LINGUIST List 27.1437

Fri Mar 25 2016

Confs: Cog Sci, Philosophy of Lang/UK

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 25-Mar-2016
From: Nick Tasker <>
Subject: Mental Representation in Linguistics
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Mental Representation in Linguistics

Date: 26-May-2016 - 27-May-2016
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Contact: Nick Tasker
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Language

Meeting Description:

Hosted by the Nature of Representation Group (Leeds), and supported by the Analysis Trust.

Aim: To bring together linguists and philosophers to discuss the characterisation of human cognition involved in contemporary linguistic theorising and the disputed role in the theory of attributions of mental states with representational content.

Georges Rey (Maryland), TBA

Ianthi Tsimpli (Cambridge), TBA

David Adger (QMU), “Representation, derivation and syntactic structure”

Frances Egan (Rutgers), “A deflationary account of mental representation in linguistics''

John Collins (UEA), “What does a syntactic representation represent?”

Wolfram Hinzen (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), “On method in the study of mental representation”

Registration is free but space is limited. Please email if you wish to attend. Please state if you would like to attend the conference dinner on the evening of Thursday 26 May.

Postgraduate attendance is supported by the Analysis Trust. Postgraduate students from outside Leeds are eligible to apply for a grant of up to £70 to cover a maximum of 50% of the cost of accommodation and evening meals. Grants will be attributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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