Genius II: Genericity Interpretation and Uses


Workshop On Dispositions Abilities and States

   

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Day 1 – June 24, 2010

ENS - 29, rue d’Ulm

Amphitéâtre Jules Ferry

 

 

 8h50                                  Welcome


9h00-10h00

                                            

Invited Speaker

Greg Carlson (University of Rochester)

It can, but does it ?  Dispositions and Generics.
Handout

 

10h00-10h40

Berit Gehrke

(University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Stative passives and event kinds

 

10h40-11h00

Coffee Break

 

 

11h00-11h40

Friederike Moltmann  (IHPST / CNRS)

Abstract and concrete states, events and tropes
Handout


11h40-12h40


Invited Speaker

Giorgio Magri (IJN, CNRS/ENS/EHESS)

An account for restrictions on Bare Plural Subjects of
Individual Level Predicates
based on Blind Mandatory Scalar Implicatures


Handout

12h40-14h20

Lunch

 

 

                                                        

14h20-15h20

Invited Speaker

Valentine Hacquard (University of Maryland)

Event quantification and actuality, the view from modals

 

15h20-16h00

Bridget Copley and Heidi Harley

(CNRS and University of Arizona)

Two causatives, two kinds of abilities



 

 

16h00-16h20

Coffee Break / Poster session

 

 

16h20-17h00

Anastasia Giannakidou and  Eleni Staraki

(University of Chicago)

Rethinking ability: ability as modality and ability as action
Handout

17h00-18h00

Invited Speaker

Brenda Laca (University of Paris VIII)

Vingt ans après. Generic objects, dispositions and
habituals.

Handout
 

 

 

18h00

Reception

 

 



Reception

 




Day 2 – June 25, 2010

ENS - 29, rue d’Ulm

Amphitéâtre Jules Ferry

 

                                                                                                           

9h00-10h00

Invited Speaker

Louise McNally (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Event type and generalization
Handout

Incorpporation

10h00-10h40

Elena Herburger and Simon Mauck

(Georgetown University)

Conditionals, Adverbs of Quantification and Generics

 

 

 

10h40-11h00

Coffee Break

 

 

11h00-11h40

Paula Menendez-Benito (University of Gottingen)

Dispositions and Choices

Handout

 

11h40-12h40

Invited Speaker

Max Kistler
(University of Grenoble and IJN, CNRS)

 

Powers and dispositions

12h40-14h20

Lunch

 

 

14h20-15h20

Invited Speaker

Claire Beyssade (IJN, CNRS/ENS/EHESS)

DPs in dispositional and habitual statements
Handout

 

15h20-16h00

Ariel Cohen (Ben Gurion University)

Habituals, -er Nominals and Modality

Handout

 

 

 

16h00-16h20

Coffee Break / Poster session

 

 

16h20-17h00

Isabelle Roy and Elena Soare

(UMR 7023 & University of Paris VIII)

Genericity and stativity inheritance in “agent”
deverbal nominals

Handout

 

17h00-18h00

Invited Speaker

Graham Katz
(Georgetown University)

Habits, States and Adverbial Modification
Handout



 

 Alternates

Richard Zuber (LLF, CNRS)
On the semantics of implicatives

Gottfried Vosgerau (Heinrich Heine University)
Action related properties of objects
Handout


Poster session


Sascha Alexejenko (University of Osnabrück)
Dispositional Generics as in-virtue-of Generalizations
Handout

Eva Klingvall (Queen Mary, University of London)
On the syntax of disposition ascriptions in Swedish
Handout

Sylvia Reed (University of Arizona)
Stativized predicates in Scottish Gaelic

Antonia Rothmayr (Universität Wien)
Davidsonian and Kimian States Revisited
Handout








 


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