Final program of the workshop Functional catgories and expressive meaning

Final program of the workshop Functional catgories and expressive meaning

September 9

9:30 Welcome

10:00-11:00 Silvio Cruschina (U Helsinki) A surprising association and an unexpected move: Mirative implicatures

11:00-11:30 Matteo Greco (IUSS Pavia) Negation in exclamatives and in ‘surprise’ contexts: When syntax transforms a function word

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:30 Andreas Trotzke (U Konstanz & UAB) & Xavier Villalba (UAB):
Functional categories and that-exclamatives in discourse

12:30 – 13:00 Daniel Gutzmann (U Cologne) Expressivity is a syntactic feature

13:00 - 13:30 Patrizia Noel (U Bamberg) General extenders: Expressivity in the right periphery of the sentence

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 - 15:30 Norbert Corver (U Utrecht) Classifiers and affect: Organizing disorganization

15:30 - 16:00 Lobke Ghesquière (U Mons) Expressive meaning playing the NP field

16:00 - 16:30 Pause

16:30 - 17:00 Osamu Sawada (Mie University) & Jun Sawada (Aoyama Gakuin University) The interpretation of tense in the Japanese mirative expressions nante/towa

17:00 - 18:00 Jessica Rett (UCLA) A comparison of expressives and miratives

20:00 Conference dinner at Hotel Exe Campus/UAB

September 10
10:00 - 11:00 Elena Castroviejo (Ikerbasque & UPV/EHU) Exclamatives with tags

11:00 -11:30 Victoria Escandell-Vidal (UNED) & Manuel Leonetti (U Complutense Madrid) Spanish ‘mirative futures’

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 12:30 Roland Hinterhölzl & Nicola Munaro (both Ca’Foscari U Venice) On the illocutionary force of exclamatives and non-standard questions in German and Italian

12:30 - 13:00 Laure Lansari, Agnès Celle & Anne Jugnet (all U Paris Diderot) Mais qu’est-ce que… / What the hell…: Expressive questions in English and French

13:00 -13:30 Lisa Brunetti, Lucia Tovena & Hiyon Yoo (all U Paris Diderot & CNRS) The semantics and prosody of French comment questions with reason interpretation: Expectation disconfirmation and surprise effects

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch

15:00 -15:30 Daniel Hole (U Stuttgart) & Katherine Fraser (Ikerbasque & UPV/EHU) Syntax and semantics of the SWARM alternation

15:30 - 16:30 Anastasia Giannakidou (U Chicago) & Andreas Trotzke (U Konstanz & UAB): The assertion and presupposition of the exclamative: A fresh look at Greek and German

Part of the funded research project The Interpretation of Functional Categories (FFI2017-82547-P)

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