11 January 2016

UMass at the LSA Workshop on Perspectival Expressions

At the annual Linguistic Society of America over this weekend, there was a workshop on Perspectival Expressions and the “de se” reading cross-linguistically. UMass was well-represented.

Alumna Craige Roberts, with Jefferson Barlew and Eric Snyder, presented the paper “Tools for the cross-linguistic de se semantic analysis of perspectival expressions."

Alumna Amy Rose Deal gave the paper “Person/locative asymmetries in Nez Perce indexical shift."


Hazel Pearson and Tom Roeper gave the paper “A methodology for testing for de se/de re ambiguities.