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Workshop in Zichron Ya’akov

At a  workshop on grammar development in Zichron Ya’akov in the second half of June Janina Radó and Frank Richter gave two talks. Janina reported on ongoing experimental work on complex sluicing and focus. Frank discussed some aspects of a paper with Michael Hahn on using Henkin semantics for automatic reasoning with natural language.

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A quiet corner in Zichron Ya’akov (Frank Richter, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

The perfect conference location provided ample opportunity to explore the town and to learn about the local historical, botanical and culinary offerings.

Comments on Pronouns

The Pronouns@Tübingen 2 workshop in Tübingen from November 7th through November 9th provides a venue for discussion on ongoing research on pronouns in general and, in particular, on pronouns in embedded contexts. Frank Richter contributed a commentary on Sarah Zobel’s talk in the special session On the non-uniformity of pronouns.

New Page on the Blog

We are delighted to announce the addition of a dedicated Oberseminar page to our website: You might already have spotted the new menu item Oberseminar WiSe 2014/15 in the header area of this blog. The new page will keep you updated on the topics of our weekly Oberseminar on Monday, 16:15–17:45, in IG 3.201.