Semantics Fest!

Posted on February 27, 2009 by

The Greater Manchester linguistics scene will be well-represented at the 10th annual Semantics Fest on March 13 and 14 at Stanford, CA, which is featuring a series of talks by semanticist alumni of Stanford’s PhD program.  Representing the Manchester Uni contingent of Stanford-trained semanticistics in Manchester (Martina Faller and Andrew Koontz-Garboden) is Andrew Koontz-Garboden, in two joint talks, one on “Ulwa Possessed Property Concepts” with Itamar Francez (U of Chicago), the other on “Questioning the Manner/Result Complementarity” with John Beavers (U of Texas, Austin).  Representing Salford Uni is Stanford-trained semanticist Iván García-Álvarez with a paper entitled “Adjectival Associates of Exception Phrases.”