XPrag.de Annual Meeting 2019

Organizer(s)Salfner, Fabienne
Venue Schützenstr. 18, 3rd floor, Trajekte-Room
XPrag.de Workshop page

Preliminary Program

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

TimeEvent
09:00-09:30Registration & Poster and lightning talk set-up
09:30-09:45Welcome
09:45-11:00Topic situations and domain restriction (Abstract)
Talk by Mercator Fellow Lyn Frazier (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30-12:10Exhaustiveness in embedded questions. An experimental comparison of four predicates of embedding. (Abstract)
Lea Fricke & Dominique Blok (project ExQ, Graz/Potsdam)
12:10-12:50Lightning talks for the poster presentations
12:50-14:20Poster session with Fingerfood in room 403, 4th floor!
 
  1. Do German discourse particles eigentlich and tatsächlich modulate online expectations about intended meaning? (Pro^3, Osnabrück)
  2. Non-at-issue meanings of Mandarin conditional connectives (SPOCC, HU Berlin)
  3. Response elements in German Sign Language (DGS) (YesNo, Cologne) (Abstract)
  4. Approaching scalar diversity using multiple mechanisms (Short-term project, Benz, Breheny, Gotzner, Sun) (Abstract)
  5. The influence of informativeness and predictability on the processing of negation (MoLCINS, Tübingen) (Abstract)
  6. more posters t.b.a
14:20-15:35Bilingualism in Children with Developmental Disorders: From Human Rights to Language and Cognition (Abstract)
Invited talk by Mercator Fellow Napoleon Katsos (University of Cambridge, UK)
15:35-16:15Comprehension of Non-Linguistic Vocalizations across Cultures (Abstract)
Aleksandra Cwiek et al (project PSIMS, ZAS Berlin)
16:15-16:45Coffee Break
16:45-17:25Embedded Implicatures in Comprehension and Production. (Abstract)
Anton Benz & Nicole Gotzner (project SiGames, ZAS Berlin)
17:25-18:05All hands business meeting (XPrag.de members only)
19:00Joint Dinner, t.b.a

Thursday, November 21, 2019

TimeEvent
09:00-09:30Coffee
09:30-10:45Brain-language modelling, prediction and the neural basis of communication (Abstract)
Invited talk by Friedemann Pulvermüller (project BraiSiCo, FU Berlin)
10:45-11:25Neurophysiological evidence for rapid processing of verbal and
gestural information in understanding communicative actions (Abstract)
Rosario Tomasello & Friedemann Pulvermüller (project BraiSiCo, FU Berlin)
11:25-11:55Coffee Break
11:55-12:35Brain Signatures of Communication Prior to Speech Onset: Predictive Brain Activity Indexing Illocutionary Type. (Abstract)
Isabella Boux et al (project BraiSiCo, FU Berlin)
12:35-13:15Order and relevance: Revising temporal structures (Abstract)
Maria Spychalska (project ImpliPer, Cologne)
13:15-14:45Lunch Break / Steering Board meeting
14:45-15:25Processing quantifiers in partial information contexts (Abstract)
Maria Spychalska & Markus Werning (short-term project, ImpliPer,Cologne / BayesPrag@EEG,Bochum)
15:25-16:05Compression within a Generative View of Thought and Language
Uli Sauerland (project LISI, ZAS Berlin)
16:05-16:15Closing