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LINGUIST List 19.2848

Thu Sep 18 2008

Confs: Pragmatics, Psycholing, Semantics, Philosophy of Lang/Germany

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Message 1: 13th Sinn und Bedeutung Conference
Date: 18-Sep-2008
From: Arndt Riester <sub13ims.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: 13th Sinn und Bedeutung Conference
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13th Sinn und Bedeutung Conference
Short Title: SuB13

Date: 30-Sep-2008 - 02-Oct-2008
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Contact: Udo Klein
Contact Email: sub13ims.uni-stuttgart.de
Meeting URL: http://www.ilg.uni-stuttgart.de/SuB13/index.html

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics;
Semantics

Meeting Description:

The 13th Sinn und Bedeutung Conference, the annual meeting of the Gesellschaft
für Semantik, will take place from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October
2008 at the University of Stuttgart.

We kindly ask people who plan to attend to send us an e-mail to register as soon
as possible (sub13ims.uni-stuttgart.de).

The SuB 13 organisers,
Ljudmila Geist, Klaus von Heusinger, Hans Kamp, Udo Klein, Fabienne
Martin, Edgar Onea, Arndt Riester, Torgrim Solstad

Homepage of the conference:
http://www.ilg.uni-stuttgart.de/SuB13

Sinn und Bedeutung 13: Program

Tuesday, September 30th

10:00
Words of Welcome

10:15-11:45
Invited Talk:
Alex Lascarides (University of Edinburgh)
A Dynamic Semantics of Dialogue

11:45
Break
12:00-12:45
Matthew Berends and Stefan Kaufmann (Northwestern University)
Only and Monotonicity in Conditionals

Francesca Delogu (University of Trento)
Intensionality in Sentence Processing and Anaphora Resolution

Antje Roßdeutscher (University of Stuttgart)
German her, hin, hin- und her and herum. Meaning and Justification of
Direction and Change of Direction in Perceptual Space

12:45
Lunch Break

14:00-14:45
Christina Kim, Christine Gunlogson, Michael Tanenhaus and Jeffrey
Runner (University of Rochester)
Focus Alternatives and Contextual Domain Restriction: a Visual World
Eyetracking Study on the Interpretation of Only

Ernesto Perini-Santos (Federal University of Minas Gerais)
De distinctione de re/de dicto

Mingya Liu (University of Tübingen)
Speaker-oriented Adverbs of the German -wise Sort

14:50-15:35
Katja Jasinskaja (University of Stuttgart) and Henk Zeevat (University
of Amsterdam)
Contrast in Russian and English

Martin Hackl, Jorie Koster-Moeller and Andrea Gottstein (Pomona College)
Processing Opacity

Galit Sassoon (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
Three Sources of Vagueness in Degree Constructions

15:35
Break

16:00-16:45
Ai Matsui (Michigan State University)
Constructing Concessive Conditionals

Jacopo Romoli (Harvard University) and Yasutada Sudo (Massachusetts
Institute of Technology)
De re/de dicto Ambiguity and Presupposition Projection

Rick Nouwen (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS)
Two Kinds of Modified Numerals

16:50-17:45
Beata Gyuris (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Sentences Types, Discourse Particles and Intonation in Hungarian

Corien Bary (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Emar Maier (University
of Amsterdam)
Anaphoricity versus de se Interpretation. The Case of Backward Shifted Past

Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Constructing and Counting Ephemeral Elements

17:45
Business Meeting

19:30
Reception in Stuttgart's town hall

Wednesday, October 1st

9:30-11:00
Invited Talk:
Claudia Maienborn (Universität Tübingen):
Building Resultative Properties: On the interpretation of adjectival passives

11:00
Break

11:15-12:00
Tyler Peterson (University of British Columbia)
The Ordering Source and Graded Modality in Gitksan Epistemic Modals

Marta Abrusan (Institut Jean Nicod, ENS)
On wh-Islands

Sebastian Bücking (University of Tübingen)
Modifying Event Nominals: Syntactic Surface Meets Semantic Transparency

12:05-12.50
Janneke Huitink (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Partial Semantics for Iterated If-clauses

Laia Mayol (University of Pennsylvania) and Elena Castroviejo
(University of Frankfurt)
A Non-Exclamative Account of Catalan Déu n'hi do!

Sergei Tatevosov (Moscow State University)
Aspectual Composition in Structurally Deficient Clauses

12:50
Lunch Break

14:00-14:45
Sophie Repp (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Discourse Topics and Corrections

Magdalena Schwager (University of Frankfurt)
What is Amazement All About?

Yusuke Kubota, Jungmee Lee, Anastasia Smirnova and Judith Tonhauser
(Ohio State University)
The Cross-Linguistic Interpretation of Embedded Tenses

14:50-15:35
Luisa Martí (University of Tromsø) and Klaus Abels (University College London)
All Split Scope is not Alike

Jacques Jayez (ENS-LSH and L2C2,CNRS) and Mathilde Dargnat (LPL, CNRS)
One more Step and You Will Get Pseudo-imperatives Right

Judith Tonhauser (Ohio State University)
Evidence for Future Tense in Paraguayan Guarani

15:35
Break

16:00-16:45
Bert le Bruyn (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS)
Spanish unos and the Article Hypothesis

Luka Crnic and Tue Trinh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Remarks on Embedded Imperatives

Gerhard Schaden (LLF, CNRS) and Lucia Tovena (University Paris 7)
The Semantics of the Focus and Temporal Particle Gerade

16:50-18.20
Invited Talk:
Lauri Karttunen (Palo Alto Research Center / Stanford University):
Computing Textual Inferences

19:30
Conference Dinner at the Murrhardter Hof

Thursday, October 2nd

9:30-10:15
Kerstin Schwabe (ZAS Berlin) and Robert Fittler (Free University of Berlin)
On the Semantic Influence of Correlates

Gregory Bochner (Université libre de Bruxelles)
Three Dimensional Semantics

Sveta Krasikova (University of Tübingen)
Comparison Based on POS

10:20-10:55
Regine Eckardt (University of Göttingen)
Strong Negative Polarity Items in Pragmatic Accounts of Licensing

Emar Maier (University of Amsterdam)
Iterated de re: A New Puzzle for the Relational Report Semantics

Stefan Hofstetter (University of Tübingen)
Comparison in Turkish: A Rediscovery of the Phrasal Comparative

11:05
Break

11:35-12:20
Manfred Sailer (University of Göttingen)
On Reading Dependent Licensing of Strong NPIs

Floris Roelofsen (University of Amsterdam)
Free Variable Economy

Carla Umbach (University of Osnabrück)
Comparatives Combined with Additive Particles

12:20 Lunch Break

13:45-14:30
Matthias Irmer (University of Leipzig)
Bridging Reference to Eventualities

Raj Singh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
''Maximise Presupposition!'' as Blind, Local Blocking

Anastasia Giannakidou and Suwon Yoon (University of Chicago)
Metalinguistic Functions and the Expressive Dimension: Expressive
Comparatives in Greek and Korean

14:35-16.05
Invited Talk:
Gerhard Jäger (Universität Bielefeld)
Pragmatic Rationalizability
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