Workshop 'Imperatives, Performativity, and Commitment' (IPaC)

Location: Center for General Linguistics (ZAS), Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin
Date: 21th - 22th April 2017
Organizing Committee: Hadil Karawani,Carina Kauf & Guillermo del Pinal

Invited Speakers:

  • Cleo Condoravdi
  • Sabine Iatridou
  • Josep Quer
  • Frank Veltman

Speakers:

  • Manfred Krifka 
  • Lisa Matthewson
  • Despina Oikonomou
  • Carlotta Pavese
  • Kilu von Prince
  • Hubert Truckenbrodt
  • Hedde Zeijlstra

Program

Friday, 21 April 2017

9:00-9:10
Opening Remarks by Manfred Krifka

9:10-10:40
Sabine Iatridou (Transparent wishes)

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00
Hedde Zeijlstra (On the PPI properties of speech acts and certain modals)

12:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:00
Manfred Krifka (Conditional assertion in commitment space semantics)

15:00-16:00
Carlotta Pavese (On must and therefore)

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00
Frank Veltman (Free choice effects in imperatives and strong necessity modals. What are the options?)

19:00 Dinner: Cana Restaurant, Neue Roßstr. 11-12, 10179 Berlin

Saturday, 22 April 2017

9:00-10:30
Josep Quer (Imperatives in sign languages and the quest for reproachatives)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:00
Despina Oikonomou (Imperatives: minimal but modalized)

12:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:00
Hubert Truckenbrodt and Lisa Matthewson (Blocking between the imperative and the German modal "sollen")

15:00-16:00
Kilu von Prince (The future is what the universe wants)

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00
Cleo Condoravdi (Conditional Imperatives: Advice and Endorsement)