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AC2001 - The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium - December 17-19, 2001

                         Second Call for Papers

The Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium will be held from December 17-19,
at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Colloquia aim at
together linguists, logicians, philosophers and computer scientists who
share an interest in the formal study of semantics of natural and formal

languages. The spectrum of topics covered ranges from descriptive
analyses of all kinds of expressions) to theoretical (logical and
computational properties of semantic theories, philosophical

The program of the Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium consists of:

*  General Program, which includes  invited lectures by:
  Reinhard Blutner (Berlin) - Gennaro Chierchia (Milan)- Ruth Kempson
(London) -
  Angelika   Kratzer (Amherst)

*  Workshop on Semantics and Cognition, with invited lectures by:
  Ted Briscoe (Cambridge) - Simon Garrod (Glasgow)- Jonathan Ginzburg
  Pieter  Muyskens (Nijmegen) - Luc Steels (Antwerp)

*  Workshop on Games in Language and Logic, which includes an invited
lecture by:
  Rohit Parikh (CUNY) - Robert Stalnaker (MIT) - Robert Sugden (East

*  A special evening session, organized by the Evert W. Beth Foundation,

which features the  Beth Lecture  given by:
  Hans Kamp (Stuttgart)

In the General Program there is room for presentations of approx. 30
contributed papers in parallel sessions. These papers can be on any
within the
scope of the Colloquium. Time allotted for presentation is 30 minutes,
including discussion.

Submission of abstracts

Your submission should consist of:

1.  An  anonymous  abstract of  two pages (1000 words max). The abstract

must include a short 10 line summary, which clearly indicates subject
matter and conclusions of your contribution.

2  A  separate page  on which are specified: your name, affiliation,
address, e-mail address and the title of your contribution. (It should
contain the same data for co-authors, if any.)

Submission by e-mail is encouraged, provided that the abstract and
and the personal details page are sent as separate attachments in either

postscript, pdf or Word format. Submissions in other file formats  can
be accepted.
The  deadline for submission of abstracts is September 1, 2001. Authors
will be notified of acceptance by October 15. Extended 6 page abstracts,
be included in the proceedings, are due on November 15. The proceedings
will be distributed at the conference.
Multiple submissions are admitted, but no single author is allowed to
more than one presentation. In case authors are involved in more than
submission, one or more of which are co-authored, it should be indicated

clearly which author is actually going to give the presentation. Program


All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the  AC2001 Program
Committee, which consists of:
 Renate Bartsch (Amsterdam) - Johan van Benthem (Amsterdam) - Reinhard
Blutner (Berlin)-
 Gennaro Chierchia (Milan) - Jeroen Groenendijk (Amsterdam) - Angelika
Kratzer (Amherst) -
 Ruth Kempson (London) -Frank Veltman (Amsterdam)

Important Dates

June 1:                 Second Call for papers
September 1:            Deadline for submissions
October 15:             Notification of acceptance
November 15:            Deadline for proceedings
December 17-19:         Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium


The Amsterdam Colloquia are organized every two years under the auspices
the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the
Universiteit van Amsterdam. The organizing committee of the Thirteenth
Amsterdam Colloquium consists of: Robert van Rooy, Martin Stokhof, Rosja



For further information, contact:

Organizing Committee Thirteenth Amsterdam Colloquium
ILLC/Department of Philosophy, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15, 1012 CP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
phone:+31 20 5254531, fax: +31 20 5254503
website: www.illc.uva.nl/ac2001/
e-mail: ac2001@wins.uva.nl