OASIS 1 program

OASIS 1

FINAL PROGRAM (pdf; minor changes from the preliminary program)

Venue: Salle de conférence, 59-61 rue Pouchet, 75017 Paris

 

    Wednesday, 28 November
14:00-14:15   Coffee & tea
14:15-14:30   Introduction
14:30-16:30  

Invited panel 1: The ontology of the non-, pre-, and low-verbal mind
Organizer: Wolfram Hinzen (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), moderator

Wolfram Hinzen (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and Dominika Slušná (Universitat Pompeu Fabra): The formal ontology of the nonverbal mind

Alissa Ferry (University of Manchester): The role of language in object categorisation in pre-verbal infants

Mohinish Shukla (UMass Boston): Event generalisation across visually different scenes using eye-tracking, across different populations

16:30-17:00   Coffee & tea
17:00-18:00  

Alistair Knott  (University of Otago/Soul Machines): Learning to talk like a baby

18:00-19:00   Reception
     
   

Thursday, 29 November

9:00-10:00  

Friederike Moltmann (CNRS-IHPST): Natural language ontology: Prospects and challenges

10:00-10:30   Coffee & tea
10:30-12:30  

Lucia Tovena (LLF) & Damien Fleury (LLF): Causes: Reasons vs. goals

Elena Soare (SFL): Irresultative constructions in Romanian: locative prepositions

Bridget Copley (SFL): Dispositional causation
slides

12:30-14:30  

Lunch

14:30-16:30  

Invited panel 2: The acquisition of counterfactuality
Organizer: Fabienne Martin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Hamida Demirdache (Université de Nantes), moderator 
slides

Fabienne Martin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Acquisition and interpretation of counterfactuals: some puzzles and research questions

Sarah Beck (University of Birmingham): The development of thinking about counterfactual possibilities

Nina Kazanina (University of Bristol): Learning to communicate about events that didn't happen

16:30-17:00   Coffee & tea
17:00-18:00  

Hana Filip  (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf): The pseudo-partitive construction:  A case study in lexical and contextual limits on coercion 
slides

   

Dinner

     
   

Friday, 30 November

10:00-12:00  

Invited panel 3: From concepts to composition
Organizer: Bridget Copley (SFL)

Bridget Copley (SFL), moderator
slides

Malka Rappaport Hovav (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Concepts and composition: the view from lexicalization patterns
handout

Léa Nash (SFL): The linguistic representation of agenthood
handout

Phillip Wolff (Emory University): Extracting components of verb meaning with deep learning

12:00-14:00   Lunch
14:00-15:20  

Carlo Cecchetto (SFL): The atoms of minimalist syntax

Isabelle Roy (SFL): Grammatical and conceptual ontology: The case of derived nominals

15:20-15:50   Coffee & tea
15:50-16:50  

Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern University): Precise meanings and loose concepts: Roles for underdetermination and imprecision in formal semantics