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: firstname.lastname@example.org).