Joost Zwarts: Talks before 2014


2016

Taboo words, hot concepts and expressive clusters
TABU dag, Groningen, 3 June 2016.

(with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Force vectors in verb semantics
Poster at SALT 26, Semantics and Linguistic Theory, Austin, Texas, 12-15 May 2016.

Taboo words, hot concepts and expressive clusters
17th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, Szklarska Poreba, Poland, 6 March 2016.

(with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Forces in verb meanings
17th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, Szklarska Poreba, Poland, 6 March 2016.

(with Yoad Winter) Event Orientated Adnominals and Compositionality
Syntax and Semantics of the Nominal Domain, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 4 February 2016.

(joint work with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Forces in verb meanings
Linguistik Kolloquium, Universität Bielefeld, 2 February 2016.

2015

(with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Forces in verb meanings
SFB Kolloquium SS 2015, Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, 16 July 2015.

Explorations in the 're' domain. Formal Semantics Meets Cognitive Semantics
Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, 23 January 2015.

2014

From back to again and back again. Colóquio de Semântica Referencial, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, 23 October 2014.

(with Bert Le Bruyn and Henriette De Swart) The dynamics of relational nouns. Sinn und Bedeutung 19, Göttingen, 15 September 2014.

Back across the bridge. Workshop Bridging Formal and Conceptual Semantics (BRIDGE-14), Düsseldorf, 12 April 2014.

Going back in Dutch: Paths, polysemy, and presupposition. Ohio State University, 21 March 2014.

Weak definites and free functional frames. Discourse op Dinsdag, Utrecht, 11 March 2014.

(with HenriÎtte de Swart) Expressing weak definiteness: With or without article. Journée Définis faibles, Paris, 17 February 2014.

2013

Directionele PPs: Paden versus predikaten. Dag van de Nederlandse Zinsbouw, Groningen, 29 November 2013.

(with Anja Goldschmidt) From picture to preposition: Modeling lexical-semantic variation in the spatial domain. Workshop on Semantic Variation, Chicago, 15 October 2013.

Ways of going ëbackí: A Case study in spatial direction. Stuttgart, July 4, 2013.

PPs, paths, and resultatives. Secondary predication in Formal Frameworks (SPIFF), 27 May 2013.

Mapping the meaning of prepositions. University of Lincoln, 24 April 2013.

Bare landscape. The ultimate WR workshop, 25 March 2013.

Ways of going 'back': A case study in spatial direction. Berkeley Linguistics Society 39th Annual Meeting, Berkeley, 16 February 2013.

Ways of going 'back': A case study in spatial direction. Linguistica y Ciencia Cognitiva, Madrid, 16 January 2013.

2012

Mapping the meaning of prepositions. The Meaning of P, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, 23-25 November 2012.

Maps of meaning and webs of words: The case of 'round'. Seminar, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala, 18 October 2012.

The 'space' of P. Prefix verbs: The Impact of Preposition-like Elements on the Syntax and Semantics of Verbs, University of Stuttgart, 13-14 July 2012.

Constructing conceptual spaces for lexical semantics. Conceptual spaces at work, Lund University, 24-26 May 2012.

(with Bert le Bruyn) Metaphor mining. Workshop The Language of Literature, Radboud University Nijmegen, 23 March 2012.

2011

(with Chris Blom, Philippe De Groote, Yoad Winter) Implicit Arguments: Event Modification or Option Type Categories? Amsterdam Colloquium 18, University of Amsterdam, 20 December 2011.

(with Yoad Winter) Adjectives and the event semantics of nominals: Events across categories. S&P Colloquia, Nijmegen, 8 November 2011.

(based on work with the Weak Referentiality Project) Without article: Bare objects in PPs. CASTL, University of Tromso, 22 October 2011.

(with Yoad Winter) Event semantics and Abstract Categorial Grammar. Mathematics of Language 12, Nara, Japan, 8 September 2011.

(with Yoad Winter) On the event semantics of nominals - the one-argument hypothesis. Sinn und Bedeutung 16, Utrecht University, 8 September 2011.

Measuring time in prepositional phrases. Workshop "The representation of gradability", Leiden University, 7 June 2011.

2010

Special P Objects. Seoul National University, 2 December 2010.

From N to N: Paths, plurality and reduplication. Seoul National University, 4 December 2010.

Weak definites and the lexical semantics of nouns. GliF Seminar, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 13 May 2010.

Weak definites and reference to kinds. Poster, SALT 20, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1 May 2010.

The semantics of cardinal directions in English. Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Language: Ontologies and Logics of Space, Dagstuhl Seminar, Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, Dagstuhl, 28 March 2010.

