We are extremely happy to announce that, in honor of Professor Barbara Partee receiving the 2021 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science, the Franklin Institute and the University of Pennsylvania are organizing a special symposium honoring her and her legacy in the field.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this symposium will be held remotely, and can be viewed publicly over Zoom. It will take place on Monday, April 19th, from 9:45AM to 3PM (EST), and will feature presentations by:
- Barbara Partee (UMass Amherst)
- Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard University)
- Pauline Jacobson (Brown University)
- Florian Schwarz (University of Pennsylvania)
- Seth Cable (UMass Amherst)
- Christopher Potts (Stanford University)
The website for the symposium, which includes the full program (with abstracts) as well as the Zoom link for the remote presentations, can be found at the link below:
- “The Past, The Present, and the Future of Formal Semantics”:
Again, this event is entirely public, and all are welcome (and encouraged) to attend.