Programme

Monday, August 5

17:00-17:30
Anton Benz & Katja Jasinskaja (Centre for General Linguistics / ZAS, Berlin) 
Discourse Coherence, Information Structure and Implicatures: An Introduction.

17:30-18:00
Chris Cummins (U Bielefeld) 
Priming and QUD versus implicatures

18:00-18:30
Maria Spychalska (U Bochum) 
Pragmatic effects in processing superlative and comparative quantifiers: The role of clausal implicatures

 

Tuesday, August 6

17:00-17:30
Elaine Stranahan (Harvard U) 
Local vs. Global Maximize Presupposition and the Temporal Duration Parameter

17:30-18:30 - invited talk
Jacques Jayez (ENS de Lyon)
The Discourse Contribution of Oblique Material

 

Wednesday, August 7

17:00-17:30
Matthijs Westera (U Amsterdam) 
The Rise and Fall of Cooperativity

17:30-18:00
Malte Rosemeyer & Daniel Jacob (U Freiburg) 
Towards an explicit model of Common Ground: Implications for information structure

18:00-18:30
Philip Schulz (U Tübingen / ILLC, U Amsterdam) 
Focus as a discourse functor

 

Thursday, August 8

17:00-17:30
Daniel Altshuler (U Düsseldorf) 
OCCASION, NARRATION or both?

17:30-18:00
Sophia Döring (Humboldt-U Berlin) 
The Interplay of Modal Particles and Discourse Relations

18:00-18:30
Jennifer Spenader (U Groningen) 
Discourse connectives vs. paraphrases: What influences likelihood and form of reference in the absence of verb semantics?

 

Friday, August 9

17:00-17:30
Upsorn Tawilapakul (U York) 
What comprises a counter-expectation

17:30-18:30 - invited talk
Edgar Onea (U Göttingen) 
Potential Questions: From Specificational Particles to Discourse Analysis

 

 

Alternate speakers

Edo Collins and Amit Vrubel (U Tübingen) 
To say or not to say

Chungmin Lee (Seoul National U) 
Contrastive Topic, Contrastive Focus, and (Scalar) Implicatures