Summer Term 2022

Oberseminar English Linguistics (Syntax–Semantics)

Unless announced otherwise, the Oberseminar takes place on:
Tuesdays, 4-6 pm ct.

Meetings of the Oberseminar English Linguistics this term will be offered as a hybrid event: Some talks will be held online and some onsite. The Oberseminar can be joined online or in person in SEP 0.244 (Medienraum). The video conference provider Zoom will be used. Detailed information as to how to join the meetings online will be shared via the LinG mailing list.

Talks will be announced regularly via the LinG mailing list and on this website (see below).

This is a preliminary schedule that will be extended, and possibly altered, in the weeks to come.

*Internal Meeting*
Format: hybrid
Speaker: Clemens Steiner-Mayr (University of Göttingen) & Ekatarina Vostrikova (University of Göttingen)

Talk: A unified semantics for exceptive-additive `besides’
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Elise Newman (University of Edinburgh)

Talk: C-selection and the verb phrase
Format: tba
Speaker: Sandhya Sundaresan (University of Göttingen)

Talk: Reconciling replicative & anti-replicative processes in syntax
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Kenyon Branan (ZAS Berlin)

Talk: Notes on paths, feature projection, and T-binding
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Nina Haslinger (University of Göttingen)

Talk: Non-maximality and vagueness: Revisiting the plural Sorites paradox
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Feras Saeed (University of Göttingen)

Talk: Complex nominal modification in Arabic
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Luka Crnič (The Hebrew University Jerusalem)

Talk: On the Scope Theories of Indefinites and Intensionality
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Julie Goncharov (University of Göttingen) & Gurmeet Kaur (University of Göttingen)

Talk: Aspect in Hindi-Urdu and the indeterminacy of future
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Hedde Zeijlstra (University of Göttingen)

Talk: Absolute vs. relative locality
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Maik Thalmann (University of Göttingen)

Talk: When undefinedness goes missing: The case of presupposition failure
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin)

Talk: Baby Steps at the Tree Nursery
Format: onsite (hybrid)
Speaker: Frank Sode (Goethe University Frankfurt)

Talk: On X-marking in Desire Reports