SPINFest 2013

Posted on May 29, 2013 by

Manchet is happy to report that the fourth Semantics and Pragmatics in the North Fest (SPINFest 2013) will take place on Thursday, the 30th of May at the University of Manchester. SPINFest aims to provide a relatively informal meeting for the presentation of work in progress in semantics and pragmatics.

Programme (titles are preliminary):

11:45 – 12:00 Welcome

12:00 – 12:45 Andrew Koontz-Garboden: Nominal and adjectival property concepts and the lexical semantics of lexical categories
12:45 – 13:30 Farah Nazir: Aspect in Potwari

13:30 – 14:00 Lunch (provided)

14:00 – 14:45 Eva Schultze-Berndt: Don’t negate an apprehensive, it might turn prohibitive. The place of the apprehensive category in the TAM system of Jaminjung.
14:45 – 15:30 Nathan Duckett: “Ascriptives”

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee (provided)

16:00 – 16:45 Peter Sells: Sluicing in Korean
16:45 – 17:30 George Tsoulas: Before clauses and the syntax semantics interface

17:30 Wine Reception

Interested readers should contact Martina Faller or Andrew Koontz-Garboden.