Workshop: Clause Typing and the Syntax-to-Discourse Relation in Head-Final Languages

This workshop on Clause Typing and the Syntax-to-Discourse Relation in Head-Final Languages hosted by the DFG-funded research project Clause Structure and Utterance Meaning: Word Order, Particles, Emphasis, aims at bringing together linguists who work on head-final languages with a focus on the upper clausal periphery and formal aspects of at-issue and non at-issue meaning.

Aside from the invited speakers, there will be room for a maximum of 14 papers of 30 minutes to be presented. Abstracts should be maximally 2 pages long. The submission deadline is 30 November 2017.

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Date and Venue

15-17 May, 2018
Schloss Freudental, 78476 Allensbach-Freudental (near Konstanz), Germany

Invited Speakers

  • Diti Bhadra (Rutgers University, New Jersey)
  • Probal Dasgupta (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)
  • Yoshio Endo (Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba)
  • Masayuki Oishi (Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai)
  • Andrew Simpson (University of Southern California, Los Angeles)


Prof. Dr. Josef Bayer (University of Konstanz)
Yvonne Viesel (University of Konstanz)