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Preliminary program

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Time Event
14:20-14:30 Welcome
14:30-15:30 «An Epistemic Step for Presuppositional Implicatures»
Invited talk by Paul Marty (ZAS Berlin)
15:30-16:15 «Can children extend pragmatic principles to non-linguistic scalar inferences?»
Alyssa Kampa and Anna Papafragou (U Delaware)
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-17:45 «Plural Information States»
Invited talk by Irene Heim (MIT)
17:45-18:30 «Degrees of Analyticity»
Uli Sauerland and Salvatore Pistoia-Reda (ZAS Berlin and U Siena)

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Time Event
10:00-11:00 «Processing ellipsis: the circumstances of repair»
Invited talk by Lyn Frazier (U Mass Amherst)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 «Some implicatures are easier»
Francesca Foppolo, Greta Mazzaggio, Francesca Panzeri and Luca Surian (U Milano-Bicocca and U Trento)
12:15-13:00 «The acquisition of presuppositional quantifers in Italian children»
Alessandra Norgini (U Siena)
13:00-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-15:30 «A critical perspective on the Rational Speech Act model of scalar implicatures»
Invited talk by Benjamin Spector (IJN Paris)
15:30-16:15 «Filtering free choice»
Jacopo Romoli and Paolo Santorio (U Ulster and UCSD)
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-17:30 «Scalar implicature variability in adults and children: the case of ‘or’»
Alan Munn, Rachel Stacey, Robert Feltster, Adam Smolinski, Adam Liter and Cristina Schmitt (Michigan State University and U Maryland)
17:30-18:15 «Focus and topic propositions in why questions: An experimental study on Italian»
Francesco Beltrame (U Siena)
20:00 Dinner t.b.a

Friday, July 13, 2018

Time Event
10:00-11:00 «Crosslinguistic similarities and differences in the order of acquisition of quantifiers»
Invited talk by Napoleon Katsos (U Cambridge)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:15 «Scalar implicatures with existential quantifiers in 5 year olds. Insights from a coloring book task»
Adina Camelia Bleotu (U Bucharest)
12:15-13:00 «Why some and who are different: evidence from felicity judgments in adults»
Istvan Fekete, Petra Schulz and Esther Ruigendijk (U Oldenburg and Goethe U Frankfurt)