The Syntax-Semantics Reading Group is a weekly discussion group on syntax, semantics and their interface.
Meetings this semester are on Wednesdays from 1:30 - 3:00 PM in 32-D461 (please, notice the change of time).
Meetings and changes in the schedule are announced by email to interested people. If you want to receive the email announcements, want to present something, give a practice talk, or have any other comments about the Syntax-Semantics Reading Group, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feel free to suggest a reading you would like to present.
two sessions of practise talks for Sinn und Bedeutung 11
Session I (Thursday; joined meeting with Ling-Lunch) (12-1:30PM, 32-D461):
Tamina Stephenson: A Parallel Account of Epistemic Modals and Predicates of Personal Taste
Emmanuel Chemla: Experimental data and universal presuppositions
Jessica Coon on Chol syntax; reading TBA
*** TIME CHANGE: 3-4:30PM ***
Fuzhen Si (Beijing Language and Culture University): Syntax of Chinese “si”
Patrick Grosz will present the following paper:
Zimmermann, Malte (2004): Discourse Particles in the Left Periphery, In Shaer, Benjamin / Frey, Werner / Maienborn, Claudia (eds.): Proceedings of the Dislocated Elements Workshop, ZAS Berlin, November 2003. ZAS Papers in Linguistics 35, 543-566.
Jonah Katz will lead a preparation session for a colloquium talk by Susi Wurmbrand. Background reading: Wurmbrand, S. 2006. Infinitives are tenseless. In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 13.1.