May 21, 2015
A paper by Benjamin Spector and Paul Egre on embedded interrogatives has appeared in a special issue of Synthese on Logics of Questions, edited by Yacin Hamami and Floris Roelofsen.

May 19, 2015
Floris Roelofsen received a VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), which will support further research on inquisitive semantics over the next couple of years, focusing on compositionality and dynamics.

May 7, 2015
Vít Puncochár's paper on Weak negation in inquisitive semantics has appeared in the Journal of Logic, Language, and Information.

May 3, 2015
Anna Szabolcsi's paper What do quantifier particles do? has appeared in the latest issue of Linguistics and Philosophy.

May 3, 2015
Anna Szabolcsi gave an invited talk at CLS on disjoining questions, comparing inquisitive semantics with partition semantics.

April 20, 2015
Ivano Ciardelli submitted a new paper on questions as information types.

April 16, 2015
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper on Hurford disjunctions and the nature of alternatives.

April 10, 2015
An editorial introduction for a special issue of Synthese on Logics of Questions by Yacin Hamami and Floris Roelofsen has been published online first.

April 9, 2015
Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper on inquisitive disjunction.

March 18, 2015
Ivano Ciardelli speaks at the Algebra-Coalgebra seminar in Amsterdam about dependency as question entailment.

March 10, 2015
Jennifer Spenader (Groningen) submitted a new paper on implicit causality and inquisitivity.

February 20, 2015
Floris Roelofsen presented joint work with Ivano Ciardelli on Alternatives in Montague Grammar at the Constructions of Meaning workshop at Stanford.

February 11, 2015
Anna Szabolcsi finished her paper on quantifier particles, which will appear in Linguistics & Philosophy.

January 15, 2015
Martin Aher and Jeroen Groenendijk finished a new paper on deontic and epistemic modals, which will appear in the Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19.

January 9, 2015
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen finished a new paper, Alternatives in Montague Grammar, which will appear in the Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19.

January 8, 2015
Donka Farkas (UCSC) will be a KNAW Visiting Professor of the inquisitive semantics group in Amsterdam in 2015/2016.

December 30, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli submitted a paper on dependency as question entailment.

December 6, 2014
Master of Logic student Sarah Hiller finishes a research project on disjunctive counterfactuals in alternative and inquisitive semantics.

November 21, 2014
Jeroen Groenendijk will present ongoing work with Martin Aher and Floris Roelofsen on deontic and epistemic modal in suppositional inquisitive semantics at the LEGO seminar in Amsterdam.

October 30, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen speak at the Tilburg Seminar on Logic and Language on compositionality in alternative semantics and inquisitive semantics.

October 28, 2014
A course on inquisitive semantics and quantification has started at the University of Amsterdam.

October 27, 2014
Floris Roelofsen gives a lecture in the Logic, Language, and Computation seminar in Amsterdam on the logic of information exchange.

September 29, 2014
A paper by Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen on information, issues, and attention has appeared in a Festschrift for Ede Zimmermann, edited by Daniel Gutzmann, Jan Köpping, and Cécile Meier. 

September 26, 2014
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen finished a paper on suppositional inquisitive semantics for the Tbillic volume, to appear later this year.

September 19, 2014
Martin Aher and Jeroen Groenendijk present a paper on deontic and epistemic modals in suppositional inquisitive semantics at the Sixth Questions in Discourse Workshop in Göttingen.


September 18, 2014
Floris Roelofsen, Nadine Theiler, and Maria Aloni presented a paper on embedded interrogatives at the Sixth Questions in Discourse Workshop in Göttingen.


September 16, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen present a paper on composing alternatives at Sinn und Bedeutung in Göttingen.


September 15, 2014
Martin Aher and Jeroen Groenendijk present a paper on deontic and epistemic modals in suppositional inquisitive semantics at Sinn und Bedeutung in Göttingen.


September 12, 2014
Anna Szabolcsi (visiting professor at the ILLC in the Fall of 2014) gave a DIP colloquium on quantifier particles.


September 4, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli presents a paper on interrogative dependencies at WoLLIC in Valparaiso, Chile.


