Talks and posters (selected)

• The Source and Interpretation of Past Subjunctive Mood in German Desire Reports, Sinn und Bedeutung 28, Ruhr University Bochum , September 6, 2023. (slides)

• Verbal mood and perspective in German attitude reports, Courant Research Center, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, June 29, 2023.

• Nouniness, factivity and implicative readings: The case of Japanese wasureru (‘forget’) (joint work together with Ayaka Sugawara), The 30th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, March 11-13, 2023.

• On Counterfactuality in Counterfactuals and Desire Reports, Arché Research Centre, St Andrews (SASP), December 6, 2022. (slides)

• On the argument status of non-logical ‘if’-clauses: Evidence from German V2-clauses, International conference on “Tense and Aspect in Conditionals”, INALCO Paris, November 3, 2022. (slides)

• The grammar of imagination: from fiction to finding answers. Workshop: The Semantics of Imagination, ESSLLI, Galway, Ireland, August 17, 2022.

• On X-Marking in Desire Reports, OS English Linguistics, Göttingen, July 19, 2022

• On the Source of X-Marking in Desire Reports, Wiener Sprachgesellschaft, June 28, 2022.

• Conditional Mood/C in Desire Reports: A Neo-Heimian Account, Workshop: Multiple Modality, HU Berlin, June 21, 2022 (slides)

• A Neo-Heimian Semantics for Desire Reports, Semantik Colloquium, May 18, 2022

• Desire reports and conditionals. Explorations at the Syntax-Semantics-Interface, LING 6410 Semantics Seminar: Just in case, University of Connecticut, November 15, 2021

• Desire reports and conditionals, Terraling Workshop (, October 23, 2021

• Empirical evidence supporting the hypothesis that hazu is a normality modal (joint work together with Ayaka Sugawara), The 29th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, September 17, 2021.

• Two notions of de se in desire reports, Talk at Sinn und Bedeutung 26, University of Cologne, 10 September, 2021. (video, slides)

On the nouniness of V2-clauses under preference predicates, 43. Jahrestagung der DGfS, Universität Freiburg, Arbeitgruppe 7, February 26, 2021.

• A semantics for complement fulfilling conditionals with “glad”, Athens Semantics Group, December 18, 2020.

• Ascriptive and Evaluative De Se, LingORG, Oslo, October 22, 2020.

• A Unified Semantics for Hidden and Complement Fulfilling Conditionals in Desire Reports, GU Frankfurt, Semantics Colloquium, November 19, 2020.

Tte in complementizer use is a strong logophoric complementizer (joint work together with Ayaka Sugawara), The 28th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, September 16, 2020.

• A Semantics for “Complement Fulfilling Conditionals” with Glad, Sinn und Bedeutung 25, University College London / Queen Mary University of London, September 3, 2020. (video, slides)

• Is there a natural language counterpart of Castanedas he*? The case of the logophoric pronoun in Ewe revisited (joint work with Abigail Bimpeh), Workshop on De Se Attitude, University of Tokyo, September 10, 2019.

• Puzzling sloppy readings of the logophoric pronoun in Ewe (together with Abigail Anne Bimpeh), TripleA 6, MIT, June 1, 2019.

• Traumberichte und Kontrafaktizität, Colloquium “Philosophy & Linguistics”, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, January 11, 2019.

• On the deliberative use of the German modal sollte (together with Ayaka Sugawara), LENLS15, Keio University, Yokohama, Kanagawa, November 14, 2018.

• On the Deliberative Use of the German Modal sollte (together with Ayaka Sugawara), English Department, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, October 23, 2018.

Good as a predicate of worlds, Semantics Workshop in Tokai, Nagoya, August 26, 2018.

• Epistemic Modality in German and Japanese (together with Ayaka Sugawara), Semantics Research Group Meeting, Keio University, August 24, 2018.

• On Epistemic and Deliberative Uses of the German Modal sollte (‘should’) (together with Ayaka Sugawara), Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop at Mie University, Mie University, August 10, 2018.

Good as a predicate of worlds, 50th Mie Linguistics Colloquium, Mie University, 19 January, 2018.

• Reporting multiple sources – mood vs. modals (together with Vera Hohaus, Ayaka Sugawara, Kazuko Yatsushiro), 4th XPrag Dojo Meeting, Osaka University, December 15, 2017.

• Talking about the best of all possible worlds, Workshop: Subjective Language, HU Berlin, November 13, 2017.

• Modal subjects of preference comparatives as an exception to Percus’ Generalization X, Sinn und Bedeutung 22, Berlin/Potsdam, September 8, 2017.

• Truckenbrodt, Hubert & Frank Sode. Parentheticals and speaker anchoring. Workshop Speech acts: meaning, uses, syntactic and prosodic realizations, ZAS Berlin, May 29, 2017.

Besser and its moody arguments, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, February 2, 2017.

Gut / besser and their moody arguments, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, English Department, January 10, 2017.

• Reportative Subjunctive in German and the quotative marker -tte in Japanese, Waseda University, Tokyo November 17, 2016.

• Sentence Types in Free Indirect Speech, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, November 10, 2016.

• An anti-intellectualist account of wissen (‘know’) (together with Viola Schmitt), Sinn und Bedeutung 21, Edinburgh, September 4, 2016.

• Truckenbrodt, Hubert & Frank Sode. Parenthesen und V-nach-C-Bewegung, Zweiter internationaler Workshop zur V2-Stellung. Wuppertal University, July 29-31, 2016.

• The subjunctive in indirect speech as a logophoric mood, Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, June 21, 2016

• German reportative subjunctive and the Japanese quotative marker -tte, X-Prag Dojo meeting, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, May 8, 2016.

• Interrogative Sentence Types in Literary Free Indirect Speech, Workshop on Sentence Type and Mood, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, October 10, 2015.

• Truckenbrodt, Hubert & Frank Sode. Wurzelphänomene und die Syntax der Perspektive, Internationaler Workshop zur Verbzweit-Stellung. Wuppertal University, July 24, 2015.

• Perspectives in thought, speech and dream reports, book symposion on Anthony Everett’s “The Nonexistent” in present of the author, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, July 18, 2015

• Two theories of logophoricity (together with Hazel Pearson), Analytic Philosophy Conference, Dubrovnik, June 18, 2015.

• A New Perspective on German Logophoric Subjunctive, SALT 25, Stanford University, May 16, 2015

• Truckenbrodt, Hubert & Frank Sode. Wurzelphänomene und die Syntax der Perspektive, Tübingen University, December 17, 2014.

• Verbal mood and preference comparatives, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin, Semantikzirkel, October 24, 2014

• A revision of Bech’s Generalization (together with Mathias Schenner), Sinn und Bedeutung 18, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, September 11, 2013.

• Modal particles in causal clauses, Workshop Modality, Typology, and Universal Grammar (together with Mathias Schenner), LMU München, December 5, 2012.

• The Gettier-Problem meets experimental pragmatics (together with Uli Sauerland), Universität Potsdam, Juni 14, 2012.

• German present subjunctive and the expression of the speaker’s attitude. LF Reading Group, MIT, Boston, September 22, 2010.

• Comparing the reportative and volitive use of the German present subjunctive. Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Dezember 17, 2008.