CUSP 10 @ UCI: October 21 & 22, 2017
Please join the language science community at UC Irvine for the tenth California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics Workshop. CUSP 10 will be held on October 21 & 22, 2017. Founded in 2008, CUSP serves as an informal venue for the semantics/pragmatics community of California.
University of California, Irvine
School of Social Sciences
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, room 1517
Please let us know if you plan on attending CUSP by sending an email to email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21
9:30–10:00 COFFEE & WELCOME
10:00–10:30 DEBORAH WONG (UCLA)
Scope-taking determiners and continuations
10:30–11:00 ERIK HANS MAIER (BERKELEY)
Quantifier unification: Bipartite universal quantification in Tswefap
11:30–12:00 CIYANG QING (STANFORD)
Unifying three Mandarin dou constructions
12:00–12:30 HITOMI HIRAYAMA (UCSC)
A QUD-based analysis of Japanese contrastive wa
2:00–2:30 LELIA GLASS (STANFORD)
Causative lexical semantics predicts distributivity potential: A ratings study
2:30–3:00 GUILLERMO DEL PINAL (ZAS) & BRANDON WALDON (STANFORD)
Must is weak, might is strong: (More) experimental evidence
3:30–4:00 DENIZ RUDIN (UCSC)
4:00–4:30 RICHARD STOCKWELL (UCLA)
Ellipsis isn’t trivial
4:30–5:00 MAURA O’LEARY (UCLA)
Tense in cleft constructions
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22
9:30–10:00 MICHAEL HENRY TESSLER (STANFORD) & MICHAEL FRANKE (TÜBINGEN)
“She’s not unhappy”: A partial solution to Krifka’s problem of negated antonyms
10:00–10:30 K.J. SAVINELLI, GREGORY SCONTRAS & LISA S. PEARL (UCI)
Continuity in development of scope ambiguity resolution and the importance of numeral semantics
11:00–11:30 RACHEL RUDOLPH (BERKELEY)
Appearance reports and the acquaintance inference
11:30–12:00 TORSTEN ODLAND (UCLA)
What do we learn from truth-conditional semantic explanations?
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- Ayres Hotel and Suites
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- Atrium Hotel
18700 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 92612
949-833-2770 (Fax: 949-757-0330)
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- Hotel Irvine (A Lifestyle Hotel)
17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, CA 92614
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