Linguist 230b: Advanced semantics & pragmatics

MeetingsMon/Wed 1:30-2:50 pm
DiscussionPiazza
Location160-120
InstructorChristopher Potts
Office hoursTue/Wed 10:00-11:00
Office460-101


Plan Assignment Reference
Mar 28
  1. Alternative topics
  2. Lambda calculi for semantic theories [annotated version]
  1. Assignment 1 [due Apr 11]
  1. Carpenter 1997, chap. 2
  2. Partee 1987
  3. Optional: Lewis 1970
  4. Optional: Jacobson 1999
Mar 30
Apr 4
  1. Type-shifting
Apr 6
Apr 11
  1. Scope-taking
  2. Exploring theories of scope-taking [annotated version]
  1. Assignment 2 [due Apr 25]
  1. Barker 2014
  2. Reinhart 1997
  3. Optional: Barker 2007
Apr 13
Apr 18
Apr 20
Apr 25
  1. Degree constructions [annotated version]
  1. Assignment 3 [due May 2]
  1. Kennedy 2007
Apr 27
May 2
  1. Modality
  1. Assignment 4 [due May 9]
  1. Hacquard 2012
  2. Optional: Kratzer 1981
  3. Optional: Szabó 2010
  4. Optional: Lewis 1979
May 4
May 9
  1. Questions
  1. Assignment 5 [due May 16]
  1. Groenendijk & Stokhof 1989
  2. Karttunen 1977
  3. Optional: Hamblin 1976
  4. Optional: Ginzburg 1996
  5. Optional: Krifka 2001
May 11
May 16
  1. Topic and focus
  1. Project work 1 [due May 23]
  1. Büring 2007
  2. Optional: Beaver & Clark 2008
May 18
May 23
  1. Dynamic semantics
  1. Project work 2 [due May 30]
  1. Heim 1992
  2. Groenendijk 1999
  3. Heim 1983
  4. Dekker 1994
  5. Optional: Groenendijk & Stokhof 1991
May 25
May 30
  1. Memorial Day
  1. Projects due June 3, 3:15 pm
Jun 1
  1. Student presentations

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