August 12, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli presents a paper on the axiomatization of inquisitive epistemic logic at the ELISIEM workshop at ESSLLI in Tubingen.


August 5, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli presents a paper on the axiomatization of inquisitive epistemic logic at the Advances in Modal Logic conference in Groningen.


July 10, 2014
A paper by Floris Roelofsen and Donka Farkas on polarity particles has been accepted for publication in Language.


July 7, 2014
Nadine Theiler defends her MSc Thesis on embedded questions in typed inquisitive semantics.


July 3, 2014
Matthijs Westera gives a talk on implicature cancellation and experimental pragmatics in Duesseldorf.


July 2, 2014
Matthijs Westera gives a talk on intonational meaning and cooperativity in Duesseldorf.


July 2, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen give a talk about issues in epistemic change at the European Epistemology Network Meeting in Madrid.


June 28, 2014
Martin Aher gives a talk on the Miner's Puzzle at Semantics and Philosophy in Europe, in Berlin.



June 28, 2014
Matthijs Westera gives a talk on conversational implicatures at Semantics and Philosophy in Europe, in Berlin.



June 27, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli gives a talk on question meaning at Semantics and Philosophy in Europe, in Berlin.


June 5, 2014
Matthijs Westera gives a talk on intonational meaning at MIT.


May 30, 2014
Matthijs Westera and Adrian Brasoveanu present a poster at SALT in New York.


May 26, 2014
Matthijs Westera presents his work on intonational meaning at McGill University, Montreal.


May 21-22, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, Floris Roelofsen, and Matthijs Westera all present new work at the QID Workshop in Stuttgart.


May 19, 2014
A paper by Will Starr proposing an inquisitive dynamic treatment of conditionals has appeared in Philosophical Imprint.


May 14, 2014
Matthijs Westera presents a poster on Grounding topic and focus in biological codes at TAL2014 in Nijmegen (paper, poster).


May 12, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli presents new work on interrogative dependencies and the constructive content of inquisitive proofs at the Delft Applied Logic Seminar. (slides)


May 6, 2014
Floris Roelofsen presents joint work with Ivano Ciardelli on inquisitive epistemic logic at the Amsterdam University College.


May 6, 2014
Matthijs Westera gives a talk entitled Why semantics is the wastebasket at the Tilburg Research Seminar in Logic and Language.


April 29, 2014
Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new version of their paper on polarity particle responses.


April 28, 2014
A paper by Maria Aloni and Floris Roelofsen on indefinites in comparatives appears today in Natural Language Semantics.


April 10, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli gives a LIRA talk in Amsterdam on inquisitive epistemic logic.


March 28, 2014
Floris Roelofsen gives a talk at the Understanding Questions Workshop in Leiden.


March 25, 2014
A paper by Adrian Brasoveanu, Karen de Clercq, Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen on Question tags and sentential negativity has been accepted for publication in Lingua.


March 6, 2014A paper by Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen on inquisitive dynamic epistemic logic appears in Synthese today (springerlink).


March 5, 2014
Jeroen Groenendijk gives a talk on suppositional inquisitive semantics at the KNAW Colloquium on Dependence Logic.


March 5, 2014
Floris Roelofsen gives a talk on team semantics for natural language at the KNAW Colloquium on Dependence Logic.


March 3, 2014
Ivano Ciardelli gives a talk on reasoning about issues at the KNAW Colloquium on Dependence Logic.


February 17, 2014
Floris Roelofsen presents joint work with Donka Farkas on assertions, polar questions, and the land in between at a workshop on non-canonical questions in Konstanz.


February 15, 2014
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen submitted a paper on suppositional inquisitive semantics for publication.


February 12, 2014
An overview article on questions by Charles Cross and Floris Roelofsen appears in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.


January 21, 2014
A paper by Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen on inquisitive dynamic epistemic logic has been accepted for publication in Synthese.


January 7-22, 2014
Lucas Champollion (NYU) visits the inquisitive semantics group in Amsterdam.


January 10, 2014
A paper by Andrzej Wiśniewski entitled Support and sets of situations
appears online first in the Journal of Logic, Language, and Information.


