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Condoravdi and Lauer (2012)

November 13th, 2017

Imperatives: meaning and illocutionary force

Kaufmann and Kaufmann (2012)

November 6th, 2017

Kaufmann and Kaufmann (2012): Epistemic particles and performativity

Truckenbrodt (2012)

October 30th, 2017

Truckenbrodt (2012): On the prosody of German wh-questions

Planning Session

October 23rd, 2017

Decided on topics and talks!

Practice Talk by Andreas Walker

July 25th, 2017

Andreas Walker: Practise talk for his defense. (Yay! Go Andreas!)

Talk by Yvonne Viesel

July 11th, 2017

Yvonne Viesel: Information structure in wh-questions. Evidence from discourse structure

Romero (2014)

July 4th, 2017

Romero (2014): High Negation in Subjunctive Conditionals and Polar Questions

Sudo (2011)

June 27th, 2017

Sudo (2011): Biased Polar Questions in English and Japanese

Practice talk by Gisela Grohne

June 20th, 2017

Practice talk by Gisela Grohne about aspectual properties in embedded questions

Czipak and Zobel (2016)

June 13th, 2017

Czipak and Zobel (2016): Discourse Particle 'denn' in the Antecedent of Conditionals

Gutzman (2003)

June 6th, 2017

Gutzmann (2013): Compositional multidimensionality and the lexicon-semantics interface

Practice talk by M. M. Zymla

May 30th, 2017

Practice talk by Mark-Matthias Zymla on cross-linguistic tense and aspect annotation

Practice talk by E. Meertens

May 23th, 2017

Practice talk by Erlinde Meertens on negative alternative questions

von Fintel (2008)

May 16th, 2017

Von Fintel(2008): What is presuppostion accommodation, again?

Beaver (2017)

May 9th, 2017

Beaver (2017): Questions Under Discussion: Where Information Structure Meets Projective Content

Planning session

May 2nd, 2017

Decided upon readings for the next semester and made Gisela Grohne part of the 'SuP committee.

Cipria & Roberts (2000)

March 14th, 2017

Cipria & Roberts (2000): Spanish Imperfecto and Pretérito. Truth conditions and Aktionsart effects in a situation semantics.

Cipria & Roberts (2000)

February 28th, 2017

Spanish Imperfecto and Pretérito. Truth conditions and Aktionsart effects in a situation semantics.

Talk by E. Jamieson (University of Edinburgh)

February 14th, 2017

Isn't this a rhetorical question?!

Talk by Ramona Wallner (University of Konstanz)

February 7th, 2017

Definiteness and Inference in Discourse Prominence

Practice talk by Andreas Walker (University of Konstanz)

January 31st, 2017

Counterfactual donkey sentences.

Matthewson (2004)

January 17th & 24th, 2017

On the Methodology of Semantic Fieldwork.

Practice talk by Felicitas Enders (University of Konstanz)

January 10th, 2017

"Doch" in conditionals.

Büring (2016)

Dec 6th, 2016

Focus, Questions and Givenness.

Talk by Erlinde Meertens (University of Konstanz)

November 29th, 2016

Scalar implicatures for modified numerals. A processing study.

Crushing hearts and souls

November 22nd, 2016

Reviewing our SALT abstracts.

Practice talk by Mark Zymla (University of Konstanz)

November 15th, 2016

Annotating tense and aspect - a crosslinguistic perspective.

Practice talk by Felicitas Enders (University of Konstanz)

November 8th, 2016

"Doch" in optatives.

Speas (2010)

October 25th, 2016

Evidentials as generalized functional heads.

Planning session

September 8th, 2016

The next sessions of 'SuP will involve topics in questions and focus, as well as recently published papers.

Practice talk by David Krassnig (University of Konstanz)

September 1st, 2016

Simple even hypothesis: NPIs and differences in question. bias - A thought experiment with split even

Practice talk by Arno Goebel (University of Konstanz)

August 25th, 2016

The pragmatic ingredients to get perfect biscuits.

Biezma & Rawlins (2012)

August 11th, 2016

Responding to alternative and polar questions.

Talk by A. Marlijn Meijer (Humboldt University of Berlin)

July 28th, 2016

Believing it vs. so. Propositional proforms as arguments of clause-taking verbs.

Romero (2006)

June 30th, 2016

Biased Yes/No Questions.

Romero (2014)

June 2nd & 16th, 2016

Fake tense in counterfactuals.

Practice talk by Eva Csipak (University of Konstanz)

June 9th, 2016

Discourse past.

Practice talk by Andreas Walker (University of Konstanz)

May 19th, 2016

Situations and similarity: the case of counterfactual donkeys.

Biezma (2014)

May 12th, 2016

The grammar of discourse.

Bhatt & Pancheva (2006)

April 28th, 2016


Anderbois et al. (2013)

April 21st, 2016

At-issue proposals and appositive impositions in discourse.

Talk by Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss (University of Potsdam)

April 14th, 2016

That's not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in it-clefts.

Schlenker (2006)

May 31st & April 7th, 2016

Ontological symmetry in language.

Talk by Karen Duek (UC Santa Cruz)

March 24th, 2016

Roads to co-predication: the view from group nouns.

Tonhauser (2015)

March 10th & 17th, 2016

Cross-linguistic temporal reference.

Partee (1973)

March 3rd, 2016

Some structural analogies between tenses and pronouns in English.

Faller (in press)

January 26th, 2016

Reportative evidentials and modal subordination.