Clausal Complementation: Current Perspectives Workshop October 3, 2014

Workshop: Clausal Complementation: Current Perspectives

October 3, 2014

10 am to 5 pm

Room 108, Linguistics Department

Rutgers University

18 Seminary Place New Brunswick NJ 08901

Organizer: Jane Grimshaw


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9.30            Coffee etc  


10.00          Miok Pak (George Washington), Paul Portner (Georgetown),

Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale):

The speaker and addressee in embedded imperatives


11.30          Itamar Kastner (NYU):

What it means to be a direct object: Lessons from presupposition


1                 Lunch


2.00            Keir Moulton (Simon Fraser):

Transparency and Clause Size: what the pseudo-relative tells us about embedding and attitudes

3.30            Friederike Moltmann (CNRS/NYU):

Cognitive Products, Illocutionary Products and Modal