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Module code:PLING228 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Semantics Research Seminar
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):
Organiser's location:Chandler House
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:Familiarity with formal semantics. PLING218 (Advanced Semantic Theory) provides appropriate background. See also module outline. 
Module outline:We will read and discuss current and classic literature on the semantics of questions. Topics to be covered, following a general introduction, include theoretical issues involving embedded questions, their relationship with embedded declaratives, multiple questions, de re and dicto reading of questions, and possibly more depending on time and interest. The class will presuppose familiarity with possible worlds semantics. 
Module aims:In addition to providing a critical introduction to the relevant literature, the module aims to hone theoretical and research skills, 
Module objectives:and foster original research. 
Key skills provided by module:Ability to engage with current research in semantics, as a foundation for conducting original research. 
Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Portfolio 100.00% 
Notes:available as an option module (numbers permitting), interested students should contact the module organiser, Nathan Klinedinst ( 
Taking this module as an option?:Available as an option module 
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Last updated:2017-03-03 06:47:50 by uclysda