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CSSP 2017


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CSSP 2017
École normale supérieure, salle Jean Jaurès
29 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris


Thursday, November 23, 2017 Friday, November 24, 2017 Saturday, November 25, 2017
9:15-9:50 Registration & coffee
9:50-10:10 Welcome
10:10-11:10 Regine Eckardt, Verb-end questions in German: How particles and syntax conspire to create meaning
9:30-10:30 Stephen Wechsler, The gavagai solution: how input correlations explain verb alternations
10:30-11:10 Jong-Bok Kim, Language variations in answers to polar questions: A Non-configurational Approach
09:30-10:30 Marco Baroni, Solving new problems compositionally with neural networks
10:30-11:10 Grégoire Winterstein, Regine Lai, Zoe Luk and Eric Mccready, Authority and Gendered Speech: Cantonese Particles and Sajiao
11:10-11:40 Coffee 11:10-11:40 Coffee 11:10-11:40 Coffee
11:40-12:20 Nadine Theiler, The Precondition Particle: A Unified Analysis of German 'denn'
12:20-13:00 Andrea Beltrama and Emily Hanink, "Like", hedging and mirativity. A unified account.
11:40-12:20 Jack Hoeksema, Polarity items in Purpose Clauses
12:20-13:00 Yanwei Jin and Jean-Pierre Koenig, A Cross-linguistic Study of Expletive Negation
11:40-12:20 Joseph Deveaugh-Geiss and Emilie Destruel, (Non-)Exhaustivity in French c’est-Clefts
12:20-13:00 Aixiu An and Anne Abeillé, Agreement and interpretation of binominals in French
13:00-15:00 Lunch 13:00-15:00 Lunch 13:00-15:00 Lunch
15:00-15:40 Anne Abeille and Shrita Hassamal, Sluicing in Mauritian: a fragment analysis
15:40-16:20 Giorgia Zorzi, Head-final languages gapping forward: right-branching coordination across modalities
15:00-15:40 Emanuel Souza de Quadros, The semantics of possessive noun phrases and temporal modifiers
15:40-16:20 Fabienne Martin and Zsofia Gyarmathy, A finer-grained typology of perfective operators
15:00-15:40 Laia Mayol and Elena Castroviejo, Premise conditionals are thematic hypothetical conditionals
15:40-16:20 Vítor Míguez, Epistemic Modality and Semantic Change: The Story of Galician Adverb seguramente
16:20-16:50 Coffee 16:20-16:50 Coffee 16:20 Closing
16:50-17:30 Felicitas Enders, The German discourse particle "doch" in imperatives
17:30-18:10 Micky Daniels and Yael Greenberg, Extreme Adjectives in Comparative Structures and Even
16:50-17:30 Bert Le Bruyn and Kirsten Schutter, HAVE-verbs, indefinite article omission and definiteness in SLA
17:30-18:10 Alexandre Cremers, Morwenna Hoeks, Grzegorz Lisowski and Jonathan Pesetsky, Experimental Evidence for a Semantic Account of Free Choice
18:30 Cocktail


  • Hitomi Hirayama, A Compositional Analysis of Biased Questions in Japanese
  • Michela Ippolito, Reverse-Sobel sequences
  • Teodora Mihoc, Deconstructing bare and modified numerals
  • Tsz Ming Lee, Right dislocation of verb in Cantonese as head movement
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