XPrag.de at CUNY 2018

An impressive number of XPrag.de members will present at the 31st Annual CUNY Sentence Processing Conference to be held at UCDavis, University of California, March 15-17, 2018.

On Thursday March 15th, 2018 at Poster Session A (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM), five posters will be presented by XPrag.de members:

  • “Predicting the negative: Investigating the comprehension of negated sentences in an event-related potential study”, Viviana Haase and Markus Werning (BayesPrag@EEG, Bochum)
  • “Incremental processing relies on underspecified morphosyntactic information”, Florian Bogner and Petra Schumacher (InfoPer2, Cologne)
  • “Adapting to the unreliable – speech adaptation in real-time interpretation of intonation”, Timo Roettger and Michael Franke (Pro^3, Tübingen)
  • “Communicative efficiency and implicature in multi-party conversation”, Nicole Gotzner (SiGames, ZAS Berlin), Lisa Raithel and Anton Benz (SiGames, ZAS Berlin)
  • “Rates of scalar inferences beyond ‘some’ – A corpus study”, Chao Sun (Fellow in MUQTASP, ZAS Berlin), Ye Tian and Richard Breheny

On Friday March 16, 2018 at Poster Session B (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM), 11 posters and one talk will be presented by XPrag.de members:

  • “The Aging Factor in Processing Presuppositions”, Simona Di Paola and Filippo Domaneschi (XPrag.de associate, EXPRESS)
  • “Approaching scalar diversity through (RSA with) Lexical Uncertainty”, Chao Sun (Fellow in MUQTASP, ZAS Berlin) and Richard Breheny
  • “Integrating Listener and Speaker Characteristics into the Coordinated Interplay Account”, Katja Münster and Pia Knoeferle (FoTeRo, Berlin)
  • “Evidence for multiple memory representations from discourse anaphora and ellipsis”, John Duff and Lyn Frazier (XPrag.de Mercator Fellow)
  • “Pronouns at the right frontier: discourse structure affects accessibility of final appositives”, Alexander Göbel (Fellow in InfoPer, Cologne)
  • “Exploring? Adjective? Ordering Preferences via Artificial Language Learning”, Michael Hahn, Richard Futrell and Judith Degen (Pro^3, Stanford)
  • “If I were you: Inducing Non-default Interpretations of Perspective-sensitive Items in the Visual World”, Johanna Klages (ProProCon, Göttingen), Elsi Kaiser, Anke Holler (ProProCon, Göttingen) and Thomas Weskott (ProProCon, Göttingen)
  • “Attentional cueing in non-canonical OVS sentences in German”, Diana Dimitrova and Petra B. Schumacher (InfoPer2, Cologne)
  • “Be timely: how turn-taking gaps constrain the integration of alternatives in implicatures”, John Michael Tomlinson, Jr. (XPrag.de associate, ZAS Berlin)
  • “Shared mechanism underlying non-embedded and embedded enrichments: evidence from enrichment priming”, Chao Sun (Fellow in MUQTASP, ZAS Berlin) and Richard Breheny
  • “What do eye movements in the visual world reflect? A case study from adjectives”, Ciyang Qing, Daniel Lassiter (XPrag.de associate, Stanford) and Judith Degen (Pro^3, Stanford)

In the afternoon at 2:00 PM, there will be a talk by Maria Spychalska (ImpliPer, Cologne), Viviana Haase, Jarmo Kontinen and Markus Werning (BayesPrag@EEG, Bochum) on “The role of alternatives in the processing of affirmative and negative sentences”.

On Saturday March 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM, XPrag.de coordinator Petra Schumacher (Cologne) will give a talk together with Melanie Fuchs on “Neural correlates of attentional (re-)orientation: The case of German demonstratives”.

At Poster Session C (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM) two further posters with XPrag.de members involved will be presented:

  • “Mutual Information Impacts Adjective Ordering Across Languages”, Michael Hahn, Richard Futrell, Judith Degen (Pro^3, Stanford), Dan Jurafsky and Noah Goodman
  • “Verbs, not subjects, drive subject-as-agent misinterpretation in children’s comprehension of passives”, Lara Ehrenhofer, Kazuko Yatsushiro (XPrag.de associate, ZAS Berlin), Tom Fritzsche, Barbara Höhle, Jeffrey Lidz, Colin Phillips and Yi Ting Huang