There is a weekly seminar on inquisitive semantics at the ILLC in Amsterdam. It is mostly intended for discussion of work in progress by members of the inquisitive semantics group at the ILLC, as well as visitors of the group. Anyone is welcome to attend the seminar.

Time: Fridays 13.00 - 15.00
Place: ILLC seminar room, F1.15


Jun 2: Nadine Theiler, The precondition particle: towards a unified analysis of German denn

Jun 9: Gianluca Grilletti

Jun 16: Thom van Gessel

Jun 23: no seminar because the room is needed for MOL defenses.


May 19: Salvador Mascarenhas (Paris): Exploring the line between reasoning and interpretation

May 12: Ivano Ciardelli, Counterfactuals: from minimal change to maximal background

May 4: Nadine Theiler, A semantic account of the selectional restrictions of rogative and anti-rogative verbs

Apr 21: Ivano Ciardelli, Breaking de Morgan's law in counterfactual antecedent + lifting conditionals to inquisitive semantics

Apr 7: Vit Punčochár (Prague), Inquisitive Relevant Logic

Mar 17: Yimei Xiang (Harvard), Sensitivity to false answers in interpreting questions under attitudes

Mar 10: Jakub Dotlačil, Dynamics of questions

Mar 3: Fan Yang (Delft), Propositional team logics

Feb 24: Alexandre Cremers, Morwenna Hoeks, Grzegorz Lisowski and Jonathan Pesetsky. Experimental evidence for semantic accounts of free choice + Ignorance inferences from modified numerals

Feb 17: Liz Coppock, On the relation between verbal mood and sentence mood

Feb 10: Giuseppe Greco (Delft), A multi-type calculus for inquisitive logic

Feb 3: Floris Roelofsen, What's wrong with wonder that and believe whether?

Jan 20: Andrzej Wiśniewski (Poznan), Generalized entailment and inferential erotetic logic

Dec 2: Floris Roelofsen, Inquisitive live possibility semantics, Part II

Nov 25: Sabine Iatridou, Indefinite uses of wh-words

Nov 18: Floris Roelofsen, Inquisitive live possibility semantics, Part I

Nov 4: Special session on modified numerals
            13.00 Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen: Implicatures of modified numerals, quantity or quality?
Stavroula Alexandropoulou (Utrecht): Survey of recent experimental results
            14.20 Alexandre Cremers: Design for a new experiment

Oct 21: Gianluca Grilletti, First-order inquisitive logic

Oct 14: Thom van Gessel, Inquisitive action model logic

Oct 7: Alexandre Cremers (practice talk for NELS, joint work with Yimei Xiang)

Sept 30: Jakub Dotlacil

Sept 23: Wataru Uegaki (Leiden), The ignorance implication of inquisitive predicates (joint work with Floris Roelofsen)

Sept 16: Ivano Ciardelli, Questions as information types

Sept 9: Nadine Theiler, Truthful resolutions: a new perspective on false-answer sensitivity

Sept 2: Floris Roelofsen, Introduction and welcome to new members

Visitors 2016/2017

Sept 1 - Dec 15: Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
Sept 1 - July 1: Liz Coppock (Gothenburg/Uppsala)
Jan 19-20: Andrzej Wiśniewski (Poznan)
Jan 25-27: Clemens Mayr (Berlin)
Mar 11-18: Yimei Xiang (Harvard) 
Apr 3-24: Vit Puncochar (Prague)
May 17-19: Salvador Mascarenhas (Paris)