P3 Publications

Peer-reviewed journal publications

  • Djärv, Kajsa. 2022. On the interpretation and distribution of embedded main clause syntax: new perspectives on complex discourse moves. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 7(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/glossa.5752. (Also part of Wataru Uegaki & Floris Roelofsen (eds.) The interface between logic and grammar in the domain of clausal complementation, Glossa special issue).
  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens, and Maribel Romero. 2020. Alternative questions: Distinguishing between negated and complementary disjuncts. Semantics and Pragmatics 13(5). [link]
  • Romero, Maribel and Meertens, Erlinde. 2022. Q-particles and islands in Sinhala wh- and polar questions, Acta Linguistica Academica69(1), 104-127. [link]

Peer-reviewed conference articles

  • Djärv, Kajsa. 2021. Source and Content DPs: belief-verbs as optionally ditransitive Hintikkan attitudes. In Ryan Walter Smith (ed.) Proceedings of the 39th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 39).
  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens, and Maribel Romero. 2018a. Alternative questions between logic and discourse. An experimental study. In Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS53). [link]
  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens, and Maribel Romero. 2018b. Decomposing cornering effects: An experimental study. In U. Sauerland and S. Solt, eds., Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 22, vol. 1, pages 175-190. [link]
  • Jordanoska, Izabela, and Erlinde Meertens. 2019. The pragmatic effects of Macedonian li: an experimental study. In Proceedings of Formal Description of Slavic Linguistics 13 (FDSL13). To appear.
  • Meertens, Erlinde. 2019. How prosody disambiguates between Alternative and Polar Questions. In J. J. Schlöder, D McHugh and F. Roelofsen, eds.,  Proceedings of the 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium, pages 299-308. [link]
  • Meertens, Erlinde, Sophie Egger, and Maribel Romero. 2019. Multiple accent in alternative questions. In M.T. Espinal, E. Castroviejo, M. Leonetti, L. McNally and C. Real-Puigdollers , eds., Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung, vol.2, pages 179-195. [link]
  • Meertens, Erlinde. 2018. Prosody in disjunctive questions: Introducing class. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics, 25(1), 21. [link]
  • Romero, Maribel. 2015a. Surprise-predicates, strong exhaustivity and alternative questions. In S. D’Antonio, M. Morroney, and C. R. Little, eds., Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 25, pages 225-245. [link]

Peer-reviewed talks (conference talks whose papers are cited above are not repeated here)

  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero. 2017a. From Markedness to Insistence: On the Interactional Properties of Alternative Questions. Workshop “Integrating Approaches to Social Meaning”. Toulouse, July 23-28. [slides]
  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero. 2017b. Alternative Questions, Markedness and Illocutionary Properties: an Experimental Study. Penn Linguistics Conference 41. Philadelphia, PA, March 24-26. [slides]
  • Meertens, Erlinde and Sven Lauer. 2018. Melioratives in Dutch and German: Crosslinguistic variation in a minor sentence type. 2018. Talk presented at the Workshop Non-Canonical Imperatives. Humboldt Universität Berlin, May 25-26. [slides]

Invited talks

Peer-reviewed poster presentations

  • Beltrama, Andrea, Erlinde Meertens and Maribel Romero. 2017. Polar Questions, “or not” Alternative Questions and Complement Alternative Questions: an Experimental Study. XPRAG 7. Cologne, June 21-23. [poster]

Other presentations

  • Theiler, Nadine. 2021. Pragmatics intrudes into presupposition projection from wh-complements. MECORE kickoff workshop. University of Edinburgh/University of Konstanz (online).
  • Djärv, Kajsa. 2021. Composing attitude reports: why knowing people is not believing them. The 30th meeting of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT 30), Brown University.
  • Djärv, Kajsa. 2021. Knowing and believing things: what DP-complementation can tell us about the argument structure and semantic composition of (factive) attitude verbs. The 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 38), University of Arizona.
  • Disselkamp, Gisela, Andrea Beltrama and Maribel Romero. 2018. Two kinds of ‚Äòrepeat‚Äô questions: evidence from German and Spanish. Poster presented at the workshop Meaning in non-canonical questions. University of Konstanz, June 7-9. (In cooperation with P5) [poster]
  • Romero, Maribel. 2016. Strong exhaustivity, alternative questions and monotonicity: Some thoughts on Cremers & Chemla (2016).¬† Talk at the xprag.de workshop Disjunction Days. ZAS Berlin, June 2-3. [slides]
  • Song, Yixiao. 2018. A comparative study of German and Chinese alternative questions. Poster presented at the workshop Meaning in non-canonical questions. University of Konstanz, June 7-9. [poster]

Outreach

Project related theses

  • Karatas, Seda. 2017. Ja/Nein Fragen in Türkischen. BA thesis, University of Konstanz. Supervisors: Maribel Romero, Doris Penka.
  • Song, Yixiao. 2018. A comparative study of German and Chinese alternative questions. MA thesis, University of Konstanz. Supervisors: Maribel Romero, Regine Eckardt.
  • Hofenbitzer, Justin. 2021. Einflüsse der Prosodie auf den präsuppositionalen Gehalt von Wh-Fragen im Deutschen. BA thesis, University of Konstanz. Supervisors: Maribel Romero, Bettina Braun.

Organized Workshops

Meaning in non-canonical Questions. June 7-9, 2018. (In cooperation with P2)