Workshop on “Asymmetries in Language: Presuppositions and beyond”

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Monday July 1st

Time Event
12:00-12:15 Introduction
12:15-13:15 The right mix: Pronouns, homogeneity and dynamics (Abstract)
Invited talk by Gennaro Chierchia (Harvard)
13:15-15:00 Lunch Break
15:00-15:30 Linear vs. Hierarchical Order in Redundant Modification – Experimental Data (Abstract)
Ahn, Dorothy (Harvard), Anton Ingason (University of Iceland) & Florian Schwarz (UPenn)
15:30-16:30 Presupposition resolution and memory retrieval
Invited talk by Jakub Dolactil (ILLC Amsterdam)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-18:00 Perspective and Presuppositions
Invited talk by Marta Abrusan (ENS Paris)

Tuesday July 2nd

Time Event
9:00-10:00 Triggering Presuppositions
Invited talk by Philippe Schlenker (ENS Paris)
10:00-10:30 A Null-Theory of Haddock’s Puzzle and its Implications for the Role of Presupposition in Reference Resolution (Abstract)
Martin Hackl (MIT)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Presuppositional subjects and incremental interpretation (Abstract)
Valentina Bianchi (University of Siena), Cristiano Chesi (IUSS Pavia)
11:30-12:30 Projection patterns of Non-Restrictive Relative Clauses
Invited talk by Claudia Poschmann (Frankfurt)
12:30-14:15 Lunch Break
14:15-14:45 Binding Back from the Future (Abstract)
Patrick Elliott (ZAS Berlin), Yasu Sudo (UCL)
14:45-15:15 Reducing order-insensitivity in pronouns to accommodation (Abstract)
Keny Chatain (MIT)
15:15-15:45 A Problem for Local Maximize Presupposition! (Abstract)
Amir Anvari (Paris) and Kyle Blumberg (New York)
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:15 Incremental Interpretation of Presupposition
Invited talk by Sigrid Beck and Sonja Tiemann (Tübingen)
19:00 Dinner at Tapas y mas

Wednesday July 3rd

Time Event
9:30-10:30 On the triggering problem for presuppositions and redundancy
Invited talk by Clemens Mayr (Göttingen)
10:30-11:00 Two souls of disjunction: towards a state-monadic update semantics (Abstract)
Patrick Elliott (ZAS Berlin)
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:00 Or is semantically symmetric (Abstract)
Yael Sharvit (UCLA)
12:00-12:05 Break
12:05-12:50 Panel discussion