Clause Structure and Utterance Meaning:

Word Order, Particles, Emphasis

 

Upcoming


21 - 23 June 2017, U Cologne

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Approaching the pragmatics of exclamations experimentally. XPrag 2017.


Past events


April - May 2017, U Sorbonne Paris Cité/CNRS

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The grammar of not-at-issue meaning. Lecture series.


30 March - 1 April 2017, MIT

Anna Czypionka, Josef Bayer, Maribel Romero & Carsten Eulitz (all Konstanz), The licensing of discourse particles in complex questions: Evidence from graded judgments and event-related potentials. 30th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.


3 - 5 February 2017, University of California, Berkeley

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The interaction between scalar particles and illocutionary force in imperatives. BLS 43.


30 January 2017, U Konstanz
Mini-Workshop on Discourse Particles in the Context of Current Linguistic Research

Invited speakers: Hans-Martin Gärtner (Budapest), Volker Struckmeier (Cologne), Laura Dörre (Konstanz), Yvonne Viesel (Konstanz/Stuttgart), Constantin Freitag (Konstanz).


16 December 2016, LMU Munich

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Neue Perspektiven auf die Syntax-Pragmatik-Schnittstelle.


13 December 2016, U Stuttgart

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), ??Trag ausgerechnet in Stuttgart vor! Zur Interaktion von Illokution und skalaren Partikeln.


2 - 3 December 2016, U Stellenbosch

Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Uwe Braun (Konstanz), German discourse particles in sentential infinitives. 31st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW).


11 November 2016, Stanford University

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The syntax of discourse particles. Stanford University


6-8 October 2016, U Hamburg.

Josef Bayer (Konstanz), From the adjunction theory to the head theory of particles. Workshop DP and CP-Adjunction – and Beyond: Interrelations between Syntactic Operations and Semantic/Pragmatic Features.


27 June 2016, ZAS Berlin

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The grammar of emphasis: New evidence from German.


24 May 2016, Stanford University

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Expressive particle verbs at the syntax-semantics interface.


16-18 December 2015, U Amsterdam

Yvonne Viesel (Konstanz), Information structure in (embedded) discourse supplements: The German discourse particle ja. 20th Amsterdam Colloquium.


10 November 2015, U Tübingen

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The grammar of emphasis: From information structure to the expressive dimension.


13 - 14 October 2015, Bar Ilan University

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Stefano Quaglia (Konstanz), Topicalization patterns of expressive particle verbs: Comparative evidence from German and Italian. 31st Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL 31).


24 - 26 September 2015, U Ljubljana

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Stefano Quaglia (Konstanz), Emphasis and the syntax of particle verbs. 8th SinFonIJA.


22 July 2015, LMU Munich

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), O‘zapft is! Die Grammatik der Emphase.


18 July 2015, Keio University, Tokyo

Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Keio lectures: Minimalist explorations of the clausal periphery


4 - 5 June 2015, U Konstanz (G 421)

Mini-Workshop on Haupt- und Nebensatz an der Syntax/Pragmatik-Schnittstelle

Invited speaker: Joachim Jacobs (Wuppertal), Deutsche Modalpartikeln als

Hauptsatzphänomene. Further contributions by Josef Bayer, Uwe Braun, Constantin Freitag, Stefano Quaglia, Andreas Trotzke, Yvonne Viesel.


1 June 2015, U Stuttgart

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Expressive particle verbs as a distinct grammatical class.


22 - 23 May 2015, U Chicago

Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Movement and scope in wh-questions with discourse particles. The 30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 30).


22 - 23 May 2015, U Chicago

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Emphasis and left peripheral particles in German. The 30th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop (CGSW 30).


19 - 21 March 2015, USC Los Angeles

Laura Dörre (Konstanz), Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Anna Czypionka (Konstanz) & Josef Bayer (Konstanz), The at-issue and non-at-issue meaning of modal particles and their counterparts. 28th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.


19 - 21 March 2015, USC Los Angeles

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Giuseppina Turco (Stuttgart), From information structure to the expressive dimension. 28th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing.


17 March 2015, UC San Diego

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), The grammar of emotions: Word order, particles, and emphasis.


