Invited speakers

Arnout W. Koornneef, Hannah Rohde & Roger van Gompel

There will be a “warming up” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19th in Die Kelter

Thursday, June 20th

9:15-9:30 Welcome
9:30-10:30 Hannah Rohde
What to do when a linguist says she’s expecting: Coherence and coreference expectations in sentence processing [Abstract] [Slides]
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:35 Judith Köhne & Vera Demberg
Discourse connectives give rise to lexical predictions [Abstract]
11:35-12:20 Laura Kertz & Corey Cusimano
Coherence-driven expectations for cross-clausal parallelism[Abstract]
12:20-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:45 Jennifer Spenader
Do discourse connectives influence likelihood and form of reference in the absence of verb semantics? [Abstract]
14:45-15:30 Oliver Bott & Torgrim Solstad
The mechanics of causal discourse expectations [Abstract] [Slides]
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:35 Elsi Kaiser & Boutaina Cherqaoui
Expectations and dissociations: Is the production of pronouns and demonstratives in French influenced by referents’ predictability? [Abstract]
16:35-17:20 Joshua Hartshorne
Three myths about re-mention biases [Abstract] [Slides]
17:20-17:40 Coffee break
17:40-18:40 Arnout Koornneef
Individual differences and the use of implicit causality as a pronoun resolution cue during reading [Abstract]
19:30-… Conference dinner at Weinstube Forelle

Friday, June 21st

9:30-10:30 Roger van Gompel
Producing reference: Psycholinguistic and computational perspectives [Abstract]
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:35 Nathaniel J. Smith & Roger Levy
Surprisal in discourse: What simple models can tell us about discourse expectations [Abstract]
11:35-12:20 J. P. de Ruiter & Chris Cummins
Modelling expectations about dialogue acts [Abstract] [Slides]
see the list of posters below
14:40-15:25 Katharina Spalek, Nicole Gotzner & Isabell Wartenburger
How focus particles create discourse expectations for focus alternatives [Abstract] [Slides]
15:25-16:10 Juliane Burmester, Katharina Spalek & Isabell Wartenburger
ERPs reflect discourse expectation during sentence processing [Abstract]
16:10-16:55 Christine Howes, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Patrick Healey & Ruth Kempson
When can you finish someone else’s…? Influencing the production of compound contributions in dialogue [Abstract] [Slides]

Poster session on Friday, May 21

Maria Averintseva-Klisch
Not everything we expect can be confirmed! A case study on defeasible and non-defeasible inferences in discourse [Abstract]
Sofiana Chiriacescu & Klaus von Heusinger
Predicting upcoming referents: Evidence from German definite noun phrases [Abstract]
Jin Cui
Familiarity, uniqueness or function? – Definite article as a trigger of discourse expectation [Abstract] [Poster]
Israel de la Fuente Velasco & Barbara Hemforth
Only and Even: Focusing effects on pronoun resolution in temporal clauses and explanations [Abstract]
Jeruen E. Dery & Jean-Pierre Koenig
The effect of prior knowledge on expectations about temporal update [Abstract] [Poster]
Joshua Hartshorne & Jesse Snedeker
Not all pronouns are resolved rapidly [Abstract]
Robin Hörnig, Thomas Weskott, Gisbert Fanselow & Reinhold Kliegl
Cueing a topic shift [Abstract]
Elsi Kaiser & David Cheng-Huan Li
Event segmentation and expectations about upcoming discourse [Abstract]
Lucy Kyoungsook Kim & Elsi Kaiser
DETECting connections between discourse expectations and memory retention [Abstract]
Claire Moore-Cantwell
Syntactic Probability Influences Duration [Abstract]
Christel Portes & Uwe Reyle
Intonational meaning triggers expectations [Abstract]
Joseph Tyler
Rising pitch as a local trigger for expectations about discourse structure [Abstract] [Poster]
Klaus von Heusinger & Annika Deichsel
Referential indefinite “dies” and discourse expectation [Abstract]
Matthijs Westera
Not sure if this is relevant …[Abstract] [Poster]
Alessandra Zarcone
An expectation-based account of logical metonymy interpretation [Abstract] [Poster]