Program

Workshop on Meaning and Distribution

Thursday, May 11

9:15-9:30 Opening remarks 

9:30-10:45 Angelika Kratzer Invited Talk

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:40 Floris Roelofsen, Nadine Theiler & Maria Aloni A semantic account of the selectional restrictions of anti-rogative verbs
11:40-12:20  Ryan Bochnak Sequence of optional tense

12:20-1:45 Lunch 

1:45-3:00 Beth Levin Invited Talk

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:30 Jeffrey Lidz Invited Talk

4:30-5:30 Discussion

6:30- Dinner


SALT Main Session
Friday, May 12

8:30-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:10 Welcome

Session 1

9:10-9:50 Moshe Bar-Lev & Danny Fox Universal free choice and innocent inclusion
9:50-10:30  Andreea Nicolae Shielding positive polarity indefinites
10:30-11:10  Chris Bruno Contrastive negation and the theory of alternatives


11:10-11:40
Break

Session 2

11:40-12:20 Kajsa Djärv & Hezekiah Akiva Bacovcin Prosodic effects on factive presupposition projection
12:20-1:00  Matthew Mandelkern, Jérémy Zehr, Jacopo Romoli & Florian Schwarz Asymmetry in presupposition projection: The case of conjunction


1:00-2:20
Lunch

Session 3

2:20-3:00 Linmin Zhang & Jia Ling Ambiguous than-clauses and the mention-some reading


3:00-4:00
Poster lightning talks (see below for names and titles)

4:00-5:00 Poster session

5:00-5:15 Break

5:15-6:15 Pranav Anand Invited Talk: Facts, alternatives, and alternative facts


Saturday, May 13

Session 1

9:00-10:00 Maribel Romero Invited Talk
10:00-10:40  Bernard Schwarz Strength as entropy in questions: Evidence from uniqueness presuppositions


10:40-11:00
Break

Session 2

11:00-11:40 Athulya Aravind & Martin Hackl Against a unified account of obligatory trigger effects: Evidence from acquisition
11:40-12:20  Deniz Özyıldız Knowledge reports without true belief


12:20-1:30
Lunch

Session 3

1:30-2:10 Stefan Hinterwimmer Two kinds of perspective taking in narrative texts
2:10-2:50  Scott Anderbois An illocutionary account of reportative evidentials in imperatives


2:50-3:15
Break

Session 4

3:15-4:15 Poster lightning talks (see below for names and titles)

4:15-5:15 Poster session

5:15-5:30 Break

5:30-6:30 Sarah Murray Invited Talk


6:30-7:00
Business meeting

7:00- Dinner


Sunday, May 14

Session 1

9:30-10:10 Yasutada Sudo & Jacopo Romoli Lifetime effects as presuppositional scalar strengthening
10:10-10:50  Katrin Schulz Approaching double fake tensed conditionals


10:50-11:10
break

Session 2

11:10-11:50 Lisa Bylinina & Rick Nouwen The semantics of zero
 11:50-12:50 Chris Barker Invited Talk: Negative polarity as scope marking


12:50-1:00
Presentation of first annual SALT Distinguished Presentation Award

1:00- Pizza, Semantic Valueball, and 14-yard dash


Friday Posters & Lightning Talks

Stavroula Alexandropoulou, Jakub Dotlačil & Rick Nouwen Pragmatic effects of more than and at least in incremental interpretation
Maria Biezma and Kyle Rawlins Rhetorical Questions: Severing questioning from asking
Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten and Keir Moulton Navajo in the typology of internally-headed relatives
 Sam Carter and Daniel Altshuler Now as a dyadic connective
 Isabelle Charnavel Non-at-issueness of since-clauses
 Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin Partitive most in English and Romanian
Adam Gobeski and Marcin Morzycki Percentages, relational degrees, and degree constructions
 Henrison Hsieh and Luis Alonso-Ovalle Anchored implicatives: Tagalog ability/involuntary action
 I-Ta Chris Hsieh The scope of reciprocal degree operators and degree pluralities
 Yasutada Sudo It's not always redundant to assert what is presupposed
 Lyn Tieu, Robert Pasternak, Philippe Schlenker and Emmanuel Chemla Co-speech gestures: Experimental evidence for projection and local accommodation
Jos Tellings Still as an additive particle in subjunctive conditionals


Saturday Posters & Lightning Talks

Friederike Buch, Edgar Onea and Viola Schmitt Complement anaphora and the plurality of worlds
Lucas Champollion, Justin Bledin and Haoze Li Rigidity and distributivity in Plural Predicate Logic
Rachel Dudley, Meredith Rowe, Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz Discovering the factivity of know from its distribution
Patrick Elliott, Andreea Nicolae and Uli Sauerland Who and what do who and what range over cross-linguistically?
Hana Filip and Peter Sutton Singular count NPs in measure constructions
Arno Goebel Laws for biscuits: Law-like independence and biscuit conditionals
Midori Hayashi and David Yoshikazu Oshima Graded (metric) tenses in embedded clauses: The case of South Baffin Inuktitut
Elsi Kaiser and Jamie Herron Lee Experience matters: A psycholinguistic investigation of predicates of personal taste
Todor Koev Adverbs of change, aspect, and anaphoricity
Daniel Lassiter Probabilistic language in indicative and counterfactual conditionals
Adrian Stegovec  !? or ‘Where’s the ban on imperative questions?’
Sarah Zobel The notion of roles and the role use of English nominal as-phrases