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Before my thesis at the IJN, I was a student in linguistics at the University of Nantes. My current research topics focus on semantics and philosophy of language.

I’m currently preparing a thesis under the codirection of Paul Egré, Orin Percus and Dominique Sportiche titled "The phenomena of vagueness: the contribution of the analysis of presuppositions and of the notion of scale".

It has two main axes:

 - the first one consists in exploring the possibilty of a unified conception of presuppositions and vagueness phenomena;

 - the second one consists in exploring to what extent the degree-based scales notion provides us with tools for and information on the different forms of vagueness in the lexicon.

 

Degrees:

- 2012 (January, 1st): Beginning of my thesis at the IJN (Paris)

- 2011: Master in linguistics (University of Nantes)

- 2007: B.A. in literature (University of Nantes)

 

Professional and personnal experiences:

- 2012-2013: Teacher Assistant in linguistics (IEC CogMaster, ENS Paris)

- 2012 (april-june): Visiting student at UCLA (Los Angeles)

- 2011: Teacher Assistant in linguistics (University of Nantes)

- 2011: Website developer for the LLING (http://lling.univ-nantes.fr/)

 


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