December 31, 2013
Nadine Theiler finished her research project on a type-theoretic inquisitive semantics.


December 18, 2013
At the first day of the Amsterdam Colloquium a special event took place in honor of Jeroen Groenendijk, Martin Stokhof, and Frank Veltman. At this event, a Festschrift was presented to Jeroen, Martin, and Frank. The Festschrift contains 38 papers, including one by Ivano Ciardelli and Maria Aloni on imperatives, one by Floris Roelofsen about attentive might, and one by Matthijs Westera about exhaustivity.


December 18, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk at a joint session of the SemDial workshop and the Amsterdam Colloquium entitled 'Attention, I'm violating a maxim!' - a unifying account of the final rise.


December 19, 2013
Jeroen Groenendijk gives a talk at the Questions in Discourse workshop in Amsterdam entitled Toch and Toch?: an inquisitive semantic-pragmatic analysis.


December 19, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli gives a talk at the Questions in Discourse workshop in Amsterdam entitled Questions meaning = resolution conditions.


December 16, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk at the Questions in Discourse workshop in Amsterdam entitled Contrastive topic: a compositional account in terms of non-cooperativity.


December 4, 2013
A paper by Maria Aloni and Floris Roelofsen on indefinites in comparatives has been accepted for publication in Natural Language Semantics.


November 20, 2013
Matthijs Westera finished a paper on the final rise as signalling non-cooperativity for the proceedings of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics (LENLS).


November 20, 2013
Matthijs Westera finished a paper on exhaustivity effects for the proceedings of Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics (LENLS).


November 18, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk at the University of Nijmegen about deriving exhaustivity effects as conversational implicatures.


November 18, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a Colloquium talk at the IMS in Stuttgart on an inquisitive perspective on meaning: the case of disjunction.


November 15, 2013
Jeroen Groenendijk presents joint work with Floris Roelofsen on suppositional inquisitive semantics at the LeGO seminar in Amsterdam.

November 6, 2013
A new paper by Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen on the semantics and logic of declaratives and interrogatives
has appeared in Synthese (springerlink).



October 29, 2013
A paper by Kathryn Pruitt and Floris Roelofsen on the interpretation of prosody in disjunctive questions has appeared in Linguistic Inquiry.


October 28, 2013
Today is the first class of a new edition of the course Logic and Conversation at the University of Amsterdam, featuring, besides other topics in semantics and pragmatics, a series of introductory lectures on inquisitive semantics.

October 28, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk entitled Exhaustivity through the maxim of Relation at the 10th Conference on Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics (LENLS) in Tokyo.


October 25, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk entitled Exhaustivity is a conversational implicature at Keio University, Tokyo.



October 24, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli presents joint work with Floris Roelofsen on inquisitive dynamic epistemic logic at the LIRA seminar in Amsterdam.


October 18, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a LEGO talk in Amsterdam entitled Grice can do it! (But he was wrong about cancellability).


October 16, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a LUSH talk at the University of Utrecht entitled Exhaustivity is a conversational implicature.

October 12, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk entitled Exhaustivity implicatures and attentive content at the workshop Investigating Semantics: Empirical and philosophical approaches, held at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.



October 6, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk entitled Attention, exhaustivity and non-cooperativity, at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

September 29, 2013Martin Aher from the University of Osnabrück successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Modals in Legal Language, in which he proposes a semantics for deontic modals in the framework of radical inquisitive semantics. He received the highest grade: Summa Cum Laude.


September 29, 2013
Several new papers on inquisitive semantics and pragmatics by Martin Aher, Jeroen Groenendijk, Floris Roelofsen, and Matthijs Westera were presented this week at the Tenth Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic, and Computation.

September 26, 2013
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen discuss inquisitive semantics with Matt Teichman in an episode of Elucidations, a University of Chicago podcast on Philosophy.

September 23, 2013
An overview paper on Questions by Charles Cross and Floris Roelofsen has been accepted for publication in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.


September 21, 2013
A short paper describing the core notion of meaning in inquisitive semantics by Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen has appeared in Language and Linguistics Compass 7(9), 459-476, 2013, DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12037.

