Surprise questions from a comparative perspective

Tuesday 16 April 2019, 09:30 to Wednesday 17 April 2019, 17:00
Lisa Brunetti, Lucia Tovena, Hiyon Yoo (LLF)

Université Paris-Diderot – ODG – Salle 830

Mardi 16 avril

9:30-10:00 Coffee – Introduction of the participants

10:00-10:45 Agnès Celle, Anu Treikelder, Andreas Trotzke
Issues on surprise questions in French, Estonian and German
10:45-11:30 Agnès Celle, Anne Jugnet, Laure Lansari
Surprise-induced questions
11:30-12:15 Heete Sahkai
The Estonian clitic –ki/-gi : a polarity focus marker with ‘mirative’ implications

12:30-14:30 Lunch - Buffon

14:30-15:15 Andra Rumm
Wh-questions and their responses in Estonian everyday interaction
15:15-16:00 Damien Fleury & Lucia Tovena
Issues about the reason reading of a question

16:00-16:45 Discussion 

Mercredi 17 avril

9:30-10:15 Lisa Brunetti & Hiyon Yoo
On the contributions of prosody in the disambiguation of a reason vs a manner reading of French comment-questions
10:15-11:00 Ramona Wallner
French wh-in-situ questions at the interfaces
11:00-11:45 Katharina Kaiser
Word order alternations in French wh-in-situ interrogatives

12:00-14:00 Lunch – Buffon

14:00-14:45 Eva Liina Asu, Pärtel Lippus
Intonation of different utterance types in Estonian
14:45-15:30 Renate Pajusalu, Marge Käsper & Anu Treikelder
Comparable data for crosslinguistic studies: experience from some comparative studies between Estonian and other languages

15:30-17:00 Discussion