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Semantics, Pragmatics & Philosophy Research Area

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics


Semantics, Pragmatics & Philosophy (SPP) Group Meetings 2023-2024

Michaelmas 2023 

~~ Please note, some of the times/talks are different than initially advertised due to speaker availability ~~


Friday, October 13th, 2023 (14:00-15:30 UK time) 

Paper. Fishman, A., Asherov, D., Katzir, N., & Ariel, M. 2023. 'Discourse context cannot make 'or' inclusive (only experimental task can)'. Journal of Pragmatics 217: 7-16.

Guest speakers: Alon Fishman and Mira Ariel 


Friday, October 27th, 2023 (15:00-16:30 UK time) 

Paper. Rumberg, A., Lauer, S. 2023. 'What if, and when? Conditionals, tense, and branching time'. Linguist and Philos 46: 533-565.

Guest speakers: Antje Rumberg and Sven Lauer 


Friday, November 10th, 2023 (14:00-16:00 UK time) 

Paper. Liebesman, D., Magidor, O.'Copredication and Meaning Transfer'. Journal of Semantics 40: 69-91.

Guest speakers: David Liebesman and Ofra Magidor (tbc)


Friday, November 24th, 2023 (14:30-16:00 UK time) 

Paper. Caponetto, L. 2023. 'The Pragmatic Structure of Refusal'. Synthese 201: 1-18.

Guest speaker: Laura Caponetto

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