SALT 21 Program

Friday, May 20

Voorhees 105

Schedule

Time Event 
8:15-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Roger Schwarzschild, Chair, Department of Linguistics
Opening remarks: James Swenson, Dean of Humanities, School of Arts and Sciences
9:15-10:15 Invited Speaker: Angelika Kratzer (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
What can can mean
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10:15-10:55 Maria Aloni & Floris Roelofsen (ILCC, University of Amsterdam)
Indefinites in comparatives
10:55-11:15 Coffee
11:15-11:55 Todor Koev (Rutgers)
Evidentiality and temporal distance learning
11:55-12:35 Ashwini Deo & Maria Mercedes Pinango (Yale)
Quantification and context in measure adverbials
12:35-1:15 Jacopo Romoli (Harvard)
The presuppositions of soft triggers are not presuppositions
1:15-3:00 Lunch Break
3:00-3:40 Igor Yanovich (MIT)
The problem of counterfactual de reattitudes
3:40-4:20 Jakub Dotlańćil (University of Groningen)
Fastidious distributivity
4:20-4:40 Coffee
4:40-5:20 Richard Zuber (CNRS)
Generalized quantifiers and the semantics of the same
5:20-6:20 Invited Speaker: Mandy Simons (Carnegie Mellon University)
Dynamic pragmatics, or, why we shouldn't be afraid of embedded implicatures
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