RED 2017 The grammar of reference and quantification: functions, variation, and change

June 15-16, 2017
Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna
Dipartimento di Filologia Classica e Italianistica

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The International Workshop ‘The grammar of reference and quantification: functions, variation, and change’ will take place at the University of Bologna (Italy), June 15-16 2017, as the 2017 edition of the series ‘Workshops on Referential Expressions in Discourse (RED)’. It is organized by Chiara Gianollo (Università di Bologna, Italy), Nicola Grandi (Università di Bologna, Italy) and Klaus von Heusinger (Universität zu Köln, Germany).
The meeting continues the discussion opened during the 2016 version on the interface properties of reference and quantification: this time the participants will discuss the written version of their contribution, in order to produce a joint publication.


Chiara Gianollo (Bologna, Italy), Nicola Grandi (Bologna, Italy), and Klaus von Heusinger (Köln, Germany)

Invited Speakers and Discussants:

  • Maria Aloni (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Martin Becker (Köln, Germany)
  • Irene Franco (Frankfurt, Germany)
  • Hans Kamp (Austin (Texas), USA - Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Manuel Leonetti (Alcalá, Spain)
  • Maria Napoli (Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy)
  • Edgar Onea (Göttingen, Germany)
  • Svetlana Petrova (Wuppertal, Germany)
  • Cecilia Poletto (Frankfurt, Germany - Università di Padova, Italy)
  • Mario Squartini (Torino, Italy)
  • Elisabeth Stark (Zürich, Switzerland)

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You can find the program here.

Attendance is free of charge and no registration is needed. However, for organizational reasons, if you plan to attend we would appreciate an e-mail to