LING 7711

LING 7711

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Addresses current theoretical and empirical issues in semantics.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study. Combined with: PHIL 6740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Super-linguistics: empirical and theoretical

  •  4842 LING 7711   SEM 101

    • T Morrill Hall 102
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Abusch, D

      Rooth, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Topic Notes: Focus and Ellipsis The seminar will look at these phenomena, and interactions between them. Topics include alternative semantics for focus and contrastive topic; the prosodic phonology of focus; interactions among focus, ellipsis, and bound variables; focus and scalar implicature; syntactic and semantic formulations of ellipsis; focus licensing of ellipsis; arguments against alternative semantics for focus; arguments favoring syntactic or semantic accounts of ellipsis. A few classes will also be dedicated to cross-modal semantics.

  • 19945 LING 7711   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 21 - Dec 1, 2023
    • Abusch, D

      Rooth, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies