Conference: SuB 20

Short Title: SuB 20

Date: 09-Sep-2015 – 12-Sep-2015
Location: Tuebingen, Germany
Contact Person: SuB 20 Organisers
Meeting Email:
Conference website:

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2015

Meeting Description:

The University of Tübingen is proud to host the 20th Sinn und Bedeutung.

Invited Speakers:

Luisa Marti (UQML)
Uli Sauerland (ZAS)
Junko Shimoyama (McGill)

Special Session:

Semantic Theory Evolves Continuously – Here’s Our Workshop! (STECHOW)

In addition to the oral presentations and poster sessions, there will be a special workshop celebrating 20 years of Sinn und Bedeutung, and to honour Arnim von Stechow and his contribution to the field of semantics.

Special Session Organisers:

Doris Penka (University of Konstanz), Sarah Zobel (University of Tübingen)


Sigrid Beck (University of Tübingen)
Irene Heim (MIT)
Barbara Partee (UMass, Amherst)
Viola Schmitt (University of Vienna)

There will also be a second workshop, entitled Experimental Methodology in Semantics and Pragmatics (call to be announced separately).

For questions or enquiries please write to:

SuB 20 Organisers:

Nadine Bade, Sigrid Beck & Pritty Patel-Grosz
University of Tübingen, SFB 833: The construction of meaning

Call for Papers:

We invite abstract submissions for oral presentations (single session only; no parallel sessions) or posters, devoted to natural language semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language and psycholinguistic investigations related to meaning.

Oral presentations will be scheduled for 40 minute slots (30 minutes talk + 10 minutes discussion).
Abstracts should contain original research that, at the time of submission, has neither been published nor accepted for publication. One person can submit at most one abstract as sole author and one abstract as co-author (or two co-authored abstracts).

Abstracts must be anonymous, in PDF format, 2 pages (A4 or letter), in a font size no less then 12pt, and with margins of 1 inch/2.5cm. Please submit abstracts via EasyChair (see link below) no later than February 15th 2015. When you submit your abstract, you will be asked to indicate whether you would like it to be considered for a talk, a poster or both.

Abstracts should be submitted via EasyChair, using the following link: