May 8-11, 2017: Lisa Matthewson (UBC)
The Department of Linguistics hosted Lisa Matthewson for itsMay Linguistics Lecture Series. Lisa Matthewson is Professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia. She gave four three-hour lectures on various aspects of her work under the heading “Collaborations in cross-linguistic semantics.”
March 30-31, 2017: Manfred Krifka (ZAS Berlin)
Manfred Krifka was invited by the UConn Logic Group as the 2017/2018 “Scholar of Consequence.” He presented his work on “Conditional Assertions in Commitment Space Semantics” in the Logic Colloquium series.