41st Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society

University of Bremen, 6 – 8 March 2019

Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Workshop Programmes

Workshop 13: Post-truth: the semantics and pragmatics of saying „what you believe to be false“

Workshop Coordination

Daniel Gutzmann (Universität zu Köln)
Emar Maier (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
Katharina Turgay (Universität Landau)

Room GW2 B 2880

Workshop description

Programme of Workshop 13

06 March 2019
08:00 –09:00 Registration
09:00 –09:30 Welcome
09:30 –10:30 Plenary talk
10:30 –11:00 Presentation of the Wilhelm von Humboldt-Prize
11:00 –11:30 Coffee break
11:30 –12:30 Plenary talk
12:30 –13:45 Lunch break/
SIG Computational Linguistics: general assembly
13:45 –14:15 Jörg Meibauer [invited speaker] (University of Mainz) Hot topics in the linguistics of lying
14:15 –14:45 Grzegorz Gaszczyk (University of Groningen) Why truth is not the aim of assertives? The case of explanation
14:45 –15:15 Benjamin Lennertz (Colgate University) & David Miguel Gray (University of Memphis) Attempts to appropriate slurs and Grice's First Maxim of Quality
15:15 –15:45 Ariel Cohen (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Lies, indexicals, and metaphors in language evolution: The view from science fiction
15:45 –16:30 Coffee break /
Poster Session Computational Linguistics (Part 1)
16:30 –17:00 Mailin Antomo (University of Göttingen), Yuqiu Chen (University of Göttingen), Susanne Müller (University of Göttingen), Markus Paluch (University of Göttingen), Katharina Paul (University of Göttingen) & Maik Thalmann (University of Göttingen) Deceptive language: A new methodology in language acquisition and implicature theory
17:00 –17:30 Merel Semeijn (University of Groningen) Bald-faced lies and parafictional beliefs
17:30 –18:00 Louis Rouillé (Institut Jean Nicod) “Truth in fiction”: A problem for truth or for fiction
19:30 – Conference Dinner


07 March 2019
09:00 –09:30 Gerhard Schaden (University of Lille) & Grégoire Winterstein (Université du Québec à Montréal) (Strategic) miscommunication on the hearer side
09:30 –10:00 Rita Finkbeiner (University of Düsseldorf) Between truth and imagination. The case of celebrity gossip headlines in weekly magazines
10:00 –10:30 Regine Eckardt [invited speaker] (University of Konstanz) Skewed stereotypes
10:30 –11:15 Coffee break /
Poster Session Computational Linguistics (Part 2)
12:45 –13:45 DFG InfoEvent (Helga Weyerts-Schweda)
Lunch break/
Poster session Computational Linguistics (Part 3)
15:00 –18:30 General Assembly of the DGfS
19:30 – Reception in the foyer of the Übersee-Museum