Poortman, E.B. (2014). Between intersective and ‘split’ interpretations of predicate conjunction: The role of typicality. Workshop “Formal and Experimental Pragmatics” at ESSLLI, Tübingen, August 12.

Poortman, E.B. (2014). Boolean and and Non-Boolean and: Resolving Vagueness of Plural Predication. Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 7, ZAS Berlin, June 26-28.

Poortman, E.B. (2014). Typicality effects and plural predication. NYU Semantics group, New York, May 9.

Lee, C. (2014). Different kinds of plural pronouns in narrative discourse. Psycholinguistik Zirkel. ZAS, Berlin, April 2.

Grimm, R., Lee, C., Poortman, E., & Winter, Y. (2014). Evidence for non‐existential readings of locative indefinites. Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 24, New York University, May 30-June 1.

Poortman, E.B. (2014). The effect of lexical information on logical interpretation: Evidence from adjective conjunction. CNS 21st annual meeting, Boston, April 2014.

Lee, C. (2014). Typicality knowledge in the truth‐conditions of adjective‐noun combinations. Experimental Linguistics Talks Utrecht (ELiTU), April 7 &
Workshop Bridging Formal and Conceptual Semantics (BRIDGE‐14). Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, April 12-13.

Vries, H. de: “The D-operator doesn’t apply at VP level: evidence from alcohol-free coordination”. (Co-)distributivity Workshop, CNRS/University Paris 8, February 14, 2014.


Vries, H. de: “Distributivity and agreement: new evidence for groups as sets”. Amsterdam Colloquium, December 20, 2013 (University of Amsterdam).

Vries, H. de: “Number in morphosyntax and semantics: the case of British English group nouns”. Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings (LUSH), Leiden University, November 20, 2013.

Poortman, E.: Lexical meaning and the interpretation of reciprocity & conjunction. Workshop “Concept Composition & Experimental Semantics/Pragmatics”, Utrecht, September 2013.

Toledo, Assaf. Semantic Annotation of Textual Entailment. 10th International Conference on Computational Semantics (IWCS 2013). March, 2013. Potsdam, Germany.

Lee, C. (2013). Color typicality knowledge and the interpretation of color terms. Paper presented at the
Workshop on Concept Composition & Experimental Semantics/Pragmatics. Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Y. Winter: Reciprocal Quantifiers and Concept-Sensitive Reasoning, Keynote lecture, Amsterdam Colloquium, December, 2013

Y. Winter: Saussurean signs and Davidsonian events in a Muskens-style grammar, Workshop in Honor of Reinhard Muskens. Tilburg. December 2013.

Choonkyu Lee: Elicitation and analysis of referring expressions in narratives for wordless picture books. Talk at Methodological Issues in the Study of Information Structure (Graz Workshop on Information Structure 2), Graz, Austria, May 24– 26, 2013.

Choonkyu Lee: Story time as a salience factor. Semantics & Pragmatics Colloquium, Radboud University Nijmegen, April 9, 2013.

Choonkyu Lee: Story time, salience, and situation model, Talk at DGfS 2013 “Linguistic Foundations of Narration in Spoken and Sign Languages”, Workshop Section at the 35th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Potsdam, Germany, March 13th-15th, 2013.

Choonkyu Lee et al.: Telling time: The use of temporal markers in spoken and written narratives. Talk at the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

Choonkyu Lee: Commonsense knowledge at the interface between lexical and compositional semantics. Talk at Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings (LUSH). Utrecht.

Eva Poortman: Exploring the effects of typicality on logical interpretation: experiments on reciprocity and conjunction. Semantics & Pragmatics Colloquium, Radboud University Nijmegen, February 12, 2013.


Eva Poortman: The effect of typicality on the interpretation of sentences. Linguistischer Arbeitskreis (LAK), University of Cologne, October 31, 2012.

Hanna de Vries: Lexical distributivity with group nouns and property indefinites, talk at NELS 2012.

Assaf Toledo et al.: Semantic Annotation for Textual Entailment Recognition. To appear in Proceedings of the 11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Artificial Inteligence, Springer-Verlag, 2012.

Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts: Event Orientated Adnominals and Compositionality, Talk at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics.

Eva Poortman: How typicality can affect interpretation: Experimental work on reciprocity and conjunction. Experimental Linguistics Talks Utrecht (ELiTU), Utrecht, October 1, 2012.

Yoad Winter: Syntactic vs. Semantic Knowledge for Supervised Learning of Textual Entailment, Workshop on Semantic Representations for Textual Inference, CSLI, Stanford University. March 9-10, 2012.

Eva Poortman (co-authored with Marijn Struiksma): Typicality effects on the logical interpretation of reciprocal sentences: A new experimental paradigm (poster). Psycholinguistics in Flanders, poster, Berg en Dal, June 6, 2012.

Sophia Katrenko: “Could you make me a favour and do coffee, please?”: Implications for Automatic Error Correction in English and Dutch. In Proceedings of the First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics (*SEM), poster, Montreal, Canada, June 7, 2012.


Yoad Winter: Towards a Saussurean Grammar of Signs: Modeltheoretic Phonology and Hypothetical Reasoning, Selected colloquium talks: Center for Language and Cognition, Groningen (October 2010), DIP Colloquium Amsterdam (December 2010), Frankfurt University (February 2011).

Yoad Winter: Between logic and common sense: word meaning and sentence meaning in natural language. Selected colloquium talk, Semantics & Pragmatics Colloquium, Nijmegen. January 2011.

Yoad Winter: What neutralizes the positive? Workshop on gradability, Leiden University. June 2011.

Yoad Winter: Events in Purely Semantic Slots: On Quantifier Scope and Argument Structure in ACG. Workshop ACG@10 (ten years of Abstract Categorial Grammar). Bordeaux, France. June 2011.

Sophia Katrenko: Semantic Relations and Textual Entailment. Seminar at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. September 7, 2011.

Sophia Katrenko (co-authored with Assaf Toledo): A Comparison Study of Lexical and Syntactic Overlap for Textual Entailment Recognition. BNAIC conference, Ghent, Belgium. November 3, 2011.

Assaf Toledo (co-authored with Galit W. Sassoon): Absolute vs. relative adjectives – variance within vs. between individuals. Proceedings of SALT 21, Rutgers University, 2011.

Assaf Toledo: Absolute vs. relative adjectives – variance within vs. between individuals. The 9th Semantics in the Netherlands Day in Utrecht, Utrecht University, September 22, 2011.

Assaf Toledo: On Textual Entailment, the VICI Workshop “On Logic and Common Sense. Utrecht University, June 15, 2011.

Assaf Toledo: On the Master’s thesis in the semantics group at UiL OTS. February 17, 2011.

Yoad Winter: On the formal pragmatics of reciprocals. Keynote lecture, 4th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, Barcelona, June, 2011.

Yoad Winter: Relational concepts and the logic of reciprocity. Key note lecture WoLLIC 2011, Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation, University of Pennsylvania, May 2011.

Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts: “Event Semantics and Abstract Categorial Grammar”.The Mathematics of Language: 12th Biennial Conference, MOL 12. Nara, Japan, September 2011.

Chris Blom, Philippe de Groote, Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts: “Implicit Arguments: Event Modification or Option Type Categories”. Amsterdam Colloquium, December 2011.

Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts: “On the event semantics of nominals the one-argument hypothesis”. Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB16), Utrecht, 2011.


Eric J. Reuland and Yoad Winter: Binding without identity: towards a unified semantics for bound and exempt anaphors. Annual meeting of Israeli Association of Theoretical Linguistics, Ramat-Gan, October 2010.