Workshop on
Non-Canonical Questions and Interface Issues

17th - 19th of February, 2014
at the Kloster Hegne, Germany

picture Kloster Hegne

Schedule Venue Accommodation Dinner(s) Contact

Schedule

Monday, 17th of February, 2014

9.30 - 10.00
 
Miriam Butt
Introduction
10.00 - 10.45
 
Manfred Krifka
Focus in Polarity Questions
10.45 - 11.00 Coffee
11.00 - 11.45
 
Karsten Steinhauer
The online processing of questions (and answers) as reflected by event-related potentials (ERPs)
11.45 - 12.30
 
Elisabeth Delais-Roussarie and Sophie Herment
Are intonational patterns crucial in the interpretation of questions
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 16.00
 
Konstanz Poster Session & Coffee
Presentation:
P-1, P-2, P-3, P-4, P-5
16.00 - 16.45
 
Scott AnderBois
Negation, inquisitivity, and negative polar questions
16.45 - 17.30
 
Floris Roelofsen (joint work with Donka Farkas)
Assertions, polar questions, and the land in between: Division of labor between semantics and discourse pragmatics
18.30
 
Dinner

 

Tuesday, 18th of February, 2014

9.30 - 10.15
 
Phaedra Royle
Child production of questions in Quebec French: A corpus analysis
10.15 - 11.00
 
Petra Schulz
Semantic aspects in the acquisition of wh-questions
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee
11.15 - 12.45
 
Konstanz Poster Session & more Coffee
Presentation:
P-6, P-7, P-8, P-9
12.45 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.00
 
Veneeta Dayal and Rajesh Bhatt
Polar and Polar Alternative Questions in Hindi-Urdu
15.00 - 15.45
 
Andreas Haida
On the semantics and pragmatics of why-like "what"
15.45 - 16.15 Coffee
16.15 - 17.00
 
Malte Zimmermann
Focus, Topic Situation, QUD: Grammar-IS Mapping in Hausa
19.00
 
Dinner in Konstanz at the SeeRhein

 

Wednesday, 19th of February, 2014

9.30 - 10.15
 
Jenny Doetjes and Leticia Pablos Roble
Understanding questions: The case of Wh-in-situ
10.15 - 11.00
 
Svetlana Petrova
Verb-initial order in declaratives, questions and conditionals in Older Germanic
11.00 - 11.15 Coffee
11.15 - 12.30 Konstanz Poster Session
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.15
 
Victoria Escandell-Vidal
Intonation as an evidentiality marker
14.15 - 15.00
 
María Biezma
Qué questions
15.00 - 15:45 Closing and Coffee