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LINGUIST List 17.1621

Mon May 29 2006

Confs: Computational Ling/Budapest, Hungary

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        1.    Beáta Gyuris, The 9th Symposium on Logic and Language


Message 1: The 9th Symposium on Logic and Language
Date: 26-May-2006
From: Beáta Gyuris <lola9nytud.hu>
Subject: The 9th Symposium on Logic and Language


The 9th Symposium on Logic and Language
Short Title: LoLa9

Date: 24-Aug-2006 - 26-Aug-2006
Location: Budapest/Besenyotelek, Hungary
Contact: Beáta Gyuris
Contact Email: lola9nytud.hu
Meeting URL: http://www.nytud.hu/lola9

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics;
Semantics

Meeting Description:

The 2006 meeting is the ninth installment of the Symposium series, which is
designed to provide a forum where logicians and linguists can meet to share and
discuss ideas and issues about how linguistics and logic influence each other,
with the aim of promoting a fruitful cooperation.

August 23 (Wednesday):


13:30-15:30
Registration at the Research Institute for Linguistics (1068 Budapest, Benczúr
utca 33.)

16:00
Bus departure for the conference site (Besenyotelek, Hotel Fauna)

19:00
Dinner at the hotel


August 24 (Thursday):
8:45- 9:00
Opening remarks

9:00- 9:50
Barbara H. Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Vladimir Borschev
(VINITI RAN, Moscow and University of Massachusetts, Amherst): Information
structure, perspectival structure, diathesis alternation, and the Russian
genitive of negation

9:55-10:35
Cláudio C. e C. Gonçalves (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina):
Imperfectivity phenomena

10:35-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-11:40
Yael Greenberg (Bar Ilan University): Structuring temporal and aspectual
relations with two Hebrew adverbials, and the semantics/pragmatics of still

11:45-12:25
Atle Grønn (University of Oslo): Information structure and aspectual competition

12:25-14:00
Lunch break

14:00-14:40
Ana Teresa Alves (Universidade dos Açores): Anaphoric temporal locators and
discourse structure

14:45-15:25
Stefan Bott (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): Links, tails and monotonicity

15:25-15:50
Coffee break

15:50-16:30
Lisa Brunetti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): On links and tails in Italian

16:35-17:15
Adrian Brasoveanu (Rutgers University & University of Stuttgart): Entailment
particles and content anaphora in natural language

17:20-18:00
Gerhard Jäger (University of Bielefeld): Presuppositions, games, and bounded
rationality

18:15
Reception

19:00
Dinner

August 25 (Friday):
9.00- 9:50
Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University/ZAS, Berlin): TBA

9:55-10:35
Kjell Johan Sæbø (University of Oslo): Theticity in a bidirectional theory of focus

10:35-11:00
Coffee break

11:00-11:40
Kata Balogh (University of Amsterdam): Exhausitivity operator(s) and Hungarian
focus structure

11:45-12:25
Elena Karagjosova (University of Oslo): The German response particle 'doch' as a
case of contrastive focus

12:25-14:00
Lunch break

14:00-14:40
Kriszta Szendr?i and Iris Mulders (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS):
Resolving focal ambiguity on-line

14:45-15:25
Marcus Kracht (UCLA): Gnosis

15:45
Excursion

19:00
Dinner


August 26 (Saturday):

6:00- 9:00
Birdwatching (optional)

9:30-10:20
Jonathan Ginzburg (King's College, London): Non sentential utterances and
information structure

10:25-11:05
Philippe Schlenker (UCLA & IJN): Be articulate!

11:10-11:50
Robert van Rooij (University of Amsterdam): How to donkey Dayal's modal any

11:50-12:10
Coffee break

12:10-12:50
Zsófia Zvolenszky (ELTE University, Budapest): A semantic constraint on the
logic of modal conditionals

12:55-13:35
Richard Zuber (CNRS, Paris): Some modifiers of conditionals

13:35-14:30
Lunch break

14:30-15:10
Olga Kagan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Specificity as speaker identifiability

15:15-15:55
Carla Umbach (University of Osnabrueck): Non-restrictive modification and
backgrounding

16:00
End of Conference

17:00
Departure to the train station
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