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Psycholinguistic investigations into number and quantification in natural language 

The Research Group OPUS/NCN working at the Center for Experimental Research on Natural Language at the University of Wroclaw in Poland (http://www.ifa.uni.wroc.pl/linguistics/)
(http://www.ifa.uni.wroc.pl/opus/) is pleased to announce that the international conference on

Psycholinguistic investigations into number and quantification in natural language

will be held at the University of Wroclaw in August 29-30, 2016.

Meeting description

The overarching goal of this international conference is to create a forum for discussion for scholars interested in various aspects of the processing number and quantification in natural languages, in particular related to the following research questions:

(i) number interpretation of nouns and verbs based on morphology, context and lexical semantics,

(ii) the interpretation of imperfective aspect with a special focus on the composition of its iterative (plural) and progressive (single-event) readings,

(iii) the mental representation of lexical properties of quantifier terms.
We are mainly interested in experimental research but studies aiming at empirical verification of theoretical models will also be taken into consideration.

Confirmed speakers (in alphabetical order):

Oliver Bott (University of Tübingen)
Judith Degen (Stanford University)
Silvia P. Gennari (University of York)
Yosef Grodzinsky (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Alexis Wellwood (Northwestern University)
Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)

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International Conference “Insufficient strength to defend its case: Case attraction and related phenomena“

This two-day conference on case attraction and related phenomena was organized by Philomen Probert (University of Oxford) and Joanna Błaszczak (University of Wrocław) and it was held at the University of Wrocław, from 18th-19th of September 2015. This was a joint event of the Cen­ter for Gen­eral and Com­par­a­tive Lin­guis­tics at the Uni­ver­sity of Wro­claw and the Philological Society, and was generously supported also by the Faculty of Linguistics  at the University of Oxford and the UCLA Program in Indo-European Studies.
For more infor­ma­tion see

http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=189436

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/insufficient-strength-to-defend-its-case-case-attraction-and-related-phenomena-tickets-13909725363

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TRAIT Workshop „How categorical are categories?”
This international workshop was organized by the Research Group TRAIT working at the Center for General and Comparative Linguistics at the University of Wroclaw. It was held at the University of Wroclaw, from 7th-9th of January 2013.
For more information click here.

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GLiP 2011
„Generative Linguistics in Poland” (GLiP) is a series of conferences on various aspects of generative linguistics, created and organised by Piotr Bański (University of Warsaw) and Adam Przepiórkowski (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences).
This year’s edition of GLiP was hosted at the Institute of English Studies, University of Wrocław, by the Centre of General and Comparative Linguistics from 2nd to 4th December.
We would like to thank all the participants for their presentations and interesting contributions and wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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