Programme

 

Final draft

Wednesday, September 16

13:00-14:00 Registration
Foyer by College Buttery
  Tutorial 1
Barbara White Room
Tutorial 2
Lucia Windsor Room
14:00-16:00 Stefano Predelli
Slurs
Friederike Moltmann and Jane Grimshaw
Clausal complements

16:00-16:30 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
16:30-18:30   Friederike Moltmann and Jane Grimshaw
Clausal complements

 

Thursday, September 17

8:00-8:55 Registration
Foyer by College Buttery
8:55-9:00 Opening of the Conference
Lucia Windsor Room
9:00-10:00


Diana Raffman
A new semantics for vague predicates
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Kasia Jaszczolt

10:00-10:20 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  Special Session
Expressing the self: Linguistic and philosophical aspects

Barbara White Room
General Session

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Michael Keane
10.20-10.55 Friederike Moltmann
The scope and importance of first-person-oriented genericity
Justyna Grudzińska and Marek Zawadowski
Dependent type semantics for natural language quantification: Where Montagovian and type-theoretic perspectives meet
10.55-11.30 Elizabeth Coppock and Stephen Wechsler
The proper treatment of egophoricity in Kathmandu Newari
Poppy Mankowitz
The anomaly in Bob's yard: A response to Shaw's 'Anomaly and quantification'
11.30-12.05 Lisa Bylinina, Eric McCready and Yasutada Sudo
Perspective-sensitive anaphora: the case of Japanese "zibun"
Luca Sbordone
Vagueness, contextualism and assessment-sensitivity
12.05-12.40 Kasia Jaszczolt
The demise of the first-person indexical
Jos Tellings
Mathematics and explanatory force in semantics
12:40-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
  Special Session
Expressing the self: Linguistic and philosophical aspects

Barbara White Room
General Session

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Michael Keane
14:00-14:35 Minyao Huang
Generic 'one' and degrees of detached self-reference
Andrei Nasta
Anaphora, perspective, and identity
14.35-15.10 Rodanthi Christofaki
Expressing the self in Japanese vis-à-vis the indexicality of thought
Alex Davies
Faultless disagreements, dispute topics and dispute contexts
15:10-15.45 Sonja Zeman
Expressing the selves: Splitting subjects and grammatical schizophrenia
Elizabeth Coppock
Outlook-based Semantics: Relativism without a judge parameter
15:45-16:20 Wolfram Hinzen, Kristen Schroeder and Camelia Dascalu
A novel interpretation for grammatical anomalies in self-reference in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Alexandru Radulescu
Logic and contexts of utterance
16:20-16:40 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  Special Session
Expressing the self: Linguistic and philosophical aspects

Barbara White Room
General Session

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Michael Keane
16:40-17:15 Franziska Köder and Emar Maier
The attraction of self-ascription in children's interpretation of quoted pronouns
Joanna Odrowąż Sypniewska
Orders, desires, and contextualism-minimalism debate
17:15-17:50   Matthijs Westera
Ideal and actual cooperativity
17:50-18:25   Holden Härtl
Why word-formation is the short route to the lexicon: A pragmatic approach
18:30-19:30


Herman Cappelen
What philosophy of language should be: A defense of revisionary - non-descriptive - philosophy of language
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Minyao Huang

19:30-20:30 Drinks reception sponsored by Oxford University Press
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room

 

Friday, September 18

8:00-9:00 Registration
Foyer by College Buttery
9:00-10:00


Ruth Kempson
Language as mechanisms for action-coordination: Re-thinking the foundations
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Kasia Jaszczolt

10:00-10:20 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  General Session 1

Barbara White Room
Chair: Luca Sbordone
General Session 2

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Chi-Hé Elder
10.20-10.55 Thomas Hodgson
Emptiness and meaningfulness
Yael Greenberg
The scalar presupposition of (overt) 'even': Problems and solutions
10.55-11.30 Aldo Frigerio
On the irrelevance of acquaintance for singular reference
Matt Mandelkern, Ginger Schultheis and David Boylan
I believe I can Phi
11.30-12.05 Tillmann Pross
Two dogmas of attitudinal semantics
Zsofia Gyarmathy
Against an absolute temporal trace
12.05-12.40 Dominic Alford-Duguid
Assertion and gaps
Manuel Rebuschi
Intensional transitive verbs as cross-world predicates
12:40-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
  Special Session
Compositionality: Can formal semantics meet the challenges from psycho/neuro-linguistics?

