Phloxshop VII: Nominalizations (April 25-26)

We are happy to announce our upcoming workshop on Nominalizations. The workshop will take place in room 121 of the main building of the Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1 (west wing) on April 25-26.

The speakers and their talks (ordered as scheduled) are:

Artemis Alexiadou (Stuttgart):
On two types of English nominalized adjectives and the lexicalization of properties
Thomas Hofweber (Chapel Hill):
The non-referential picture of language
Arvid Båve (Hamburg/Gothenburg):
The function of nominalisations
Robert Schwartzkopff (Hamburg):
The Fregean misconception of number(word)s as object(word)s
David Nicolas (Jean Nicod):
Derived mass nouns, tropes, states and events
Katharina Felka (Hamburg):
On easy arguments for numbers
Graeme Forbes (Colorado, Boulder):
Proposition-descriptions and their “that”-clauses
David Liggins (Manchester):
Propositions and “that”-clauses revisited

More information on the schedule can be found on the workshop’s poster.

The workshop is funded by the DFG, the Humboldt Foundation, and the DFG/ANR project Nominalizations.

Attendance will be free but participants are asked to register with the organizers (please write an email to:


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