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Editorial Work

Franke, Michael, Nikola Kompa, Mingya Liu, Jutta Müller & Juliane Schwab (eds.). 2020. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24 Vol. 1. Universität Osnabrück and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/sub/index.php/sub/issue/view/27
Franke, Michael, Nikola Kompa, Mingya Liu, Jutta L. Mueller & Juliane Schwab (eds.). 2020. Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24 Vol. 2. Universität Osnabrück and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Retrieved from https://ojs.ub.uni-konstanz.de/sub/index.php/sub/issue/view/28
Liu, Mingya (ed.). 2019. Natural Language Conditionals and Conditional Reasoning. De Gruyter Mouton.
Iordachioaia, Gianina & Mingya Liu (eds.). 2018. Positive Polarity: Data and Theory. De Gruyter Mouton.

Monographs

Barthel, Mathias. 2020. Speech planning in dialogue. MPI Series in Psycholinguistics 150. Nijmegen: Radboud University Nijmegen. Retrieved from https://pure.mpg.de/pubman/faces/ViewItemOverviewPage.jsp?itemId=item_3185609

Articles

Liu, Mingya. 2021. Processing Non-at-Issue Meanings of Conditional Connectives: The wenn/falls Contrast in German. Frontiers in Psychology 12. 629177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.629177
Barthel, Mathias & Stephen C. Levinson. 2020. Next speakers plan word forms in overlap with the incoming turn: Evidence from gaze-contingent switch task performance. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 1–20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/23273798.2020.1716030
Liu, Mingya & Yuting Wang. 2020. Speaker commitment by Mandarin Conditional Connectives: distributional and experimental evidence. In Proceedings of the 21th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW2020),. City University of Hong Kong.
Liu, Mingya. 2019. Current issues in conditionals. Linguistics Vanguard 5(s3). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2019-0003
Liu, Mingya. 2019. The elastic nonveridicality property of indicative conditionals. Linguistics Vanguard 5(s3). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2019-0007
Liu, Mingya, Peter König & Jutta L. Mueller. 2019. Novel ERP Evidence for Processing Differences Between Negative and Positive Polarity Items in German. Frontiers in Psychology 10. 376. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00376
Liu, Mingya. 2019. Graded Biconditionality and Reasoning. In Proceedings of the 54th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS54),. University of Chicago.
Liu, Mingya. 2019. The semantics and pragmatics of chadian mei in Mandarin Chinese. Linguistische Berichte 258.
Liu, Mingya & Gianina Iordăchioaia. 2018. Introduction: Current perspectives on positive polarity. Linguistics 56(2). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ling-2017-0043
Liu, Mingya. 2017. Negative Entailment, Positive Implicature and Polarity Items. In Chungmin Lee (ed.), Contrastiveness in Information Structure, Alternatives and Scalar Implicatures, 227–244. Cham: Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-10106-4_11

