Sunday, July 1st 2018 

Afternoon: Warm up pétanque tournament at the Bassin de la Villette. Meet at 16h00 in front of the fountain at the Place de la Bataille de Stalingrad.

Monday, July 2nd 2018

9h00-9h30 Welcome

        Heather Burnett and Judith Degen

         (LLF, CNRS-Université Paris Diderot and Stanford University)

9h30-10h30 Plenary 1 Title TBA

         E McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University)

10h30-11h00 A Bayesian formalization of sociolinguistic indexicality

                                Reuben Cohn-Gordon (Stanford University)

11h00-11h30 Coffee

11h30-12h00 The effects of salience, stereotypes, and co-present language

                                variables on real-time reactions to regional speech

Chris Montgomery and Emma Moore (University of Sheffield)

12h00-12h30 On the social meaning of stereotypes: A comparison in the realm of


Elena Castroviejo, Katie Fraser and Augustín Vicente

(Ikerbasque, UPV/EHU)

12h30-14h30 Lunch

14h30-15h30 Plenary 2 Title TBA

        Rob Podesva (Stanford University)

15h30-16h30 Coffee and poster session 1

16h30-17h00 Effects of intonation on the multi-dimensional interpretation of

requests and offers

Kiwako Ito, James S. German, Caterina Petrone and Elisa S. German

(Ohio State University and LPL, CNRS-Université Aix-Marseille)

17h00-17h30 Context, intonation and social meaning: the case of uptalk

        Sunwoo Jeong (Stanford University)

19h30-22h00        Dinner at the Barge du Crous , Quai François Mauriac, Port de la Gare 75013.

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018

9h30-10h30 Plenary 3 The influence of social network properties on linguistic skills and linguistic malleability

        Shiri Lev-Ari (Royal Holloway, University of London)

10h30-11h00 How different kinds of social meaning affect the spread of linguistic


Gareth Roberts and Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)

11h00-11h30 Coffee

11h30-12h00 Lee Kuan Yew at the barbecue: When social enrichment interacts

with propositional content

James S. German (LPL, CNRS-Université Aix-Marseille)

12h00-12h30 Iconicity, precision, and corrections. The social meaning of

pragmatic detail

Andrea Beltrama (Universität Konstanz)

12h30-14h30 Lunch

14h30-15h30 Plenary 4 How (local) social meaning and language practice inform syntactic variation

        Leonie Cornips (Meertens Instituut and Maastricht University)

15h30-16h30 Coffee and poster session 2

16h30-17h00 Says who?: Speech and thought in discourse can shift the

expressive content of epithets

John Duff (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

17h00-17h30 Communication as commitment making

        Bart Geurts (University of Nijmegen)

17h30-19h00 Closing reception (University of Chicago Center in Paris)

Evening: SPF closing party at Lou Pascalou/Le Saint Sauveur

Later: After party at Le Zorba.

Poster session 1 (Monday, 15h30-16h30)

1. The social account of voice qualities

        Zuleica Camargo, Albert Rilliard and Nathália Reis

        (Pontifical Catholic University São Paulo and LIMSI, CNRS)

2. Policing male intimacy: A socio-pragmatic analysis of a homophobic tag

Emily Lake (Stanford University)

3. A dialogical analysis of the Cantonese Sentence Final Particles ge3 and aa3

Grégoire Winterstein and Regine Lai (The Education University of Hong Kong)

4. Towards a conversational game theory

Ellen Breitholtz and Robin Cooper (University of Gothenburg)

5. Optionality in French partial interrogatives: a seemingly innocuous but powerful

        tool in social meaning games

        Gabriel Thiberge (LLF, CNRS-Paris Diderot)

Poster session 2 (Tuesday, 15h30-16h30)

1. Implicature and the Quantification of Affect: A New Approach to Definite Articles

        with Anthroponyms

        Eleni Christodulelis (Ohio State University)

2. With the richness comes the chaos: The importance of employing rich,

        naturalistic stimuli in experimental methods

        Chantal Gratton (Stanford University)

3. Real-time roots of meaning change: Electrophysiology reveals the

        contextual-modulation processing basis of synchronic variation in the location-possession domain

        Muye Zhang, Maria Mercedes Piñango and Ashwini Deo

        (Yale University and the Ohio State University)

4. The emergence of social meaning within interactional moments

Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)