September 19, 2013
December 16-18 there will be a Workshop on Questions in Discourse in Amsterdam, just before the Amsterdam Colloquium.


September 17, 2013
A paper by Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen on the semantics and logic of declaratives and interrogatives has been accepted for publication in Synthese.


September 9, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli gives a PIIA seminar in Utrecht on Inquisitive semantics and intermediate logics.


September 5, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a LIRA seminar in Amsterdam on Attention, exhaustivity and non-cooperativity.


August 7, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents work on The Rise and Fall of Cooperativity at a Workshop on Discourse Coherence, Information Structure, and Implicatures, in Düsseldorf.


August 5-16, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents a new paper, Attentive pragmatics: an account of exhaustivity and the final rise, at the ESSLLI student session in Düsseldorf.


August 5-10, 2013
Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen give a course at ESSLLI in Düsseldorf.


July 26, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents work on inquisitive pragmatics at the International Congress of Linguistics in Geneva.


June 21, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents work on relevance in inquisitive pragmatics at the DETEC workshop in Tübingen.


June 17, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, Floris Roelofsen, and Matthijs Westera each give a talk at the Inquisitive Logic meets Dependence Logic workshop in Amsterdam.


June 11, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents new work on inquisitive pragmatics at the Semantics and Philosophy in Europe colloquium in St Petersburg.


May 30, 2013
Jeroen Groenendijk presents new joint work with Floris Roelofsen on suppositional inquisitive semantics at a workshop on Logic, Questions, and Inquiry in Paris.


May 20, 2013
A paper by Martin Aher on Deontic Contexts and the Interpretation of Disjunction in Legal Discourse has appeared in the Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue Canadienne de Linguistique.


April 25, 2013
A paper by Floris Roelofsen on the algebraic foundations of inquisitive semantics has been published 'online first' in Synthese.


April 25, 2013
Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen will teach a course on Questions, Assertions, and Hybrids in an Inquisitive Discourse Model at ESSLLI this summer in Duesseldorf. The course website is now online.


April 25, 2013
A paper by Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen on polar initiatives and polarity particle responses in an inquisitive discourse model has been accepted for publication in Langauge, subject to minor revisions.


April 19, 2013
Matthijs Westera gives a talk at the University of California Santa Cruz on exhaustivity, relatedness and the final rise.


April 18-19, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli and Jeroen Groenendijk present new work at a workshop on inquisitive semantics and inferential erotetic logic in Poznan, Poland.


April 17, 2013
Matthijs Westera will present his new work later this Spring/Summer at DETEC in Tubingen and in SPE in St. Petersburg.


April 17, 2013
A paper on positive and negative polar questions in discourse by
Floris Roelofsen, Noortje Venhuizen, and Galit Weidmann Sassoon has appeared in the Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung.


April 9, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a talk at UCL in London.


April 9, 2013
A paper by Floris Roelofsen on the algebraic foundations for the semantic treatment of inquisitive content has been accepted for publication in Synthese.



March 27, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen submitted a revised version of their paper inquisitive semantics: a new notion of meaning to the Language and Linguistics Compass.


March 11, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a talk at the Questions in Discourse European Network meeting in Berlin.

February 28, 2013
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper on the semantics and logic of declaratives and interrogatives for publication.


February 22, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a colloquium talk at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


February 20, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a colloquium talk at Rochester University.


February 19, 2013
Floris Roelofsen presents joint work with Donka Farkas on polarity particles at the University of Rochester.


February 13, 2013
Floris Roelofsen gives a colloquium talk at Stanford University.


January 26, 2013
Matthijs Westera presents work on the semantics and pragmatics of modified numerals at the University of California Santa Cruz.


January 18, 2013
Donka Farkas and Adrian Brasoveanu present joint work with Floris Roelofsen about scales of negativity at an S-circle meet at UC Santa Cruz.


January 16, 2013
Floris Roelofsen presents joint work with Donka Farkas about polar initiatives in an inquisitive discourse model at a LUSH colloquium in Leiden.


December 23, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper on inquisitive dynamic epistemic logic.



