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Friday 06/12: Workshop on Exhaustivity Effects in Cleft Sentences

Friday 06/12, there will be a small workshop on Exhaustivity Effects in Cleft Sentences organized by Edgar Onea and Swantje Tönnis. The workshop will take place at the Courant Centre. Emilie Destruel Johnson (University of Iowa), Malte Zimmermann and his PhD Joseph DeVeaugh-Geiss (Potsdam) will be guests. This will be the programm:


  • 11:00-12:30: Emilie Destruel Johnson: "Processing exhaustivity in English clefts"
  • 12:30-13:30: Lunch break
  • 13:30-15:00: Joseph DeVeaugh-Geiss: "It-Cleft Exhaustivity: Empirical Investigations"