Five current members of the department, one alum, and one visiting scholar will present at the Amsterdam Colloquium 2017 and its worskshops, December 18-22.
Ten-page pre-proceedings papers will be available at the same website around mid-December.
Annemarie van Dooren, Anouk Dieuleveut, Ailis Cournane (NYU) and Valentine Hacquard: Learning what ‘must’ and ‘can’ must and can mean
Haoze Li: Semantics of metalinguistic focus
Anna Szabolcsi: Additive presuppositions are derived through activating focus alternatives
Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine and Hadas Kotek (NYU): Intervention tracks scope-rigidity in Japanese
Workshop on Causality and Semantics
Daniel Lassiter (Stanford; NYU PhD 2011): Complex antecedents and probabilities in causal counterfactuals
Workshop on Formal and Distributional Perspectives on Meaning
Raffaella Bernardi (Trento; International Visitor Program 2005), invited speaker:Semantic Models of Competence and Performance: either or both?
Satellite Workshop: Inquisitiveness Below and Beyond the Sentence Boundary
Lucas Champollion, invited speaker, TBA