From Grammar to Meaning: the Spontaneous Logicality of Language
A workshop in honor of Gennaro Chierchia

The workshop was part of a series of events celebrating Gennaro Chierchia's 60th birthday and the publication of the Festschrift From Grammar to Meaning: the Spontaneous Logicality of Language, edited by Ivano Caponigro and Carlo Cecchetto

A full list of the videos available can be found here 

University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Vitoria-Gasteiz
Salon de Grados, Faculty of Arts

Tuesday, September 10

 9:00-9:45 Registration
 9:45-10:00 Opening Remarks
Anamaria Fălăuş (UPV/EHU) and Ivano Caponigro (UC San Diego)
Session I - Chair:Carlo Cecchetto
10:00-10:45 Number and (In)definiteness in FCI/Free Relatives  handout video
Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers University)
10:45-11:30 On the Free Choice Potential of Epistemic and Deontic Modals  slides video
Maria Aloni (ILLC, University of Amsterdam)
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
Session II - Chair:Giorgio Magri
12:00-12:45 Exhaustification, Scalar Particles and NPIs slides video
Luka Crnič (Language, Logic and Cognition Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
12:45-13:30 Exactly One ‘Exactly’, Approximately slides video
Benjamin Spector (CNRS, Institut Jean Nicod)
13:30-15:30  Lunch break
Session III - Chair:Hazel Pearson
15:30-16:15  Locally Useless, Globally Informative: Redundancy and Scalar Implicatures slides video
Clemens Mayr (ZAS) and Jacopo Romoli (Macquarie University)
16:15-17:00 Lexical, Syntactic, and Pragmatic Sources of Individuation slides video
David Barner (UC San Diego)

17:00-17:30 Coffee break
Session IV- Chair:Daniele Panizza
17:30-18:15 Acquisition Meets Comparison. An Investigation of Gradable Adjectives slides video
Francesca Foppolo and Francesca Panzeri (University of Milano-Bicocca) 

18:15-19:00 Unification in Child Language slides video
Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)