Barbara White Room
General Session

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Eleni Savva
14:00-14:35 Giosue Baggio
How does the brain represent and evaluate logical compounds?
Nathan Duckett
Why there are non-modal reportative modals: Evidence from English reportative adverbs
14.35-15.10 Markus Werning
Context vs. compositionality: How do context-induced ad-hoc affordances interact with semantically stored telic information? – An ERP study
Martina Faller
Reportatives and the animator/principal distinction
15:10-15.45 Martin Jönsson
Composition, decomposition, overextension
Amaia Garcia-Odon
'Counteractuals'
15:45-16:20 José V. Hernández-Conde
A case against the convexity of meaning in conceptual spaces
Emar Maier
Fictional names in meta-, counter-, and transfictional contexts
16:20-16:40 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  Special Session
Compositionality: Can formal semantics meet the challenges from psycho/neuro-linguistics?

Barbara White Room
General Session

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Eleni Savva
16:40-17:15 Kevin Lande
Is perception compositional?
Takayuki Ikezawa
A force analysis of English progressives
17:15-17:50 Maria Spychalska, Jarmo Kontinen and Markus Werning
Investigating scalar implicatures in a truth-value judgment task: Evidence from event-related brain potentials
Astrid De Wit, Laura A. Michaelis, Michael Meeuwis and Frank Brisard
Performativity, progressive avoidance and aspect
17:50-18:25 Maria Spychalska, Jarmo Kontinen, Ira Noveck, Ludmila Rösch and Markus Werning
Exploring the ambiguity between the exactly and at least readings of bare numerals with event-related brain potentials
Hana Filip and Peter Sutton
Countability in probabilistic mereological type theory with records
18:30-19:30


Tim Crane
Semantic and intentional content
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Minyao Huang

19:30-21:30 CONFERENCE DINNER
College Hall

 

Saturday, September 19

9:00-10:00


Alex  Lascarides
Strategic conversation
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Minyao Huang

10:00-10:20 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  General Session 1

Barbara White Room
Chair: Michael Keane
General Session 2

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Minyao Huang
10.20-10.55   Hsiang-Yun Chen
Generalized intentional identity
10.55-11.30 Matthew Cameron
Speakers' intentions and the formal representation of context
Brendan Balcerak Jackson
Semantics as a guide to ground
11.30-12.05 Martin Aher and Jeroen Groenendijk
Contextualism in the miners' puzzle
 
12.05-12.40 Matthew Mandelkern
Knowledge of epistemic possibility
Quinn Harr
Epistemic modals and causal commentaries
12:40-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
  General Session 1

Barbara White Room
Chair: Eleni Savva
General Session 2

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Rodanthi Christofaki
14:00-14:35 Maria Cieschinger
Referential and quantificational definites - Evidence from German for an ambiguity
Michiel Leezenberg
From Hegelian to Nietzschean semantics: Power, conflict, and contestation in language
14:35-15:10 Elmar Geir Unnsteinsson
The Edenic theory of reference
Paweł Grabarczyk
Directival theory of meaning as embodied distributional semantics
15:10-15:45 Assif Am David and Manfred Sailer
Determined reference as a CI component in the meaning of definites
Julie Goncharov
Semantics of emphatic identity
15.45:16.05 COFFEE
Foyer of Lucia Windsor Room
  General Session 1

Barbara White Room
Chair: Chi-Hé Elder
General Session 2

Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Diego Feinmann
16:05-16:40 Peter Ridley
Communicative intentions, utterance formation, and the Gricean framework
Jaehoon Choi
Jussive clauses in Korean and their not-at-issue meaning
16:40-17:15 Matthew Gotham
Criteria of individuation determined compositionally
Omer Korat
The semantics of Hebrew 'bixlal'
17:30-18:30

Stephen Neale
Semantic Content, Pragmatic Content, Legal Content
Lucia Windsor Room
Chair: Kasia Jaszczolt