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LINGUIST List 18.2253

Fri Jul 27 2007

Confs: Semantics,Syntax/Norway

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        1.    Peter Svenonius, The Syntax and Semantics of Measurability

Message 1: The Syntax and Semantics of Measurability
Date: 26-Jul-2007
From: Peter Svenonius <peter.svenoniushum.uit.no>
Subject: The Syntax and Semantics of Measurability
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The Syntax and Semantics of Measurability

Date: 17-Sep-2007 - 18-Sep-2007
Location: Tromsø, Norway
Contact: Gillian Ramchand
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.uit.no/scaleconference/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Syntax and Semantics of Measurability

CASTL, University of Tromsø

Invited Speakers:

- Chris Kennedy (Chicago),
- Manfred Krifka (ZAS/Humboldt),
- Jenny Doetjes (Leiden)
- Malka Rappaport Hovav (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Program (abstracts are posted at http://www.hum.uit.no/scaleconference/)

Monday, September 17

09.00-10.30 Manfred Krifka (Invited speaker)
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-11.45 Eugenia Romanova: The case for measuring events
11.45-12.30 Marcin Morzycki: Differential degrees and cross-categorial measure-phrase modification
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Jean-Mark Gawron: Unifying degree-based and mereological accounts of gradual change
14.30-15.15 John Beavers: Measurability, multiple incremental themes, and Figure/Path relations
15.15-15.45 Coffee Break
15.45-17.15 Jenny Doetjes (Invited speaker): _More_ or _less_ ambiguous?

Tuesday, September 18

09.00-10.30 Malka Rappaport-Hovav (Invited speaker): The syntax and semantics of scalar verbs
10.30-11.00 Coffee Break
11.00-11.45 Koji Kawahara: Differential comparatives in Japanese and the syntax of measurement
11.45-12.30 Martin Schäfer: (De-)Adjectival adverbials and measurability
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.15 Adrian Brasoveanu: Monotonicity as a consequence of nominalizing measures
14.15-15.00 Eri Tanaka: Cross-domain paths
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-17.00 Chris Kennedy (Invited Speaker)

Alternate: Boban Arsenijevic, The matching component of the for-phrase

Attendees are requested to pre-register at http://www.hum.uit.no/scaleconference/

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