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Stanley’s talk postponed

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

The talks that Jason Stanley was scheduled to give next week — a linguistics colloquium on Thursday and a semantics/philosophy workshop talk on Friday — have been postponed until fall quarter, as Jason will not be able to make it to Chicago next week.

COMPOSITIONALITY LECTURE ON WEDNESDAY

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

On Wednesday, Richard Heck (Brown) is giving the lecture “What is Compositionality?” as part of a workshop series on 20th-century British philosophy. The talk will be at 4:30 at the Franke Institute.

GUEST LECTURE IN SEMANTICS: URTZI ETXEBERRIA

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

This Wednesday there will be a guest lecture in Prof. Giannakidou’s Semantics 2 class, by Urtzi Etxeberria (CNRS/University of the Basque Country). Urtzi will talk about the structure of quantificational phrases, and will examine a wide array of languages from Basque to Greek to Salish. The title of the talk is: “On how some languages restrict their quantificational domains overtly.” Everyone is welcome!

The talk will take place from 1:30-2:50 in the first floor of Green Hall, B101.


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