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LINGUIST List 19.2139

Thu Jul 03 2008

Confs: Cognitive Science, Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax/Netherlands

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        1.    Boban Arsenijevic, Biosemantics


Message 1: Biosemantics
Date: 03-Jul-2008
From: Boban Arsenijevic <b.arsenijevicuva.nl>
Subject: Biosemantics
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Biosemantics
Short Title: BioSem

Date: 12-Sep-2008 - 14-Sep-2008
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact: Boban Arsenijević
Contact Email: b.arsenijevicuva.nl

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

Workshop on the status of semantics in the biolinguistic approach to language

Friday, September 12

16:00-17:30:
Warming up (an informal meeting meant to facilitate preliminary discussions and
getting familiar with each others perspectives on the issues)

Saturday, September 13

9:00-9:30:
Registration

09:30:
Opening

10:00-11:00:
Wolfram Hinzen & Boban Arsenijević (Durham University, University of Amsterdam):
700 Years of the Syntax-Semantics Interface

11:00-11:40:
Ronnie Wilbur, Evguenia Malaia, and Thomas Talavage (Purdue University):
Biolinguistic Approaches to Understanding the Syntax-Semantics Interface

11:40-12:40:
Michiel van Lambalgen (University of Amsterdam): Tense, Aspect and Parallel
Architecture

12:40-14:00:
Lunch break

14:00-15:00:
Juan Uriagereka (University of Maryland): Intentionality and Intensionality:
Related After All These Years?

15:00-15:40:
Hedde Zeijlstra (Uiversity of Amsterdam): Markers, Meaning and Morphology

15:40-16:20:
Heather Burnett (UCLA): Polymorphic Quantifiers, Syntactic Domains, and the
Architecture of the Syntax-Semantics Interface

16:20-16:50:
Tea break

16:50-17:50:
Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts Amherst): T.B.A.

(There will probably be a workshop dinner on Saturday, but the details are yet
to be decided)

Sunday, September 14

10:00-11:00
Andrea Moro (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan): Negation in the Brain

11:00-11:40
Valentina Papa (University of Florence): Ellipsis and Compositionality

11:40-12:40
Anna Maria DiSciullo (Université du Québec à Montréal): Three Sorts of
Functional-Semantic Relations as Objects of the Biological World.

12:40-14:00
Lunch break

14:00-15:00
Cedric Boeckx (Harvard University): I-Semantics

15:00-15:40
Dennis Ott (Harvard University): Syntax in Thought's Service: Phases as
Instructions

15:40-16:20
Ángel Gallego (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona): The Second Factor and Phase
Theory A Phase-based Approach to Variation

16:20-16:50
Tea break

16:20-17:20
Discussion

Alternate speakers:
Filip Buekens: What is the Problem Solved by Cognition? A Genealogy of the
Truth/Content-Distinction
Hiroyuki Nishina: The Embodiment of Verb: the Causation of Bodily Action as the
Source of Its Meaning
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