On virtual grounds: Directions and durations as objects of prepositions. DGfS Workshop "Morphosyntax and Semantics of Spatial Relators", Berlin, 24-26 February. (abstract)

2009

Plurality and reduplication in the from-N-to-N construction(s). The Grammar of Reiteration. University of Amsterdam, 17 December 2009.

(with Henriëtte de Swart & Bert le Bruyn) Bare PPs across languages. Workshop on Bare Nouns, Paris, 26-27 November 2009.

Plurality and reduplication in the from-N-to-N construction(s). Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality, Paris, 6-7 November 2009. (abstract)

(with Henriëtte de Swart & Bert le Bruyn) Bare PPs across languages. Seminar i teoretisk lingvistikk, University of Oslo, 4 November 2009.

On virtual grounds: Directions and durations as complements of prepositions. ESPP 17th Annual Conference, Budapest, 29 August 2009.

2008

Encoding spatial direction. Workshop on Locative Case, Radboud University Nijmegen, 25 August 2008.

Some remarks on bare coordination. Bare workshop 2, Leiden, 26 June 2008

Endo kinship terminology. Invited talk, University of Cologne, 16 April 2008.

Some remarks on bare coordination. Workshop OT and interpretation 2, Berlin, 8 February 2008.

Some remarks on bare coordination. AI Seminar, Utrecht, 21 January 2008.

2007

Semantic map geometry: Two approaches. Workshop Semantic Maps: Methods and Applications, Paris, 29 September 2007.

Polysemy, Formal Concepts and Semantic Maps. Workshop Polysemie und konzeptuelle Repräsentation, 29. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, 28 February - 2 March 2007.

(with Lotte Hogeweg, Sander Lestrade and Andrej Malchukov) Semantic markedness in gender oppositions, blocking and fossilization. Workshop (Morphological) Blocking and Linguistic Variation, 29. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft f¸r Sprachwissenschaft, 28 February - 2 March 2007.

2006

Vogelnamen in Brabantse dialecten: Semantische kaarten en conceptuele structuren. Studiedag over dialectlexicografie, KANTL, Gent, 17 November 2006.

Prepositions as quantifiers. Quantification in the Lexicon and in Syntax, Brussels, 8-9 June 2006.

P-patterns: How prepositions shape each other's meanings. Syntax and Semantics of Spatial P, Utrecht, 4 June 2006.

Case marking directionality. Variation and Stability in Grammar, CASTL/CLS Workshop, Nijmegen, 25 April 2006.

Constructional case. CLS 42, Chicago, 7 April 2006.

Adpositional government. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 4 February 2006.

2005

(with Henriëtte de Swart) Less form, more meaning: bare singular nouns. A bare workshop, Utrecht, 22 December 2005.

Bare constructions and nominal classes. Nominal anaphors/Epitheths workshop, Utrecht, 21 December 2005.

Forceful prepositions. Theme session Language, Cognition and Space, ICLC 9, Seoul, 22 July 2005.

Opposition and direction. 9th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Seoul, 18 July 2005.

The aspect of prepositions. Theoretical and Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Semantics of Aspect, Bar-Ilan, 30 June 2005.

The case of prepositions. 21st Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, Haifa, 23 June 2005.

(with Henriette de Swart and Yoad Winter) Syntax and semantics in the interpretation of Dutch predicate nominals. 21st Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, Haifa, 22 June 2005.

(with Henriette de Swart and Yoad Winter) Bare predicate nominals at the syntax-semantics interface: evidence from Dutch. Indefinites and weak quantifiers, Brussels, 6-8 January 2005.

2004

Event shape. Semantics Colloquium, Nijmegen, 23 November 2004.

(with Jan van Eijck) Formal Concept Analysis and Prototypes. Workshop on the Potential of Cognitive Semantics for Ontologies (FOIS 2004), Turin, 3 November 2004.

(with Petra Hendriks and Helen de Hoop) Comparative paths to an optimal interpretation. Sinn und Bedeutung 9, Nijmegen, 1-3 November 2004.

(with Henriette de Swart and Yoad Winter) Properties and types and the interpretation of predicate nominals. Sinn und Bedeutung 9, Nijmegen, 1-3 November 2004.

Spatial structure in semantics: Aspect, opposition and modifiers. Workshop on the geometric structure of events. Konstanz, 7-8 October 2004.

(with Henriette de Swart and Yoad Winter) Properties and types and the interpretation of predicate nominals. Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings, Utrecht, 17 September 2004.

