SemanticsBabble
Winter 2017
 


WHAT:

  • A weekly informal discussion group at UC San Diego on theoretical and experimental aspects of semantics and related areas such as its interface with syntax, pragmatics, and philosophy of language
  • Open to any students and faculty
  • Supported by an award from the UC San Diego Center for the Humanities

WHEN: Monday 12-1:30 pm

WHERE: AP&M 4218 (map)

CONTACT: Ivano Caponigro & Jonathan Cohen

 
Dates
Babbling about
Material
4/3 NO MEETING  
4/10  
4/17  
4/24  
5/1    
5/8    
5/15
  • Jacopo Romoli (University of Ulster, Linguistics)
    A unified account of the inference of disjunction under modals
    [abstract]
 
5/22    
5/29 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY  
6/1
Thursday
1:30 pm
  • Simon Charlow (Rutgers)
    The scope of alternatives: Indefiniteness and islands
    [paper]

    [Simon will also give a guest lecture on "Meaning as computation?" in LIGN 230 on Tuesday May 30 at 9 am in AP&M 4301 in which he will touch on some of the background and framing for his SemBabble presentation. It is recommended but not required]
 
6/5    
     

 
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(last update: 03/22/2017 )