9:15-10:00 – Welcome and breakfast

10:00-10:10 – Greeting [Alexander Williams and Valentine Hacquard]

10:10-11:00 – Invited talk [Chair: Paolo Santorio]

  • Sam Alxatib [CUNY] “Or and any and modals and indefinites”

Break (11:00-11:15)

11:15-12:00 – Poster Session 1

  • Nigel Flower [NYU] “All at once: Semantic effects of quantification during parallel presentation in MEG”
  • Matthew Loder [NYU] “The Proviso Problem: Pragmatic constraints on accommodation”
  • Jiayuan Chen [Rutgers] “The syntax and semantics of quasi-names”
  • Mingyang Bian [Penn] “A commitment-based analysis of ‘believe’ as an implicature trigger”
  • Keita Ishii [Delaware] “QUD-based approach to negative scope reversal in Japanese verb echo answer”
  • Anna Koppy [Delaware]
  • Jimena Guallar-Blasco [Hopkins] “The {reason|purpose} behind why-question ambiguity: A computational exploration”
  • Yunhui Bai [Maryland] “The weakness of will
  • Sarah Boukendour [Maryland] “Perfection is conditional on speech act”
  • Xiang Li [Georgetown] “On the interpretation of the participle -GAn in Uyghur”

12:00-1:00 – Talk Session 1 [Chair: Fabrizio Cariani]

  • 12:00-12:30 – Talk: Zhuosi Luo [Georgetown] “Multidimensional causality and modality: A case study on Teochew periphrastic causatives”
  • 12:30-1:00 – Talk: Caleb Kendrick and Jéssica Mendes [Maryland] “Just in case

1:00-2:00 – Lunch (falafel from Taïm)

2:00-2:45 – Poster Session 2

  • Auromita (Disha) Mitra [NYU] “Temporal-modal links and the interpretation of tense-aspect in Bangla if-conditionals”
  • Jonathan Lee [Penn] “Debunking the stigma of ‘dysfluency’: Interpolation in naturalistic speech”
  • Uğurcan Vurgun [Penn] “Cognitive signatures of aspectual coercion”
  • Azia Knox [Delaware] “Do social challenges predict behavioral compensation in Autistic adolescents?”
  • Neemias Souza Filho et al. [Delaware] “Two ways of obtaining word predictability estimates in negative sentences”
  • Jane Li [Hopkins] “Two compositions of associative plurality in Tagalog”
  • Fëdor Golosov [Maryland] “Indefinite bare duals in Kazym Khanty: Evidence against the classic neo-Carlsonian approach”
  • Elizabeth Swanson [Maryland] “Temporal orientation and the acquisition of attitude verbs”
  • Mingyeong Choi [Georgetown] “Disambiguating root subjunctives”
  • Erin Tirpak [Georgetown] “Few dimensions to many interpretations: Ambiguity in many and few”

2:45-3:00 – Business Meeting / Break

3:00-4:00 – Talk Session 3 [Chair: Omar Agha]

  • 3:00-3:30 – Talk: Zhuoye Zhao [NYU] “Why is ‘then’ incompatible with the present?”
  • 3:30-4:00 – Talk: Jiaxing Yu [Rutgers] “A VERUM account on the single negation interpretation of Mandarin double negation sentence”

Break (4:00-4:15)

3:00-4:00 – Talk Session 4 [Chair: Aron Hirsch]

  • 4:15-4:45 – Talk: June Choe [Penn] “Distributional signatures of superordinate nouns”
  • 4:45-5:15 – Talk: Daiki Asami [Delaware] “Resultative compounds again
  • 5:15-5:45 – Talk: Karl Mulligan [Hopkins] “All-Natural Questions Under Discussion”

6:00-9:00 – Dinner party at Pizzeria Paradiso in Hyattsville