CUSP 6:

The 6th California Universities Semantics and Pragmatics Conference

 

CUSP 6 will be held on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.  It is co-hosted by the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Philosophy.

 

Participation

Participation in CUSP is free and open to interested faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students.  For organizational purposes, please email us if you are coming (even if you are not presenting), no later than September 20, 2013.


Program

Friday, October 11



























Saturday, October 12







Abstract Submission

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is [date.]








Conference Location

370 Dwinelle Hall

UC Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720

Online Map of Dwinelle Hall






Conference Location

370 Dwinelle Hall

UC Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720


Dwinelle Hall is large and notoriously difficult to navigate.  Please see these maps (ground level, upper level) to locate Room 370 within the building.


Accommodation

Graduate student presenters and attendees interested in finding accommodation with UC Berkeley graduate students can contact us at cusp6@berkeley.edu


For faculty, we recommend the nearby Hotel Durant, the Berkeley Faculty Club, and the Women’s Faculty Club.  Faculty members interested in staying at the Women’s Faculty Club should contact Line Mikkelsen (mikkelsen@berkeley.edu) to make reservations.  Please note that the Hotel Durant requires a two-night minimum stay.


Parking

Parking in the Berkeley area can be difficult.  We recommend: 


Underhill Parking Lot

Berkeley, CA

































The UC Berkeley campus is also easily accessible by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transport).  Use the Downtown Berkeley station.  Warning: there have been rumors of a possible BART strike planned for Friday, Oct. 11.  Check the BART website for details. 


Driving directions:


From the Peninsula: from 84 East (Dumbarton Bridge), take 880 North to 980 East and then to 24 East.  Exit on Claremont Ave., turn left on Claremont, take a left on College Ave., and a left on Haste to get to the parking garage.


From San Francisco Airport: take 101 North to 80 East (Bay Bridge) onto 580 East and then 24 East.  Exit on Claremont Ave., turn left on Claremont, take a left on College Ave., and a left on Haste to get to the parking garage.


From Oakland Airport: take 880 North to 980 East to 24 East.  Exit on Claremont Ave., turn left on Claremont, take a left on College Ave., and a left on Haste to get to the parking garage.


Previous Meetings

The CUSP project was founded in 2008 with the aim of creating a semi-structured venue for interaction between the many researchers in the California semantics/pragmatics community. 


CUSP 1 was held at UCLA on May 23-24, 2009.

CUSP 2 was held at UC Santa Cruz on November 21, 2009.

CUSP 3 was held at Stanford University on October 15-16, 2010.

CUSP 4 was held at the University of Southern California on February 3-4, 2012.

CUSP 5 was held at UCSD on October 27-28, 2012.


Contact us

Email us at cusp6@berkeley.edu


CUSP 6 gratefully acknowledges the supper of the UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics and the UC Berkeley Department of Philosophy.