Sunday 4th
9:00 Registration (50 George Square)
9:30 Keynote 1: Nicholas Asher ‘Games in linguistics’ (50 George Square, G.03)
10:30 Break
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (DSB 3.10) Session 4 (DSB 3.11)
11:00 Floris Roelofsen & Wataru Uegaki Ignorance and the selectional restrictions of inquisitive predicates María Biezma & Arno Goebel The pragmatic ingredients to get perfect biscuits Tammi Stout Let's talk about the future: An investigation of temporal markers in Kaqchikel Maya Ai Taniguchi Positive vs. negative inversion exclamatives
11:40 Aaron Steven White & Kyle Rawlins Question agnosticism and change of state Eva Csipak Biscuit conditionals and past tense Rodica Ivan & Deniz Özyıldız The temporal presuppositions of Somali definite determiners Curt Anderson Kinds, epistemic indefinites, and some-exclamatives
12:20 Lunch
14:00 Poster session (7 George Square, basement concourse)
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (DSB 3.10) Session 4 (DSB 3.11)
16:00 Emilie Destruel, David Beaver, & Elizabeth Coppock Clefts: Quite the contrary! Toni Bassaganyas-Bars Existential-have and have-existentials Drew Reisinger Ranked ordering sources and embedded modality Patrick Elliott Explaining explain: Embedded declaratives as modifiers
16:40 Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea, & Malte Zimmermann That's not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in it-clefts Peter Jenks, Andrew Koontz-Garboden, & Emmanuel-Moselly Makasso Nominal property concept words in Basaá Michela Ippolito On the embeddability of epistemic modals Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten & Keir Moulton Nominalized clauses and reference to propositional content
17:20 Marie-Christine Meyer Contrastive topic and local weakening SIs Charlie O'Hara Hilary Clinton is not Mitt Romney rich: Nouns modifying degree and dimension of adjectives Viola Schmitt & Frank Sode German wissen (know) as a modal verb Katja Jasinskaja Salience and (not-)at-issue status of subordinate clauses
18:00 Close
Monday 5th
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (CMB Seminar room 1) Session 4 (CMB Seminar room 2)
9:00 Itai Bassi & Moshe E. Bar-Lev A unified existential semantics for bare conditionals Clemens Mayr Predicting question embedding Thuy Bui The Vietnamese perfect Haoze Li Event-related relative measurements (slides here)
9:45 Rick Nouwen & Jakub Dotlačil The scope of nominal quantifiers in comparative clauses Hedde Zeijlstra Strong vs. weak NPIs and PPIs Per Erik Solberg Perspectival reflexives and event semantics Doris Penka One many, many readings
10:30 Elizabeth Coppock, Floris Roelofsen, & Ivano Ciardelli Implicatures of modified numerals: Quality or quantity? Jovana Gajic Coordination and focus particles (re?)united Thomas Grano & Samson Lotven Control, logophoricity, and harmonic modality in Gengbe desire reports Brian Buccola & Andreas Haida A surface-scope analysis of authoritative readings of modified numerals
11:10 Break
11:40 Keynote 2: Peter Lasersohn ‘Common Nouns as Variables: Evidence from Conservativity and the Temperature Paradox’ (Teviot Medical School. Teviot LT)
12:40 Lunch
14:10 Business meeting (DSB 1.17)
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (CMB Seminar room 1) Session 4 (CMB Seminar room 2)
14:40 Sven Lauer & Prerna Nadathur Quantified indicative conditionals and the relative reading of most Hsin-Lun Huang On the role of classifiers in licensing Mandarin existential wh-phrases Daniel Lassiter Bayes nets and the dynamics of probabilistic language Matthew Mandelkern & Jacopo Romoli Parsing, presuppositions, and structure in the calculation of local contexts
15:25 Julian Schlöder, Antoine Venant, & Nicholas Asher Aligning intentions: Acceptance and rejection in dialogue Amy Rose Deal & Julia Nee Number marking and bare noun interpretation in Teotitlán del Valle Zapotec Todor Koev Parentheticality, assertion strength, and discourse Margaret Kroll Polarity reversals under sluicing
16:05 Break
16:35 Matthijs Westera An attention-based explanation for some exhaustivity operators Mira Grubic Two strategies of reopening QUDs: Evidence from German auch and noch Francesco Paolo Gentile & Bernhard Schwarz Maximizing pragmatic informativity: Non-distributive predication in degree questions Milo Phillips-Brown I want to, but...
