Assif Am-David will present a talk on A semantic typology of definiteness markers next weekend at the 8th Days of Swiss Linguistics. This year’s conference title is Dynamics of Variation. The conference shall take place at the Zurich University, 19-21.6.2014.
Manfred Sailer’s abstract on Inverse Linking and Telescoping as Polyadic Quantification has been accepted for presentation at Sinn und Bedeutung 19, September 15-17, 2014, in Göttingen.
This year, Emmon Bach turns 85 years old. To celebrate this occasion, Emmon the person, and his career and accomplishments as a linguist, a symposium will be held in his honor in the Eisenhower Room of Goethe-University Frankfurt. The Eisenhower Room was General Eisenhower’s office when he led the military government of Germany and is the most representative room of the University of Frankfurt.
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Janina Radó will give an invited talk at the workshop on “Quantifier Scope: Syntactic, Semantic, and Experimental Approaches” that is taking place June 12 & 13, 2014 in Bayonne, France. The title of Janina’s talk is: “What do German quantifiers tell us about semantic theories?´´
Starting October 1, 2014, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, offers full funding for 12 graduate students who aim for a PhD in the domain of nominal modification. These 12 PhD positions will be part of the newly approved graduate program “Nominal Modification“, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
Application for the program is open till June 30.
Find more information on the program and the application requirements on the graduate school’s website.
Laura Kallmeyer and Frank Richter have a new paper out which investigates how Frame Semantics and type-logical semantics can be combined. It will be presented this summer at Formal Grammar 19 in Tübingen. A draft version is already available.
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