Date: Saturday July 8th, 2017

Venue: 第2会議室(第2研究棟地下)
Conference Room 2 (Faculty Office Building 2, Basement)
[campus map] (The building at the lower left corner)
Hokusei Gakuen University

Tentative Program

10:30-11:30 Eric McCready Dog-whistles and Social Meanings
Yurie Hara Japanese Evidentials and Rational Speech Act Model—a preliminary report
(joint work with Hiromu Sakai and Naho Orita)
11:30-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:30 Sanae Tamura On sentence-final particle ‘sa’ in Hokkaido dialect
Lukas Rieser Discourse particles and utterance felicity
14:30-14:40 Coffee Break
14:40-15:40 Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine Rules of inference and the restrictor view of conditionals
(joint work with Theresa Helke)
Yasu Sudo It’s not always redundant to assert what can be presupposed
15:40-15:50 Coffee Break
15:50-16:50 Ikumi Imani Negation and Alternatives in Japanese
Chris Tancredi Focus and Givenness
18:30- Banquet