6 - 8 October 2014, Universidad Complutense Madrid

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Mirativity, emphasis, and German word order. International Conference on Evidentiality and Modality in European Languages.


1 - 3 October 2014, U Madrid

Laura Dörre (Konstanz), Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Modal particles and their homonyms: Meaning frequency and interpretation. Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference (ERP) 2014.


29 - 30 September 2014, U Konstanz

The Grammar‘s Reflexes of Emphasis: From Information Structure to the Expressive Dimension [workshop organized by Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz)]. Speakers: Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Silvio Cruschina (Vienna), Probal Dasgupta (Kolkata), Gisbert Fanselow (Potsdam), Werner Frey (Berlin), Julia Horvath (Tel Aviv), Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Giuseppina Turco (Stuttgart).


25 - 27 September 2014, U Graz

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Yvonne Viesel (Konstanz), DP-internal discourse particles, illocutionary force, and specificity. 7th SinFonIJA.


23 September 2014, U Vienna

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Die Grammatik der Emotionen: Über emphatische Wortstellungen im Deutschen.


1 - 5 September 2014, U Oxford

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Yvonne Viesel (Konstanz), DP-internal discourse particles: The case of ja. Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2014).


1 July 2014, 10:00 - 11:30 AM, U Konstanz (Room Y 310)

Giuliana Giusti (Venice), On agreement and concord in the nominal expression.


1 July 2014, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 306)

Giuliana Giusti (Venice), Are APs phases?


8 - 10 May 2014, McGill University

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Giuseppina Turco (Konstanz) & Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Left peripheral particles, syntactic constituency, and emphasis. Workshop: Exploring the Interfaces 3: Prosodic and Constituent Structure.


5 - 7 March 2014, U Marburg

DGfS 2014: The Syntax and Semantics of Particles [workshop organized by Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Volker Struckmeier (Cologne)]. Confirmed speakers: Anna Cardinaletti (Venice) & Hans-Martin Gärtner (Budapest).

5 - 7 March 2014, U Marburg

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Left peripheral particles, successive-cyclic movement, and emphasis. 36th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS).


13 - 15 February 2014, U Trento

Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz) & Yvonne Viesel (Konstanz), DP-internal discourse particles, illocutionary force, and specificity. 40th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG 40).


6 - 8 February 2014, U Hyderabad

Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Probal Dasgupta (Kolkata) & Sibansu Mukhopadhyay (Kolkata), Functional structure and the Bangla discourse particle to. 30th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable (SALA 30).


24 - 25 January 2014, Schloss Freudental

Linguistics Konstanz & Venice (LingKonVen) II [workshop on particle research in Konstanz and Venice: Discourse particles: Cross-linguistic perspectives].

12 December 2013, 3:15 - 4:45 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 307)

Marco Coniglio (HU Berlin), Modal particles and the fine structure of Force.

30 October 2013, U Cologne

Josef Bayer (Konstanz), Syntaktische Architektur und syntaktische Prozesse bei Modalpartikeln.

3 - 4 October 2013, U Venice (Ca‘Foscari di Venezia)

Linguistics Konstanz & Venice (LingKonVen) I [workshop on particle research in Konstanz and Venice: The role of modal particles in diverse speech acts].

3 October 2013, U Venice (Ca‘Foscari di Venezia)

Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Discourse particles, successive-cyclic movement, and the nature of derivations.

11 July 2013, 3:15 - 4:45 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 307):

Rajat Ghosh (Muscat & Konstanz), Syntax and Pragmatics of Bangla Discourse Particles.

25 June 2013, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 307)

Josef Bayer (Konstanz) & Andreas Trotzke (Konstanz), Discourse particles and successive-cyclic movement.

18 June 2013, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 307):

Volker Struckmeier (Cologne), Links und rechts der Modalpartikel: Nicht-informationsstrukturelle Faktoren der Wortstellung des Deutschen.

23 May 2013, 3:15 - 4:45 PM, U Konstanz (Room G 307):

Daniel Gutzmann (Frankfurt), Multidimensionality for use-conditional meaning: Cross-dimensional quantification and the lexicon-syntax interface.