LINGUIST List 24.1310

Sun Mar 17 2013

Calls: Semantics, Pragmatics, Philosophy of Lang, Ling Theories/Russia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 16-Mar-2013
From: Daniel Gutzmann <>
Subject: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6
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Full Title: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6 Short Title: SPE6
Date: 10-Jun-2013 - 14-Jun-2013 Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia Contact Person: Natalia Slioussar
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 22-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

It is our pleasure to announce the 6th Semantics and Philosophy in Europe Colloquium (SPE6), which this year will take place in St Petersburg during the White Nights.

Place: Bobrinsky Palace, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Smolny College), St. Petersburg State University, St Petersburg
Time: June 10-14, 2013

Invited Speakers:

General Session:

Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Moscow University)
Kjell Johann Saebo (University of Oslo)

Special Sessions:

[1] The Interface between Linguistic Semantics and Philosophy of Mind
Berit Brogaard (University of Missouri, Saint Louis)
Frances Egan (Rutgers University)
Scott Soames (University of Southern California)
Robert Matthews (Rutgers University)
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST (Paris1/ENS/CNRS), Paris)

[2] The Status of Semantics in the History of Generative Grammar
John Collins (University of East Anglia)
Wolfram Hinzen (Durham/Barcelona)
Robert May / Adam Sennett (UC Davis)
Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland)

[3] Empirical Methods in the Investigation of Semantics
Erica Cosentino (Calabria/Bochum)
Tatiana Chernigovskaya (St Petersburg State University / NRC ‘Kurchatov Institute’, Moskow)
Natalia Slioussar (Utrecht/ St Petersburg State University)
Markus Werning (Bochum)

2nd Call for Papers:

Please send an anonymous two-page long abstract with to: In the subject field of the email, please mention SPE6 abstract. In the body of the email please specify whether the submission is for the general session or one of the special sessions and mention title and your name, affiliation, and email address.

Abstract submission deadline: March 22, 2013
Notification of acceptance: April 5, 2013

Conference website:

Organizing Committee of SPE6:

Berit Brogaard, Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Wolfram Hinzen, Robert Matthews, Robert May, Friederike Moltmann, Natalia Slioussar, Markus Werning, Ede Zimmermann

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