Workshop 'Speech Acts: Meanings, Uses, Syntactic and Prosodic Realizations'

Location: Leibniz-Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Schützenstr. 18, R. 403
Date: May, 29th - 31th
 
Organizers: Krifka, Manfred, Kjell Johan Sæbø & Hubert Truckenbrodt

Program

Monday, May 29

9:00
Marga Reis
On the grammatical status of so-called ‘embedded imperatives’ in German

10:00
Cleo Condoravdi
Conditional imperatives: Advice and endorsement

11:00
Roland Hinterhölzl
Embedded V2 and embedded speech acts

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

13:30
Stefan Hinterwimmer
Two kinds of perspective taking in narrative texts

14:30
Hubert Truckenbrodt & Frank Sode
Parentheticals and speaker anchoring

15:30
Emar Maier
Lying and fiction as common ground updates

16:30 Discussion Topic 1 (Sæbø, Truckenbrodt)
Modeling of embedded speech acts — Semantics, syntax, prosody

Tuesday May 30

9:00
Regine Eckardt
Speech acts as Contracts — A cooperation based approach

10:00
Yael Greenberg & Lavi Wolf
Assertions as degree relations

11:00
Sven Lauer
Prolegomena to a comprehensive theory of interrogative force

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

13:30
Daniel Gutzmann
How to do multiple things with words. Speech acts and multiple contents

14:30
Manfred Krifka
Assertions and judgements, epistemics and evidentials

15:30 Discussion Topic 2 >(Gärtner)
Challenges of analyzing dialoge and anti-intentionalist alignment approaches (joint turns, unhelpful continuations)

16:30
Manfred Bierwisch
Permanent Speech Acts

17:15
Dieter Wunderlich
Some biographic remarks on Speech Act Theory (shorter presentation)

18:30 CONFERENCE DINNER in Honor of Dieter Wunderlich

Wednesday May 31

9:00
Hans-Martin Gärtner
Syntax and speech acts

10:00
Werner Frey und André Meinunger
On strong and weak root phenomena

11:00
Kjell Johan Sæbø
Speech acts embed: Evidence from oscillatory verba dicendi

12:00 LUNCH BREAK

13:30
Markus Egg
Modifying speech acts by discourse particles

14:30
Discussion Topic 3 (Krifka)
General discussion: Promising directions in speech act theory

16:00 END