Communicative intentions and intonation

Linguistics/Philosophy

23Mar2017 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

In his research, Matthijs Westera looks at two types of communicative intentions, information sharing and attention sharing. he investigates how these intentions relate to intonation in languages such as English, and what the implications are for exhaustivity.

M. Westera: Exhaustivity and Intonation. A Unified Theory.

Supervisor

Prof.  J.A.G. Groenendijk

Co-supervisor

Dr F. Roelofsen

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

Published by  University of Amsterdam