Workshop “Exhaustivity in Questions and Answers – Experimental and theoretical approaches”

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Thursday June, 13th 2019

Time Event
8:30-9:15 Registration and Coffee
9:15-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:30 Not Exhaustivity: Completeness and false answer sensitivity
Invited talk by Yimei Xiang
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Exclusivity Effects in Questions and Declaratives
Erlinde Meertens
11:30-12:00 Exhaustivity in bare wh-phrases: Evidence for truth-functionality
Istvan Fekete, Petra Schulz and Esther Ruigendijk
12:00-12:30 Presupposing Exhaustification
Itai Bassi, Guillermo Del Pinal, and Uli Sauerland
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 How a speaker signals, and how a listener resolves, levels of question exhaustivity
Morgan Moyer and Rangaraj Tirumala
14:30-15:00 Wh-questions on the table
Regine Eckardt
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:00 Singular which, mention-some, and variable scope uniqueness
Aron Hirsch and Bernhard Schwarz
16:00-16:30 On the locus of strong exhaustivity in wh-questions and how it is derived
Andreas Haida
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-18:00 Exhaustivity, relative clauses and wh-phrases
Invited talk by Maribel Romero
19:00 Dinner

Friday June, 14th 2019

Time Event
08:30-09:00 Coffee
09:00-10:00 Partition by Exhaustification — towards a solution for Gentile and Schwarz’s puzzle
Invited talk by Danny Fox
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00 An argument that higher order wh-quantification is over existentials only
Francesco Paolo Gentile and Bernhard Schwarz
11:00-11:30 Nuclear intervention: deriving Beck effects via cyclic-scope and local exhaustification
Patrick Elliott and Uli Sauerland
11:30-12:00 Chinese additive presupposition trigger “ye” in questions
Jiaqi Guo and Pascal Amsili
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Locus of the exhaustiveness reading in Chinese cleft sentences
Jun Chen
14:00-14:30 Exhaustivity of concealed relative questions under nim ‘know’ in Akan
Justina Lartey
14:30-15:00 Final Discussion
15:00–? Punting on the Neckar