Program

All talks will take place in room 311, Olympe de Gouges building, on the campus of the Université Paris 7-Diderot in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.

Information concerning the Olympe de Gouges  (ODG) building can be found HERE, and a map of the Paris 7 campus is found HERE. ODG is number 8 on the map. 


Detailed program:

9:15 Welcome

9:30-10:30    INVITED SPEAKER

                     Henriëtte de Swart, Bert Le Bruyn & Martijn van der Klis (Universiteit Utrecht)

                     Time in Translation

10:30-11:15      Katherine Fraser (Universität Stuttgart)

                        Sitting and Waiting: Idle meanings of an English posture verb

11:15-11:45     Coffee break

11:45-12:30 Gerhard Schaden (Université de Lille/CNRS UMR 8163 STL)

                    Bare Nouns vs UNUS N in the Vulgate


12:30-14:00 Lunch break


14:00-15:00 INVITED SPEAKER

                    Roland Mühlenbernd (Universität Tübingen)

   Competition and Optimization in Language Change - An Evolutionary Perspective


15:00-15:45 Heather Burnett (LLF, CNRS & Paris 7) & Erez Levon (QMUL)

                    A (More or Less) Compositional Semantics of Style


15:45-16:15 Coffee break


16:15-17:00 Olga Borik (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

                    Some English-Russian correspondences: the case of singular indefinites

17:00-18:00 INVITED SPEAKER

              Eric McCready (Aoyama Gakuin) & Grégoire Winterstein (Hong Kong Institute of Education)

                Credibility and Social Meanings