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Semantics U-name-it at Rutgers


Welcome to SURGE! SURGE is our 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



Ang Li (

Ziling Zhu (


Meetings for this semester:

October 2nd, 2020: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Talk: Dorothy Ahn (Rutgers). Title TBA.


October 27th (Tuesday!), 2020: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Talk: Patrick Elliott (MIT). Title TBA.


November 13th, 2020: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Talk: Morwenna Hoeks (UCSC). Title TBA.


November 30th, 2020: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Talk: Paloma Jeretič (NYU). Title TBA.


December 4th, 2020: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Talk: Yu Cao (Rutgers). Title TBA.