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Monday 19 December

9.00-9.50 Registration & coffee (room P.015B)
 
9.50-10.00 Opening by Frank Veltman (room 2.27)
 
  Chair: Frank Veltman (room 2.27)
10.00-11.00 Irene Heim
Interpreting reconstruction in interrogative clauses
break
  Chair: Frank Veltman (room 0.20)   Chair: Remko Scha (room 0.14)
11.15-11.45 Michael Franke
Scales, Salience and Referential Safety: The Benefit of the Extreme
  Julie Hunter
Now: A Discourse-Based Theory
11.45-12.15 Sveta Krasikova
Definite Theory of Superlatives
  Reinhard Muskens
A Theory of Names and True Intensionality
12.15-12.45

Anna Chernilovskaya and Rick Nouwen

On wh-exclamatives and noteworthiness

  Tim Fernando
Steedman's Temporality Proposal and Finite Automata
lunch
  Workshop: Inquisitiveness
Chair: Floris Roelofsen (room 0.20)
 
Chair: Hedde Zeijlstra (room 0.14)
13.45-14.15 Martin Aher
Free Choice in Deontic Inquisitive Semantics (DIS)
  Ka-fat Chow
Generalizing Monotonicity Inferences to Opposition Inferences
14.15-14.45 Robin Cooper and Jonathan Ginzburg
Negative inquisitiveness and alternatives-based negation
  Ryan Waldie
Nuu-chah-nulth Evidentials and the Origo
break
15.00-15.30 Markus Steinbach and Edgar Onea
Where Question, Conditionals and Topics Converge
  Vincent Homer
As Simple as It Seems
15.30-16.00 Wataru Uegaki
Inquisitive knowledge attribution and the Gettier problem
  Lucas Champollion
Each vs. jeweils: A cover-based view on distance-distributivity
break
  Chair: Floris Roelofsen (room 2.27)
16.15-17.15 Manfred Krifka
Questions and question acts
 
17.15-17.30 Launch of the Festschrift for Martin Stokhof
 
20.00-21.00 Beth/Vienna Circle Lecture (Doelenzaal)
Kevin Kelly
An Erotetic Theory of Empirical Simplicity and its Connection with Truth
 

21.15-...

Welcome Reception at Kapitein Zeppos
 

Tuesday 20 December

 

Chair: Martin Stokhof (room 2.27)

9.00-10.00

Seth Yalcin
Context Probabilism

break


 

Chair: Henk Zeevat (room 0.20)

 

Chair: Henriette de Swart (room 0.14)

10.15-10.45

Arno Bastenhof
Polarities in logic and semantics
  I-Ta Chris Hsieh
On the Non-Licensing of NPIs in the Only-Focus

10.45-11.15

Chris Blom, Philippe de Groote, Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts
Implicit Arguments: Event Modification or Option Type Categories?
  Natalia Ivlieva
Obligatory implicatures and grammaticality

11.15-11.45

Udo Klein
Scope underspecification by expansion
  Todor Koev
On the Grounding Status of Appositive Relative Clauses

break


12.00-12.50

Chair: Galit W. Sassoon (room 2.27)
Poster talks (programme)

12.50-14.00

Poster session + lunch

break


 

Chair: Robert van Rooij (room 2.27)

14.15-15.15

Bart Geurts

Superlative quantifiers: a dynamic approach

break


  Workshop: Semantic evidence
Chair: Katrin Schulz (room 0.20)
 
Chair: Robert van Rooij (room 0.14)
15.30-16.00 Janina Radó and Oliver Bott 
Underspecified representations of scope ambiguity?
  Simon Charlow
Cross-categorial donkeys
16.00-16.30 Sonja Tiemann and Florian Schwarz
Presupposition Processing -- The Case of German wieder
  Daniel Hardt, Line Mikkelsen and Bjarne Ørsnes
Sameness, Ellipsis and Anaphora
16.30-17.00 Agata Maria Renans
Projective behaviour of Nur -- quantitative experimental research
  Jonathan Ginzburg, Raquel Fernández and David Schlangen
On the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dysfluency
break
  Chair: Katrin Schulz (room 2.27)
17.15-18.15 Richard Breheny

Ask not (only) what experimental psychology can do for you. Ask what you can do for experimental psychology

 

Wednesday 21 December

 

Chair: Vadim Kimmelman (room 2.27)

9.00-10.00

Philippe Schlenker
The Semantics of Pronouns: Insights and Problems from Sign Language

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Workshop: Sign language
Chair: A. Baker and R. Pfau (room 0.20)

 


Chair: Michael Franke (room 0.14)

10.15-10.45

Gemma Barberà Altimira
When wide scope is not enough: scope and topicality of discourse referents

 

Jacques Jayez and Bob van Tiel
Only 'only'. An experimental window on exclusiveness

10.45-11.15

Josep Quer
Quantificational strategies across language modalities

 

David Beaver and Elizabeth Coppock
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break


11.30-12.00

Kathryn Davidson
When Disjunction looks like Conjunction: Pragmatic Consequences in ASL

 

Noor van Leusen
The accommodation potential of implicative verbs

12.00-12.30

Ronnie Wilbur, Evie Malaia and Robin Shay
Degree modification and intensification in ASL adjectives

 

Ting Xu
You again: How is its ambiguity derived?

lunch


 

Chair: Paul Dekker (room 2.27) 

14.00-15.00

Chung-chieh Shan

Shadows of meaning

break


 

Chair: Paul Dekker (room 0.20)

 

Chair: J. Groenendijk (room 0.14)

15.15-15.45

Friederike Moltmann
Tropes, Intensional Relative Clauses and the Notion of a Variable Object

 

Marta Abrusan
Focus, Evidentiality and Soft triggers

15.45-16.15

Louise McNally and Henriette de Swart
Inflection and derivation: how adjectives and nouns refer to abstract objects

 

Andreas Walker
Focus, Uniqueness and Soft Presupposition Triggers

16.15-16.45

Gianluca Giorgolo and Stephanie Needham

Pragmatic constraints on gesture use: the effect of downward entailing contexts on gesture processing

 

Tohru Seraku
Multiple Foci in Japanese Clefts and the Growth of Semantic Representation

break


 

Chair: Jeroen Groenendijk (room 2.27)

17.00-18.00

Donka Farkas
Polarity particles in English and beyond