The Syntax-Semantics Reading Group is a weekly discussion group on syntax, semantics and their interface.
Meetings this semester are on Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:30 PM in 36-372 unless otherwise noted.
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 or see presented.
Alan Bale will present his work on comparatives:
Gradable Adjectives, Compounded Scales, Conjunction and Structured Meanings
*** TIME AND ROOM CHANGE: 12:30-2PM in 32-D461 ***
Roni Katzir will lead the preparatory session for David Embick's colloquium talk.
We will be reading the following paper:
David Embick and Alec Marantz (2006) Architecture and Blocking.
Ezra Keshet will be presenting Kusumoto's work on tense.
Kiyomi Kusumoto (2005) "On the Quantification over Times in Natural Language." Natural Language Semantics 13: 317-357. [paper]
Shigeru Miyagawa will lead the preparatory session for Mark Baker colloquium.
Jessica Coon will give a talk entitled "VOS as Predicate Raising in Chol Mayan."
WCCFL practice talks by Asaf Bachrach, Roni Katzir and Ezra Keshet.
Luka Crnic will give a talk. Title TBA