Information Structure: Form and Interpretation

University of Vienna, 20 July 2018.

In the context of the 23rd LFG Conference, we're organizing an Information Structure Workshop. 

Preliminary Program: 

09:30 - 10:30            Invited talkAd Neeleman
10:35 - 11:10                                    

Information Structure - QP Scope Interaction patterns:some novel insights into IS-driven movement and the mechanisms of scope freezing

Svitlana Antonyuk-Yudina                                                                         
11:10 - 11:25 Break
11:25 – 12:00Focus marking strategies in Kusaal Hasyiatu Abubakari
12:05 - 12:40 Contrast in Catalan Sign Language (LSC): a unifying semantic-pragmatic analysis Alexandra Navarrete-González
12:40 - 14:30Lunch
14:30 - 15:05Word order variation in Urdu/Hindi Wh-Constituent questionsMiriam Butt &  Farhat Jabeen
15:10 - 15:45Focus interpretation and the syntax-prosody filter in SpanishSteffen Heidinger
15:45 – 16:00Break
16:00 - 16:35How information structure shapes prosody in Egyptian ArabicDina El Zarka
16:40 - 17:15A non-unified account of obligatory ‘focused’ expressions in HungarianFlora Lili Donati

 You can find a pdf version of the workshop program here

 People who would like to contribute to this workshop, please see the Call for Papers