Program

DAY 1: Monday, August 8th, 2011:

14:00 -- 14:30

Uli Sauerland and Stephanie Solt, ZAS Berlin
The proper use of quantifiers in ordinary language: Introduction

14:30 -- 15:00

Natalia Zevakhina, Radboud University Nijmegen
Availability of quantifier scalars

15:00 -- 15:30

Bob van Tiel, Radboud University Nijmegen
The typicality structure of quantifiers


DAY 2: Tuesday,  August 9th, 2011:

14:00 -- 14:30

Hadas Kotek, Yasutada Sudo, Edwin Howard and Martin Hackl, MIT
A superlative reading for 'most'

14:30 -- 15:00

Aviya Hacohen, Dana Kozlowski and Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Superlative quantifiers as speech act modifiers: Experimental evidence

15:00 -- 15:30

Marcin Zajenkowski, RafaƂ Styla and Jakub Szymanik, University of Warsaw and University of Groningen
Schizophrenic patients find proportional quantification difficult due to working memory deficits


DAY 3: Wednesday, August 10th, 2011:

14:00 -- 14:30

Dany Jaspers, Hogeschool University Brussel
Different degrees of naturalness of quantifiers and colour terms

14:30 -- 15:30

Bart Geurts, Radboud University Nijmegen
Quantifiers and pronouns: an inferential approach


DAY 4:  Thursday, August 11th, 2011:

14:00 -- 14:30

Robert Henderson, Scott Anderbois and Adrian Brasoveanu, University of California, Santa Cruz
The pragmatics of quantifier scope: A corpus study

14:30 -- 15:30

Cornelia Ebert, University of Stuttgart
Variations among long-distance readings in English and German - an experimental study


DAY 5:  Friday, August 12th, 2011:

14:00 -- 14:30

Chris Cummins, University of Cambridge
Constraint-based modelling of numerical quantifier usage and interpretation

14:30 -- 15:30

Laurence Horn, Yale University
Contrariwise: Disjunctive syllogism and pragmatic strengthening