Recent Handouts

Anna Szabolcsi

Deconstructing quantifiers. Advanced Issues in Cognitive Science and Linguistics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres,  March 13-17, 2023. PlotMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday.

Szintaktikainak tartott jelenségek szemantikai magyarázata. Hungarian Academy of Sciences, October 18, 2021 (zoom).

Want, hope, and regret. Yale, February 15, 2021 (zoom).

Unconditionals and free choice. Nov 2018.
Disembodied or phonetically null operators. Biolinguistic Conference, Nov 10-12, 2017.
On the source of additive presuppositions. NY Philosophy of Language Workshop, Sept 11, 2017.
Hybrid negative concord and quantifier-internal vs. clausal particles, Harvard Linguistics Circle, Oct. 21, 2016.
Negative concord in the context of primitive functional elements. My handouts for a seminar co-taught with R. Kayne, Spring 2016.
Can questions be directly disjoined? CLS 51 invited talk, April 23-25, 2015.
KA particles cross-linguistically. Linguistics, UvA, Dec 8, 2014.
The grey eminences behind meet and join in some natural languages. ILLC, UvA, Sep 12, 2014.
The busy lives of quantifier particles. ESSLLI 2014 course, Aug. 11-15, 2014.
Quantifier particles and compositionality. 19th Amsterdam Colloquium invited talk, Dec 18-20, 2013.
Dissecting QuantifiersSCILLS, Aug 24-28, 2013.
Vajon ke’rde’s-e, vagy nem? `Is it a question or not, I wonder’ICSH11 invited talk, Aug 28-31, 2013.
Operations in partially ordered sets, and some linguistic applications. NYU, 3-7-2013.
Compositionality in quantifier phrases and quantifier words. Lectures at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 10-1610-1710-18, 2012.
Compositionality without word boundaries: (the) more and (the) most. SALT 22 invited talk, 5-19-2012.
Word-less compositionality: case studies in quantification. UCLA, 2-24-2012.
Compositionality in quantifier words. Taipei Workshop, 6-18-2011.
Trying to make sense of some negative markers, eventually. NYU Semantics Group, 10-14-2011.
Each what? Individual-key and event-key distribution. Stuttgart, 7-15-2011.
Superlatives and Co. NYU Seminar, 2-9-2011.
A korla’tolt felelősse’g grammatika’ja. TLP, Budapest, 11-26-2010.
Certain verbs are syntactically explicit quantifiers. Riga Symposium, 11-20-2010.
Infinitives vs. subjunctives: What do we learn from obviation and from exemptions from obviation? NYU Seminar, 3-23-2010.
Overt subjects in infinitival control and raising complements. Harvard, 2-22-2008.
What natural classes of (weak) islands? Mayfest, Maryland, 2008.
Model theory versus proof theory vis-a-vis natural language semantics. New Directions for Proof Theory in Linguistics, ESSLLI, Dublin, 2007.
Do negative polarity items facilitate the processing of decreasing inferences? Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium, 2007.
How unitary are intervention effects? Brussels, 2006.
Polarity: Some questions for discussion. Workshop on Polarity from Different Perspectives, NYU, March 2005.
Captain Nonnemo travels to the Positive Pole, the Negative Pole, and Negative Concordia. Sinn und Bedeutung VII, Konstanz, 2002.
Semantics Tutorial. CUNY Sentence Processing, 2002.

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