Workshop Program


  • Dates: Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 2015
  • Location: 310  Emerson Hall, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University



Saturday, October 3, 2015


10:45 am – 11:45 am: Alex Anthony (Rutgers) – Taste and Genericity

Commentator: Ravi Thakral (St Andrews)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Matt Teichman (Chicago) – Genericity and Quantification

Commentator: Joseph Milburn (Pittsburgh)


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga (Cambridge) – The Effect of Context on Generic and Quantificational Generalisations

Commentator: John Collins (East Anglia)

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm: James Kirkpatrick (Oxford) – Generics and (Reverse) Sobel Sequences

Commentator: Preston John Stovall (Pittsburgh)

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm: KEYNOTE – Michael Glanzberg (Northwestern) – Generics in Language, Generics in Thought


Sunday, October 4, 2015


9:00 am – 10:00 am: Samia Hesni (MIT) – A Good Duck is Monogamous and Boys Don’t Cry: Normative Generics and the Indefinite Singular

Commentator: Kristina Gehrman (Tennessee-Knoxville)

10:15 am – 11:45 am: KEYNOTE - Jennifer Saul (Sheffield)Generics don’t Essentialise People: People Essentialise People!


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