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LINGUIST List 17.1555

Sun May 21 2006

Confs: Semantics/Gargnano (Lake Garda), Italy

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Message 1: The 2006 Milan Meeting
Date: 18-May-2006
From: Alessandro Zucchi <alessandro.zucchiunimi.it>
Subject: The 2006 Milan Meeting



The 2006 Milan Meeting
Short Title: MM06


Date: 15-Jun-2006 - 17-Jun-2006
Location: Gargnano (Lake Garda), Italy
Contact: Sandro Zucchi
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://filosofia.dipafilo.unimi.it/~zucchi/MM2006.html

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Meeting Description:

A formal semantics conference.

The 2006 Milan Meeting is hosted by the Università degli Studi di Milano from June 15 to June 17, 2006 at Palazzo Feltrinelli in Gargnano, on lake Garda. The Milan meeting is a formal semantics conference.

Invited speakers:

DELIA GRAFF
IRENE HEIM
ANGELIKA KRATZER
ZOLTAN SZABO

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for formal semanticists and for philosophers of language working on foundational issues in semantics to discuss topics that are relevant for both groups. We accept abstracts on any area of formal semantics and philosophy of language that fit this aim.

THE 2006 MILAN MEETING

June 15-17
Palazzo Feltrinelli
Gargnano

Università degli Studi di Milano
Dipartimento di Filosofia

PROGRAM

THURSDAY, June 15th

morning
9.30-10.30 Zoltan Szabo, Counting across times
10.30-10.45 discussion
10.45-11.00 coffee break

11-11.30 Friederike Moltmann, Weak reference
11.30-11.40 discussion

11.40-12.10 Wilhelm Geuder and Matthias Weisgerber, On the geometrical representation of concepts
12.10-12.20 discussion

12.20-12.50 Saso Zivanovic, The definite determiner and the superlative determiner: a cross-
linguistic generalization
12.50-13.00 discussion

afternoon
15-15.30 Fabio Del Prete, Before as a comparative and after as an atomic predicate
15.30-15.40 discussion

15.40-16.10 Florian Schwarz, A proposition for Need (and a property for Look for)
16.10-16.20 discussion

16.20-16.40 coffee break

16.40-17.10 Aldo Sevi, Exhaustivity: A Semantic account of Quantity Implicatures
17.10-17.20 discussion

17.20-17.50 Candice Cheung Chi Hang, Chinese bare conditionals: against the unselective binding
approach
17.50-18.00 discussion

FRIDAY, June 16th

morning
9.30-10.30 Angelika Kratzer, to be announced
10.30-10.45 discussion
10.45-11.00 coffee break

11-11.30 Graham Katz, Propositional content and pre-semantic binding
11.30-11.40 discussion

11.40-12.10 Josep Macià, Expressive meaning, logical consequence and context
12.10-12.20 discussion

12.20-12.50 Elena Guerzoni and Dongsik Lim, Even if, factivity and focus
12.50-13.00 discussion

afternoon
15-15.30 Philippe Schlenker, Transparency: The projection problem revisited
15.30-15.40 discussion

15.40-16.10 Stefano Predelli, Monsters and fiction. Operators on contexts in the semantic analysis
of talk about fiction
16.10-16.20 discussion

16.20-16.40 coffee break

16.40-17.10 Stefan Hinterwimmer, The Interpretation of universally quantified DPs and singular
definites in adverbially quantified sentences
17.10-17.20 discussion

17.20-17.50 Klaus von Heusinger and Johannes Wespel, Indefinite proper names and quantification
over manifestations
17.50-18.00 discussion

SATURDAY, June 17th

morning
9.30-10.30 Irene Heim, to be announced
10.30-10.45 discussion
10.45-11.00 coffee break

11-11.30 Peter Bosch, VP anaphora at the semantics-pragmatics interface
11.30-11.40 discussion

11.40-12.10 Elena Herburger and Simon Mauck, The 'conjunctive' reading of 'or' in conditionals: a
semantic account
12.10-12.20 discussion

12.20-12.50 Uli Sauerland, Copying or structure-sharing? A semantic argument
12.50-13.00 discussion


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