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Eva Csipak & Ryan Bochnak: Workshop on "Quirky Conditionals" at DGfS 2015

During the 37th Annual Meeting of the German Linguistic Society Eva Csipak and Ryan Bochnak are coordinating Workshop 14: "Modelling Conditionality". See schedule and abstracts below.



Thursday March 5th


  • 9:00 Kai von Fintel (MIT) - Conditionals without if (Abstract, Slides)
  • 10:30 Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford) and Sven Lauer (Konstanz) - Hypothetical facts and hypothetical ideals in the temporal dimension (Abstract, Slides)
  • 11:30 Hadil Karawani (Amsterdam, ILLC) - What makes counterfactuals counterfactual? (Abstract)
  • 12:00 Janneke van Wijnbergen-Huitink (Groningen) - Differences in counterfactual strength explained (Abstract, Slides)
  • 12:30 Fabienne Martin (Stuttgart/Paris 8) - Tense and aspect in swing conditionals (Abstract, Handout)





Friday March 6th


  • 12:00 Gabriel Roisenberg Rodrigues (Michigan State) and Ezra Keshet (Michigan) - Conditional Conjunctions in Brazilian Portuguese (Abstract, Slides)
  • 12:30 Robert Külpmann (Wuppertal) and Vilma Symanczyk Joppe (Wuppertal) - Argument omission in conditional imperatives (Abstract, Slides)
  • 13:00 Anna Mönnich (Saarland) - ?Wenn du deine Augen zumachst, dann kann dich keiner sehen.? On the semantics of conditionals sentences in L1 acquisition (Abstract, Slides)