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LINGUIST List 23.2340

Wed May 16 2012

Confs: Semantics, Syntax/France

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Date: 16-May-2012
From: Alexandra Arapinis <aarapinisgmail.com>
Subject: Binominal Denominative Noun Phrases
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Binominal Denominative Noun Phrases

Date: 02-Jun-2012 - 02-Jun-2012
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Alexandra Arapinis
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

‘Binominal denominative NPs’ are NPs like ‘the name John’, ‘the poet Goethe’, ‘the concept ‘horse’, ‘the truth value true’ and ‘the number eight’. Such have not received much attention in the syntactic and semantic literature, even though they present extremely interesting challenges to syntactic and semantic theory as well as to philosophy of language. The construction involves issues in the syntax and semantics of quotation as well as semantic strategies of ‘reification’. This workshop will address empirical linguistic generalizations concerning the construction in different languages, syntactic and semantic approaches to their analysis as well as philosophical issues.

Invited Speakers and Selection Committee:

Ora Matushansky (UiL OTS, Utrecht University, CNRS/Paris 8)
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST-CNRS/Paris 1/ENS)
Danièle Van de Velde (STL-Lille 3)

IHPST, Grande Salle
13 rue du Four, 75006 Paris

Ora Matushansky (UiL OTS, Utrecht University, CNRS/Paris 8)
"What's proper?"

12:00 - 13:30
Lunch break

13:30 - 14:10
Ulrich Reichard (University of Durham)
"Rigid and yet descriptive"

14:10 - 14:50
Fayssal Tayalati (Université Lille 3)
"Binominal denominative structures in standard and dialectal Arabic"

14:50 - 15:05
Coffee break

15:05 - 16:05
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST-CNRS/Paris 1/ENS)
''Denominative binominal NPs and the theory of quotation''

16:05 - 16:20
Coffee break

16:20 - 17:20
Danièle Van de Velde (STL-Lille 3)
''L'expression ''le fait que p'' est-elle une structure dénominative?''

All welcome, no registration required

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