LINGUIST List 32.2847

Wed Sep 08 2021

FYI: Linguistic and Philosophical Thoughts about Reference

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 26-Aug-2021
From: Ana Clara Polakof <>
Subject: Linguistic and Philosophical Thoughts about Reference
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The DTLLG (Instituto de Lingüística-FHCE/UdelaR-Uruguay) is pleased to invite you to the Symposium “Linguistic and Philosophical Thoughts about Reference”, which will be held online, via zoom, the 10th of September of 2021 from 11:00 to 16:00 (GMT-3/UTC-3).

The schedule will be as follows:


1) What is reference?

Answers by: Arthur Sullivan from Memorial University (Canada), and Louise McNally from Univ. Pompeu Fabra (Spain). Comments by: Eduarda Calado from IIF/SADAF/CONICET (Argentina).


2) Is there reference to the abstract?

Answers by: Marco Ruffino from Univ. Estad. de Campinas (Brazil), and Friederike Moltmann from Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Comments by: Ana Clara Polakof, from Universidad de la República/SNI (Uruguay).




3) Is there sentential reference?

Answers by: Kepa Korta from Univ. of the Basque Country (Spain), and Christopher Potts from Stanford University (USA). Comments by: Fernando Carranza, from Universidad de Buenos Aires/Conicet (Argentina).


4) Is there reference to time?

Answers by: María de Ponte from Univ. of the Basque Country (Spain), and Brenda Laca from Univ. de la República (Uruguay). Comments by: David Rey, from Universidad del Valle (Colombia).

The event will be held via zoom and in English.

This activity has the support of the Linguistics Directive, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación, and CSIC (UdelaR). It is also organized as a part of the research project FCE_3_2018_1_148810 (ANII), and the research group from CSIC (UdelaR)“Fundamentos Filosóficos de la Lingüística” (group880964).

Information at:

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

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