events

Upcoming workshops:

Belief in Context

5-7 February 2019, University of Hamburg

 

How Context Affects Logic

3-5 June 2019, University of Bonn

 

Variables and the (Meta)semantics of Context-­Sensitivity

September 2019, University of Vienna


Past workshops and events:

Workshop

“The (meta)semantics of context-sensitivity and ambiguity”

October 1–2, 2018, Humboldt University of Berlin

Speakers:
Annie Bosse (University of Cambridge)
Alexander Dinges (Hamburg University)
Katharina Felka (Uppsala University/University of Graz)
Alex Radulescu (University of Missouri Columbia)
Una Stojnic (Columbia University)
Erik Stei (Bonn University)
Agustin Vicente (Ikerbasque Foundation of Science)
Emanuel Viebahn (University of Zurich/HU Berlin)
Julia Zakkou (FU Berlin)

Attendance is free, but space is limited. If you intend to come, please register by emailing emanuel.viebahn at hu-berlin.de.

Provisional schedule

Monday, October 1st

10:15 – 11:45   Agustin Vicente: Polysemy and co-predication: a rich meanings account

11:45 – 12:00   coffee break

12:00 – 13:00   Alexander Dinges and Julia Zakkou (work-in-progress talk)

13:00 – 14:30   lunch break

14:30 – 16:00   Alex Radulescu: Token-Reflexivity and Its Answering Machine Problem

16:00 – 16:30   coffee break

16:30 – 18:00   Emanuel Viebahn: Co-predication, polysemy and property-inheritance

 

Tuesday, October 2nd

10:15 – 11:45   Una Stojnic

11:45 – 12:00   coffee break

12:00 – 13:00   Erik Stei (work-in-progress talk): Semantic Implementations of Logical Pluralism

13:00 – 14:30   lunch break

14:30 – 16:00   Annie Bosse: Generics and truth-variability

16:00 – 16:30   coffee break

16:30 – 18:00   Katharina Felka: On expressing non-cognitive attitudes


Workshop: Subjective Language

Berlin, 13-14 November 2017

Contact: Hazel Pearson

Schedule:

Monday, November 13
10 am – 11.30 am Carla Umbach “The fixed component of relative predicates
11.30 am – 11.45 am coffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pm Dilip Ninan “Easy Foreknowledge
1.15 pm – 2.45 pm lunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pm Lisa Bylinina “On the linguistic landscape of subjectivity
4.15 pm – 4.30 pm coffee break
4.30 pm – 5.15 pm Hazel Pearson “Predicates of personal taste and the de se – similarities and differences” (work in progress talk)
5.15 pm – 6 pm Frank Sode – “Talking about the best of all possible worlds” (work in progress talk)
7.30 pm Conference dinner: Casalot (location)
Tuesday, November 14
10 am – 11.30 am Stephanie Solt “Diagnosing two sources of subjectivity
11.30 am – 11.45 am coffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pm Alexander Dinges & Julia Zakkou “A direction effect on taste predicates
1.15 pm – 2.45 pm lunch break
2.45 pm – 3.30 pm Daniel Gutzmann –  “How to get your faultlessness and disagree, too.  Towards a multidimensional approach of taste predicates” (work in progress talk)
3.45 pm – 5.15 pm Malte Willer “Evidence, Attitudes, and Counterstance Contingency: Toward a Pragmatic Theory of Subjective Meaning

Speakers:

Lisa Bylinina (Leiden)
Alexander Dinges (Hamburg)
Daniel Gutzmann (Köln)
Dilip Ninan (Tufts)
Frank Sode (Göttingen)
Stephanie Solt (ZAS)
Carla Umbach (ZAS)
Malte Willer (Chicago)
Julia Zakkou (Hamburg/Freie Universität Berlin)

Location:

ZAS Berlin (directions)
Room 308 (the Trajekteraum, 3rd floor)
Schützenstr. 18
10117 Berlin

Additional support from the Leibniz-Centrum für Allgemeine Sprachwisseschaft, and from the DFG projects ‘Expressing similarity II: German equative comparison’ and ‘Degree Attenuators: Attenuating polarity items in the degree domain’ is gratefully acknowledged.


Workshop: What contexts can and cannot do

Hamburg, 7-8 April 2017

Contact: Julia Zakkou

Speakers:

Claudia Bianchi
Daniel Gutzmann
Dirk Kindermann
Jeff King
Craige Roberts
Andreas Stokke
Emanuel Viebahn

Location:

Hauptgebäude, AS Saal
Universität Hamburg
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1
20146 Hamburg

Schedule:

Friday, April 7
10 am – 11.30 am Craige Roberts: “Indexicality: Center and Perspective
11.30 am – 11.45 am coffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pm Dirk Kindermann: “Knowledge & Anaphora”
1.15 pm – 2.45 pm lunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pm Daniel Gutzmann: “How you can (and can’t) update contexts”
4.15 pm – 4.30 pm coffee break
4.30 pm – 6 pm Andreas Stokke
Conference dinner: 8 pm, Balutschi
Saturday, April 8
10 am – 11.30 am Jeff King
11.30 am – 11.45 am coffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pm Emanuel Viebahn: “Selecting Meanings”
1.15 pm – 2.45 pm lunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pm Claudia Bianchi: “The Context of Hate

Find us on the Sociolinguistic Events Calendar: http://baal.org.uk/slxevents.html.

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