events

Upcoming workshops

Variables and the (Meta)semantics of Context-­Sensitivity

Universität Wien, 24–25 September 2019

Speakers:

  • Daniel Büring (Wien)
  • Michael Glanzberg (Chicago)
  • Emanuel Viebahn (Berlin)
  • Karen Lewis (New York)
  • Poppy Mankowitz (Lisbon)
  • Thomas Ede Zimmermann (Frankfurt)
  • Sarah Zobel (Tübingen/Oslo)

Venue:

Universität Wien
NIG
Universitätsstrasse 7
Room 2i, 2nd floor
1010 Wien

The venue is accessible by elevator. We are committed to hosting an accessible event.

Contact: dirk.kindermann@univie.ac.at




Past workshops

Context-sensitivity and logical consequence

3-5 June 2019, University of Bonn

International Centre for Philosophy
Poppelsdorfer Allee 28
53113 Bonn

Speakers:

Filippo Ferrari/Sebastiano Moruzzi (Bonn/Bologna)

Daniel Gutzmann (Cologne)

Kristina Liefke (Frankfurt)

Stefano Pugnaghi (Bonn)

Gillian Russell (Chapel Hill)

Erik Stei (Bonn)

Pilar Terrés Villalonga (Barcelona)

Thomas Ede Zimmermann (Frankfurt)

Schedule:

Tuesday, 4th

09:30 – 11:00 Daniel Gutzmann: “Multicontexts”

11:15 – 12:45 Kristina Liefke: “Reasoning with an (Experiential) Attitude: contextual inference relations between same-type attitude reports”

14:30 – 16:00 Stefano Pugnaghi: “The philosophical significance of LD-validity”

16:15 – 17:45 Gillian Russell: “Social Spheres: Logic, Ranking, and Subordination” 19:30 Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 5th

09:30 – 11:00 Erik Stei: “Truth in all contexts? Pluralist semantics and context-sensitivity”

11:15 – 12:45 Pilar Terrés: “The different senses of “and”: substructural logics and pragmatic enrichment”

14:30 – 16:00 Filippo Ferrari/Sebastiano Moruzzi: “Logical anti-exceptionalism and logical normativity”

16:15 – 17:45 Ede Zimmermann: tba.

Belief in Context

5-7 February 2019, University of Hamburg

Venue:
University of Hamburg
ESA W 221
Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1
20146 Hamburg

Speakers:

  • Hannes Leitgeb (München)
  • Roger Clarke (Belfast)
  • Jennifer Nagel (Toronto)
  • Peter Baumann (Swarthmore)
  • Liz Jackson (Notre Dame)
  • Katalin Farkas (CEU)
  • Andrew Moon (Virginia Commonwealth University)
  • Orin Percus (Nantes)

Program:

Thursday, February 7th

3:00-4:30 Liz Jackson: “On the independence of belief and credence”

​​5:00-6:30 Roger Clarke: “Context-sensitivity and non-occurrent belief”

Friday, February 8th

9:30-11:00 Hannes ​Leitgeb: “The partition-sensitivity of belief”

11:30-1:00 Orin Percus: “Res-marking – the package deal”

1:00-3:00 ​Lunch

3:00-4:30 Katalin Farkas: “Understanding yourself and knowing what you believe”

​​5:00-6:30 Jennifer Nagel: “The first contexts of belief attribution”

Saturday, February 9th

9:30-11:00 Andrew ​Moon: “Belief without confidence”

11:30-1:00 Peter Baumann: “Belief and knowledge”

Additional support from the DFG projects “The semantics and pragmatics of knowledge claims” and “Knowledge and decision” is gratefully acknowledged.


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


Subjective Language

Berlin, 13-14 November 2017

Contact: Hazel Pearson

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)

Schedule:

Monday, November 13
10 am – 11.30 amCarla Umbach “The fixed component of relative predicates
11.30 am – 11.45 amcoffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pmDilip Ninan “Easy Foreknowledge
1.15 pm – 2.45 pmlunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pmLisa Bylinina “On the linguistic landscape of subjectivity
4.15 pm – 4.30 pmcoffee break
4.30 pm – 5.15 pmHazel Pearson “Predicates of personal taste and the de se – similarities and differences” (work in progress talk)
5.15 pm – 6 pmFrank Sode – “Talking about the best of all possible worlds” (work in progress talk)
7.30 pmConference dinner: Casalot (location)
Tuesday, November 14
10 am – 11.30 amStephanie Solt “Diagnosing two sources of subjectivity
11.30 am – 11.45 amcoffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pmAlexander Dinges & Julia Zakkou “A direction effect on taste predicates
1.15 pm – 2.45 pmlunch break
2.45 pm – 3.30 pmDaniel 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 pmMalte Willer “Evidence, Attitudes, and Counterstance Contingency: Toward a Pragmatic Theory of Subjective Meaning

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.


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 amCraige Roberts: “Indexicality: Center and Perspective
11.30 am – 11.45 amcoffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pmDirk Kindermann: “Knowledge & Anaphora”
1.15 pm – 2.45 pmlunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pmDaniel Gutzmann: “How you can (and can’t) update contexts”
4.15 pm – 4.30 pmcoffee break
4.30 pm – 6 pmAndreas Stokke
Conference dinner: 8 pm, Balutschi
Saturday, April 8
10 am – 11.30 amJeff King
11.30 am – 11.45 amcoffee break
11.45 am – 1.15 pmEmanuel Viebahn: “Selecting Meanings”
1.15 pm – 2.45 pmlunch break
2.45 pm – 4.15 pmClaudia Bianchi: “The Context of Hate

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

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