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Message 1: 2004 Milan Meeting

Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 21:51:47 -0400 (EDT)
From: alessandro.zucchi <alessandro.zucchiunimi.it>
Subject: 2004 Milan Meeting

2004 Milan Meeting 
Short Title: MM04 

Date: 10-Jun-2004 - 12-Jun-2004
Location: Gargnano sul Garda, Italy
Contact: Sandro Zucchi
Contact Email: alessandro.zucchiunimi.it 
Meeting URL: http://filosofia.dipafilo.unimi.it/~zucchi/MM2004.html 

Linguistic Sub-field: Philosophy of Language ,Semantics

Call Deadline: 17-Apr-2004 


Meeting Description:

THE 2004 MILAN MEETING ON COVERT VARIABLES AT LOGICAL FORM
A formal semantics conference
JUNE 10 -- 12, 2004
Universit� degli Studi di Milano
Palazzo Feltrinelli in Gargnano, on lake Garda
Invited speakers:
ANGELIKA KRATZER
FRANCOIS RECANATI
MATS ROOTH
JASON STANLEY

June 10

Afternoon
15:00-15:10 Opening remarks
15:10-16:00 Jason Stanley (University of Michigan) Alternatives to
Unpronounced Structure? (invited speaker)
16:00-16:20 Discussion
16:20-16:30 Break
16:30-17:00 Daniel Blair (University of Connecticut/University of
Western Ontario) Coordination, Context Dependency and Locality
17:00-17:15 Discussion
17:15-17:45 Luisa Marti (Universitaet Leipzig)Variables Optionally in
the Syntax
17:45-18:00 Discussion

June 11

Morning
9:10-10:00 Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Articulating Quantifier Domains in Natural Languages (invited speaker)
10:00-10:20 Discussion
10:20-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Sigrid Beck (University of Connecticut and Universitaet
Tuebingen) Contextual Variables in Presuppositions
11:00-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Yukio Furukawa (McGill University) Invisible Variables
within Definite/Specific Determiners: Evidence from the Specificity
Condition
11:45-12:00 Discussion

Afternoon
15:00-15:30 Richard Breheny (University of Cambridge) On Bindability
15:30-15:45 Discussion
15:45-16:15 Arnim von Stechow, Sveta Krasikova (Universitaet
Tuebingen) Back to Anankastic Conditionals: On Certain Uses of um (in
order to) and wenn (if�Euro) in German
16:15-16:30 Discussion
16:30-16.50 Break
16:50-17.40 Mats Rooth (Cornell University) Covert Focus Variables
(invited speaker)
17:40-18:00 Discussion

June 12

Morning
9:15-9:45 Cornelia Endriss (Universitaet Potsdam), Stefan Hinterwimmer
(Humboldt- Universitaet, Berlin) Tense and Context Variables in
Quantification
9:45-10:00 Discussion
10:00-10:50 François Recanati (Institut Jean-Nicod) Semantic
Flexibility, Saturation, and Modulation (invited speaker)
10:50-11:10 Discussion
11:10-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Round Table on Covert Variables at LF (Coordinator of the
discussion: Gennaro Chierchia)

Additional information about the conference (accommodations, travel,
etc.) can be found on the conference website at:
http://filosofia.dipafilo.unimi.it/
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