Demonstratives and Reference Tracking
Workshop organized as part of the Research Class ("Forschungsklasse") "Demonstratives Empirical" in Cologne, July 7, 2015.
Organizer: Petra B. Schumacher (Cologne)
Venue: Klosterstraße 79 b (Building 222a), Gremiumraum (1st Floor)
This one-day workshop is part of a research class on experimental approaches to demonstratives. It brings together international researchers and a group of advanced students who are planning their master’s theses on topics relating to reference resolution.
14:00-14:30 Welcome & Brief Research Statements from Student Participants
14:30-15:30 Leah Roberts, York: "Adult and child learners' resolving of the pronouns ER and DER in real-time German discourse"
15:30-16:15 Clare Patterson, Potsdam: "Investigating the effects of pronoun type and thematic role information on pronoun resolution: eye-tracking evidence"
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break
16:45-17:30 Stefan Hinterwimmer, Köln: "A comparison of the binding properties of German personal and demonstrative pronouns"
17:30-18:30 Ans van Kemenade, Nijmegen: "The discourse integration of clause-initial demonstratives"
19:00 Get together