December 17-18, 2012
Matthijs Westera gives four talks on inquisitive semantics, inquisitive pragmatics, scalar modifiers and dynamic inquisitive semantics at a workshop on questions and inquisitive semantics at the University of Gothenburg.


December 14, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli gives a talk at NYU about the notion of meaning developed in inquisitive semantics.


December 10, 2012
Floris Roelofsen posted a revised paper on the algebraic foundations of the semantics treatment of inquisitive content.


November 21, 2012
Floris Roelofsen presents joint work with Donka Farkas at a colloquium of the Linguistics Department of the University of Cologne, and gives a guest lecture in Klaus von Heusinger's seminar on negation.


November 15, 2012
Scott AnderBois submitted a new paper on the semantics of sluicing.


November 14, 2012
The long-awaited paper by Scott AnderBois on Focus and uninformativity in Yukatek Maya questions is included in the current issue of Natural Language Semantics.


November 4, 2012
Wataru Uegaki and Paul Marty (MIT) presented new work on a grammatical source of the Gettier judgment at a Symposium on 'knowledge' in Japanese, at the University of Tokyo.


October 30, 2012
A new paper by Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen about inquisitive witness semantics has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 9th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic, and Computation, published by Springer.


October 29, 2012
There will be a workshop on Logic, Questions, and Inquiry in Paris in the Spring of 2013. Jeroen Groenendijk will be one of the invited speakers.


October 29, 2012
A new course on Logic and Conversation by Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen started today in Amsterdam.


October 10, 2012

Floris Roelofsen, Noortje Venhuizen, and Galit Weidmann Sassoon posted a new paper on positive and negative polar questions in discourse, which will appear in the proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung.


September 30, 2012
A paper on the interpretation of prosody in disjunctive questions
by Kathryn Pruitt and Floris Roelofsen has been accepted for publication in Linguistic Inquiry.


September 4, 2012

Matthijs Westera will present a new paper at the SemDial workshop in Paris on September 19, 2012.


September 4, 2012
Floris Roelofsen will present joint work with Donka Farkas at the Questions in Discourse network meeting in Paris this Friday, September 7, and joint work with Noortje Venhuizen and Galit Weidmann Sassoon at Sinn und Bedeutung, also in Paris, this Saturday, September 8.


September 1, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli and Jordy Jouby joined the inquisitive semantics research group at the ILLC in Amsterdam.


July 15, 2012

Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper about polar initiatives and polarity particle responses in an inquisitive discourse model.


July 5, 2012
Papers by Martin Aher, Edgar Onea, Markus Steinbach, and Wataru Uegaki, presented at the inquisitiveness workshop in December 2011, are now out in print, in a Springer LNCS volume on Logic, Language, and Meaning.

June 24, 2012
Jeroen Groenendijk gives a keynote lecture at TLS in Austin, presenting joint work with Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen.


June 19, 2012
Matthijs Westera presents new work at LOFT in Sevilla.



June 17-22, 2012
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen teach a course on inquisitive semantics at NASSLLI this week. The lecture notes and the course schedule are available on the course website.



June 8, 2012
Donka Farkas presents new work with Floris Roelofsen at the Polarity Particle Workshop in Newcastle.


June 6, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli presents new work with Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen at Trends in Logic XI.



April 18, 2012
A paper by Matthijs Westera about the dynamics of compliance has been accepted for presentation at the 10th Conference on Logic and the Foundations of Game and Decision Theory (LOFT 10) in Sevilla.


April 17, 2012

Floris Roelofsen presented joint work with Donka Farkas on polar initiatives and polarity particles at a Colloquium in Nijmegen. The handout for the talk is here and the current version of the paper is here.


April 2, 2012
Donka Farkas presented new joint work with Floris Roelofsen on polar initiatives and polarity particles during a Yale Linguistics Colloquium. The handout for the talk is here and the presented version of the paper is here.


March 29, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli gave a talk about presuppositions in inquisitive semantics in Paris.


March 12, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper, which develops an inquisitive semantics with witnesses.


March 9, 2012
Jeroen Groenendijk presented joint work with Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen on an inquisitive semantics with witnesses at the Questions in Discourse workshop in Frankfurt.



