Joost Zwarts

Assistant professor, Linguistics, Utrecht University
Address: Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht, The Netherlands
Room: 2.14
Telephone: +31-30-2536057
E-mail: J "dot" Zwarts "at" uu "dot" nl


Recent products

(to appear) (with Bert le Bruyn & Henriette de Swart) From HAVE to HAVE-verbs: relations and incorporation. To appear in Lingua.

(to appear) Ways of Going ‘Back’: A Case Study in Spatial Direction. To appear in Berkeley Linguistics Society 39.

(2016) (with Peter Gärdenfors) Locative and directional prepositions in conceptual spaces: The role of polar convexity. Journal of Language, Logic and Information 25.1, 109-138.

(2015) Out of phase: Form-meaning mismatches in the prepositional phrase. To appear in I. Toivonen, P. Csúri, & E. van der Zee, eds., Structures in the Mind: Essays on Language, Music, and Cognition in Honor of Ray Jackendoff. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 63-78.

(2015) Conceptual spaces, features, and word meanings: The case of Dutch shirts. In Frank Zenker & Peter Gärdenfors, eds., Applications of Conceptual Spaces: The Case for Geometric Knowledge Representation (Synthese Library Vol 359). Dordrecht: Springer, 57-78.


Recent and future talks

See Talks in menu for 2014 and older.

(with Yoad Winter) Event Orientated Adnominals and Compositionality, Syntax and Semantics of the Nominal Domain, Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 4 February 2016.

(joint work with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Forces in verb meanings, Linguistik Kolloquium, Universität Bielefeld, 2 February 2016.

(with Anja Goldschmidt) Hitting the nail on the head: Forces in verb meanings, SFB Kolloquium SS 2015, Heinrich Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, 16 July 2015.

Explorations in the 're' domain. Formal Semantics Meets Cognitive Semantics, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, 23 January 2015.