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LINGUIST List 20.1623

Tue Apr 28 2009

Confs: General Ling, Philosophy of Lang, Pragmatics, Semantics/Hungary

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        1.    Beáta Gyuris, 10th Symposium on Logic and Language

Message 1: 10th Symposium on Logic and Language
Date: 26-Apr-2009
From: Beáta Gyuris <gyurisnytud.hu>
Subject: 10th Symposium on Logic and Language
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10th Symposium on Logic and Language
Short Title: LoLa10


Date: 26-Aug-2009 - 29-Aug-2009
Location: Balatonszemes, Hungary
Contact: Beáta Gyuris
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.nytud.hu/lola10

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics

Meeting Description:

The 2009 meeting is the tenth 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 26 (Wednesday):

12:00-14:45
Registration at the Research Institute for Linguistics (1068 Budapest, Benczúr UTCA 33.)

15:00
Bus Departure to the Conference Site (Balatonszemes, Hotel Szemes)

18:30-19:30
Dinner at the Hotel

19:30-19:40
Opening Remarks

19:40-20:40
Donka F. Farkas (University of California, Santa Cruz, Invited Speaker): TBA

August 27 (Thursday):

9:00-10:00
Thomas Ede Zimmermann (Universitaet Frankfurt, Invited Speaker): TBA

10:00-10:35
Yael Greenberg (Bar Ilan University):
Additivity in the Domain of Eventualities

10:35-10:55
Coffee Break

10:55-11:30
Cécile Meier (University of Frankfurt):
A Comparative Analysis for Resemblance

11:30-12:05
Rick Nouwen (Utrecht Institute for Linguistics / Utrecht University):
The Semantics of Minimal Requirements

12:05-12:40
I-Ta Chris Hsieh (University of Connecticut, Storrs):
On NPI-Licensing and the Semantics of Causal Sentences

12:40-15:30
Lunch Break

15:30-16:05
Chris Fox (CSEE, University of Essex, UK):
Obligations, Permissions and Transgressions: An Alternative Approach To Deontic Reasoning

16:05-16:40
Edgar Onea (University of Stuttgart):
To Choose or Not To Choose

16:40-17:00
Coffee Break

17:00-17:35
Richard Zuber (CNRS, Paris, France):
On the Expressive Power of Non-Standard Constituents

17:35-18:10
Xuping Li (Bar-Ilan University):
Bare and Non-Bare Proper Names in Chinese

19:00
Dinner

August 28 (Friday):

9.00- 9:35
Setsuko Arita (Osaka Shoin Women's University) - Stefan Kaufmann (Northwestern University):
The Japanese Unconditional Operator 'Doose'

9:35-10:10
Carla Umbach (Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück):
Another Additive Particle under Stress: German Additive Noch

10:10-10:45
Malte Zimmermann (Potsdam University):
Asymmetry Markers in Discourse: The Expressive Meaning of Bitte (Please)

10:45-11:05
Coffee Break

11:05-11:40
Olga Kagan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem):
The Actual World is Abnormal: On the Semantics of the Bylo Construction in Russian

11:40-12:25
Ashwini Deo (Yale University):
Temporal Genericity and the Contribution of Imperfective Marking

12:25-14:00
Lunch Break
Excursion
Dinner

August 29 (Saturday):

9.00-10.00
Stefan Kaufmann (Northwestern University, Invited Speaker): TBA

10.00-10.35
Alastair Butler (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Tohoku University) - Kei Yoshimoto (Center for the Advancement of Higher Education, Tohoku University): Making Semantics Thrive on Cheap Syntax

10:35-10:55
Coffee Break

10:55-11:30
Alex Djalali (University of Amsterdam, Institute of Logic, Language and Computation) - Stefan Kaufmann (Northwestern University):
Probabilistic Inferences in Dynamic Semantics

11:30-12:05
Kerstin Schwabe (Center for General Linguistics (ZAS)) – Robert Fittler (Freie Universität, Berlin):
Syntactic Force of Consistency Conditions for German Matrix Predicates

12:05-14:30
Lunch Break

14:30-15:05
Marta Abrusan (Institut Jean Nicod, ENS, CNRS):
The Division of Entailments and the Triggering Problem

15:05-15:40
Anton Benz (Center for General Linguistics (ZAS)):
On the Suspension of Implicatures

15:40
End of Conference


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