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Expressing the Self: Activities

Talks and presentations

  • Jaszczolt, K. M., 'Interactive Semantics and Self-Awareness', 10th Meeting of the Polish Cognitive Association 25 September 2014. (keynote) 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M., 'Default Semantics and Pragmatic Compositionality', Linguistics Research Seminar, University of Manchester, 27 January 2015. (invited) 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. and M. Huang, 'First-Person Indexicals in Mixed Quotation: A Case for Radical Contextualism?', American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, Vancouver, 4 April 2015. (invited) 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M., 'The Demise of the First-Person Indexical', 4th International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics, Lodz, 15 May 2015. 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M., 'Unmasking Philosophers' Fiction: First-person Reference, Monster Operators, and the Indexical/Nonindexical DistinctionCambridge Linguistics Forum, 28 May 2015. 
  • Christofaki, R., 'The Challenge of Japanese Person Terms: Pronouns or Not?' Summer School Pronouns: Syntax, Semantics, Processing, Moscow, 16-19 June 2015. (poster) 
  • Christofaki, R., 'The Challenge of Japanese Person Terms: Pronouns or Not?' Semantics, Pragmatics and Philosophy Workshop, Cambridge, 24 June 2015. 
  • Christofaki, R., 'Expressing the Self in Japanese vis-à-vis the indexicality of thought' 14th International Pragmatics Association Conference, Antwerp, 29 July 2015. Session The Dynamics of Self-Expression across Languages
  • Huang, M. and K. M. Jaszczolt, 'First-Person Pronouns in Quotation: A Case for Radical Contextualism?' 14th International Pragmatics Association Conference, Antwerp, 29 July 2015. Session The Dynamics of Self-Expression across Languages 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. 'Adaptable indexicals and pragmatic compositionality'. 14th International Pragmatics Association Conference, Antwerp, 31 July 2015.
  • Christofaki, R., 'Expressing the self in Japanese vis-à-vis the indexicality of thought', Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 8, Cambridge, 17 September 2015. Session Expressing the Self: Linguistic and Philosophical Aspects
  • Huang, M. 'Generic One and the Degrees of Detached Self-Reference', Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 8, Cambridge, 17 September 2015. Session Expressing the Self: Linguistic and Philosophical Aspects 
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. 'The Demise of the First-Person Indexical', Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 8, Cambridge, 17 September 2015. Session Expressing the Self: Linguistic and Philosophical Aspects
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. 'Default Semantics and Pragmatic Compositionality', 14th China Pragmatics Conference, Hefei, October 2015. (Keynote address)
  • Huang, M. 'Referential variability of the generic "one"', Semantics, Pragmatics and Philosophy Cluster, Cambridge, 23 November 2015.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘Self-reference: insights from Japanese, questions for beyond’. Workshop Putting Fieldwork on Indigenous Languages to New Uses, University of Campinas, Brazil, 30 March 2016. (poster)
  • Jaszczolt, K. M., Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Response to Critics. Invited Book Symposium on Jaszczolt, K. M., Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language. American Philosophical Association conference, Pacific Division, San Francisco, 30 March 2016.
  • Jaszczolt, K. M., Indexicals: From Pragmatics to SemanticsPragmasophia. First International Conference in Pragmatics and Philosophy, Palermo, 16 May 2016. (Keynote)
  • Huang, M. 'Levels of self-awareness and de se thoughts', Pragmasophia. First International Conference in Pragmatics and Philosophy, Palermo, 16 May 2016.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘The self and its meaning(s): insights from Japanese’ Semantics, Pragmatics and Philosophy Workshop, Cambridge, 2 June 2016.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘The self and its meaning, insights from Japanese’ Context, Cognition and Communication (CCC) Conference, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, 18 June 2016.
  • Huang, M. 'Levels of self-awareness and de se thoughts', 1st Context, Cognition and Communication Conference, Warsaw, 18 June 2016.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘The self and its meaning: insights from Japanese’ Themed session Truth-conditions and perspectival meaning, Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB) conference, York, 6-9 September 2016.
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. 'What is Said: Default Semantics vis-à-vis the Gricean Program' International workshop What is said - What is meant, Humboldt University, Berlin (invited), September 2016.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘Different languages, different selves?’ Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 22 October 2016.
  • Christofaki, R. ‘Self-reference: insights from Japanese to beyond’, American Pragmatics Association Conference (AmPra 3), Indiana University, Bloomington USA, 4-6 November 2016.
  • Huang, M. 'Charting the speaker-relatedness of impersonal pronouns', American Pragmatics Association Conference (AmPra 3), Bloomington, 4-6 November 2016.
  • Jaszczolt, K. M. 'Self-reference: A case for pragmatic indexicals?American Pragmatics Association Conference (AmPra 3), Bloomington, 4-6 November 2016.
  • M. Huang. "Aspects of the self in de se communication and Beyond" Workshop: The Problem of the De Se: Perspectives from Linguistics and Philosophy, CSMN, University of Oslo, 9 March 2017
  • K.M. Jaszczolt and M. Huang. "First-Person Indexical in Mixed Quotation: A Case for Radical Contextualism?" Workshop: The Problem of the De Se: Perspectives from Linguistics and Philosophy, CSMN, University of Oslo, 10 March 2017
  • K.M. Jaszczolt. ‘Perspective, functional indexicals, and semantic representation’. Meaning, Context and Cognition Conference, University of Łódź, Poland (invited keynote), 21 April 2017
  • M. Witek and K.M. Jaszczolt. ‘Strategies of self-reference: A speech-act-theoretic account’. Cognition and Communication Research Group Seminar, University of Szczecin, Poland (invited).

Organised workshops and conferences 

  • The Eighth Semantics and Philosophy in Europe colloquium (SPE8), 17-19 September 2015, Newnham College, Cambridge. (Jaszczolt, Huang and Christofaki).
  • Special Session on Expressing the self: Philosophical and linguistic aspects, within The Eighth Semantics and Philosophy in Europe colloquium (SPE8),17 September 2015, in Newnham College, Cambridge. (Huang and Jaszczolt).
  • Panel on The Dynamics of Self Expression Across Languages, within the 14th International Pragmatics Conference, 27-31 July 2015, Belgium. (Huang and Jaszczolt).
  • Panel on Adaptability, Contextualism, and the Composition of Discourse Meaning, within the 14th International Pragmatics Conference, 27-31 July 2015, Belgium. (Jaszczolt).
  • Semantics, Pragmatics & Philosophy Cluster Workshop, 2-3 June 2016, Newnham College, Cambridge. (Christofaki and Huang).
  • Workshop The Problem of the De Se: Perspectives from Linguistics and Philosophy, March 2017, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo (jointly organised by the project team and CSMN).
  • Themed session Truth-Conditions and Perspectival Meaning, Linguistics Association of Great Britain, September 2016.

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