Events

Submit to the workshop “Reasoning, Argumentation and Logic in Natural Language” in Bochum, April 3–5, 2019

On April 3-5, 2019 a workshop on “Reasoning, Argumentation and Logic in Natural Language: Experiments and Models” will take place at Bochum University. The workshop is organized by Markus Werning (BayesPrag@EEG, U Bochum), Matthias Unterhuber (BayesPrag@EEG, U Bochum), Maria Spychalska (ImpliPer, U Cologne), and Eugen Fischer (U East Anglia). Submission deadline is February, 20th 2019. More details and the call for paper can be found here!

Call for submissions to the workshop “The semantics and pragmatics of gradable adjectives: Integrating perspectives from linguistic theory, psycholinguistics and modeling”, May 23-24, 2019 in Cologne

On May 23-24th, 2019 the workshop “The semantics and pragmatics of gradable adjectives: Integrating perspectives from linguistic theory, psycholinguistics and modeling” will take place at the University of Cologne. The workshop is organized by Nicole Gotzner (SiGames, ZAS), Stephanie Solt (ZAS), Anton Benz (SiGames, ZAS), Barbara Tomaszewicz-Özakın (InfoPer2, Cologne) and Petra Schumacher (InfoPer2, Cologne). Deadline for submissions is February 28th, 2019. More details and the call for papers can be found here!

Join the world’s first summer school on Experimental Pragmatics

We’re so pleased to announce that XPrag.de is hosting the 2019 edition of the DGfS summer school on the subject of Experimental Pragmatics: Theory, Methods, Interfaces. International leading experts in the field provide 20 two-week courses and three evening lectures. The school will take place in Berlin from August 5th to August 16th, 2019. It is suitable for advanced students at the Bachelor, Master or PhD level. You can even earn ECTS credits!

Check out the exciting program at https://summerschool.xprag.de and don’t forget to subscribe to our news!

2nd call for paper: Linguistic investigations beyond language at ZAS Berlin

On March 11-12th, 2019 the workshop “Linguistic investigations beyond language: gestures, body movement and primate linguistics” will take place at ZAS Berlin. The workshop is organized by Cornelia Ebert (ZAS, project PSIMS), Uli Sauerland (ZAS, project LISI) and Jeremy Kuhn (Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS). Deadline for submissions is December 15th, 2018. More details and the call for papers can be found here!

Call for submissions to the workshop “Exhaustivity in questions and answers – Experimental and theoretical approaches”, June 13-14, 2019 at Tübingen University

On June 13-14th, 2019 the workshop “Exhaustivity in questions and answers – Experimental and theoretical approaches” will take place at Tübingen University. The workshop is organized by Nadine Bade (ObTrEx, Tübingen), Carla Bombi (ExQ, Potsdam), Lea Fricke (ExQ, Graz), Edgar Onea (ExQ, Graz) and Malte Zimmermann (ExQ, Potsdam). Deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2019. More details and the call for papers can be found here!

Call for submissions to the workshop “The meaning of numerals: cognitive, experimental, and semantic perspectives”, March 27-28, 2019 at ZAS Berlin

On March 27-28th, 2019 the workshop “The meaning of numerals: cognitive, experimental, and semantic perspectives” will take place at ZAS Berlin. The workshop is organized by Anton Benz (SiGames, ZAS), Christoph Hesse (SiGames/BAPAGiD, ZAS), Stephanie Solt (ZAS) and Paul Egre (CNRS, Paris). Deadline for submissions is January 7th, 2019. More details and the call for papers can be found here!

XPrag.de at the GGS 2018 in Potsdam

There will be two contributions by XPrag.de members at the 44th Generative Grammatik des Südens (GGS) 2018 conference to be held at Potsdam University, October 4th to 5th.

On October 4th, at 11:45am, Lea Fricke, Carla Bombi, Malte Zimmermann and Edgar Onea (all project “ExQ”) will give a talk on Exhaustivity in German embedded questions: Experimental evidence. In the afternoon, at 2:15 pm, XPrag.de coordinator Uli Sauerland will give a talk with the title The Thought Uniqueness Hypothesis.

XPrag.de at the workshop “Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics” in Bochum

There will be many presentations by XPrag.de members at the workshop on Computational Models of Language Generation and Processing in Pragmatics, to be held at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, September 26th-28th, 2018.

On September 26th, at 11:10 a.m., Markus Werning from project BayesPrag@EEG will talk on Contextual modulation of telic and agentive components in the lexicon of nouns, followed by Sebastian Schuster and Judith Degen (project Pro^3), who will talk on Listener adaptation to variable use of uncertainty expressions. At 12:50 p.m. Michael Franke (also from project Pro^3) will talk on Rational predictive pragmatic processing. At 15:10 p.m. Anton Benz (project SiGames) will give a talk with the title Producing implicature of complex sentences, followed by Maria Spychalska (project ImplPer), who will talk on Temporal order, short-term memory and the processing of conjunctive sentences. At 16:50 p.m., Nicole Gotzner will talk on The role of prosody in pragmatic processing.

On September 27th, at 15:10 p.m. Christoph Hesse (SiGames) will talk on Giving the wrong impression, followed by Maria Spychalska, Viviana Haase, J. Kontinen, and Markus Werning, who will talk on Negation, prediction and truth-value judgments.

XPrag.de at the AMLaP 2018 conference in Berlin

There will be several presentations by XPrag.de members at the AMLaP 2018 Conference to be held in Berlin, September 6-8. The conference is organized by XPrag.de member Pia Knoeferle (project FoTeRo)

On September 7th, XPrag.de coordinator Petra Schumacher (project InfoPer) will give a talk together with J. Knowles, A. Krott, and S. Frissonon on Processing Of Ad Hoc Metonymy.
In addition there will be several poster presentations. Mingya Liu (project SPOCC) will present a poster together with M. Xiang on Anti-Locality Effect Without Verb – Final Dependecies. Susanne Fuchs (project PSIMS) will present a poster together with Marzena Żygis and Kasia Stoltmann on Orofacial Expressions And Acoustic Cues In Whispered And Normal Speech. Oliver Bott (project CiC) will present a poster together with XPrag.de associate Torgrim Solstad and A. Pryslopska on Implicit Causality Affects the Choice of Anaphoric Form. Christoph Hesse and Anton Benz (project SiGames) will present a poster on Two mechanisms of scalar implicature in comparatively modified numerals.