August 23 (Wednesday):                                                                

13:30-15:30 Registration at the Research Institute for Linguistics (1068 Budapest, Bencz˙r utca 33.)
16:00 Bus departure for the conference site (Besenyőtelek, Hotel Fauna)
19:00 Dinner at the hotel

 

August 24 (Thursday):                                                         

 8:45- 9:00 Opening remarks
 9:00- 9:50 Barbara H. Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Vladimir Borschev (VINITI RAN, Moscow and University of Massachusetts, Amherst): Information structure, perspectival structure, diathesis alternation, and the Russian genitive of negation, handout
 9:55-10:35 Clßudio C. e C. Gonšalves (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina): Imperfectivity phenomena, abstract
10:35-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:40 Yael Greenberg (Bar Ilan University): Structuring temporal and aspectual relations with two Hebrew adverbials, and the semantics/pragmatics of still, abstract, handout
11:45-12:25 Atle Gr°nn (University of Oslo): Information structure and aspectual competition, abstract, handout
12:25-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:40 Ana Teresa Alves (Universidade dos Ašores): Anaphoric temporal locators and discourse structure, abstract
14:45-15:25 Stefan Bott (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): Links, tails and monotonicity, abstract, handout
15:25-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:30 Lisa Brunetti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): On links and tails in Italian, abstract, handout
16:35-17:15 Adrian Brasoveanu (Rutgers University & University of Stuttgart): Entailment particles and content anaphora in natural language, abstract, handout
17:20-18:00 Gerhard Jńger (University of Bielefeld): Presuppositions, games, and bounded rationality, abstract, handout
18:15 Reception
19:00 Dinner

 

August 25 (Friday):                                                                

 9.00- 9:50 Manfred Krifka (Humboldt University/ZAS, Berlin): Can focus accenting be eliminated in favor of deaccenting Given constituents?, handout
 9:55-10:35 Kjell Johan SŠb° (University of Oslo): Theticity in a bidirectional theory of focus, abstract, handout
10:35-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:40 Kata Balogh (University of Amsterdam): Exhausitivity operator(s) and Hungarian focus structure, abstract
11:45-12:25 Elena Karagjosova (University of Oslo): The German response particle 'doch' as a case of contrastive focus, abstract
12:25-13:05 Kriszta Szendrői and Iris Mulders (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS): Resolving focal ambiguity on-line, abstract
13:05-14:00 Lunch break
15:00 Excursion
19:00 Dinner

 

August 26 (Saturday):                                                                

 6:00- 9:00 Birdwatching (optional)
 9:30-10:20 Paul Dekker (University of Amsterdam): Compositional Semantics and Multi-Dimensional Meaning
10:25-11:05 Philippe Schlenker (UCLA & IJN): Be articulate! abstract, handout
11:05-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:10 Zsˇfia Zvolenszky (ELTE University, Budapest): A semantic constraint on the logic of modal conditionals, abstract
12:15-12:55 Richard Zuber (CNRS, Paris): Some modifiers of conditionals, abstract
12:55-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:50 Marcus Kracht (UCLA): Gnosis, abstract
14:55-15:35 Olga Kagan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Specificity as speaker identifiability, abstracthandout
15:40-16:20 Carla Umbach (University of Osnabrueck): Non-restrictive modification and backgrounding, abstract
16:20 End of Conference
17:00 Departure to the train station

 

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