(with Norbert Corver) Prepositional numerals. Workshop on Numerals in the World's Languages. Leipzig, 29-30 March 2004.

Prepositional Aspect and the Algebra of Paths. Workshop on Event Structures in Linguistic Form and Interpretation. Leipzig, 18 March 2004.

(with Norbert Corver) Counting with prepositions. Linguistics in the Netherlands (TIN-dag). Utrecht, 7 February 2004.

2003

Lexical Competition: 'Round' in English and Dutch. Amsterdam Colloquium. 21 December 2003.

Competition Between Word Meanings: The Polysemy of (A)round. Sinn und Bedeutung VIII, September 2003, Frankfurt.

Paths round a prototype. ACL-SIGSEM Workshop on The Linguistic Dimensions of Prepositions. Toulouse, 4-6 September 2003.

The Opposition Schema. Semantics and Modeling. Paris, 20 March 2003.

2002

Number in Dutch and Endo: Form versus Meaning? Semantics Colloquium, Nijmegen. 26 November 2002.

Universal Quantification in the Semantics of (a)round. Linguistics Colloquium. Groningen, 22 November 2002.

Noun classification in Endo-Marakwet: Some semantic observations. 1st Nilotic Network Workshop, Kisumu, 7-9 March 2002

CARLA across Kalenjin, 1st Nilotic Network Workshop, Kisumu, 7-9 March 2002

2001

Plural semantics in Endo-Marakwet. 8th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Hamburg, 22-25 August 2001

Plural semantics in Endo-Marakwet. BTL Linguistics Colloquium, Nairobi, 1 August 2001

2000

Vectors across spatial domains. Workshop on Axes and Vectors in Language and Space, Lincoln, 30-31 July 2000

1997

Direction in Dutch PPs. Leipzig, 25 June 1997

(with Yoad Winter) A semantic characterization of locative PPs. SALT VII, Stanford University, 21-23 April 1997

1996

Lexical and Functional Properties of Prepositions. Jahrestagung DGfS, Freiburg, 28 February 1996.

Begin en eind als voorzetsels van tijd. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 20 January 1996.

1995

Final Prepositions and the Syntax of Direction. Workshop on Final Heads, Tilburg, 25 November 1995.

Prepositions with Pronouns: (Anti)symmetry in Dutch PPs. Onderzoekers, Utrecht, 5 October 1995.

The Semantics of Relative Position. SALT V, Austin, 24 February 1995.

Naar en van als functionele hoofden. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 21 January 1995.

Simple and Complex Prepositions and P-Stranding in Dutch. Comparative Germanic Syntax, Brussels, 18 January 1995.

1994

Prepositions and Pronouns. Lexicon Workgroup, Wuppertal, 14 November 1994.

Pronouns and N-to-D Movement. LAGB, Salford, 6 April 1994.

On the Open Place of Nominal Predicates. Indefinieten-dag, Groningen, 11 February 1994.

Een algebraïsche semantiek voor lokatieve PPs. TABU-dag, Groningen, 24 June 1994.

1993

Over het open karakter van nominale predikaten. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 22 January 1993.

1992

The Argument Structure of Prepositions. Lexicon Workgroup, Wuppertal, 13 October 1992.

De interpretatie van kale meervouden op LF. Taalkundig Colloquium, Groningen, 28 February 1992.

A Degree-Based Semantics for Bare Positive Adjectives. WCCFL XI, Los Angeles, 22 February 1992.

Leeghoofdige subjecten. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 18 January 1992.

1991

The RP-Hypothesis. Grammaticamodellen, Tilburg, 8 May 1991.

Soortnamen. Letteren AIO-dag, Utrecht, 7 March 1991.

Move-Alpha in Conceptual Structure. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 19 January 1991.

External Arguments. Workshop on Lexical Insertion and Lexical Specification, Utrecht, 10 December 1991.

(with Henk Verkuyl) Time and Space in Logical and Conceptual Semantics. Onderzoekers, Utrecht, 8 May 1991.

1990

The RP-Hypothesis. Leiden Conference for Junior Linguists 2, Leiden, 13 December 1990.

Geheel en al. TABU-dag, Groningen, 1990.

Enkele parallellen tussen DP and IP. TIN-dag, Utrecht, 1990.

(with Henk Verkuyl) Time and Space in Logical and Conceptual Semantics. Workshop on Time, Space and Movement, Nijmegen, 1990.

1989

Weak and Strong Noun Phrases. Leiden Conference for Junior Linguists 1, Leiden, 1989.

Kinds and Generic Terms. Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam, 1989.

1988

Generieke NPs. De Onderzoekers, Utrecht, 1988.