Uni-Tübingen

Talks

2018

V. Hohaus (June 2018), "Q-Verbs in Samoan at the Syntax-Semantics Interface." TripleA 5, Universität Konstanz.

V. Hohaus (May 2018), "Q-Verbs in Samoan and the Syntax and Semantics Interface." Polynesian Syntax Workshop in Honor of Diane Massam, University of Toronto.

V. Hohaus (May 2018), "Vague Predicates, Crisp Judgments." Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas 6, University of Toronto.

V. Hohaus (April 2018), "Form and (Scalar) Meaning, a Typological Perspective." Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken.

P. Berezovskaya, F. Schlotterbeck & O. Bott (Februar 2018), "The Processing of Ambiguous Degree Constructions in German." Poster at Linguistic Evidence 2018, Universität Tübingen.

2017

S. Beck (November 2017), "An alternative semantic analysis of Old English indeterminate phrases and universals." Formal Diachronic Semantics 2, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken.

V. Hohaus (November 2017), "Language Change in Samoan and the Degree Semantics Parameter." Formal Diachronic Semantics 2, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken.

V. Hohaus (September 2017), "Negative Indefinites and the Degree Equative: A Solution to Penka (2011)'s Puzzle." Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore.

A. Howell (July 2017), "Alternative Semantics through the lens of disjunctive questions." Oberseminar general & theoretical linguistics, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Tübingen.

A. Howell (July 2017), "Alternative Semantics through the lens of disjunctive questions." Semantics Colloquium, Universität Frankfurt.

V. Hohaus (June 2017), "Language Change and Variation in Comparison Constructions." TripleA 4 Workshop, Gotenburgs universiteit.

P. Berezovskaya, A. Howell (May 2017), "(No) Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives - Intervention Effects in Russian." Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics 26, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2016

V. Hohaus (December 2016), "VP-Proforms in Comparative Clauses: A Contrastive View on English and German." Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken (together with Andreas Konietzko).

V. Hohaus (November 2016), "Crosslinguistic Variation and the Time Course of First Language Acquisition: The Case of Comparison Constructions." CELESE Colloquium Series, Waseda University, Tokyo.

P. Berezovskaya (September 2016), "Comparisons in Nenets: About a Language that Decided to Have Degrees and also Use them." Talk at the 6th Samoyedology conference, Institute of Linguistics RAS, Moscow.

S. Beck (May 2016), "Discourse Related Readings of Scalar Particles." SALT 26. University of Texas at Austin, USA.

P. Berezovskaya (April 2016), "Processing Ambiguous Degree Constructions Crosslinguistically." ECO-5 Graduate Student Workshop, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

P. Berezovskaya (March 2016), "Small Degrees: Degree Modification in Nenets." Ling-Lunch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

P. Berezovskaya (March 2016), "Small-Degree Modifiers in Nenets." Semantics Workshop, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.

P. Berezovskaya (January 2016), "Only IF Do Fieldwork beyond the Polar Circle - Exclusive Particle(s) in Nenets." Syntax-Semantics Colloquium, University of Potsdam.

2015

V. Hohaus (December 2015), "A Semantics for Degree and Property Equatives." Workshop, Institut für deutsche Sprache und Literatur, Universität zu Köln.

A. Howell & V. Hohaus (October 2015), "The Samoan Particle 'o as a Window into the Grammar of Alternatives." School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Seminar, Victoria University, Wellington.

V. Hohaus (October 2015) "VP-Proforms and Logical Form: The Perspective from English and German." Alternate Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Lingistics (IATL). (together with Andreas Konietzko).

V. Hohaus (October 2015) "On the Concept of Proforms." Poster. Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM) 45, Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu. (together with Andreas Konietzko).

P. Berezovskaya (October 2015), "A little bit taller, taller or just tall - The Pecularities of Nenets Comparison Constructions." Institute of Linguistic Studies, Saint-Petersburg.

S. Beck (July 2015), "The Interpretation of Echo Questions." Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

V. Hohaus, A. Howell, V. Hehl, P. Berezovskaya, S. Erbektas, K. Greipel, K. Sachs (June 2015), " Crosslinguistic Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives." The Semantics of African, Asian and Austronesian Languages (TripleA) 2, Universität Potsdam.

P. Berezovskaya (June 2015), "The Positive Puzzle in the Semantics of Nenets Comparison Constructions." "Semantikzirkel", Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin.

V. Hohaus (April 2015), "Unfree Free Variables." Syntax-Semantics Colloquium, University of Potsdam.

A. Howell (April 2015), "Investigating Alternative and Polar Questions in Yoruba." University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

S. Beck (February 2015), "Readings of noch (still)." University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

S. Beck (February 2015), "Readings of noch (still)." Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.

S. Beck (February 2015), "Semantic Parameters and Universals." University of Connecticut, Storrs.

2014

V. Hohaus (July 2014), "Frame Setters in (and outside of) Comparison Constructions." Kolloquium der Abteilung für germanistische Linguistik, Universität Tübingen.

