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London Semantics Day 2023

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Where: ArtsTwo 3.20, Mile End Campus

The 2023 London Semantics Day (LSD) will take place on Wednesday, 10 May 2023, at Queen Mary University of London. The LSD is an informal, day-long gathering of London-based semanticists and friends where research can be presented at any stage of (in)completion. Suzi Lima, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, will be our invited speaker this year. 

Scheduled talks include:

  • Massimo Poesio (QMUL): “The empirical perspective on anaphora”
  • Vera Hohaus (University of Manchester), Nadine Bade (Universität Potsdam) &
  • Ryan Walter Smith (University of Manchester): “Semantics of inversion illusions”
  • Scott AnderBois (Brown University) and Daniel Altshuler (University of Oxford): “A
  • coherence-based theory of switch reference”
  • Paul Elbourne (University of Oxford): “Eliminating syntactic categories”
  • Hazel Pearson (QMUL): “Stage-level and individual-level predicates of personal taste”
  • Suzi Lima (University of Toronto): “Counting and measuring in Bantu languages”

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