Eredoctoraat Barbara Partee


Workshop in honour of Barbara Partee's honorary doctorate

Tuesday, 9 January 2018



09:15-09:45   Welcome with coffee and cake

Barbara Partee (Amherst)
The Intertwining Influences of Linguistics, Logic, and Philosophy in the History of Formal Semantics [slides, handout]

10:45-11:00    Break

Floris Roelofsen (ILLC, UvA)
Marbles, happiness, and surprise [slides]


Jelle Zuidema (ILLC, UvA)
The principle & the approximation: compositionality in the age of deep learning

12:00-13:00   Lunch

Jean Wagemans (ACLC, UvA)
How to reconstruct an argument from authority?


Petra Sleeman (ACLC, UvA)
Convergence and divergence in the expression of partitivity:
a cross-linguistic experimental study

14:00-14:15   Break
14:15-15:15   Henriëtte de Swart (Utrecht University)
Temporal reference, anaphoricity and narrative discourse: A parallel corpus study of the French novel L’étranger and its translations [slides]
15:15-15:30   Closing remarks