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This is an informal workshop on semantic, pragmatic, and phonological aspects of focus in natural language. The workshop is open to all interested people.
The workshop is an initiative of the NII joint research project "Focus in Natural Language" led by Chris Tancredi.
|Date:||November 10-11, 2005|
|Place:||Large Conference Room (2208), 22nd floor, National Institute of Informatics (National Center of Sciences Building). (Map and access information.)|
When you enter the National Center of Sciences, tell the guard that you are attending the workshop on the 22nd floor.
|Thursday, November 10|
|10:00||Toshiyuki Ogihara, Counterfactual Conditionals and Foci Crosslinguistically|
|11:15||Shinichiro Ishihara, On Embedded Foci|
|14:00||Kayono Shiobara, Prominence at the Interfaces and Its Effects on Linearization|
|15:15||Mariko Sugahara, Focus and Intonation: An Interaction among Contrastive Focus and Other Grammatical Factors|
|16:45||Chris Tancredi, Association with Focus and Discourse Licensing|
|Friday, November 11|
|10:00||David Beaver, The Semantics and Pragmatics of Focus Sensitivity|
|11:15||Kimiko Nakanishi, Focus, Numerals, and Negative Polarity Items in Japanese|
|14:00||Daniel Büring, Towards a Typology of Focus|
For further information, contact me at the following address:
Last modified: 2005-11-07 11:24:52 JST