LINGUIST List 26.5556

Tue Dec 15 2015

Calls: Phil of Lang, Pragmatics, Semantics/USA

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 14-Dec-2015
From: Christopher Brown <>
Subject: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26
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Full Title: Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26
Short Title: SALT 26

Date: 12-May-2016 - 15-May-2016
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
Contact Person: David Beaver
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 20-Dec-2015

Meeting Description:

Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) is the premiere North American conference on Formal Semantics as a part of Linguistic Theory. The 26th SALT will take place on 12–15 May 2016, at The University of Texas at Austin. There will be keynote presentations by:

Sigrid Beck, University of Tübingen
Edit Doron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rick Nouwen, Utrecht University
Kristen Syrett, Rutgers University

In addition to the regular sessions of SALT 26 there will be a one day special session on Presupposition, with presentations on theoretical, experimental, fieldwork-based, or corpus-based approaches to presupposition, presupposition triggering, or presuppositional inference. We are happy to announce three further invited speakers for this session:

Lauri Karttunen, Stanford University
Stanley Peters, Stanford University
Judith Tonhauser, The Ohio State University

2nd Call for Abstracts:

Just short of a week left to submit your abstract for Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 26!

To recap: 3 pages + 1 page for references, due by Sunday, 20 December 2015 (before 11:59 pm CST) via our EasyChair submission page:

For full details and links follow the link below:

SALT 26 will be held at the University of Texas at Austin on 12-15 May 2016.

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