Thursday 5 October 2023,  room 6303 (Hermes building)
9:30 10:00 Registration & coffee
10:00 11:00 Invited speaker: Gurmeet Kaur (Georg-August Universität Göttingen) Locating honorificity in syntax: an investigation of ‘Polite Plurals’
11:00 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 11:50 Soo-Hwan Lee (New York University) A unified approach to the two types of honorifics in syntax
11:50 12:20
Duk-Ho An (Konkuk University)
Revisiting Sentence-Final Endings in Korean: Toward an (Un)markedness System
12:20 12:50 Valentina Colasanti (Trinity College Dublin) and Martina Wiltschko (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra) I am here and this is new. You are there and that is old. The role of speaker and addressee in the interpretation of demonstratives.
12:50 14:20 Lunch
14:20 14:50
Manfred Krifka (Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Berlin)
Inner Self and Outer Self and the Syntactic Representation of Self-Talk
14:50 15:20 Vicki Carstens (University of Connecticut) Bantu Plural Addressee Suffixes and Speech Act Projections
15:20 15:40 Coffee break
15:40 16:10
Andreas Pankau (Freie Universität Berlin)
The syntactic representation of Addressee – evidence from wh-drop in Berlin German
19:00 Conference dinner
Friday 6 October 2023, room 6303 (Hermes building)
9:30 10:00 Coffee
10:00 11:00
Invited speakers: Miok Pak (George Washington University), Paul Portner (Georgetown University), and Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale University)
Embeddability and performativity in markers of speaker-addressee relation
11:00 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 11:50
Wei-Wen Roger Liao (Academia Sinica)
Modals in Imperatives: A view from Chinese
11:50 12:20 Seaira Lett (University of Georgia) The morphosyntax of imperatives in Chuj (Mayan): Support for encoding the addressee in the syntax
12:20 12:50
Karen De Clercq (CNRS/Laboratoire de linguistique formelle/Université de Paris) and Anne-Li Demonie (Masaryk University)
The morphological realisation of the Addressee: Evidence from the Latin future imperative
12:50 14:20 Lunch
14:20 14:50 Sarah Rossi (University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia) The acquisition of Italian imperatives: a corpus study on CHILDES and notes on the location of the Jussive head
14:50 15:20 Núria Bosch (University of Cambridge) Acquiring (illocutionary) complementisers: preliminary insights from child Catalan and Spanish, and beyond
15:20 15:50 Ka-Fai Yip (Yale University) and Xuetong Yuan (University of Connecticut) Jussive agreement with non-agreeing resumptive pronouns in Mandarin Chinese
15:50 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 17:10
Invited speaker: Martina Wiltschko (ICREA/Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Finding the speaker in the language