Professor Rothstein will discuss object mass nouns like furniture and footwear that have long been a topic of debate in linguistics. The talk will be based on counting and measuring: the evidence from ‘furniture’.
Professor Rothstein is a well known speaker, teacher, author and editor and writes about topics such as syntax, semantics, and the syntax-semantics interface. Alongside her public speaking and writing, Professor Rothstein is a member of the Academia Europeae and winner of a Humboldt Research Award in 2014. Her current research includes a study of locations as individual entities.
Date: 16th of MayTime: 14:30pm - 16:00pmPlace: University of Latvia, Raina boulevard 19, Auditorium 13