Program

 

10.15 Registration (Simard 129)

11-11.30 The semantics of pseudo-clefts (Katie van Luven, Carleton University)

11.30 – 12 Non-local modification of possible: a ‘tough’ analysis (Francesco Paolo Gentile, McGill University)

12 – 12.30 Modification by complementizer (Vesela Simeonova, University of Ottawa)

12.30-2 Poster session (Hamelin Building fourth floor)

2 – 2.30 Presuppositions and assertions: an ERP study (Roxana Maria Barbu and Alice Xia, Carleton University)

2.30- 3 On the functions of the Spanish tag-question ‘no?’ (Angelika Kiss, University of Toronto)

3- 3.30 Knowing whether and ignorance inferences (Mathieu Paillé, Bernhard Schwarz, McGill University)

3.30 – 4 Break

4-4.30 Existential free-choice items and contradiction-free strengthening (Esmail Moghiseh, Luis Alonso-Ovalle, McGill University)

4.30 – 5.30 Invited talk: Plugs, holes, filters, accommodation, and truthful speech. (Raj Singh, Carleton University)

Posters (Linguistics Department, Hamelin 4th floor):

  1. Modelling Meaning: Kantian intervention for vector-based semantics

(Nipun Arora, Carleton University)

  1. Instruments in Turkish

(Lara Russo, Roxana Maria Barbu, Carleton University)

  1. Semantic properties of partially reduplicated forms in Turkish

(Tacettin Turgay, Halil Iskender, Concordia University)

  1. Directed scale segments in equatives and related constructions in Eastern Oromo

(Maida Percival, University of Toronto)

  1. Prenominal adjectives in Spanish: what is the input?

(Erin Pettibone, University of Toronto)

    6.  Complementary corpus design for Nheengato semantic fielwork

(Cal Janik-Jones, University of Toronto)

  1. An obviation of ignorance: evidence from the scope of Exh

(Tharanga Weerasooriya, University of Ottawa)

  1. A semantic analysis of the Guaraní frustrative marker

(Justin Case, University of Ottawa)

9. On the ‘directness’ of causatives: event decomposition and causer agentivity.

(Andrew Peters, University of Toronto)