Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Time Event
19:00 – Warming up at Café Kostbar

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Time Event
9:00 – 9:30 Registration & Welcome
9:30 – 10:30 Jason Merchant (University of Chicago)
An embarrassment of riches: What nonsentential fragments can tell us about anaphoricity, and why reductionist monolithic theories fail
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Aniko Liptak (LUCL, Leiden University)
A new argument against strict identity in fragments
11:30 – 12:00 Yair Itzhaki & Tamar Lan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Hebrew “af exad” in fragment answers
12:00 – 12:30 James Griffiths (Universität Konstanz)
Appositions as fragments?
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30 Christian Fortmann, Andreas Konietzko & Susanne Winkler (Universität Tübingen)
Fragmentary subordinate clauses
14:30 – 15:00 Andrew Weir (University of Trondheim)
Ellipsis in “DP be CP” constructions and the syntax of embedded fragments
15:00 – 15:30 Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University) & Johanna Nykiel (University of Silesia)
Fragment answers in Korean and English: A direct interpretation approach
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:30 Robin Lemke (Universität des Saarlandes)
In search of inaudible syntax in fragments – An experimental study
16:30 – 17:30 Ingo Reich, Eva Horch & Robin Lemke (Universität des Saarlandes)
Fragments in German: An information-theoretical approach
18:30 Conference dinner at Stiefelbräu

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Time Event
9:30 – 10:30 Peter Culicover (The Ohio State University)
Fragments all the way down
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:30 Bettina Remmele, Sophia Schopper & Susanne Winkler (Universität Tübingen)
To strip or not to strip: A production experiment
11:30 – 12:00 Robert Külpmann (Universität Bonn) & Vilma Symanczyk Joppe (Universität Wuppertal)
Directive infinitives in German: Fragments of fragments
12:00 – 12:30 Hans-Martin Gärtner (Hungarian Academy of Sciences – Linguistics)
On the absence of (German) infinitival polar interrogatives in root environments
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14:00 Rebecca Woods (University of Huddersfield) & Luis Vicente (Universität Potsdam)
Metacommunicative fragments as probes into the grammar of the speech act layer
14:00 – 14:30 Andreas Blümel, Christopher Götze & Anke Holler (Universität Göttingen)
Continuative relative clauses as ellipsis remnants