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SoConDi/SynSem: Discussion about semantic fieldwork

Friday, October 3, 2014
12:00 AM
473 Lorch Hall

Discussion on semantic fieldwork

SynSem and SoConDi will have a joint meeting today. Sally Thomason and Anastasia Smirnova will lead a discussion on the methodology of (semantic) fieldwork. We will discuss the following three papers (available in the group CTools site, or send an email request to

  • On the methodology of semantic fieldwork - by Lisa Matthewson (primary reading)
  • Reasoning about equivalence in semantic fieldwork - by Amy Rose Deal
  • Semantic theory in the field: Temporal and aspectual reference - by Rebecca Cover and Judith Tonhauser