V. Hohaus, T. Oda & V. Hehl (June 2014), "An Empirical Investigation into the Status of Yori-Constituents in Japanese Comparatives." Poster Session, Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL) 7, International Christian University, Tokyo.

V. Hohaus & A. Howell (May 2014), "Alternative Semantics for Focus and Questions: Evidence from Samoan." 21st Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA), University of Hawaii at Manoa.

P. Berezovskaya & V. Hohaus (May 2014), "Two Types of Phrasal Comparative Operators: Evidence from Russian." Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) 23, University of California, Berkeley.

V. Hohaus & M. Zimmermann (February 2014), "Equatives outside the Domain of Degree Constructions." Linguistic Evidence, Universität Tübingen.

2013

S. Beck, V. Hohaus & S. Tiemann (November 2013), "A Corpus Study of the Acquisition of Comparison Constructions in English and German." University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

S. Beck & R. Gergel (November 2013), "How the Meaning of English Again Developed - A Compositional Semantic Analysis." New Zealand Linguistics Society Conference, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

S. Beck & P. Patel-Grosz (September 2013), "A Lexical Ambiguity Analysis of Kutchi Gujarati pacho ‘again’." Poster Session, Sinn und Bedeutung 18, University of the Basque Country.

V. Hohaus (July 2013), "Tensed Modality Crosslinguistically." Sonderforschungsbereich 833, Universität Tübingen.

A. Howell (July 2013), "Binding Degree Variables Crosslinguistically: Evidence from Yoruba." African Linguistics Workshop, LSA Summer Institute, University of Michigan.

P. Berezovskaya (May 2013), "Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions: A Corpus Based Study." LUSH Lecture Series, Universiteit Utrecht.

V. Hohaus (May 2013), "Past Possibility Crosslinguistically." Sonderforschungsbereich 632, Universität Potsdam.

K. Sachs (April 2013), "The Semantics of Hindi Multi-Head Correlatives." GLOW 36, Poster Session, Lund University.

P. Berezovskaya (April 2013), "A Parametric Approach to the Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions." FASL 22, McMaster University, Canada.

P. Berezovskaya (January 2013), "Acquisition of Russian Comparison Constructions - Semantics meets First Language Acquisition." ConSOLE XXI, Universität Potsdam.

2012

A. Howell (September 2012), "Abstracting over Degrees in Yoruba Comparison Constructions." Sinn und Bedeutung 17, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris.

A. Howell (July 2012), "Variable Binding Across Domains and Languages." Workshop on Variables at the Interface between Form and Meaning, Universität Tübingen.

V. Hohaus (July 2012), "Context Dependency in the Semantics of the Samoan Positive." 12th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, Udayana Universitas, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.

V. Hohaus (June 2012), "Gradability and Modality: Evidence from Samoan." 19th Annual Meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association, Academia Sinica, Taipeh, Taiwan.

V. Hohaus (May 2012), "Context Setters in Comparatives." Poster Session, Ph.D. Student Summer School 1, Universität Tübingen.

S. Beck & R. Gergel (May 2012), "Diachronic Evidence for the Analysis of Again." Universität Frankfurt.

S. Beck, V. Hohaus & S. Tiemann (May 2012), "A Note on Phrasal Comparatives." Poster Session, SALT 22, University of Chicago.

S. Hofstetter (May 2012), "Propositionale Adjektive ohne Negativinseleffekte." Semantik und Pragmatik im Südwesten (SPSW) 4, Universität Tübingen.

A. Howell (May 2012), "Comparison Constructions in Yoruba." Poster Session, Linguistic Summer School 1, Universität Tübingen.

S. Hofstetter (April 2012), "Better low pay than no pay - Propositional Adjectives Obviate Negative Island Effects." 48th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS), University of Chicago.

S. Hofstetter (February 2012), "The Distribution of Measure Phrases in English, German and French: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives." Linguistic Evidence, Universität Tübingen.

S. Beck (January 2012), "Plural Predication and Quantifiers in Than-Clauses." Workshop on Vagueness , In: Language, Reasoning and Cognition, ILLC, Universiteit van Amsterdam.

V. Hohaus (January 2012), "Gradability and Modality: A First Look at Samoan Degree Predicate Sili." Modality Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

V. Hohaus (January 2012), "Context Dependency and the Semantics of the Positive in Samoan." Linguistics Department Research Seminar, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

2011

S. Hofstetter (December 2011), "Comparison in Turkish: An Account of Phrasal Comparison Based on Implicit Degrees." Universität Stuttgart.

S. Beck und R. Gergel (November 2011), "Diachronic Evidence for the Analysis of Again." Linguistic Colloquium / CRC 471 Colloquium, Universität Konstanz.

V. Hohaus (November 2011), "Crosslinguistic Variation in the Semantics of Degree Constructions: Evidence from Samoan." Sonderforschungsbereich 632, Universität Potsdam.

R. Gergel (October 2011), "Grammars and Numbers: Decoding Historical Paths." Universität Wuppertal.

S. Hofstetter (September 2011), "Comparatives in the Turkish Language: A Revision of Phrasal Comparison." Satellite Workshop "Degree Semantics and its Interfaces", Sinn und Bedeutung 16, Universiteit Utrecht.

