Program

Wednesday June 3rd, 2015

from 20:00 Warming up at beer garden Schleusenkrug

Thursday June 4th, 2015

09:15-09:45 Registration
09:45-09:50 Welcome
09:50-10:50 Dejan Matic (MPI Nijmegen)
Discourse Expectations as Information Structure Categories in Tundra Yukaghir
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:00 Upsorn Tawilapakul
The Copular Effects on the Exhaustive Interpretation of Thai Wh-Clefts
12:00-12:40 Zuzanna Fuchs
Contrast vs New Information Focus in Floating Clitics in Wakhi
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Omer Korat
Quantification over singular terms in Hebrew
14:40-15:20 I-Ta Chris Hsieh and Zheng Shen
The ‘associative reading’ of DPs and the Quantity vs. Quality Distinction
15:20-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:30 Host talk: Crosslinguistic Research in Tübingen
Anna Howell, Vera Hohaus, Verena Hehl, Polina Berezovskaya, Şehriban Erbektas, Karolina Greipel, Konstantin Sachs
Crosslinguistic Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives
16:30-17:10 Host talk: Crosslinguistic Research in Potsdam
Mira Grubic, Anne Mucha, Agata Renans
17:10-17:30 Business meeting
19:00 Workshop dinner at Bejte Ethiopia (Zietenstrasse 8)

Friday June 5th, 2015

09:50-10:50 Seth Cable (UMass, Amherst)
Graded Tenses in Complement Clauses: Evidence that Future is not a Tense
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:00 Eric Mccready and Upsorn Tawilapakul
Particles, Issues and Intonation: Analyzing the Thai Particle na
12:00-12:40 Thuan Tran
Focus Marking in Lone Contrastive Topic Constructions: A puzzle from Vietnamese
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Mingya Liu
A multidimensional semantic analysis of Chinese chadian-mei
14:40-15:20 Margit Bowler
Degrees and modification in Warlpiri
15:20-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:50 Kilu von Prince (HU Berlin)
In defense of events as a defining property of serial verb constructions
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