March 9, 2012
Martin Aher presented new work on free choice in radical inquisitive semantics at the Questions in Discourse workshop in Frankfurt.


February 21, 2012 (palindrome day)
Adrian Brasoveanu, Donka Farkas, and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper on n-words and sentential negation.


February 17, 2012
Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on algebraic inquisitive semantics.


February 3, 2012

Adrian Brasoveanu, Donka Farkas and Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on polarity particles and n-words, which will appear soon in the proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 16.


February 3, 2012

Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen submitted a new paper: inquisitive semantics: a new notion of meaning.


February 1, 2012
Ivano Ciardelli and Jeroen Groenendijk gave a talk at the IMI workshop in Paris last week about hybrid, classical, and presuppositional inquisitive semantics.


December 21, 2011
Donka Farkas presented joint work with Floris Roelofsen on polarity particles during an invited talk at the Amsterdam Colloquium.


December 19, 2011
Today the workshop on inquisitiveness at the Amsterdam Colloquium took place, with talks by Manfred Krifka, Robin Cooper, Jonathan Ginzburg, Martin Aher, Markus Steinbach, Edgar Onea, and Wataru Uegaki.


December 16, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk finished a new paper on erotetic languages and the inquisitive hierarchy.


December 1, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a talk on erotetic languages and the inquisitive hierarchy at a workshop on Questions, Games, and Logic in Amsterdam.



December 1, 2011
Floris Roelofsen gave a talk on inquisitive dynamic epistemic logic at a workshop on Questions, Games, and Logic in Amsterdam. A first version of the paper is available here.


November 7, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a talk at Ohio State University, comparing inquisitive semantics and pragmatics with the logic of interrogation.


November 5, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk presented a joint paper with Floris Roelofsen on a first-order inquisitive semantics with witnesses at a workshop on the guiding role of questions in discourse and epistemology at the Center for Formal Epistemology, Carnegie Mellon University.


November 3, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a talk at Carnegie Mellon University, comparing inquisitive semantics and pragmatics with the logic of interrogation.


October 26, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk presented a joint paper with Floris Roelofsen on a first-order inquisitive semantics with witnesses at a workshop on the logic of questions in Prague.


October 25, 2011
The accepted papers for the inquisitiveness workshop at the Amsterdam Colloquium this coming December have been posted.



October 20, 2011
Floris Roelofsen taught a mini-seminar on inquisitive semantics and dynamic epistemic logic at Peking University.


October 12, 2011
Floris Roelofsen presented a new paper on the algebraic foundations of inquisitive semantics at the Third International workshop on Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (LORI-III) in Guangzhou, China.


October 6, 2011
Floris Roelofsen presented joint work with Donka Farkas on polarity particles at the cross-linguistic semantics seminar in Amsterdam.


October 3, 2011
Floris Roelofsen gave a Faculty Colloquium at the University of Amsterdam, a 10-minute presentation for a general audience about his current and future research. A video of the presentation is available here (it starts after the Dean's introduction, at 11:30, slide 15).


September 20, 2011
The list of accepted papers for the workshop Questions in Discourse has been posted.


September 6, 2011
Floris Roelofsen presented a joint paper with Adrian Brasoveanu and Donka Farkas at Sinn und Bedeutung about polarity particles and the anatomy of n-words.


July 22, 2011
Floris Roelofsen received a VENI grant from the Dutch National Science Foundation, NWO, for a 3-year research project called Interpreting questions --- a fine-grained compositional semantics. The project will address several issues in the semantics of questions, making use of, and further developing, the framework of inquisitive semantics.


July 15, 2011
Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper, which presents an algebraically motivated first-order inquisitive semantics. The paper will appear in the proceedings of the Third International workshop on Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (LORI-III), which will be held in Guangzhou, China this Fall.


July 1, 2011
A new paper by Floris Roelofsen on the algebraic foundations of inquisitive semantics has been accepted for presentation at the Third International workshop on Logic, Rationality, and Interaction (LORI-III) in Guangzhou, China, this Fall. The paper will be posted soon.