V. Hohaus (September 2011), "Building Gradable Adjectival Passives." Sinn und Bedeutung 16, Universiteit Utrecht (together with Helga Gese).

V. Hohaus (September 2011), "Reference to Degrees across Languages", Satellite Workshop "Degree Semantics and its Interfaces." Sinn und Bedeutung 16, Universiteit Utrecht (together with Sveta Krasikova).

V. Hohaus (September 2011), "Comparison in Samoan and Crosslinguistically." Centre for Samoan Studies Seminar Series, The National University of Samoa, Apia.

S. Hofstetter (July 2011), "Better Low Pay than no Pay – The Absence of Negative Island Effects with Propositional Adjectives and Adverbs." International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (ICLCE) 4, Universität Osnabrück.

R. Gergel (June 2011), "From Comparative Syntax to Comparing Diachronies." Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

S. Beck (June 2011), "Acquisition of Comparison." Workshop on Gradability, Universiteit Leiden.

S. Hofstetter (May 2011), "Comparatives in the Turkish Language: A Revision of Phrasal Comparison." Satellite Workshop SULA-bar, SULA 6, The University of Manchester.

V. Hohaus (May 2011), "The Semantics of Comparison in Samoan." Satellite Workshop SULA-bar, SULA 6, The University of Manchester.

A. Howell (April 2011), "Exceed-Comparatives in English and Crosslinguistically." Workshop on Scalarity in Verb-Based Constructions, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

S. Beck (April 2011), "DegP-Scope as Intervention?" Workshop on Intervention Effects from a Semantic Perspective, GLOW 34, Universität Wien.

S. Hofstetter (March 2011), "Direct Measure Phrases in English, German and French: Six Sources of Linguistic Variation." International Congress of the Young Linguists Association 26, Universidad de Salamanca.

S. Hofstetter (February 2011), "Direct Measure Phrases in English, German and French: Six Sources of Linguistic Variation." Linguistic Evidence Lite 1, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

2010

R. Gergel (October 2010), "On the Role of Structure-Based Factors in Semantic Change: Rather and Again." CNRS, Paris.

S. Beck (August 2010), "Pluractional Comparisons." Workshop on Pluractionality, Universiteit Leiden.

S. Hofstetter (August 2010), "Turkish Comparatives: The Status and Semantic Contribution of the Adverb daha and beyond." 15th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, University of Szeged, Hungary.

S. Hofstetter (June 2010), "Comparison in Thai: European Patterns in a Language from Southeast Asia." 20th Anniversary Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, Universität Zürich.

V. Hohaus (May 2010), "The Semantics of Comparison in Samoan." Workshop on Comparison Constructions Crosslinguistically, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

S. Beck (May 2010), "Acquisition of Comparison." University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

S. Beck (May 2010), "Lucindia Driving Too Fast Again. Seuren/Rullmann-Ambiguities Are Plural Comparison." Workshop on Comparison Constructions Crosslinguistically, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

S. Beck (April 2010), "Seuren/Rullmann-Ambiguities as Plural Comparisons." Poster presented at SALT 20, Vancouver.

R. Gergel (March 2010), "Structure-Sensitivity in Actuality: Notes from a Class of Preference Expressions." 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

R. Gergel (March 2010), "How Rather is Structured: Consequences of a Diachronic Re-Analysis at LF." Colloquium on Generative Grammar XX, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

S. Hofstetter (March 2010), "Half a Cake's Better than None. On the Absence of Negative Island Effects with Adjectives and Adverbs Expressing Value Judgments." Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas XXV, Universidad de Valladolid.

S. Beck (February 2010), "Ambiguous Than-Clauses?" Universität Göttingen.

2009

V. Hohaus und S. Tiemann (December 2009), "...this much is how much I'm bigger than Joey... A Corpus Study in the Acquisition of Comparison Constructions." AcquisiLyon'09, Colloques Jeunes Chercheurs en Aquisition du Langage, Laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage, ENS-LSH und Université de Lyon.

R. Gergel (November 2009), "Re-Analysis of Rather-Type Expressions: All the Way Up Beyond the Clause?" Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main.

R. Gergel (November 2009), "On Comparative Structures in English and Change." Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.

S. Krasikova (October 2009), "Comparing to What is Possible or Permitted." Sinn und Bedeutung XIV, Universität Wien.

S. Krasikova (September 2009), "Scales in the Meaning of Degree Adjectives." Russian in Contrast, Universitetet i Oslo.

S. Krasikova (September 2009), "Weak and Strong Anankastic Modals." CHRONOS 2009, 9th International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality, Université Paris-Diderot und University of Chicago Center, Paris.

R. Gergel (September 2009), "To Bind or Not to Bind." The Poznan Linguistic Meeting 40.

S. Beck (July 2009), "Indefinites in Than-Clauses." Universität Frankfurt.

S. Beck (April 2009), "Crosslinguistic Variation in Comparison Constructions." McGill University, Montreal.

S. Beck (March 2009), "Crosslinguistic Variation in Comparison Constructions." University of Massachusetts, Amherst.