Background 

Below is a list of some of the work that has been influential in the development of inquisitive semantics.

Maria Aloni, 2007. Natural Language Semantics, 15, 65–94.

Luis Alonso-Ovalle, 2006. PhD dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Axiomatizing Groenendijk's Logic of Interrogation
Balder ten Cate and Ken Shan, 2007. In Questions in Dynamic Semantics, edited by Maria Aloni, Alastair Butler, and Paul Dekker.

Studies on the semantics of questions and the pragmatics of answers
Jeroen Groenendijk and Martin Stokhof, 1984. PhD dissertation, University of Amsterdam.

Questions
Jeroen Groenendijk and Martin Stokhof, 1997. Handbook of Logic and Language, edited by Johan van Benthem and Alice ter Meulen, Elsevier/MIT Press, pp. 1055-1124.

The Logic of Interrogation
Jeroen Groenendijk, 1999. In the proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory, edited by Tanya Matthews and Devon Strolovitch. 

Jeroen Groenendijk, 2007. Handout presented at the Symposium on Philosophical Consequences of Dynamic Logic, held at the Central APA Meeting in Chicago.

Questions in Montague English
Charles Leonard Hamblin, 1973. Foundations of Language, 10, 41–53.

Structured information states: raising and resolving issues
Joris Hulstijn, 1997. In the proceedings of Mundial, edited by Anton Benz and Gerhard Jaeger.

Only updates: on the dynamics of the focus particle only
Gerhard Jaeger, 1996. In the proceedings of the Tenth Amsterdam Colloquium, edited by Paul Dekker and Martin Stokhof.

Lauri Karttunen, 1977. Linguistics and Philosophy, 1, 3–44.

Angelika Kratzer and Junko Shimoyama, 2002. In Y. Otsu, editor, The Proceedings of the Third Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics, pages 1–25.

Craige Roberts, 1996. In J. Yoon and A. Kathol, editors, OSU Working Papers in Linguistics, volume 49, pages 91–136.

Mandy Simons, 2005. Natural Language Semantics, 13(3), 271–316.

Robert Stalnaker, 1978. Syntax and Semantics, 9, 315–332.