University of California, Los Angeles
May 17 – 19, 2019

NB: This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Friday, May 17

8:00-8:50 Breakfast & Registration
8:50-9:00 Welcome
Session 1
9:00-9:40 Embedded Rising Declaratives Deniz Rudin
9:40--10:20 The Search for Truth: Appositives Weigh In Margaret Kroll and Amanda Rysling
10:20-10:35 Break
Session 2
10:35-11:15 Modification of DPs by epistemic adverbs [handout] Cleo Condoravdi, Mary Dalrymple, Dag Haug and Adam Przepiórkowski
11:15-11:55 Independence in distributivity Jess H.-K. Law
11:55-1:30 Lunch + Pop-up Mentoring
Session 3
1:30-2:10 Bias and Evidence. The case of the Evidential Future in Italian and Spanish Ilaria Frana and Paula Menendez-Benito
2:10-2:50 Epistemic modals, deduction, and factivity Teodora Mihoc, Diti Bhadra and Anamaria Falaus
2:50-3:05 Break
Session 4
3:05-3:45 When-questions and tense in Inquisitive Semantics Jos Tellings
3:45-4:25 Compositional Semantics for Clausal Exceptives Ekaterina Vostrikova
4:25-4:40 Break
Invited Talk
4:40-5:40 On Presupposition Projection with Trivalent Connectives Yoad Winter
5:40-6:10 SALT business meeting

Saturday, May 18

8:30-9:00 Breakfast & Registration
Invited Talk
9:00-10:00 Who's controlling who (or what) — evidence from embedded imperatives and other directives [handout] Magdalena Kaufmann
10:00-10:15 Break
Poster Session
10:15-11:00 Lightning Round 1
11:00-11:15 Break
Session 1
11:15-11:55 Neutralizing Free Choice Items via Domain Restriction: Farsi -i Indefinites Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Esmail Moghiseh
11:55-12:35 Homogeneity or implicature: An experimental study of free choice Lyn Tieu, Cory Bill and Jacopo Romoli
12:35-2:00 Lunch
Invited Talk
2:00-3:00 GIVENness and local contexts Simon Charlow
3:00-3:15 Break
Poster Session
3:15-4:00 Lightning Round 2
4:00-4:30 Break + Happy Hour
4:30-6:30 Posters on display
7:00-10:00 Dinner at the UCLA Faculty Center, California Room (map here)

Sunday, May 19

Session 1
9:00-9:40 I can't believe it's not lexical: Deriving distibuted factivity [handout] Tom Roberts
9:40-10:20 Factive islands from necessary blocking Bernhard Schwarz, Alexandra Simonenko and David Oshima
10:20-10:45 Break
Session 2
10:45-11:25 Counterfactual Biscuit Conditionals: a Temporal Remoteness Account Eva Csipak and Maribel Romero
11:25-12:05 Diachronic Semantic Shift of Sequential Conjunction: the Causal to Conditional Path Yurie Hara
12:05-12:20 Break
Invited Talk
12:20-1:20 Why we still don't need/want variables: Two SALTy case studies Polly Jacobson

Poster Alternates

Ryan Walter Smith, Mixtures and implicature in Persian m-reduplication

Jesse Harris, A Semantics and Pragmatics for Transparent Free Relatives