LINGUIST List 32.1084

Thu Mar 25 2021

Confs: Semantics/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>



Date: 25-Mar-2021
From: Charles Yang <charles.yangling.upenn.edu>
Subject: The Past, Present and Future of Formal Semantics: The Franklin Medal Symposium in Honor of Barbara Partee
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The Past, Present and Future of Formal Semantics: The Franklin Medal Symposium in Honor of Barbara Partee

Date: 19-Apr-2021 - 19-Apr-2021
Location: The University of Pennsylvania (Zoom), USA
Contact: Charles Yang
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://web.sas.upenn.edu/langscience/partee/

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Meeting Description:

This online symposium celebrates Barbara Partee, the 2021 laureate of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in computer and cognitive science, for her foundational contributions that synthesize insights from linguistics, philosophy, logic, and psychology to understand how words and sentences combine to express meaning in human language.

The invited speakers are, in order of appearance, Barbara Partee, Gennaro Chierchia, Pauline Jacobson, Florian Schwarz, Seth Cable, and Christopher Potts.

The symposium is sponsored by the Franklin Institute and the University Pennsylvania (Department of Linguistics, Department of Computer and Information Science, The Initiative in Integrated Language Science and Technology, and the MindCORE).

Program Information:

Registration is not required. Please see our web page for the full program and Zoom link: https://web.sas.upenn.edu/langscience/partee/




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