Formal Semantics Week

Formal Semantics Week

in Nancy

in Nancy

March 22-26, 2010

March 22-26, 2010

Tutorials (March 22-24,2010)

Conference on Semantics and Formal Modelling (March 25-26, 2010)

Proceedings

Proceedings are now available here!

Program

Contributed talks consists in 20min presentation plus 10min discussion.
All the talks will take place in Theater C.

Thursday 25

8:15-8:45Registration
8:45-9:00Opening
9:00-10:00 Invited talk: The Semantics of Russian Genitive of Measure and Container Constructions
Barbara Partee, Vladimir Borschev
10:00-10:30 Analytic Tableaus for Natural Logic
Reinhard Muskens
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Unifying the Semantics for ``Thematic'' and ``Classificatory'' Uses of Ethnic Adjectives
Boban Arsenijevic, Gemma Boleda, Berit Gehrke, Louise McNally
11:30-12:00 An Analysis of Inferential Evidentials as Dimensional Shifts
Thomas Gamerschlag, Wiebke Petersen
12:00-12:30 Coercion and Anaphoric Use of Mandarin Classifiers
Laurent Prévot, ShuKai Hsieh
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 The Meaning of the French Additive 'Aussi': Presupposition and Discourse Similarity
Grégoire Winterstein
14:30-15:00 Triggering Verbal Presuppositions
Marta Abrusan
15:00-15:30 The Acquisition of Scalar Implicatures
Stefanie Röhrig
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Rhetorical Relations and Predicate Terms
Palle Leth
16:30-17:00 On the Compositionality of Temporal Locating Adverbial Modification
Laure Vieu, Myriam Bras, Laurent Prévot
17:00-17:30 Break
17:30-18:30 Invited talk: Binding without Identity: reference by proxy and the functional semantics of pronouns
Yoad Winter

At 20:00, Conference dinner at the Grand Hôtel de la Reine (registration required).

Friday 26

9:00-10:00 Invited talk: Inquisitive Semantics
Jeroen Groenendijk
10:00-10:30 Calculating The Epistemic Effect of Past Modality via K
Alda Mari, Susan Schweitzer
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 `Descriptive' Indexicals
Julie Hunter
11:30-12:00 Imperfectivity and Habituality in Italian
Fabio Del Prete
12:00-12:30 French Modals and Perfective Aspect: A Case of Aspectual Coercion
Vincent Homer
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Prosody and Quantifier Float
Kenji Yokota
14:30-15:00 Do Elided Constituents really Exist in Unembedded Quantifiers?
Yukio Furukawa
15:00-15:30 Exclamatives Have a Question Semantics!
Anna Chernilovskaya
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 The Challenge of Argumentative Discourse: Integrating Revision Updates in a Text Grammar Formalism
Noor van Leusen
16:30-17:00 Sources of Expectation in Concession
Livio Robaldo, Eleni Miltsakaki, Alessia Bianchini
17:00-17:30 Underspecification and pathological conversations. A SDRT-based formalization
Manuel Rebuschi, Michel Musiol