Workshop: Meaning Innovation and Meaning Change

Program

March 17th

 

  • 9:30-11:00 Josh Armstrong (UCLA) "Towards a Dynamic Metasemantics"
  • 11:00-11:15 Break
  • 11:15-12:45 Samia Hesni (MIT) "A Good Girl is Tough and Boys Don’t Cry: Normative Generics and Social Kind Terms"
  • 12:45-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:30 Eric Swanson (Michigan) "Channels for Common Ground"
  • 15:30-15:45 Break
  • 15:45-17:15 Robyn Carston (UCL) "Ad Hoc Concepts and the Roots of Polysemy"
  • 18:00 Workshop dinner

 

March 18th

 

  • 9:15-10:45 Peter Pagin (Stockholm) "Meaning change in Switcher Semantics"
  • 10:45-11:00 Break
  • 11:00-12:30 Robin Jeshion (USC) "Pride and Prejudiced: On the Creation and Appropriation of Slurs"
  • 12:30-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-14:30 Rachel Sterken (Oslo)"Transformative Communicative Disruptions"

 

Abstracts

 

Organizer

Josh Armstrong and Rachel Sterken
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