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11th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication
Number: Cognitive, Semantic and Crosslinguistic Approaches

University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
December 10-11, 2015

Thursday, December 10

9.00 – 9.45: Registration (SMALL AULA)

9.45 – 10.00: Opening (SMALL AULA)

Opening words by

Valdis Segliņš
Vice-Rector for exact sciences, life and medical sciences

Maija Kāle
Representative of Alumniportal Deutschland

10.00 – 11.00: Public Opening Keynote Lecture

Susan Rothstein
Bar-Ilan University, Israel/Tübingen University, Germany
Crosslinguistic Expressions of Counting and Measuring

11.00 – 13.00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Audiorium 16

Chair: Jurģis Šķilters (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia)

Small Aula

Chair: Scott Grimm (University of Rochester, USA)

Isabella Costa (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/ State University of Roraima, Brazil)

The count and mass distinction in Ye’kwana (Karib)

Filomena Sandalo (University of Campinas, Brazil),

Dimitris Michelioudakis (University of York, UK)

Individuation, anaphoracity, and plurality in a deictic classifier

Lisa Bylinina (The Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands),
Ellen van Drie (Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Topological rarities in the domain of numeral derivation

Yasutada Sudo (University College London, UK)

Count Nouns and Classifiers in Japanese

Kayron Bevilaqua (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil),

Roberta Pires de Oliveira (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil),

Suzi Lima (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil),

Raissa Benassi (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)

Coercion and Bare Singulars in Brazilian Portuguese: an Experimental Study on the Universal Grinder

Xuping Li (Zhejiang University, China)

Monotonicity and attributive measure phrases in Mandarin  


13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 16.00 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Auditorium 16
Chair: Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University, Israel/Tübingen University, Germany)

Small Aula
Chair: Daniel Hyde (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Jenny Doetjes (Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Individuation boosting: why counting is sometimes inevitable

Paula Quinon (Lund University, Sweden),

Markus Pantsar (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Number cognition: bootstrapping of the exact number concept

Andra Kalnača (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia),

Ilze Lokmane (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia)

Partitive constructions in Latvian

Brian Ball (New College of the Humanities, London/Balliol College, Oxford, UK)

Carey on Numerical Cognition

Keren Khrizman (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)

Grammatical Classifiers in Russian

Tina Weis et.al (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)
SNARC meets SPARC: automaticity and interdependency in compatibility effects depend on the semantic content


16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.50 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Auditorium 16
Chair: Hana Filip (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany)

Small Aula
Chair:  Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern University, USA)

Maria Gepner (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)

Motion Verbs in Russian

Clemens Mayr (The Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin, Germany),

Uli Sauerland (The Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin, Germany)

Modified Numerals and Presupposition Projection

 

Dong-yi Lin (Ghent University, Belgium)

Numerals and Quantifiers in Kavalan: Modifiers as Functional Heads


19.00 Conference Dinner at Restaurant Neiburgs; signing up for the conference dinner (and pay EUR 30; cash only) upon registration

Friday, December 11

9.00 – 10.20 PARALLEL SESSIONS

Auditorium 16

Chair: Fred Landman (Tel Aviv University, Israel/Tübingen University, Germany)

Room B

Chair: Suzi Lima (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Peter Sutton (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany),

Hana Filip (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany)

Mass/count variation: A Mereological 2D supervaluationist semantics

Caitlin Meyer (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands),
Sjef Barbiers (Meertens Institute, The Netherlands),
Fred Weerman (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Acquiring cardinals and ordinals in Dutch: Ordinal concepts and linguistic knowledge

Omer Korat (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

The Entailment Patterns of Mass and Group Predicates

Hanna de Vries (Utrecht University, The Netherland)

The influence of animacy on semantic number: evidence from Dutch and Afrikaans


10.20 – 10.45: coffee break

PLENARY SESSIONS

(All plenary sessions to take place in the Small Aula of the Main Building)

10.45 – 12.45             

Chair: Jurģis Šķilters (University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia)

Fred Landman (Tel Aviv University, Israel/Tübingen University, Germany)
ICEBERG SEMANTICS FOR COUNT NOUNS AND MASS NOUNS: THE EVIDENCE FROM PORTIONS

Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern University, USA)
THE COGNITIVE ROOTS OF ADJECTIVAL MEANING

12.45 – 14.00: Lunch

14.00 – 16.00             

Chair: Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University, Israel/Tübingen University, Germany

Suzi Lima (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
LET CONTEXT DEFINE WHAT YOU COUNT

Daniel Hyde (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
NON-VERBAL NUMERICAL COGNITION AND EARLY SYMBOLIC NUMBER DEVELOPMENT

16.00 – 16.30: Coffee break  

16.30 – 17.30 

Chair: Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern University, USA)

Scott Grimm (University of Rochester, USA)
ABSTRACT NOUNS AND COUNTABILITY

17.30: Conference closing