This page lists workshops, conferences and other one-off research events. For information on events that happen regularly or in a series, see the Activities page.

Upcoming events

  • July 12, 2018, 3:15 – 4:45pm
    Kilu von Prince (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
    Mapping irreality: Modal and temporal dimensions
    (Linguistics Department Colloquium)

Past events

  • July 5, 2018, 3:15 – 4:45pm
    Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
    Idioms and the syntax/semantics interface of descriptive content vs. reference (joint work with Berit Gehrke)
    (Linguistics Department Colloquium)

  • July 3, 2018, 3:15 – 4:45
    Izabela Jordanoska and Muriel Assman (University of Vienna)
    Towards an unalternative account of focus size in morphologically focus-marking languages (’SuP talk)

  • June 27–29, 2018
    TripleA 5: The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages.
    The TripleA workshop series aims at providing a forum for semanticists doing fieldwork on understudied languages. Its focus is on languages from Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania. Its fifth installment will take place in Konstanz on June 27-29, 2018.
    Invited speakers: Rajesh Bhatt (Amherst), Claire Halpert (Minnesota), Andrew Koontz-Garboden (Manchester), Jozina Vander Klok (Oslo).

  • June 26th - 3:15-4:45pm, ‘Mac Room’
    Tharanga Weerasooriya (University of Ottawa)
    The grammar of the particles -hari and -da in Sinhala (’SuP talk)

  • June 26, 2018, 11:45 – 1:30pm, G-307
    Kyle Rawlins (Johns Hopkins University)
    Kyle will gave a talk in the seminar Pragmatics III: Representing awareness and attention in formal discourse models, taught by María Biezma and Arno Goebel, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 11:45am in Room G-307.

  • June 11, 2018, 3:15pm – 4:45pm, G-305
    Xavier Villalba (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
    The semantic and pragmatic restrictions on strong pronouns in Catalan: null, weak and strong versions
    (held as part of the Forschungskolloquium in Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics, organized by Regine Eckardt Maribel Romero)

  • June 12, 2018, 3:15pm – 4:45pm, ‘Mac room’
    Xavier Villalba (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
    The semantic and pragmatics restrictions on strong pronouns in Catalan: existential sentences (’SuP talk)

  • June 14, 2018, 3:15pm – 4:45pm, G-307
    Xavier Villalba (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
    Levels of meaning in Spanish degree exclamatives (Linguistics Department Colloquium)

  • June 7–9, 2018
    Meaning in non-canonical questions.
    A workshop organized by FOR2111: Questions at the Interfaces.
    Invited speakers: Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers), Donka Farkas (Santa Cruz), Benjamin Spector (Jean Nicod), Malte Zimmermann (Potsdam).

  • Kajsa Djarv (University of Pennsylvania)
    Factivity: Evidential Inferences and Truth Projection
    May 22, 2018, 3:15pm, G-209 (’SuP talk)

  • David Rey (University of Barcelona)
    Towards an intensional account of Tenses
    May 24, 2018, 5:00pm, G-307 (Interdisciplinary Logic Colloquium)

  • Dan Goodhue (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
    Epistemic bias and high negation questions
    May 7, 2018, 1:30pm, Y-132

  • Dan Goodhue (École Normale Supérieure, Paris)
    The knowledge account of epistemic modals
    May 8, 2018, 11:45am, G-307

  • Kjell Johan Sæbø (Universitetet i Oslo)
    Knowledge How and Knowledge That: Linguistic evidence on Intellectualism
    Wednesday, February 28, 2018; 3:15pm – 4:45pm, Room Y-132.

  • Lelia Glass (Stanford University)
    Postsuppositions block pragmatic inferences: Evidence from the Mandarin belief verb yiwei
    Monday, February 12th, 2018, 3:15pm – 4:45pm (’SuP talk)

  • Andrea Beltrama (Konstanz) and Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
    “Like”: hedging and mirativity. A unified account.
    Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 10am – 11:30am.

  • Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
    Structural sources of anaphora
    Monday, January 29th, 2018, 2018, 3:15 – 4:45pm (’SuP talk)