Spring 2021 Schedule

During this semester we meet every Friday morning 9:00-10:30 PM, online. Please drop in! 2/5 Liz Soper Vector Space and the Mental Lexicon 2/12 Kathryn Hudson From Whence We Came: Evolutionary Perspectives on Syntax and Semantics 2/19 Hanno T. Beck Logophoricity: It’s Syntax! No, it’s Semantics! No, it’s Pragmatics! 2/26 Braden Brown Constructions, Paradigms and Levels in the Iyasa Verbal System 3/5 All of us Abstract Fest! 3/12 no meeting 3/19 Yanwei Jin When interference in language production gets lexicalized: The case of expletive negation 3/26 J.P. Koenig Error-driven conventionalization of linguistic structure 4/2 Brian Hayden, Rui Chaves Brian: “Lexical…

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Fall 2020 Schedule

During this semester we meet every Monday morning 9:00-10:30 PM, online. Please drop in! 8/31 All of us A little about us 9/7 Liz Soper Semantic Search Pipeline: from Query Expansion to Concept Discovery 9/14 J.P. Koenig & Seung Jin Hong The denotation of tall: A categorization-based approach 9/25 12pm Special Day/Time Tamara Grosso Telicity, Definiteness and Information Structure: A half-baked exploration 9/28 Brian Hayden Conventional Scalar Simile 10/5 Hanno T. Beck Kimian states — what they are and why they matter in semantics 10/12 Kathryn Hudson Semantic & Syntactic Issues in Lexicography 10/19 Ali Lawson Workshopping a Paper Narrative…

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Spring 2020 Schedule

During this semester we meet every Monday afternoon 1:00-2:30 PM, in Baldy 617. Please drop in! 1/27 Stephanie Richter & Rui Chaves Fun with Islands! 2/3 Erika Bellingham Building event category representations with BERT 2/10 Ali Lawson Don’t Give Up: Or, why failing is an important part of science 2/17 Lawson, Grosso, Richter, Beck organized chaos with mini-talks by several people 2/24 Liz Soper Semantic Relations in Vector Space 3/2 Abstract Fest! We go through a bunch of very current abstracts 3/9 Ono-Knight, Richter, Hayden Beneficial Discussion of various ideas concerning semantics, relative clauses, and pidgins 3/16 No Meeting Spring…

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