LINGUIST List 27.1262

Fri Mar 11 2016

Calls: Gen Ling, Philosophy of Lang, Psycholing, Semantics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 11-Mar-2016
From: Joanna Blaszczak <>
Subject: Psycholinguistic Investigations into Number and Quantification in Natural Language
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Full Title: Psycholinguistic Investigations into Number and Quantification in Natural Language

Date: 29-Aug-2016 - 31-Aug-2016
Location: Wroclaw, Poland
Contact Person: Joanna Blaszczak
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Psycholinguistics; Semantics

Call Deadline: 15-Jun-2016

Meeting Description:

Meeting Description:

The overarching goal of this international conference is to create a forum for discussion for scholars interested in various aspects of the processing number and quantification in natural languages, in particular related to the following research questions:

- Number interpretation of nouns and verbs based on morphology, context and lexical semantics,
- The interpretation of imperfective aspect with a special focus on the composition of its iterative (plural) and progressive (single-event) readings,
- The mental representation of lexical properties of quantifier terms.

We are mainly interested in experimental research but studies aiming at empirical verification of theoretical models will also be taken into consideration.

Confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order):
Oliver Bott (University of Tübingen)
Judith Degen (Stanford University)
Silvia P. Gennari (University of York)
Yosef Grodzinsky (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Alexis Wellwood (Northwestern University)
Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)

Call for Papers:

We invite abstract submissions for oral presentations or posters, devoted to (theoretical and experimental) research on number and quantification in natural language.

One person can submit at most one abstract as sole author and one abstract as co-author (or two co-authored abstracts).

Abstracts should be sent in PDF format and submitted electronically to the following e-mail address:

They must be anonymous and consist of no more than two pages (margins: 2.5 cm or 1 inch, font size 12 points, single spacing), including references, figures and data. Data should be included in the main text of the abstract.

The format of the conference is:

- 45 min for presentation + 15 min question time for invited talks
- Max. 30 min for presentation + 10 min question time for regular submissions.

The language of the conference is English.

A selection of papers presented at the workshop will be published in a special thematic volume, presumably by the Oxford University Press.

Call Deadline: 15 June 2016
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2016

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