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Subject: 24.5367, Confs: General Linguistics/Germany

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Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2013 08:32:06
From: Ramona Rescigno [rrescign at uni-koeln.de]
Subject: Focus Realization and Interpretation in Romance and Beyond

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Focus Realization and Interpretation in Romance and Beyond 

Date: 30-Jan-2014 - 31-Jan-2014 
Location: Köln, Germany 
Contact: Marco García García 
Contact Email: marco.garcia at uni-koeln.de 

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics 

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                     French (fra)
                     German (deu)
                     Italian (ita)
                     Romanian (ron)
                     Spanish (spa)

Meeting Description: 

Program Details:

Thursday, January 30, 2014

 - Stavros Skopeteas (Bielefeld)
Syntactic or prosodic realization of focus: A cross-linguistic study on speech 

 - Daniel Jacob (Freiburg)
'Only' in French: Focalization into ordered and scalar sets of alternatives and 
its expression in German, French, and Spanish

 - Christine Dimroth (Münster)
The addition of assertions with maintained or changed polarity: Production 
data from speakers of Dutch, French, German and Italian

 - Manuel Leonetti (Alcalá de Henares)
Word order and the *ser / estar* distinction in Spanish: The interaction of 
aspect and focus structure

 - Marco García García (Cologne)
Focus and exclamative NPs in Spanish

 - Pilar Prieto& Maria del Mar Vanrell& Antonio Stella & Barbara Gili-Fivela 
Prosodic manifestations of the effort code in Catalan, Italian, and Spanish 
contrastive focus

 - Martine Grice & Simon Ritter (Cologne)
The importance of onglides for the interpretation of information structure in 

 - Melanie Uth (Cologne)
Prosodic realization of contrastive focus in Yucatecan Spanish

Friday, January 31, 2014

Christoph Gabriel & Jonas Grünke (Hamburg)
 - Focus, prosody, and word order in L3 Spanish: Analyzing data from 
German learners with Italian and Portuguese as heritage language

 - Aria Adli (Berlin)
Focus and theticity

 - Andreas Dufter (München)
Pseudo-clefts in French: formal and functional motivations

 - Anna-Maria De Cesare (Basel)
Discourse hot spots: Clefts with focus adverbs in Italian, French and English

 - Klaus von Heusinger & Sofiana Chiriacescu (Cologne)
Information structure and discourse prominence. Evidence from differential 
object marking in Romanian

 - Uli Reich & Jan Fließbach (Berlin)
The sound of truth. Focus and epistemic operators in the common ground as 
complementary meanings of intonation in Romance languages

 - Volker Struckmeier (Cologne)
Prosody and semantics (and not discourse) drive German scrambling 

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