ExCl/ExQ Publications

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Articles

Chark, Jordan. 2020. The interaction of question particles and negation in embedded contexts: the case of alles. In Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 30,. Cornell University. Retrieved from https://osf.io/jn25g/?pid=dx5hm
Zimmermann, Malte, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Swantje Tönnis & Edgar Onea. 2020. (Non-)exhaustivity in focus partitioning across languages. In Apporaches to Hungarian, 208–230. John Benjamins. Retrieved from https://www.jbe-platform.com/content/books/9789027261601-atoh.16.10zim
Renans, Agata & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2019. Experimental studies on it-clefts and predicate interpretation. Semantics & Pragmatics 12(11). 1–50. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/sp.12.11
Destruel, Emilie & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2019. (Non-)Exhaustivity in French c’est-Clefts. Presented at the Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 12. Retrieved from http://www.cssp.cnrs.fr/cssp2017/abstracts/Deveaugh-Geiss-Destruel.pdf
Destruel, Emilie & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2018. On the interpretation and processing of exhaustivity: Evidence of variation in English and French clefts. Journal of Pragmatics 138. 1–16. Retrieved from https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0378216618301358
Tönnis, Swantje, Lea Fricke & Alexander Schreiber. 2018. Methodological Considerations on Testing Argument Asymmetry in German Cleft Sentences. In Eric Fuß, Marek Konopka, Beata Trawiński, & Ulrich H. Waßner (eds.), Grammar and Corpora 2016, 231--240. Heidelberg University Publishing. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.17885/heiup.361.509
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2018. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non‑)exhaustivity in clefts. Semantics and Pragmatics 11. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/sp.11.3
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2017. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in clefts. In Rob Truswell (ed.). Presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 21, University of Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from https://sites.google.com/site/sinnundbedeutung21/proceedings-preprints/2017-01-31_SuB21_DeVeaugh-Geiss_Toennis_Onea_Zimmermann_Non-Exhaustivity-In-es-Clefts.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1
Tönnis, Swantje, Lea M. Fricke & Alexander Schreiber. 2016. Argument Asymmetry in German Cleft Sentences. In Marisa Köllner & Ramon Ziai (eds.) 208–218. Presented at the Student Session at the 28th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 2016), Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. Retrieved from http://esslli2016.unibz.it/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/esslli-stus-2016-proceedings.pdf
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Malte Zimmermann, Edgar Onea & Anna-Christina Boell. 2015. Contradicting (not-)at-issueness in exclusives and clefts: An empirical study. In Sarah D’Antonio, Mary Moroney, & Carol Rose Little (eds.) 373–393. Presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 25, Stanford University. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/salt.v25i0.3054

Talks

Fricke, Lea, Carla Bombi, Dominique Blok & Malte Zimmermann. 2020, March. The pragmatic status of strong exhaustive readings of embedded questions. Talk presented at the 42th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Hamburg.
Fricke, Lea. 2020, February. Experimental investigations into exhaustivity of embedded questions. Invited talk, Research institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary.
Fricke, Lea. 2019, December. Die Interpretation eingebetteter Fragen. Vier Einbettungsverben im experimentellen Vergleich. Invited talk presented at the Sprachwissenschaftliche Vorträge am Institut für Germanistik Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
Fricke, Lea & Dominique Blok. 2019, November. Exhaustiveness in embedded questions. An experimental comparison of four predicates of embedding. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2019, ZAS Berlin.
Fricke, Lea, Carla Bombi, Malte Zimmermann & Edgar Onea. 2019, September. New evidence for intermediate exhaustive readings of wh-questions. Talk presented at the 3rd Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference (XPRAG.it 2019), Cagliari, Italien. Retrieved from https://osf.io/8sxum/
Zimmermann, Malte, Lea Fricke & Edgar Onea. 2019, September. Embedded Questions are exhaustive, alright, but... Talk presented at the 13th International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, Tsikhisdziri. Retrieved from http://events.illc.uva.nl/Tbilisi/Tbilisi2019/uploaded_files/inlineitem/ZimmermannFrickeOnea.pdf
Zimmermann, Malte & Mareike Philipp. 2019, September. Empirical Investigations on Quantifier Scope Ambiguities in German. Talk presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 24, University of Osnabrück.
Zimmermann, Malte. 2019, August. How much do we know when we know who went to the party? Experimental investigations into the exhaustivity of embedded questions and the modulating effect of particles. Invited talk presented at the Evening lecture at the DGfS Summerschool 2019 “Experimental Pragmatics: Theory, Methods, Interfaces”, Berlin.
