Semantics U-name-it at Rutgers
Welcome to SURGE! SURGE is the semantics reading group. What do we usually do?
- attend talks given by invited speakers
- practice presentations if you need to present in a conference or somewhere
- present your work, discuss with other semanticists and get feedbacks
- get free food!
Wenyue Hua (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Meetings for this semester:
January 24th, 2020: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Talk: Wenyue Hua (Rutgers University). Free Choice Reading of Generic Sentences with Events
Feb. 8, 2019
Lydia Newkirk: The subjunctive in Italian adjuncts (and elsewhere)
Feb. 22, 2019
Mar. 1, 2019
Portner (1998): The progressive in modal semantics
Mar. 29, 2019
MACSIM Practice talks
Apr. 12, 2019
Apr. 19, 2019
Apr. 26, 2019
May 3, 2019
Chaoyi Chen, Akane Ohtaka
September 6th, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Talk: Morgan (Rutgers University). Resolving (non-)exhaustivity in questions with cues to the speaker’s goal.
September 20th, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Talk: Augustina (Rutgers University). Anaphoricity Marking in Akan.
October 18th, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Talk: Natasha (Rutgers University). The Syntax and Semantics of “have gotten”.
October 25th, 2019: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Talk: Peter Alrenga (Rutgers University). On the modal variation inferences of superlative modifiers: Scalar operators and their quantificational subdomains.
Nov 1th, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Talk: Meg & Kristen (Rutgers University). Investigating the Hypothesis Space for Children’s Interpretations of Comparatives.
Nov 8th, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Talk: Dr. Masha Esipova (Princeton University). Emotion and Composition.
Nov 19th, 2019: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Talk: Prof. Floris Roelofsen (Institute of Logic, Language and Information, University of Amsterdam). Interacting alternatives: referential indeterminacy and questions.
Dec 6th, 2019: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Talk: Lydia Newkirk (Rutgers University). Focused investigation of Modality in African Languages.
Dec 12th, 2019: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Talk: Julian Grove (Chicago University). Satisfaction without provisos.