Workshop 'Speech Act Theory'

DATE: 11-13 June 2015
VENUE: Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Room 403

The workshop is intended for presentation of ongoing work on speech act theory. The programme will be online about 4-6 weeks in advance of the workshop. We expect talks on the following topics:

  • Embedding of speech acts (sub-sentential level)
  • Combination of speech acts in discourse/dialogue
  • Indirect speech acts and implicature
  • Speech acts and sentence mood
  • Grammaticalisation of speech acts (typology)
  • Formal models of speech acts
  • Experimental investigations in speech act interpretation

Organisers:

  • Anton Benz (ZAS)
  • Hans Martin Gärtner (NYTUD Budapest)
  • Bart Geurts (U Nijmegen)
  • Manfred Krifka (ZAS & HU Berlin)

Speakers:

  1. Benz, Anton (ZAS Berlin)
  2. Cummins, Chris (U Edinburgh)
  3. Egg, Markus (HU Berlin)
  4. Gaertner, Hans-Martin (NYTUD Budapest), Beata Gyuris (NYTUD Budapest) & Daniel Gutzmann (U Frankfurt)
  5. Gaertner, Hans-Martin (NYTUD Budapest), Marcus Kracht (U Bielefeld) &
    Jens Michaelis (U Bielefeld)
  6. Geurts, Bart (U Nijmegen)
  7. Kaufmann, Magdalena (U Connecticut)
  8. Kissine, Mikhail (U Brussels)
  9. Krifka, Manfred (ZAS & HU Berlin)
  10. Larsson, Staffan (U Gothenburg)
  11. Lauer, Sven (U Konstanz)
  12. Sauerland, Uli (ZAS Berlin)
  13. Sbisà, Marina (U Trieste)
  14. van Tiel, Bob (U Nijmegen)
  15. Truckenbrodt, Hubert (ZAS Berlin)