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LINGUIST List 21.4709

Tue Nov 23 2010

Calls: Semantics/Austria

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        1.     Viola Schmitt , Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective

Message 1: Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective
Date: 22-Nov-2010
From: Viola Schmitt <vs.violaschmittgmail.com>
Subject: Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective
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Full Title: Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective

Date: 27-Apr-2011 - 27-Apr-2011
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Doris Penka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://homepage.univie.ac.at/glow34.linguistics/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Call Deadline: 30-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

The workshop focuses on the semantic component of intervention effects. Both semantic evidence to detect intervention effects and semantic explanations for intervention effects are of relevance. Of particular interest are semantic characterizations of interveners and the configurations excluded by intervention effects.

The questions that are of interest and will be addressed in the workshop include the following:

-In which areas do intervention effects arise? Are there phenomena that qualify as intervention effects but haven't been classified as such yet?
-Do excluded constellation lead to semantic ill-formedness?
-Are interveners the same across the different phenomena?
-Can the elements that act as interveners be characterized in a unified way?
-Is it possible to give a unified explanation for intervention effects across different phenomena?


Arnim von Stechow, Doris Penka

Call for Papers:

We invite submissions for the Workshop 'Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective', which is part of GLOW 34, Vienna.

Abstracts addressing the topic are invited for 35-minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion). Abstracts have to be anonymous and limited to two pages (using 1-inch margins on all sides and 12pt font size) including examples and references.

All abstracts must be submitted to following e-mail address:


Please attach an anonymous copy of the abstract. Nothing in the abstract, the title, or the name of the document should identify the author. In the e-mail, please give you full name, your affiliation and the title of the abstract.

Submission Deadline: November 30th, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: January 31st, 2011


University of Vienna
Institut für Sprachwissenschaft
Sensengasse 3a
1090 Wien
Phone: +43-1-4277-417 21
Fax: +43-1-4277-9417
Website: http://homepage.univie.ac.at/glow34.linguistics/
Email: glow34.linguisticsunivie.ac.at
Workshop email: glow34.workshop.semantikgmail.com

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