The SFB abroad
- Nadine Bade (ass. A2, XPrag) was on research leave at the University of Philadelphia, USA, from 14 October to 9 November 2017.
- Vera Hohaus was for project C1 on research leave and doing fieldwork in Singapore, Christchurch (Newzealand) and Apia (Samoa) from 11 September to 26 October 2017.
- Barbara Kaup (B4) was on research leave in San Diego, USA, from 15 November 2017 to 2 March 2018.
- Alexander Wimmer (XPrag) was on research leave at the MIT in Boston, USA, from 1 September to 13 December 2017.
- Susanne Winkler (A7) was on research leave at the University of Cyprus from 18 September 2017 to 19 January 2018.
Several members of the SFB contributed to Linguistic Evidence 2018 (Tübingen, 15-17 February 2018) with talks or poster presentations:
- Nadine Bade (ass. A2, XPrag), Frauke Buscher (ass. A1) & Saskia Brockmann (A2): Using fictional contexts in experimental studies on reinterpretation: benefits and challenges (Talk)
- Polina Berezovskaya (C1), Fabian Schlotterbeck (ass. B8) & Oliver Bott (XPrag): Processing of ambiguous degree constructions in German (Poster)
- Alvaro Cortés-Rodríguez (A7): Multiple Sluicing in English (Poster)
- Lorenz Dietmar Geiger & Andreas Konietzko (A7): To split, or not to split, that is the question under discussion (Poster / Alternate talk)
- Andreas Kehl (A7): Adjunct islands and aspectual classes (Poster)
- Till Pachalli (B4), Jessica Strozyk (ass. B4), Carolin Dudschig (ass. B4) & Barbara Kaup (B4/Z2): The resolution of complex event anaphors (Poster)
- Anna Prysłopska, Julia Lukassek & Claudia Maienborn (A1): Coercion or underspecification? An eye-tracking study of motion verbs (Poster)
- Sarah Zobel (ass. A1): On the difference between the Federal German and the Austrian German discourse particle eh: An experimental investigation (Talk)
Also, there were several talks of our members at the 40th annual meeting of the DGfS (Stuttgart, 7-9 March 2018):
- Giuliano Armenante (B1) & Nina Weymann: Closing the Gap: Syntactic Complexity does not disambiguate Gapping Sentences (AG 12: Relating Elliptical Utterances to Information in Context).
- Alvaro Cortés-Rodríguez (A7): Multiple Sluicing in English (AG 12: Relating Elliptical Utterances to Information in Context).
- Kordula De Kuthy (A4/T1), Tobias Kolditz & Detmar Meurers (A4/T1): Generating Questions under Discussion (AG 7: Why indeed? Questions at the interface of theoretical and computational linguistics).
- Stefan Engelberg (ass. A5) & Ngoc Duyen Tanja Tu: Redeeinleiter (AG 10: Rede- und Gedankenwiedergabe in narrativen Strukturen).
- Christian Fortmann (A5): Parenthesen – Nischen, Skopus und Assoziation (AG 10: Rede- und Gedankenwiedergabe in narrativen Strukturen).
- Vera Hohaus (B1) & Andreas Konietzko (A7): The puzzle from VP proforms in comparative clauses (AG 8: Reference beyond the DP. Towards a Crosslinguistic Typology of the Syntax and Semantics of Proforms).
- Marion Jäger (A7): The role of scalar meaning and emphasis in leftward association of the German focus particle nur ('only') (AG 3: Evaluative meanings: Theoretical and computational perspectives).
- Britta Stolterfoht (B1/B8): Manners and proforms: Processing ambiguous adverbials. (AG 8: Reference beyond the DP. Towards a Crosslinguistic Typology of the Syntax and Semantics of Proforms).
A series of further talks and poster presentations was held by members of the SFB:
Lorenz Dietmar Geiger & Andreas Konietzko (A7): DP Splits: A Challenge for the Left Periphery. Workshop on Word Order in the Left Periphery (WOLP2017), Oslo, 17 October 2017.
Ruben Ellinghaus, Karin Bausenhart, and Rolf Ulrich (B1/B7): On the Stability of Temporal Reference Information in Duration Discrimination. 1st Conference of the Timing Research Forum, Strasbourg, 23-25 October 2017.
Rolf Ulrich (B1/B7): Imagined Stimulus Size Influence Duration Judgments in the Same Way as Physical Stimulus Size Does? 1st Conference of the Timing Research Forum, Strasbourg, 23-25 October 2017.
Sam Featherston (C6): Can we Build a Grammar on the Basis of Introspective Judgements? International Workshop in Introspection, Aarhus, 24-26 October 2017.
Lydia Momma (C7): Progressivity in Romance Languages: French être en train de + INF and Italian stare + GER. Atelier Linguistique International, Bayreuth, 26-27 October 2017.
Frauke Buscher (ass. A1): (Re)Interpreting Verbs of Sound Emission as Intransitive Verbs of Motion. Workshop "The building blocks and mortar of meaning II", Tübingen, 3-4 November 2017.
