistemic indefinites in French and Romanian: a diachronic perspective

11.45-12.30 Karen Zagona (University of Washington)
Epistemic modals and assertion

(Grand Amphi, 5 rue de l'École de Médecine)

2.30-3.15 Roumyana Pancheva (University of Southern California)
Tense and Evidentiality

3.15-4.00 Jacqueline Lecarme (LLF, CNRS-Université Paris 7)
Tense and Modality in Nominals

4.00-4.30 Pause

4.30-5.15 Lisa Matthewson (University of British Columbia) & Hotze Rullmann (University of Calgary)
Modal Variability

5.15-6.30 Jacqueline Guéron (Université Paris 3)
On the temporal function of modal verbs

Saturday, December 10: (Grand Amphi, 5 rue de l'École de Médecine)

9.30-10.15 Sabine Iatridou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Tense and Mood on a *particular* Modal

10.15-11.00 Bridget Copley (University of Southern California)
Modal aspects and aspectual modals

11.00-11.15 Pause

11.15-12.00 Hamida Demirdache (Université de Nantes/LLING EA3827) &
Myriam Uribe-Etxebarria (University of the Basque Country)
The Syntax of Time Arguments: Covaluation, Binding and Scope

12.00-12.45 Timothy Stowell (University of California at Los Angeles)

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