Talks

Barthel, Mathias & Mingya Liu. 2021, July. Interpreting conditional connectives: bi-conditionality and conditional perfection. Talk presented at the 4th Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference (XPRAG.it 2021), Torino, Italy.
Barthel, Mathias & Mingya Liu. 2021, May. The processing of (bi-)conditionality in natural language. Talk presented at the Psycholinguistics in Flanders 2020 conference (postponed), Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Liu, Mingya & Mathias Barthel. 2020. The Semantics, Pragmatics and Processing of Conditional Connectives - German wenn, wur Wenn, and wenn und nur wenn. Talk presented at the Processing of Negation and Polarity. Retrieved from https://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Liu-and-Barthel.pdf
Liu, Mingya & Juliane Schwab. 2019, September. Multiple cue integration in discourse expectations: experimenting with German zwar...aber vs. English sure...but. Talk presented at the Discourse Expectations: Theoretical, Experimental, and Computational Perspectives (DETEC 2019). Retrieved from http://www.leibniz-zas.de/fileadmin/Archiv2019/mitarbeiter/solstad/liu_and_schwab.pdf
Liu, Mingya. 2019, September. Semantic causality hidden in Mandarin counterfactual conditionals. Talk presented at the Workshop on Contrasting Underspecification and Overspecification of Discourse relations, Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin.
Liu, Mingya. 2019, September. The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives. Invited talk presented at the German Department, University of Cologne.
Liu, Mingya. 2019, June. Causal Inference by Mandarin Counterfactuals. Talk presented at the Panel “Counterfactuals in Chinese Languages” of the 16th International Pragmatics Conference, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Liu, Mingya & Yuting Wang. 2019, March. Degree Pragmatics of Mandarin Conditional Connectives. Talk presented at the International Workshop on “Degrees and Grammar: An East Asian Perspective”, Nanjing University.
Liu, Mingya. 2019, March. The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives. Invited talk presented at the 41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Bremen.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, July. Empirical and Theoretical Approaches to Polarity Sensitivity. Talk presented at the Second Workshop on Language and Logic in China (LaLo2), Beijing Normal University.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, July. The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives. Invited talk presented at the Department of Philosophy, Beijing Normal University.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, April. The wenn/falls contrast in German: with experimental evidence. Talk presented at the The Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable, UC Berkeley, CA.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, January. Speaker commitment of different dimensions: conditional connectives and polarity items. Invited talk presented at the Linguistics and Philosophy Workshop, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago.
Liu, Mingya. 2017, September. Deriving the wenn/falls Contrast in German as Scalar Implicature: with experimental evidence. Talk presented at the Annual meeting of XPrag.de 2017, University of Cologne.
Liu, Mingya, Peter König & Jutta Müller. 2017, June. Electrophysiological signatures of negative and positive polarity processing in German sentence comprehension. Talk presented at the Workshop on Revisiting Semantic and Pragmatic Theories from a Neurocognitive Perspectives, University of Bochum.

Posters

Barthel, Mathias, Rosario Tomasello & Mingya Liu. 2021, July. Brain signatures of processing conditionals: semantic vs. pragmatic bi-conditionality. Poster presented at the 4th Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference (XPRAG.it 2021), Torino, Italy.
Liu, Mingya & Yuting Wang. 2020, May. Non-at-issue Meanings of Mandarin Conditional Connectives. Poster presented at the 21st Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop, City University of Hong Kong.
Schwab, Juliane, Jutta Müller & Mingya Liu. 2020, March. Is ‘sonderlich’ losing its NPI status? Poster presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Liu, Mingya & Yuting Wang. 2019, November. Non-at-issue meanings of Mandarin conditional connectives. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2019, ZAS Berlin.
Schwab, Juliane & Mingya Liu. 2019, September. Expectation-based sentence processing in prospective NPI licensing. Poster presented at the 3rd Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference (XPRAG.it 2019), Cagliari, Italien.
Liu, Mingya & Yuting Wang. 2019, June. Non-at-issue Meanings of Mandarin Conditional Connectives. Poster presented at the 8th Experimental Pragmatics Conference, XPRAG 2019, Edinburgh.
Liu, Mingya & Ming Xiang. 2018, September. Anti-Locality Effect Without Verb - Final Dependecies. Poster presented at the 24th AMLaP conference, Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP 2018), Humboldt Universität, Berlin. Retrieved from https://amor.cms.hu-berlin.de/~knoeferp/AMLaP2018/Program_files/AMLaP2018_proceedings.pdf
Liu, Mingya. 2018, June. Graded Biconditionality and Reasoning. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of XPrag.de 2018, Graz, Austria.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, May. Semantic and Pragmatic Modulations of the Conditional Discourse Relation. Poster presented at the Workshop on Implicit and explicit marking of discourse relations: the comparison between causals vs. conditionals, Universität Osnabrück, Germany.
Liu, Mingya. 2018, April. Graded Biconditionality and Reasoning. Poster presented at the 54th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, University of Chicago.