COUNTABILITY WORKSHOP

Heinrich Heine University

Collaborative Research Center 991

June 6-7, 2016

Schloß Mickeln (Map)

Conference Center Heinrich Heine Universität

Alt Himmelgeist 25

40589 Düsseldorf

 

 

 

Program

June 6 (Monday)

handouts/slides

10:30-11:00

Arrival and Welcome

11:00-12:30

Susan Rothstein (Bar Ilan University and University of Tübingen)   
Cardinality Scales, Measuring and Approximation

PDF

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:30

Suzi Lima (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

On concrete portion, individuation and measurement interpretations: Interpreting container phrases

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-17:30

Scott Grimm (University of Rochester) and Beth Levin (Stanford University)
Artifacts: Reference, Countability, and Categorization

PDF

18:30

Dinner downtown Düsseldorf

June 7 (Tuesday)

handouts/slides

11:00-12:30

Fred Landman (Tel Aviv University and University of Tübingen)

Iceberg semantics for mass nouns and count nouns

PDF

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:30

Peter Sutton (Heinrich Heine University) and Hana Filip (Heinrich Heine University)

Countability: Vagueness and the Resolution of Overlap in Context

PDF

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-17:30

Discussion

18:30

Dinner at Krevet's, Steinkaul 3 (near "Schloss Mickeln")