June 24, 2011
There are two upcoming workshops related to inquisitive semantics. The deadlines for submission are August 15 and September 1, respectively.


June 23, 2011
Bruno Jacinto posted a term paper on modeling attentive content in inquisitive semantics.


June 4, 2011
This summer there will be a one-week course on inquisitive semantics at the European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information in Ljubljana.


May 18, 2011
Jeroen Groenendijk will give a two-day seminar on inquisitive semantics at the Institute for Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabruck.


April 14, 2011
Floris Roelofsen gave a three-day seminar on inquisitive semantics at the Georg-August University in Goettingen, based on joined work with Adrian Brasoveanu, Ivano Ciardelli, Donka Farkas, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Kathryn Pruitt.


April 14, 2011
Maria Aloni and Ivano Ciardelli posted a new paper on imperatives in inquisitive semantics.


March 10, 2011
Floris Roelofsen presented joint work with Kathryn Pruitt on disjunctive questions at the University of California Santa Cruz.


March 6, 2011 There will be a three-day mini-course on inquisitive semantics in Goettingen, April 11-13. See the course website for more information.


February 2, 2011
There will be a mini-course on inquisitive semantics at UC San Diego in the beginning of March. See the course website for more information.


February 2, 2011
Floris Roelofsen gave a talk at the University of California Santa Cruz, focusing on the algebraic foundations of inquisitive semantics.


January 15, 2011
Floris Roelofsen will be a visiting researcher at the Linguistics Department of the University of California Santa Cruz from January through March.


December 4, 2010

Katsuhiko Sano posted a new paper on first-order inquisitive pair logic. Katsuhiko will present the paper at the Fourth Indian Conference on Logic and its Applications [ICLA-11] in Dehli, India, 5-11 January 2011.


October 28, 2010
Floris Roelofsen presented a joint paper with Jeroen Groenendijk on inquisitive and alternative semantics at a workshop on alternative-based semantics in Nantes.


October 11, 2010
Floris Roelofsen gave an introductory talk on inquisitive semantics, pragmatics, and logic for Master of Logic students at the ILLC. Here are the slides of the talk.


October 10, 2010
Andreas Haida posted a new paper on disjunctive questions. The paper develops a compositional inquisitive semantics, as well as an inquisitive semantics of focus, and applies this framework to the analysis of disjunctive questions, drawing evidence in particular from Chadic languages.


October 2, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a keynote talk at the Amsterdam Philosophy Graduate Conference on truth, meaning, and normativity in inquisitive semantics and pragmatics. Here are the slides of the talk.


September 3, 2010
Scott Anderbois finished his paper
Sluicing as anaphora to issues for the proceedings of SALT-20.


September 3, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk presented joint work with Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen on modelling attentive content in inquisitive semantics at a workshop in honor of Hans Kamp's 70th birthday in Stuttgart, Germany.


September 1, 2010
Morgan Mameni arrived in Amsterdam to join the team!


August 20, 2010
The inquisitive logic paper by Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen is now online at the website of the Journal of Philosophical Logic.

August 17, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a keynote talk on radical inquisitive semantics at the TIDIAD workshop at ESSLLI in Kopenhagen, Denmark.

July 4, 2010
Matthijs Westera (Utrecht) and Morgan Mameni (Vancouver) will join the inquisitive research program as PhD students this fall!



June 18, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk gave a keynote talk on radical inquisitive semantics at the SemDial workshop on the semantics and pragmatics of dialogue in Poznan, Poland.


June 10, 2010
Ivano Ciardelli's MSc thesis has been recognized by the Italian Association for Logic and its Applications as one of the best four MSc theses of the year. Click here for more info.


June 8, 2010
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen sent out the final version of their inquisitive logic paper to the Journal of Philosophical Logic. The paper will be in print soon.


June 6, 2010
We have added a number of resources to the website for people working on or learning about inquisitive semantics.


June 1, 2010
Today Floris Roelofsen started on his three-year postdoc project within the NWO-funded programme The Inquisitive Turn. This marks the official start of the programme.


May 14, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen gave a joint 3-hour talk about inquisitive semantics at Rutgers, on the occasion of Sarah Murray's PhD defense.


