Network Meeting Questions in Discourse

Date: June 25, 2015

Venue: Medienraum des Seminars für Deutsche Philologie (Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3; R. 1.245) University of Göttingen

Organisers: Edgar Onea, Malte Zimmermann, Klaus von Heusinger, Swantje Tönnis

The annual meeting will include talks about the nature of questions as linguistic and semantic objects, the role of questions in the interpretation of natural language, the notion of at-issueness and it's role semantics, and other related talks.

Time Speaker Title
9:00-9:30 Klaus von Heusinger Organisation Book
9:30-10:15 Arndt Riester QUD trees and d-accessibility
10:15-10:30 break
10:30-11:15 Lauren Winans Disjunction and alternatives in Egyptian Arabic
11:15-12:00 Michele Herbstritt Embedded questions: the wh/*whether puzzle
12-13:30 Lunch
14:15-15:00 Annika Herrman, Sina Jahnke & Elisabeth Volk Question-answer pairs in sign languages
15:00-15:30 break
15:30-16:15 Yimei Xiang Uniqueness, Mention-Some, and Mention-All
16:15-16:30 break
16:30-17:15 Eva Csipak & Sarah Zobel Discourse particles as discourse-navigating devices – a case study on German denn
17:15-18:15 David Beaver & Judith Tonhauser On the heterogeneity of projective content