3. SFB-Networking Workshop

SFB-Networking Workshop (Köln – Potsdam – Saarbrücken) vom 15. – 16. Juli 2021 an der Universität des Saarlandes [Flyer]

Thema: „Relation of Prominence, Surprisal and Information Structure“


  • SFB 1102 „Information Density and Linguistic Encoding“,
  • SFB 1252 „Prominence in Language“,
  • SFB 1287 „Limits of Variability in Language“


9:30-10:00 Opening  
10:00-10:20 Ellison: „A Bayesian Model Prominence in Reference Interpretation“ SFB 1252
10:20-10:40 van Os, Demberg & Kray: „Recognition of minimal pairs in (un)predictive sentence contexts in noise“ SFB 1102
10:40-11:00 Scheffler, Richter & van Hout: „Tracing and classifying German intensifiers through information theory“ SFB 1287
13:45-14:05 Lemke, Schäfer, Drenhaus & Reich: „Ellipsis: Above and beyond information structure“ SFB 1102
14:05-14:25 Huttenlauch, Schneider, de Beer, Wartenburger & Hanne: „Limits of variability in the prosodic realization of locally ambiguous OVS and SVO sentences“ SFB 1287
14:25-14:45 Seeliger: „Speech act meets information structure: On the interaction of different requirements for prosodic prominence in exclamatives and polar questions“ SFB 1252
16:30-17:30 Wagner: „Why predictability is not predictive without a linguistic theory“ McGill University
17:50 Trouvain: „Virtual guided tour through the exhibition „Writing systems““  
9:45-10:45 Turnbull: „Prominence in Lexical Networks“ Newcastle University
10:45-11:05 Pregla, Lissón, Vasishth, Burchert & Stadie: „Sentence comprehension difficulty in language impaired and unimpaired adults in German: Implications for surprisal and adaptation accounts“ SFB 1287
11:05-11:25 Höhle & Gafos: „Reflections of entropy and surprisal in infants‘ looking times“ SFB 1287
11:25-11:45 Yuen, Ibrahim, Andreeva & Möbius: „Effects of Surprisal and Boundary Strength“ SFB 1102


Universität Potsdam
Department Linguistik
Prof. Dr. Doreen Georgi
Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse 24-25
Haus 14, Raum 3.33
14476 Potsdam

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