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LINGUIST List 17.1693

Sun Jun 04 2006

Confs: Semantics/Syntax/Brussels, Belgium

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Message 1: Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics
Date: 02-Jun-2006
From: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck <jeroen.vancraenenbroeckkubrussel.ac.be>
Subject: Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics



Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics
Short Title: BCGL 1


Date: 08-Jun-2006 - 09-Jun-2006
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Contact: Jeroen van Craenenbroeck
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.kubrussel.ac.be/bcgl

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Catholic University of Brussels and the Vlekho College present the first Brussels Conference on Generative Grammar (BCGL 1). The theme of this first edition is 'Quantification in the lexicon and in syntax'.

Keynote speaker is Prof. Anna Szabolcsi (NYU).

JUNE 8 (K.U. Brussels, room 3/O/6)

13.30 - 14.20
JOOST ZWARTS (Radboud University Nijmegen/ Utrecht University)
Prepositions as Quantifiers

14.20 - 15.10
HANS SMESSAERT (KULeuven)
The lexicalisation of imperfective quantification and the scope of negation

15.10 - 15.30 Break

15.30 - 16.20
ALBERT OOSTERHOF (UGent)
Generic Quantification, Blocking Principle and Lexical-Semantic Classes

16.20 - 17.10
PIERRE PICA (MSH/CNRS)
On the Nature of Quantification in Mundurucu: towards an Understanding of the Distinction between the 'What' and the 'Where/How' Systems

17.10 Drinks & Presentation of CRISSP
19.30 Conference Dinner

JUNE 9 (Arts&Sciences college, Vlekho campus, room 050)

09.00 - 10.10
ANNA SZABOLCSI (NYU)
How unitary are intervention effects?

10.10 - 10.30 Break

10.30 - 11.20
CRIT CREMERS (LUCL Leiden) & DANY JASPERS (Vlekho)
Unnatural Operators

11.20 - 12.10
MALTE ZIMMERMANN (Humboldt Universit├Ąt Berlin)
The semantics of weak and strong quantifiers: Evidence from Hausa

12.10 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.50
TON VAN DER WOUDEN (LUCL Leiden)
On the negative logic(s) of natural languages

13.50 - 14.40
JENNY DOETJES (LUCL Leiden)
Negative quantification in the lexicon and in syntax: the case of French NI

14.40 - 15.00 Break

15.00 - 15.50
CRIT CREMERS (LUCL Leiden)
Towards and from quasi-logical form: composition and interference

15.50 - 16.40
PIETER SUEREN (Max Planckinstituut,Nijmegen)
Neither *NALL nor *NAND

16.40 End


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