Julia Lukassek (A1): Accounting for the Combinatorial Options of Aspectual Verbs. Workshop "The building blocks and mortar of meaning II", Tübingen, 3-4 November 2017.
Carolin Dudschig (ass. B4), Ian G. Mackenzie, Jessica Strozyk (ass. B4), Hartmut Leuthold (B4) & Barbara Kaup (B4/Z2): Negation Influence N400-Like Priming Effects? Psychonomic Society 58th annual meeting, Vancouver, 9-12 November 2017.
Saskia Brockmann & Susanne Riecker (A2): Questions in Fiction. Fictional Questions. A Case Study of ‘If it had no pencil’. Philosophy Meets Literary Studies IV, Göttingen, 17-18 November 2017.
Işıl Şenel (B1): The Temporal Interpretation of Complement and Relative Clauses in Turkish. Workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the Languages of Turkey (Tu+) 3, Los Angeles, 18-19 November 2017.
Sigrid Beck (A2/C1/Z1/Z2): An Alternative Semantic Analysis of Old English Indeterminate Phrases and Universals. Formal Diachronic Semantics 2, Saarbrücken, 20-21 November 2017.
Vera Hohaus (B1/C1): Language Change in Samoan and the Degree Semantics Parameter. Formal Diachronic Semantics 2, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, 20-21 November 2017.
Julia Lukassek (A1): Coercion and Underspecification Integrated: The State-Event-Ambiguity of Aspectual Verbs. Workshop on Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy, Oslo, 20-21 November 2017.
Sebastian Bücking (A1): Is describe an Intensional Verb? 17th Workshop on Event Semantics, Köln, 24-25 November 2017.
Frauke Buscher (ass. A1): (Re)Interpreting Verbs of Sound Emission as Intransitive Verbs of Motion, 17th Workshop on Event Semantics, Köln, 24-25 November 2017.
Sam Featherston (C6): Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Relative Clauses: Evidence for Systematic Syntactic Non-Parallelism. 4. MaTüBe-Workshop on the topic Syntax, Semantik und Illokution, Mannheim, 14-16 December 2017.
Kalle Müller (ass. C6): Zum Bedeutungsunterschied von Wahrnehmungsverben mit AcI und dass-Satz. 4. MaTüBe-Workshop on the topic Syntax, Semantik und Illokution, IDS Mannheim, 14-16 December 2017.
Sebastian Bücking (A1): Da gibt's mit das leckerste Himmel und Ääd der Stadt - Is Free mit (lit. 'with') plus Superlative a Construction or Compositionally Transparent? Linguistischer Arbeitskreis Köln, 10 January 2018.
Daniel de Kok, Patricia Fischer, Corina Dima & Erhard Hinrichs (A3): Distributional Regularities of Verbs and Verbal Adjectives: Treebank Evidence and Broader Implications. 16th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories, Prague, 23-24 January 2018.
Vera Hohaus & Işıl Şenel (B1): Complementation as Nominalization: The View from Turkish. Workshop on Embedding and Temporal Interpretation, Mannheim, February 2018.
Vivian Schreier & Hannah Gerbrich (C6): Cardinal Well-Formedness Values as Anchors in Linguistic Experiments. ConSOLE, London, 14-16 February 2018.
Lydia Momma (C7): Le gateau en train de cuire: irrésistible! - Le gateau est en train de cuire: Bedeutungen und Gebrauchskontexte von (être) en train de im diachronen und synchronen Vergleich. XIV. LIMES-Kolloquium, Konstanz, 23-24 February 2018.
Britta Stolterfoht (B1/B8): Position and Interpretation: Towards a Model of Adjunct Processing. Final Colloquium of the SFB 732 ‘Incremental Specification in Context’, Stuttgart, 5-6 March 2018.
Markus Janczyk (B2) & Heinrich René Liesefeld: Measures to Integrate Speed and Accuracy: A critical Assessment and Evaluation of their Validity, Utility, and Problems. 60. TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Marburg, 11-14 March 2018.
Anna Pryslopska (A1): Agentive Coercion in German Copula Sentences Makes you Look Twice: Evidence from an Eye-Tracking Study, 60. TeaP (Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen), Marburg, 11-14 March 2018.
Petra Augurzky (B1), Fabian Schlotterbeck (ass. B8) & Rolf Ulrich (B7): Is it Easier to Think Positive? An ERP Study on Quantifier Processing in German. CUNY, Davis, 15-17 March 2018.
Albert Wall & Charlotte Coy (C7): ‘Da sind Spuren von Käfer an meinem Schuh!‘ Experimentelle Evidenz zum Universal Grinder im Spanischen: Verbtypen und Konstruktionen. XXXIV. Forum Junge Romanistik, Mannheim, 25-28 March 2018.
Lydia Momma (C7): Dem Progressiv auf der Spur: Die Konstruktion (être) en train de im diachronen und synchronen Vergleich. XXXIV. Forum Junge Romanistik, Mannheim, 25-28 March 2018.