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LINGUIST List 25.1080

Tue Mar 04 2014

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, General Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Mar-2014
From: Edgar Onea <edgar.oneazentr.uni-goettingen.de>
Subject: Workshop on Indefinites in Discourse Structure
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Full Title: Workshop on Indefinites in Discourse Structure
Short Title: RED2014

Date: 27-Jun-2014 - 28-Jun-2014
Location: Köln, Germany
Contact Person: Edgar Onea
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://red.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/red2014/index.html

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

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

The Workshop on “Indefinites in Discourse Structure” (RED 2014), is part of the workshop series 'Referential Expressions in Discourse' and the follow up of the Workshops “Indefinites and Beyond” (Göttingen, 2011) and “Indefinites in Discourse” (Cologne, 2013).

Invited Speakers:

Hans Kamp (Stuttgart / Austin)
Anastasia Giannakidou (Chicago)


Klaus von Heusinger (Cologne)
Edgar Onea (Göttingen)

Call for Papers:

The workshop invites contribution to different kinds of indefinites and their semantic and pragmatic effects on discourse structure. Abstracts are invited for 20 minute talks (plus 10 minutes for discussion) on topics dealing with the semantics and pragmatics of indefinite, definite noun and demonstrative NPs with respect to discourse structure, discourse development and context.

Workshop Format:

On the first day will be a regular conference with talks, while the second day will have a different format. We plan to organise discussion groups around 2 or 3 dedicated topics identified on the first day.

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Please send your abstracts electronically (pdf, ps, rtf) to red-2014uni-koeln.de Abstracts should be no more than two pages; examples should be part of the text. Please do not include your name or affiliation on the abstract. The number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-authored abstract.

Please insert the following information in the accompanying email:

Paper title
Name(s) of author(s)
Affiliation(s) of author(s)
Email address to which the notification of acceptance should be mailed

Abstract submission deadline: April, 15, 2014.
Notification of acceptance: May 1, 2014.

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