17:20 Sam Alxatib & Natasha Ivlieva Van Benthem's problem, exhaustification, and distributivity Moria Ronen, Yael Greenberg, & Galit Weidman Sassoon A lexical marker of degrees of answerhood Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine & Hadas Kotek Untangling Tanglewood using covert focus movement Matthew Mandelkern A solution to Karttunen's problem
18:00 Close
18:00 Conference dinner (South hall, Pollock Halls)
Tuesday 6th
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (DSB 3.10) Session 4 (DSB 3.11)
9:00 Stefan Hinterwimmer Two kinds of perspective taking in narrative texts Jonathan Ginzburg, Julian Hough, Robin Cooper, & David Schlangen Incrementality and clarification/sluicing potential David Krassnig Simple even hypothesis: NPIs and differences in question bias Huilin Fang Subjective standard-setting in gradable predicates: On the Mandarin hen structure
9:40 Mats Rooth & Dorit Abusch Picture descriptions and centered content Julie Hunter & Nicholas Asher Composing discourse parenthetical reports Mingming Liu Mandarin dou: The common core of distributivity, maximality, and EVEN Peter Sutton & Hana Filip Restrictions on subkind coercion in superordinate object mass nouns
10:20 Aron Hirsch Disjoined questions as mention-some questions Alexandra Spalek & Barbara Tomaszewicz Reading times with complement coercion in Polish: The role of selectional restrictions Yael Greenberg A new parameter for typologies of even-like operators: Operating over ‘covert-based’ alternatives Alexis Wellwood, Susan J. Hespos, & Lance Rips How similar are objects and events?
11:00 Break
11:30 Keynote 3: Sigrid Beck ‘Towards a model of incremental composition’ (Hugh Robson Building LT)
12:30 Lunch
Session 1 (DSB 1.20) Session 2 (DSB 1.17) Session 3 (DSB 3.10) Session 4 (DSB 3.11)
14:00 Ezra Keshet Dynamic Update Anaphora Logic (DUAL) William Starr Conjoined imperatives and declaratives Daniel Margulis Expletive negation as a decomposed only Sam Carter The dynamics of loose talk
14:40 Pranav Anand & Maziar Toosarvandani Unifying Canonical, Historical, and Play-by-Play Present Mioko Miyama The proper treatment of the wide scope or reading of the English Either… or… construction Ekaterina Vostrikova On the similarity between unless and only-if-not Uli Sauerland & Kazuko Yatsushiro Conjunctive disjunctions: Evidence for the ambiguity theory
15:20 Magdalena Kaufmann & Stefan Kaufmann Stativity and progressive: The case of Japanese tokoro-da Wataru Uegaki Japanese alternative questions and a unified in-situ semantics for ka Katsuhiko Yabushita Only meets vagueness Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner Embedded disjunctions and the best response paradigm
16:00 Close

Kristina Liefke & Markus Werning Evidence for single-type semantics: An alternative to e/t-based dual type semantics
Nicole Gotzner & Jacopo Romoli Testing theories of alternatives with multiple scalar term sentences
Gemma Barberá & Patricia Cabredo Hofherr Two indefinite pronouns in Catalan Sign Language (LSC)
Andrew Weir Cointensional questions and their implications for questions and fragment answers
Kilu von Prince Paradigm-induced implicatures in TAM-expression: A view from the Daakaka distal
Brandon Beamer Stage-relative semantic evaluation
Dorothy Ahn Weak, strong, and deictic: Three kinds of definites
Oliver Bott & Torgrim Solstad Domain knowledge influences the processing of connectives: Eyetracking during reading
Eva Wittenberg, David Barner, & Roger Levy The roles of presupposition accommodation and syntax in computing adjectival scalar thresholds
Jess Law The number sensitivity of modal indefinites
Mojmír Dočekal and Jakub Dotlačil When is not-believing believing that not?
Ye Tian & Jonathan Ginzburg 'No, I AM': What are you saying no to?
Jefferson Barlew Deictic motion verbs and de se self-ascription: Evidence from Bulu
Alexander Thiel, Corinna Trabandt, Emanuela Sanfelici, & Petra Schulz Bare plurals, prosody, and the interpretation of German relative clauses
M. Ryan Bochnak & Eva Csipak Reportive and deontic modality in English and German
A. Marlijn Meijer & Sophie Repp Modal subordination of propositions: the Dutch and German modal particles ook and auch and the subjunctive
Stephanie Solt Proportional comparatives and relative scales
Daniel Hardt Internal and external readings of same: Evidence for a uniform account
Nadine Bade Additives as a window into local exhaustivity implicatures
Rainer Osswald & Kata Balogh A frame-based analysis of verbal particles in Hungarian
Robin Lemke Are fragments derived by movement and deletion?
Kajsa Djärv, Jérémy Zehr, & Florian Schwarz Cognitive vs. emotive factives: An experimental differentiation
Aron Hirsch, Florian Schwarz, & Jérémy Zehr Presupposition projection from disjunction in online processing
Satoru Suzuki Bounded rationality and logic for epistemic modals
Karl DeVries Cumulative readings of bare cardinal partitives
Linmin Zhang Modified numerals revisited: The cases of fewer than 4 and between 4 and 8
Alanah Mckillen. Strict readings of anaphors in focus constructions
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