Program

TOM 6

The Sixth Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal Semantics Workshop

March 23, 2013, McGill University

In the Ballroom of Thomson House (David Thomson Post-Graduate Centre)

3650 McTavish Street


9:00 Registration and coffee/chocolatines


9:30-10:15 Invited talk (Session chair: Brian Buccola)

On resolving the vagueness of similarity in counterfactual conditionals

Michela Ippolito, University of Toronto


10:15-10:45

Processing ACD and de re/de dicto ambiguity

Alanah McKillen, McGill University


10:45-11:15

Testing the argument status of the unaccusative resultative

Elizabeth Christie, Carleton University


11:15-11:35 Break


11:35-12:05 (Session chair: Michael Hamilton)

The Romanian presumptive mood and the key to the Romanian will-future

Teodora Mihoc,
University of Ottawa


12:05-12:35

A cognitive account for aspectual realization 

Malaree Baraniuk, McMaster University


12:35-2:20 Poster Session and Lunch at Thomson House

[Pre-registration required for lunch: https://sites.google.com/site/tom6mcgill/registration]


2:20-2:50 (Session chair: Alexandra Simonenko)

‘Even’ and ‘only’ 

Sepideh Mortazavinia, McGill University 


2:50-3:20

Even and almost even: teasing apart Spanish ni and ni siquiera

Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron, McGill University


3:20-3:50

Types of nominalized verbs in a light verb context

Sebastien Plante, Carleton University


3:50-4:10 Break


4:10-4:40 (Session chair: Daniel Goodhue)

Comparing propositional attitudes 

Julie Goncharov, University of Toronto 



4:40-5:25 Invited talk

Hurford Disjunctions and Embedded Implicatures

Raj Singh, Carleton University


[For those of you have signed up at registration, we have a reservation for dinner at 7pm at Le Showwok, 2081 Ste. Catherine Ouest.]


Poster Session:


Crossreferencing and accommodation

Amir Anvari, Carleton University


The meaning of intonation in responses to yes/no questions 

Dan Goodhue, McGill University


Scope and reconstruction in Mi’gmaq 

Michael David Hamilton, McGill University 


The semantics of the Persian object marker ra

Maryam Hosseini Fatemi, Carleton University


Modal indefinites in Mi’gmaq 

Gretchen McCulloch, McGill University


Evidentials and extended interrogatives

Tyler Peterson, University of Toronto


Semantics of the DP-island effects in Germanic

Sasha Simonenko, McGill University

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Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron,
Mar 17, 2013, 12:35 PM
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Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron,
Mar 20, 2013, 12:08 PM
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