Workshop on Japanese Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics
March 2, 2012, University of Chicago

Morning session
Foster Hall, 103 [map]
1130 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL 60637
Afternoon session
Rosenwald Hall, 301 [map]
1101-11 E. 58th St. Chicago, IL 60637

Morning Session: Foster Hall 103
9:30-10:30 Masahiro Yamada (Kyoto University/University of Chicago/JSPS)
Reciprocal in Verbal Projection
10:40-11:40 Yasutada Sudo (MIT)
Weak 'Even' in Japanese
11:40-12:00 ---Coffee Break---
12:00-1:00 Masaya Yoshida (Northewestern University)
On the Syntax of Conditional Topics in Japanese
Afternoon session: Rosenwald Hall 301
1:00-2:00 ---Lunch at Rosenwald Hall 301---
2:00-3:00 Sanae Tamura (JSPS/University of Chicago)
Evidentials in Japanese; -yooda and -rashii
3:10-4:10 Yusuke Kubota (University of Tokyo/Ohio State University/JSPS)
The logic of complex predicates: Unifying transformational and non-transformational approaches in categorial grammar
4:10-4:30 ---Cofee Break---
4:30-6:00 Satoshi Tomioka (University of Delaware)
Topics of Contrast and Gricean Reasoning
6:30- Reception at Chris Kennedy's

The workshop is sponsored by
Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago
JSPS Brain Circulation Project "Evidence and Inference"

Top photo: Nishiki-market, Kyoto, Japan. December 2010.