May 1, 2010
We received funding for two PhD positions.
The official call for application is here.
The deadline for application is May 22, 2010.
More information can be found here.
Please spread the news to potential applicants!


March 25, 2010

Jeroen Groenendijk gave a keynote talk on radical inquisitive semantics at the Journees Semantique et Modelisation in Nancy.


February 18, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk will give a keynote talk on radical inquisitive semantics at the conference on Formal theories of communication, Lorentz Center, Leiden February 22-26.


February 5, 2010
A paper by Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen has been accepted for presentation at the 6th International Symposium on Cognition, Logic, and Communication in Latvia, April 23-25, 2010.


January 13, 2010
Jeroen Groenendijk presented a new Groenendijk & Roelofsen paper at the Colloquium of the Institute for Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück.


December 18, 2009
FUNDING FOR TWO PHD POSITIONS!
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen received a grant from NWO for more research on inquisitive semantics. The grant includes funding for two PhD positions. For more information click here.


Please spread the news to potential applicants!


December 18, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli, Floris Roelofsen, and Sam van Gool presented their work at the Amsterdam Colloquium.


December 14, 2009
Salvador Mascarenhas successfully defended his MSc thesis on Inquisitive Semantics and Logic.


December 1, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli posted a new paper, which will be included in the pre-proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium.


December 1, 2009
Floris Roelofsen and Sam van Gool posted a new paper, which will be included in the pre-proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium.


November 30, 2009
Floris Roelofsen presented a joint paper with Sam van Gool at MIT.


November 18. 2009
Congratulations Ivano and Floris!
The paper Generalized Inquisitive Semantics and Logic by Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Philosophical Logic.


November 19, 2009
Talk at the ILLC by Ivano Ciardelli on his thesis Inquisitive Semantics and Intermediate Logics at the Logic and Interactive Rationality Seminar. Thursday, November 19, 14:30, Room A1.10, Science Park 904.



October 20, 2009
An abstract by Ivano Ciardelli was accepted for presentation at the Amsterdam Colloquium.


October 20, 2009
An abstract by Floris Roelofsen and Sam van Gool was accepted for presentation at the Amsterdam Colloquium.


October 16, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli, Irma Cornelisse, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen presented a paper at LORI-09 in Chongqing, China.


October 1, 2009
Kata Balogh's successfully defended her dissertation.


October 1, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen posted a paper on might, that will appear in the proceedings of SALT-09.


September 18, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli's MSc thesis is available online. Ivano received the highest possible grade for this thesis, 10/10, something that very rarely happens in the Master of Logic program in Amsterdam.


August 28, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on inquisitive logic. The paper has been submitted for publication.


August 28, 2009
The paper by Ivano Ciardelli, Irma Cornelisse, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen on computing compliant responses has been accepted for publication.


July 28, 2009
A website providing computational tools for inquisitive semantics has been launched.



July 28, 2009
Irma Cornelisse completed her BSc thesis, which investigates an algorithm for computing compliant responses to a given initiative. Irma received the highest grade of her class for this thesis.


July 13, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli, Irma Cornelisse, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on computing compliant responses. The paper has been submitted for publication.



July 6, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen presented a paper about inquisitive logic at TARK, which was held at Stanford.



May 25, 2009
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on inquisitive semantics and pragmatics. The paper will be presented at the Stanford workshop on Language, Communication, and Rational Agency.



April 26, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen's paper has been accepted for presentation at TARK.


April 11, 2009
Katsuhiko Sano's paper was accepted for presentation at WOLLIC.


April 6, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli, Jeroen Groenendijk, and Floris Roelofsen presented a paper about inquisitive semantics at SALT.


April 1, 2009
Jeroen Groenendijk and Floris Roelofsen posted a new paper on inquisitive semantics and pragmatics. The paper will be presented at SPR.


March 15, 2009
Ivano Ciardelli and Floris Roelofsen submitted a paper about inquisitive logic to TARK.


March 5, 2009
Katsuhiko Sano submitted a paper about inquisitive logic to WOLLIC.




more work in progress