Syntax and Semantics Conference 2023

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08 December 2023

ENS, Jaurès, 29 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris



Registration is free but mandatory.

Thursday, 7 december

9:00-9:30 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)

9:30-10:30 Adam Przepiórkowski (ICS Polish Academy of Sciences & University of Warsaw)
Symmetry in coordination

10:30-11:10 Chenghao Hu & Victor Junnan Pan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
A Workspace-Based Approach to Tag Questions in Mandarin Chinese

11:10-11:40 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)

11:40-12:20 Kim Tien Nguyen (Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main)
An empirical study on the wide scope of topical singular indefinites in German

12:20-13:00 Ruxandra Ionescu, Fabian Istrate & Barbara Hemforth (Université Paris Cité & LLF)
Implicit Causality in Romanian Pronoun Production and Comprehension

13:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-15:10 Junseon Hong (Seoul National University)
The Semantic and Pragmatic Interpretation of Rising Declaratives

15:10-15:50 Makoto Kaneko (Ehime University)
Intention as an intersection between imperative and conjecture

15:50-16:20 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)

16:20-17:00 Long Chen, Rainer Osswald & Laura Kallmeyer (Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf )
Primary and secondary meaning facets of polysemous nouns and their formalization

17:00-18:00 András Kornai (Budapest Institute of Technology & SZTAKI Institute of Computer Science)
Bridging the gap between theoretical syntax and large language models: Can Hopf algebras do the job?

18:00 Social Event: Cocktail

Friday, 8 december

9:00-9:30 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)

9:30-10:30 Heather Burnett (LLF & Université Paris Cité; joint work with Gabriel Thiberge)
Linking sociolinguistic variation and strategic action with game theory and video games

10:30-11:10 Yanis da Cunha (Université Paris Cité & LLF)
Social gender and agreement with gender-fair forms: an LFG account

11:10-11:40 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)

11:40-12:20 Jean-Pierre Koenig & Ali Salehi (University at Buffalo)
Morphological Argument referencing by itself: Evidence from Soranî Kurdish

12:20-13:00 Chenyuan Deng, Giuseppe Varaschin & Antonio Machicao y Priemer (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Mandarin Chinese nominal complexes: Unifying classifiers, modifiers and demonstratives

13:00-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-15:10 Simon Masloch, Johanna Poppek & Tibor Kiss (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
These Rumours About Psych Verbs Worry Us More Than Anything Else: On the (Im-)possibility of Reflexive Binding Into the Subject of German Experiencer-Object Verbs

15:10-15:50 Achille Fusco, Cristiano Chesi (IUSS Pavia) & Valentina Bianchi (Università degli Studi di Siena)
Using Belief-Perception Mismatch to Assess the Meaning of Subjective Attitude Verbs

15:50-16:20 Coffee & Viennoiseries (Espace Curie)


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