Workshop: CC&ESP 2013

Workshop Concept Composition & Experimental Semantics/Pragmatics
Utrecht University, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
2-3 September 2013
In conjunction with XPRAG-2013, supported by NWO VICI program “Between Logic and Common Sense”

Invited Speakers:
Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)
James Hampton (City University London)
Hans Kamp (University of Stuttgart, University of Texas at Austin)

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Location
Pieterskerkhof 23, 3512 JS Utrecht
Vergaderruimte-Utrecht.nl

Monday 2 September 2013

09:30 | opening
09:40 | James Hampton (City U. London) – Composition and Prototype Concepts Abstract Slides
10:40 | Coffee
11:00 | Lotte Hogeweg (Radboud U. Nijmegen) – Stone Lions and Unripe Bananas: Solving Conflicts in Concept Composition Abstract Slides
11:40 | Choonkyu Lee (Utrecht U.) – Color typicality knowledge and the interpretation of color terms Abstract Slides
12:20 | Remarks by Lawrence Barsalou (Emory U.) Slides
12:30 | Discussion
12:45 | Lunch
14:30 | Masha Westerlund and Liina Pylkkänen (NYU) – Unpacking the brain basis of concept composition with MEG Slides
15:10 | Maria Mercedes Piñango and Ashwini Deo (Yale U.) – Aspectual Verbs and Real-Time Concept Composition Abstract
15:50 | Tea
16:10 | Louise McNally (U. Pompeu Fabra), Gemma Boleda (U. of Texas at Austin) and Marco Baroni (U. of Trento) – Conceptual vs. Referential Affordance in Concept Composition Abstract Slides
16:50 | Remarks by Bart Geurts (U. of Nijmegen) Slides
17:00 | Discussion
17:30 | Drinks
18:00 | Workshop Dinner

Tuesday 3 September 2013

09:30 | opening
09:40 | Stephen Crain (Macquarie U.) – How to Derive the Basic Meanings of Logical Expressions Abstract
10:40 | Coffee
11:00 | Marisa Casillas (Stanford U.) and Patricia Amaral (U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) – The Internal Structure of Categories: Resemblances and Typicality in Acquisition Abstract Slides 1/2 Slides 2/2
11:40 | Galit W. Sassoon (Bar-Ilan U.) – Dimension accessibility as a predictor of morphological gradability Abstract Slides
12:20 | Remarks by Martin Everaert (Utrecht U.)
12:30 | Discussion
12:45 | Lunch
14:30 | Eva Poortman (Utrecht U.) – Typicality Effects and the Interpretation of Reciprocity & Conjunction Abstract Slides
15:10 | Yoad Winter (Utrecht U.) – Logical Operators as Natural Concepts Abstract Slides
15:50 | Tea
16:10 | Hans Kamp (U. of Stuttgart, U. of Texas at Austin) – Compositional Aspects of the Computation of Meaning Abstract Slides
17:10 | Remarks by Remko Scha (U. of Amsterdam)
17:20 | Discussion
End of workshop

Organizers (Utrecht University):
Choonkyu Lee
Eva Poortman
Yoad Winter