16th Annual SemFest

Fri March 13th 2015, 12:00am
Margaret Jacks Hall, Greenberg Room (460-126)



Chair: Prerna Nadathur

1:00 – 1:30 Phil Crone and Michael C. Frank “Morphosyntactic and Referential Cues to the Identification of Generic Statements”

1:30 – 2:00 Michael Henry Tessler and Noah D. Goodman “A Computational Model of Generic Language”

2:00 – 2:30 Greg Scontras and Noah D. Goodman “The Role of Context in Plural Predication”

2:30 BREAK

Chair: Masoud Jasbi

2:45 – 3:15 Ming Chew Teo “Contrastive lor in Singapore Colloquial English: Another discourse-semantic account”

3:15 – 3:45 Lelia Glass “An Analysis of the Negatively-Biased Mandarin Belief Verb yˇiwéi”

3:45 BREAK

Chair: Zac Wilkins

4:00 – 4:30 Dasha Popova “Evidential Uses of Komi-Zyrian Past Tense Morphemes”

4:30 – 5:00 James Collins "The Scope of Futures”

5:00 Social in the Department Lounge