Yasutada Sudo

Lecturer in Semantics
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Faculty of Brain Sciences

Research Areas: Formal Semantics/Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics

Email: y.sudo@ucl.ac.uk
Address: Chandler House, Room 115H
2 Wakefield Street
London WC1N 1PF


Recent Manuscripts

Spector, Benjamin and Yasutada Sudo (in progress) How scalar implicature and presupposition interact. Ms., Institut Jean Nicod.

Sudo, Yasutada (under review, 2013) Presupposition satisfaction in attitude contexts. Ms., UCL.

Romoli, Jacopo, Manizeh Khan, Yasutada Sudo and Jesse Snedeker (under review; 2013) Resolving temporary referential ambiguity using presupposed content. Ms.

Sudo, Yasutada (under revision; 2013) Person features are not presupposition triggers. Ms., UCL.

Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, and Martin Hackl (under review; 2014) Experimental investigations of ambiguity: the case of most. Ms, MIT and UCL.

Sudo, Yasutada (under revision; 2013) Metalinguistic quantification: Evidence from Japanese wh-doublets. Ms., Institut Jean-Nicod.

Sudo, Yasutada (under review; 2014) Presupposition projection in quantified sentences and cross-dimensional anaphora. Ms., UCL.

Journal Articles

Sudo, Yasutada (to appear) Dependent plural pronouns with Skolemized choice functions. To appear in Natural Language Semantics. [ pre-final version ]

Shklovsky, Kirill and Yasutada Sudo (to appear; 2014) The syntax of monsters. To appear in Linguistic Inquiry, 45(3).

Sudo, Yasutada (to appear) Hidden nominal structures in Japanese clausal comparatives. To appear Journal of East Asian Linguistics. [ pre-final version ]

Hartshorne, Joshua, Yasutada Sudo, and Miki Uruwashi (2013) Are implicit causality pronoun resolution biases consistent across languages and cultures? Experimental Psychology, 60(3): 179-196. doi: 10.1027/1618-3169/a000187

Book Chapters

Sudo, Yasutada (in print) Presupposition. In Mark Aronoff (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. Oxford University Press.

Sudo, Yasutada (2013) Biased polar questions in English and Japanese. In Daniel Gutzmann and Hans-Martin Gaertner (eds.), Beyond Expressives: Explorations in Use-Conditional Meaning. Current Research in the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface (CRiSPI) 28. Leiden: Brill.

Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, Edwin Howard, and Martin Hackl (2011) Most meanings are superlative. In Jeff Runner (ed.), Syntax and Semantics 37: Experiments at the Interface. NY: Academic Press.


Sudo, Yasutada (2012) On the Semantics of Phi Features on Pronouns. Ph.D. dissertation, MIT.

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Upcoming Conference Talks

Elliott, Patrick D., Andreea Nicolae and Yasutada Sudo. (2014) VP Ellipsis without Parallel Binding: Towards a QUD approach. Poster at SALT 24. May 30-June 1, 2014.

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