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

Nicolae, Andreea, Patrick Elliott, and Yasutada Sudo (in progress) VP Ellipsis without Parallel Binding: Towards a QUD approach. To appear in Proceedings of SALT 24.

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

Hartshorne, Joshua K., Tim O'Donnell, Yasutada Sudo, Miki Uruwashi and Jesse Snedeker. (under review; 2014) Linking meaning to language: Linguistic universals and variation. Ms., Harvard University and MIT.

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

Bylinina, Lisa and Yasutada Sudo (to appear) Varieties of intensification: Remarks on Beltrama and Bochnak 'Intensification without degrees cross-linguistically'. To appear in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.

Kotek, Hadas, Yasutada Sudo, and Martin Hackl (to appear) Experimental investigations of ambiguity: the case of most. To appear in Natural Language Semantics.

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

Sudo, Yasutada (2014) Hidden nominal structures in Japanese clausal comparatives. Journal of East Asian Linguistics. doi: 10.1007/s10831-014-9125-7 [ pre-final version ]

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

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 (under revision) Presupposition satisfaction in attitude contexts. To appear in Luka Crnic and Uli Sauerland (eds.).

Romoli, Jacopo, Manizeh Khan, Yasutada Sudo and Jesse Snedeker (2014) Resolving temporary referential ambiguity using presupposed content. In Florian Schwarz (ed.), Experimental Perspectives on Presuppositions. Springer.

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

Sudo, Yasutada. (2014) An anti-exhaustive, polarity sensitive connective in Japanese and higher-order scalar implicatures. 9th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-9). University of Nantes. September 25-26, 2014.

Elliott, Patrick and Yasutada Sudo. (2014) E-type readings of quantifiers under ellipsis. 2014 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB). The Queen's College, University of Oxford. September 1-5, 2014.

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