This workshop was on modality and subjectivity, sponsored by the local Linguistics and Philosophy Workshop and the Neubauer Collegium Research Initative on Subjectivity in Language and Thought

Workshop Program

9:30 a.m.  10:15 a.m.
Matt Mandelkern (MIT), "A Solution to Karttunen's Problem." Abstract

10:15 a.m.  11:00 a.m.        
Lilia Rissman (University of Chicago), "Intentionality and Modality in the Semantics of an Instrumental Verb." Abstract

11:00 a.m.  11:30 a.m.        Coffee Break

11:30 a.m.  12:30 p.m.        
Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford University), "What Makes Detachment Fail?" 

12:30 p.m.  2:00 p.m.         Lunch Break

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.          
Igor Yanovich (Tübingen), "Multiple-Assertion Variable-Free Modal in Ukrainian." Abstract

2:45 p.m – 3:30 p.m.            
Jonathan Howell (Montclair State), "Decomposing Weak Necessity in English." Abstract

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.           Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.           
Tamara Vardomskaya (University of Chicago), "Presentation and Assertion in Subjective Predicates." Abstract

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.            
Alda Mari (IJN, CNRS/ENS/EHESS - Chicago), "Epistemic Attitudes, Consensus and Truth." 

Local Organizers: Anastasia Giannakidou, Chris Kennedy, Matt Teichman, and Malte Willer