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Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Semantics, Pragmatics & Philosophy (SPP) Group Meetings 2021-2022

Michaelmas 2021 (via Zoom)

1st meeting:
Friday 15th October (14:00 - 15:00)
Paper:
Geurts, B. (2019). Communication as commitment sharing: Speech acts, implicatures, common ground. Theoretical Linguistics, 45, 1-30.
Guest speaker: 
Prof Bart Geurts, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

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2nd meeting:
Friday 29th October (14:00 - 15:00)
Paper:
Orr, S. and Ariel, M. (2021). Predicating 'Truth': An empirically based analysis. Journal of Pragmatics, 185, 131-145. 
Guest speakers: 
Shirly Orr and Dr Mira Ariel, Tel-Aviv University (Israel)

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3rd meeting:
Friday 12th November (14:00 - 15:00)
Paper:
Sbisà, M. (2021). Presupposition and implicature: Varieties of implicit meaning in explicitation practices. Journal of Pragmatics, 182, 176-188.
Guest speaker: 
Marina Sbisà, Università degli studi di Trieste (Italy)


Lent 2022 (via Zoom)

1st meeting:
Monday 31st January (11:00-13:00)
Paper:
Ruiz, A., Cepollaro, B., & Stojanovic, I. (2021). "The Semantics and Pragmatics of Value Judgments". In P. Stalmaszczyk (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Philosophy of Language. 434-449. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Guest speakers: 
Dr Andrés Soria Ruiz, (Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal), Dr Bianca Cepollaro, (University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Italy) and Dr Isidora Stojanovic, (Institut Jean Nicod, France)

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2nd meeting:
Monday 14th February (15:00-17:00)
Paper:
Abrusan, M. (2021). The spectrum of perspective shift: Protagonist projection versus free indirect discourse. Linguistics and Philosophy, 44(4), 839-873.
Guest speaker: 
Dr Marta Abrusán, Institut Jean Nicod (Institut Jean Nicod)

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3rd meeting: 
Monday 28th February (11:00-13:00)
Paper:
Borg, E. (2008). "Intentional-based semantics". In Lepore, E. and Smith, B. (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language. 250-268. Oxford: Oxford University Press.