Zimmermann, Malte, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Swantje Tönnis & Edgar Onea. 2019, June. (Non-)Exhaustivity in Focus Partitioning: A cross-linguistic investigation on exhaustivity. Invited talk presented at the 13th  International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, Budapest.
Fricke, Lea. 2019, June. Exhaustivität eingebetteter Fragen. Talk presented at the Linguistisches Kolloquium, Graz University.
Onea, Edgar. 2019, June. Hungarian Focus and It-clefts in English are the same. Invited talk presented at the International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian 14, 2019, Potsdam, Germany.
Fricke, Lea & Edgar Onea. 2019, April. Testing exhaustive readings of embedded questions. Talk presented at the Workshop on New approaches to focus and related phenomena, Graz University.
Zimmermann, M., Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, S. Tönnis & E. Onea. 2019, January. (Non-) exhaustivity in focus partitioning:A cross-linguistic experimental investigation of exhaustivity in cleft structures. Invited talk presented at the Department of English, Saarland University, Saarbrücken.
Fricke, Lea, Carla Bombi, Malte Zimmermann & Edgar Onea. 2018, October. Exhaustivity in German embedded questions: Experimental evidence. Talk presented at the 44th Generative Grammatik des Südens (GGS), Universität Potsdam.
Zimmermann, Malte. 2018, September. Embedded wh-questions as definites and the import of question particles. Invited talk presented at the UBC Linguistics Colloquium, Vancouver.
Bombi, Carla, Mira Grubic, Agata Renans & Reginald Duah. 2018, September. The semantics of the clausal determiner no ́ in Akan (Kwa). Talk presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 23, Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Zimmermann, Malte. 2018, June. Embedded wh-questions as definites and the import of question particles. Invited talk presented at the Inquisitive Semantics Colloquium, ILLC, Amsterdam.
Bombi, Carla, Lea Fricke, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2018, June. Experimental evidence concerning the exhaustivity of wh-interrogatives embedded under German ‘wissen’ (know). Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2018, Graz, Austria. Retrieved from https://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/03_ExQ_Exhaustivity_wissen.pdf
Zimmermann, Malte. 2018, June. Embedded wh-questions as  definites and the import of question particles. Invited talk presented at the Workshop on M​eaning i​n non-canonical Q​uestions, Konstanz,FOR211.
Bombi, Carla, Lea Fricke, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2018, May. Exhaustivity in questions: Two pilot studies on interrogatives embedded under German ‘wissen’ (know). Talk presented at the Syn-Sem Colloquium, Potsdam University, Germany.
Tönnis, Swantje. 2018, March. AG 2 Investigating the Distribution of Clefts in Written and Spoken German: The Role of Prosody. Talk presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Stuttgart. Retrieved from https://www.dgfs2018.uni-stuttgart.de/arbeitsgruppen/ag-2/dgfs2018-AG02-Toennis.pdf
Fricke, Lea & Carla Bombi. 2018, February. Exhaustivity of wh-interrogatives embedded under German ‘wissen’ (know). Talk presented at the 19th Workshop on the Roots of Pragmasemantics, Szklarska Poreba.
Onea, Edgar. 2018, February. Exhaustivity Inferences with Focus. Talk presented at the Workshop on Uncertainty in Meaning and Representation in Linguistics and Philosophy, Jelenia Góra.
Zimmermann, Malte, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Edgar Onea & Swantje Tönnis. 2017, September. (Non-) exhaustivity in focus partitioning: A cross-linguistic investigation of exhaustivity in Hungarian focus and clefts. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2017, University of Cologne. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Abstract_ExCl.pdf
Zimmermann, Malte, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Edgar Onea & Swantje Tönnis. 2017, June. On the (non-)exhaustivity of focus partitioning: A cross-linguistic investigation of exhaustivity in Hungarian focus and clefts. Invited talk presented at the 13 International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian, Budapest. Retrieved from http://www.nytud.hu/icsh13/venue.html
Zimmermann, Malte. 2017, June. Question embedding, concealed relative questions, and (non-)exhaustive interpretations: Insights from Hausa (Chadic) and Akan (Kwa)? Invited talk presented at the Workshop on Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages (TripleA 4), University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Retrieved from https://semanticsofaaa2017.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/mz-abstract.pdf
Onea, Edgar, David Beaverdadd & Judith Tonhauser. 2017, May. Less than total exhaustion: Why a non-at-issue-implication of identificational focus does’t project. Talk presented at the Workshop “Non-At-Issue Meaning and Information Structure”, University of Oslo.
