Current schedule (2015-16)

Below is the current schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.

Spring 2016

  • Friday, April 1 (Week 1), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Sophia Sklaviadis (Ph.D. student in Philosophy, University of Chicago): “Exemplars of honesty (i.e. felicity): can subjective ‘find’ discover? or: Can naturalness of embedding under (subjective) ‘find’ predict scalar faultlessness?”
  • Friday, April 29 (Week 5), 10:00 – 11:50 a.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Guillaume Thomas (Linguistics, University of Toronto): “Modal Economy and the temporal orientation of circumstantial modals”
  • Friday, May 20 (Week 8), 10:00 – 11:50 a.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Tim Grinsell (Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics, University of Chicago): “Degrees of abstraction in degree abstraction”
  • Friday, May 27 (Week 9), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Michela Ippolito (Linguistics, University of Toronto)
  • Friday, June 3 (Week 10), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Yael Sharvit (Linguistics, University of California Los Angeles)

Winter 2016

  • Friday, February 5 (Week 5), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Tamara Vardomskaya (Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics, University of Chicago): “Subjectivity and find: a matter of perception or attitude?”
  • Friday, February 19 (Week 7), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Kevin Davey (Philosophy, University of Chicago): “Truth, subderivations, and the Liar sentence”
  • Friday, February 26 (Week 8), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Josef Stern (Philosophy, University of Chicago): “Quotations and pictures”
  • Friday, March 11 (Week 10), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Aidan Gray (Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago): “Names in strange places”

Fall 2015

  • Friday, October 2 (Week 1), 12:30 – 3:20 p.m., MS 112 (Math-Stat Building):
    •  John MacFarlane (Philosophy, UC Berkeley): “Vagueness as indecision”
  • Friday, October 30 (Week 5), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Emily Hanink and Julian Grove (Ph.D. students in Linguistics, University of Chicago): “Restrictive relatives, ‘same,’ and the semantics of the German definite article”
  • Friday, November 13 (Week 7), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Orest Xherija (Ph.D. student in Linguistics, University of Chicago): “Before without after: nonveridicality, disjunction and context dependence”
  • Friday, November 20 (Week 8), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Paolo Santorio (Philosophy, University of Leeds): “Alternatives and truth-makers in conditional semantics”
  • Friday, December 4 (Week 10), 10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m., Rosenwald 208:
    • Patrick Munoz (Ph.D. student in Linguistics, University of Chicago): “Faultless disagreement and the determination of contextual parameters”