Programme

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

10:00 - 10:30
Introductory remarks

10:30 - 11:15
Magdalene Kaufmann (U Connecticut): Talk about embedding

11:15 - 12:00
Sven Lauer (U Konstanz): Speech-act operators vs. extra-compositional conventions of use: What are the issues?

12:00 - 13:30
LUNCH

13:30 - 14:15
Marcus Kracht & Christoph Brandt (U Bielefeld): A Simple Model for Speech Acts

14:15 - 15:00
Anton Benz (ZAS Berlin): Indirect directive speech acts

15:00 - 15:30
BREAK

15:30 - 16:15
Staffan Larsson & Jenny Myrendal (Gothenburg University): Dialogue acts for word meaning negotiation

18:30
Conference Dinner
Restauran Tapas y más, Neue Grünstraße 17, 10179 Berlin

Friday, June 12th, 2015

10:15 - 11:00
Marina Sbisa (U Triest): Force assignment

11:00 - 11:45
Bart Geurts (U Nijmegen): Precedents

11:45 - 12:00
BREAK

12:00 - 12:45
Bob van Tiel (ZAS, Berlin): Automatic inferences about speakers' beliefs

12:45 - 14:15
LUNCH

14:15 - 15:00
Chris Cummins (U Edinburgh): When are speech acts recognised?

15:00 - 15:30
BREAK

15:30 - 16:15
Mikhail Kissine (U Brussels): Are non-modal assertions about the future possible

16:15 - 17:00
Hubert Truckenbrodt & Frank Sode (ZAS & U Göttingen): German root phenomena and the syntax of perspective

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

10:00 - 10:45
Manfred Krifka (ZAS & HU Berlin): Bias in Commitment Space Semantics: Declarative Questions, Negated Questions, and Question Tags

10:45 - 11:30
Hans-Martin Gärtner (NYTUD Budapest), Daniel Gutzmann (U Köln) & Beáta Gyuris (NYTUD Budapest): Reflective Questions and Indirect Speech Act Failure: Crosslinguistic Variation and Formal Modeling

11:30 - 12:00
BREAK

12:00 - 12:45
Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin): Question-Acts in the Particle Accelerator

12:45 - 13:30
Markus Egg (HU Berlin): Discourse particles in rhetorical questions

13:30 - 13:45
Concluding remarks (organizers)

13:45 END