Destruel Johnson, Emilie & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2017, March. Cross-linguistic Variation in the Interpretation and Processing of Cleft Exhaustivity: The Semantics- Pragmatics Debate Revisited. Talk presented at the Workshop “Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Presuppositions”, University of Genoa. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Program_Workshop_Presuppositions.pdf
Onea, Edgar. 2017, March. Projective exhaustivity in clefts. Talk presented at the Workshop “Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Presuppositions”, University of Genoa.
Renans, Agata & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2017, March. it-Clefts with Collective and Distributive Interpretation: Experimental Studies. Talk presented at the Workshop “Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Presuppositions”, University of Genoa. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Program_Workshop_Presuppositions.pdf
Tönnis, Swantje & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2017, March. Experimental investigations on exhaustivity in Hungarian preverbal Focus. Talk presented at the 18th Szklarska Poreba Workshop.
Renans, Agata, Nadine Bade & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2017, January. Cross-linguistic variation in pragmatics: Maximize Presupposition vs. Obligatory Implicatures in Ga (Kwa). Talk presented at the Workshop on Cross-linguistic Pragmatics, ZAS Berlin.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, December. An Experimental Study on Number-based Implicatures in German es-Clefts and Definite Pseudoclefts. Talk presented at the International Workshop on Non-Prototypical Clefts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
Renans, Agata & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2016, December. Exhaustivity in it-Clefts with Collective and Distributive Predicates: An Experimental Study. Talk presented at the International Workshop on Non-Prototypical Clefts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, December. An Experimental Study on Number-based Implicatures in German es-Clefts and Definite Pseudoclefts. Talk presented at the Syntax-Semantics Colloquium, Potsdam University, Germany.
Renans, Agata & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2016, December. Exhaustivity in it -Clefts with Collective and Distributive Predicates: An Experimental Study. Talk presented at the Workshop on Clefts, Göttingen.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, December. An Experimental Study on Number-based Implicatures in German es-Clefts and Definite Pseudoclefts. Talk presented at the Workshop on Clefts, Universität Göttingen.
Tönnis, Swantje, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, November. Experimental Investigations on Exhaustivity in German it-clefts and Hungarian Preverbal Focus. Talk, Institut of Theoretical Linguistics, Budapest, Hungary.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, September. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in it-clefts. Talk presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 21, University of Edinburgh.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Edgar Onea, Malte Zimmermann & Anna Christina Boell. 2016, August. Empirical Insights On The Exhaustivity Inference In it-Clefts. Talk presented at the Experimental Approaches to Semantics Workshop at ESSLLI 2015, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Edgar Onea, Swantje Tönnis & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, June. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in it-clefts. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2016, Tübingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/AbstractExCl.pdf
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, May. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in clefts. Talk presented at the Syntax-Semantics Colloquium in the linguistics department, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Swantje Tönnis, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2016, April. That’s not quite it: An experimental investigation of (non-)exhaustivity in clefts. Talk, Linguistics Department, Universität Konstanz, Germany.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P. 2016, March. Experimental Research In Semantics/Pragmatics Example Study: Exhaustivity in it-Clefts. Talk, Linguistics Department, University of Ghana at Legon, Ghana.
Zimmermann, Malte. 2015, October. Scalar Particles and the analysis of Contrastive Topics: A cross-linguistic investigation of English and Vietnamese. Invited talk presented at the 31st Annual meeting of the “Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics" (IATL 31), Bar Ilan University, Israel.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Edgar Onea, Malte Zimmermann & Anna-Christina Boell. 2015, September. Exhaustivity and at-issueness in it-clefts : An empirical study. Talk presented at the Workshop on Experimental Pragmatics at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE 2015), Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL).
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Malte Zimmermann, Edgar Onea, Swantje Tönnis & Anna Christina Boell. 2015, June. It-Cleft Exhaustivity: Empirical Investigations. Talk presented at the Syntax-Semantics Colloquium (SynSem), Potsdam University.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P. 2015, June. It-Cleft Exhaustivity: Empirical Investigations. Talk presented at the Workshop on Exhaustivity Effects in Cleft Sentences, University of Göttingen.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Malte Zimmermann, Edgar Onea, Swantje Tönnis & Anna Christina Boell. 2015, May. It-Cleft Exhaustivity: Empirical Investigations. Talk, Language Processing Lab, University of Southern California, USA.
