Program



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Tuesday, 31.08.2010


TIME

SPEAKER

TALK

14:00–14:15 Opening
14:15–15:45 Hans Kamp & Agnes Bende-Farkas Epistemically Specific Use and Epistemically Specific Interpretation
15:45–16:00 Break
16:00–17:00 Umut Özge On Singular Indefinites in Turkish
17:00–18:00 Michelangelo Falco Towards a D-type theory of specificity
18:00–18:15 Break
18:15–19:45 Peter Bosch Weak definites and German preposition-determiner contractions
20:00- Dinner


Wednesday, 01.09.2010


TIME

SPEAKER

TALK

09:30–11:00 Manuel Leonetti Specificity and Topicality: some thoughts on their complex interaction
11:00–11:30 Break
11:30–13:00 Carla Umbach & Cornelia Ebert Grading by gewiss – how does specificity relate to degree modification
13:00–14:30 Lunch
14:30–15:30 Peter Hallmann On the Interaction of Specificity and Modification
15:30–16:30 Sofiana Chiriacescu Topi Shift and pe-Marking in Romanian
16:30–17:00 Break
17:00–18:30 Excursion
19:00- Dinner


Thursday, 02.09.2010


TIME

SPEAKER

TALK

09:30–11:00 Paul Dekker Reference, Specificity and Functionality
11:00–11:30 Break
11:30–13:00 Donka Farkas Dependent Indefinites within a Typology of Specificity
13:00–14:30 Lunch
14:30–15:30 Sophia A. Malamud Specificity as referential anchoring in Russian: shifting speakers and Hamblin sets
15:30–16:30 Ljudmila Geist & Edgar Onea Indefinite Determiners and Referential Anchoring
16:30–17:00 Break
17:00-18:30 Klaus von Heusinger Seven species of specificity and one common ancestor? Specificity as referential anchoring
Reception

*Please note that the conference is followed by another conference (September 3-5) on "Dynamics in Semantics, Pragmatics and Logic" which will be organized in honor of Hans Kamp (see description below).
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