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Full Title: Workshop on Reference at Ohio State
         
Location: Columbus, USA
Start Date: 21-Mar-2013 - 22-Mar-2013
Contact: Eric Snyder
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://ling.osu.edu/pragwiki/index.php/Workshop_on_Reference
Meeting Description: This is the 2nd annual workshop co-organized by the Departments of Philosophy and Linguistics at Ohio State. This year's topic is reference and will include the following participants:

Barbara Abbott (Ling, Michigan State)
Paul Elbourne (Ling, Queen Mary UL)
Michael Glanzberg (Phil, Northwestern)
John Hawthorne (Phil, Oxford)
Irene Heim (Ling, MIT)
Robin Jeshion (Phil, USC)
Hans Kamp (Phil, UT Austin)
Jeffrey King (Phil, Rutgers)
David Manley (Phil, Michigan)
Craige Roberts (Ling, Ohio State)
William Taschek (Phil, Ohio State)

We hope that by bringing together experts from both fields, new light might be shed on the nature of reference. We hope you will join us!

More information about the workshop can be found on the website listed here. Click on the flyer there for details. Abstracts will be available soon, and will be posted as soon as they are available.

Any questions should be directed to Eric Snyder or Liela Rotschy at the following address: reference@ling.ohio-state.edu
Linguistic Subfield: Philosophy of Language
LL Issue: 24.630


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