Boell, Anna Christina & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2014, September. Exhaustiveness in It-Clefts (ExCl): A Proposal. Talk presented at the Workshop on Questions in Discourse, Universität Göttingen, Germany.

Posters

Zimmermann, Malte. 2020, August. Fake tense in Hausa counterfactuals: A novel argument for underspecified EXCL. Poster presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 30, Virtually at Cornell University, New York. Retrieved from https://osf.io/wx9au/
Chark, Jordan. 2020, August. The interaction of question particles and negation in embedded contexts: the case of alles. Poster presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 30, Virtually at Cornell University, New York.
Fricke, Lea & Edgar Onea. 2020, March. Exhaustivity of embedded questions under know, predict, agree and surprise. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Retrieved from https://osf.io/ubth9/
Fricke, Lea, Carla Bombi, Dominique Blok & Malte Zimmermann. 2020, March. The pragmatic status of strong exhaustive readings of embedded questions. Poster presented at the 42th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS), Hamburg.
Zimmermann, Malte & Dario Paape. 2019. Conditionals on crutches: Expanding the modal horizon. Poster presented at the Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB) 24, University of Osnabrück.
Kiziltan, Sybille. 2018, May. The influence of visual salience on the exhaustivity of clefts and definite descriptions in German. Poster presented at the 2nd Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference (XPRAG.it 2018), Pavia, Italy.
Bombi, Carla. 2018, May. Definiteness in Akan (Kwa): familiarity and uniqueness revisited. Poster presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 28, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
Bombi, Carla & Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss. 2018, February. Quantitative data in the field: a case study on Akan. Poster presented at the Linguistic Evidence 2018, University of Tübingen.
Bombi, Carla, Lea Fricke, Edgar Onea & Malte Zimmermann. 2017, September. Exhaustiveness in embedded questions across languages. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2017, University of Cologne.
Bade, Nadine, Joseph P. DeVeaugh-Geiss & Agata Renans. 2017, February. Cross-linguistic variation in pragmatics: Maximize Presupposition vs. Obligatory Implicatures in Ga (Kwa). Poster presented at the GLOW in Asia, National University of Singapore. Retrieved from https://lingconf.com/glowinasia2017/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2016/11/renans-etal.pdf
Tönnis, Swantje, Lea Marie Fricke & Alexander Schreiber. 2016, November. Methodological Considerations on Testing Argument Asymmetry in German Cleft Sentences. Poster presented at the 6th international conference Grammar and Corpora, Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim. Retrieved from http://gac2016.ids-mannheim.de/abstracts/FrickeToennis_GaC-2016_paper_43.pdf
Tönnis, Swantje, Lea Marie Fricke & Alexander Schreiber. 2016, August. Argument Asymmetry in German Cleft Sentences. Poster presented at the Student Session at the 28th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI 2016), Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy.
Mucha, Anne. 2016, June. Quantifiers, pronouns, and cross–linguistic variation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2016, Tübingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Mucha.pdf
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Malte Zimmermann, Edgar Onea & Anna-Christina Boell. 2015, July. Contradicting (not-)at-issueness in exclusives and clefts: An empirical study. Poster presented at the Experimental Pragmatics conference (XPRAG 2015), University of Chicago.
Onea, Edgar & Bastian Mayerhofer. 2015, July. Indefinites and questions. An experimental approach. Poster presented at the Experimental Pragmatics (XPRAG) 2015, University of Chicago.
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Edgar Onea, Malte Zimmermann, Anna-Christina Boell & Santje Tönnis. 2015, June. Two Emprirical Studies On Exhaustivity Inferences & It-Clefts. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of XPrag.de 2015, Göttingen. Retrieved from http://www.xprag.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Jahrestreffen_ExCl.pdf
DeVeaugh-Geiss, Joseph P., Malte Zimmermann, Edgar Onea & Anna Boell. 2015, May. Contradicting (not-)at-issueness in exclusives and clefts: an empirical study. Poster presented at the Semantics and Linguistic Theory Conference (SALT) 25, Stanford University.
Roeser, Jens, Evgeniya Shipova, Shravan Vasishth & Malte Zimmermann. 2015, March. Locality rules out variable binding in coreference resolution. Poster presented at the 28thAnnual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Southern California.