Program

 

Preliminary program (subject to changes)

Thursday, 8/6: 7 PM, Warm-up at John Scott’s (gastropub, beers): Kungsportsavenyn 15

Friday, 9/6:  Olof Wijksgatan 6, room T219
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome
9:45 – 10:45 Invited talk by Vera Hohaus: Language Change and Variation in Comparison Constructions
10:45 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 12:00 Deriving the readings of Wolof imperfective di (M. Ryan Bochnak and Martina Martinovic)
12:00 – 12:40 Actuality entailment in Akan (Augustina Pokua Owusu)
12:40 – 14:20 Lunch on your own
14:20 – 15:00 The syntax-semantics of relative clauses in Buli (Abdul-Razak Sulemana)
15:00 – 15:40 Intervention effects in Palestinian Arabic (Julia Braun)
15:40 – 16:20 Limbum focus strategies (Imke Driemel, Jude Nformi and Laura Becker)
16:20 – 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:30 Invited talk by Malte Zimmermann: Question embedding, concealed relative questions, and (non-)exhaustive interpretations: Insights from Hausa (Chadic) and Akan (Kwa)?
17:30 – ??? Dinner on your own
Saturday, 10/6:  Olof Wijksgatan 6, room T219
9:30 – 10:30 Invited talk by Sandhya Sundaresan: A new hybrid approach to indexical shift: modelling variation and exceptions to Shift Together
10:30 – 10:40 Break
10:40 – 11:20 Egophoric attitudes and questions in Kathmandu Newari (Stephen Wechsler and David Hargreaves)
11:20 – 12:00 A semantics-morphology mismatch in Tamil allocutive agreement (Thomas McFadden)
12:00 – 12:40 Anchored implicatives: Tagalog ability/involuntary action (Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Henrison Hsieh)
12:40 – 14:00  Lunch on your own
14:00 – 14:40 Non-exhaustive coordination in Japanese: a domain-widening account (Ryoichiro Kobayashi and Ryan Walter Smith)
14:40 – 15:20 Quantifying over alternatives with Toba Batak manang (Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine)
15:20 – 16:00 In support of relative tense: The existential past in Atayal and Javanese (Sihwei Chen, Jozina Vander Klok, Lisa Matthewson and Hotze Rullmann)
16:00 – 16:20 Break
16:20 – 17:00 Genericity in event semantics: a look at Yoruba generic sentences (Taofeeq Adebayo)
17:00 – 17:40  A new type of epistemic indefinite (Virginia Dawson)
17:40 – 18:20 Probing the ignorance of Epistemic Indefinites: A (non)-Familiarity constraint (Rahul Balusu)
19:00 – ??? Workshop dinner at Restaurant Babemba (Engelbrektsgatan 55)
Sunday, 11/6:  Olof Wijksgatan 6, room T219
9:30 – 10:00 Coffee
10:00 – 10:40 Intensifying ideophones in three Luhya languages (Margit Bowler and John Gluckman)
10:40 – 11:20 Host talk, Part 1:  Proportional implies relative: A typological universal (Elizabeth Coppock, Golsa Nouri Hosseini, Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten, and Saskia Stiefeling)
11:20 – 12:00 Host talk, Part 2: Studying superlatives with storyboards and picture-aided elicitation (Golsa Nouri Hosseini)
12:00 – 12:30  Summary, business
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