Program

The Logic in Language and in Conversation workshop will be held on 19-20 September 2016 in Utrecht at Kargadoor, Oudegracht 36, a 12-minute walk from Utrecht Centraal.

 Monday, September 19th
9:00-9:30 Coffee/Tea
9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: Emmanuel Chemla – Intervention effects in NPI licensing: Experimental investigations (joint work with Milica Denić and Lyn Tieu)
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 Michael Franke and Bob van Tiel – Exclusive disjunction: Implicature or…
11:30-12:15 Matthijs Westera – Explaining Exhaustivity in terms of Attentional Quantity
12:15-13:15 POSTER SESSION
13:15-14:45 Lunch break
14:45-15:30 Brian Buccola – Bare numerals and scalar implicatures in generic sentences
15:30-16:15 Lisa Bylinina, Heidi Klockmann and Jakub Dotlačil – Adjectival modification of numerals
16:15-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:30 Invited Speaker: Susan Rothstein – Comparing cardinalities: counting and measuring and cardinality scales
17:30-19:00 Borrel
 Tuesday, September 20th
9:00-9:30 Coffee/Tea
9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: Luka Crnič – Splitting the atoms of subtractive modification
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 Hedde Zeijlstra – On the locality and the strength of NPI and PPI licensing
11:30-12:15 Andreea Nicolae – A new take on shielding and locality of anti-licensing of PPIs| Handout
12:15-13:00 Jolijn Sonnaert – A Kite Analysis of Person
13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-15:15 Brian Buccola and Andreas Haida. A surface-scope analysis of authoritative readings of modified numerals
15:15-16:00 Jérémy Zehr – Tiède in the middle: A formalization of a centrally-oriented gradable adjective
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:15 Invited Speaker: Maria Aloni –FC disjunction in state-based semantics

Poster session: 
Ye Tian & Jonathan Ginzburg. “No, I AM”: what are you saying “no” to?

Chao Sun and Richard Breheny. What Would a Compositional Hearer Do? – Controlling for Prior Expectations in Scalar Timecourse Studies

Chao Sun, Ye Tian and Richard Breheny. Homogeneity and enrichability affect scalar processing

Anthea Schoeller and Michael Franke. Many studies on the influence of prior expectations on the use of vague quantifiers

Hezekiah Akiva Bacovcin, Jérémy Zehr, Florian Schwarz and Daniel Grodner. Subliminal Priming of Alternatives Does Not Increase Implicature Responses

Sven Lauer and Anna Czypionka. Temporal implicatures and world knowledge interact rapidly during sentence comprehension