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LINGUIST List 19.46

Tue Jan 08 2008

Confs: Computational Ling,Pragmatics,Semantics,Syntax/Spain

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        1.    Louise McNally, Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language


Message 1: Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language
Date: 02-Jan-2008
From: Louise McNally <louise.mcnallyupf.edu>
Subject: Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language
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Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language

Date: 28-Mar-2008 - 29-Mar-2008
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Louise McNally
Contact Email: louise.mcnallyupf.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Pragmatics;
Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

A Workshop on Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language will be
held at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, March 28-29, 2008.

Workshop on Reference to Abstract Objects in Natural Language
March 28-29, 2008
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Friday, March 28

9:30-10:30
Nicholas Asher, CNRS/U. Paul Sabatier

10:30-10:50
Coffee Break

10:50-11:30
Klaus Robering, A functional theory of abstract objects

11:30-12:10
Tim Fernando, Propositions-as-types and possible situations

12:10-12:30
Coffee Break

12:30-13:10
Costanza Navarretta, A study of abstract pronominal anaphora in Danish and Italian

13:10-13:50
Marta Recasens / Isabel Briz, Annotating Discourse Deixis in the Spanish and
Catalan AnCora Corpora

13:50-15:20
Lunch

15:20-16.00
Tillmann Pross, Descriptions and Explanations of Temporal Variation

16:00-16:40
Fritz Hamm / Hans Kamp, The logic of German ung-Nominals

16.40-17h
Coffee Break

17-18h
Michael Hegarty, Louisiana State University

Saturday, March 29

9:30-10:30
Jonathan Ginzburg, King's College

10:30-10:50
Coffee Break

10:50-11:30
Richard Zuber, Factives and intensionality

11:30-12:10
Francesca Delogu, Effects of intensionality in sentence and discourse comprehension

12:10-12:30
Coffee Break

12:30-13:10
David Gil, Language without Reference to Abstract Entities

13:10-13:50
Ivano Caponigro / Maria Polinsky, Clausal complementation via relativization and
world variables

13:50-15:20
Lunch

15:20-16.00
Catherine Léger / Patricia Rodrigues, Adjuncts that denote abstract objects: the
case of adverbial phrases with two types of adjectives

16:00-16:40
Patricia Rodrigues / Catherine Léger, The direct and imaginative readings of
perception verbs

16:40-17:00
Coffee Break

17:00-18:00
Graham Katz, Georgetown University

Registration is free and open to anyone who is interested in attending:
to register, simply send an email to abstract.objectsupf.edu with your
name and affiliation.

For further information on the workshop and the workshop site, see
http://mutis.upf.es/glif/pub/abstract/


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