SemanticsBabble
Fall 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 Institute of Arts & Humanities

WHEN: Friday 1-3 pm

WHERE: AP&M 4218 (map)

CONTACT: Ivano Caponigro & Jonathan Cohen

 
Dates
Babbling about
Material
10/6
  • Organizational meeting
 
10/13
  • Dave Barner (UC San Diego, psychology)
    Infinite thoughts from finite means: How children discover the logic of counting
 
10/20
  • Roman Feiman (UC San Diego, psychology)
    Shared and distinct mechanisms behind the strengthened meanings of numbers, "some", and free choice disjunctions
 
10/27 STILL AVAILABLE  
11/3
  • Alessandro Caiola (University of Rome La Sapienza and University of Rome 3, linguistics)
    Lexical underspecification and processing of light verb constructions
 
11/10 VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY  
11/17
  • Paolo Santorio (UC San Diego, philosophy)
    Free choice in unexpected places: experimental evidence and predictive algorithms
 
11/24 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY  
12/1 STILL AVAILABLE  
12/8  
     
 

Winter Preview

  • Melissa Fusco (Columbia University, philosophy)
    Title TBA
    Date TBA but in the first week of the quarter (1/8-12)
 
     
 

Spring Preview

  • Michela Ippolito (Univ of Toronto, linguistics)
    Title TBA
    Date TBA (likely in April)
 
     
     

 
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(last update: 11/09/2017 )