Assistant Professor, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics / Leiden University Institute for Area Studies
Uegaki, Wataru. under contract and in preparation. The Structure and Interpretation of Interrogative Clauses Embedded by Attitude Predicates (tentative title). Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy series, Springer.
Manuscripts in a review cycle
Uegaki, Wataru. under review. A unified semantics for the Japanese Q-particle ka in indefinites, questions and disjunctions. [pdf] (Current decision: revise and resubmit)
Uegaki, Wataru. under review. Non-local use of the Japanese excessive marker sugi as an overtly QRed degree quantifier. [pdf] (Under the first round of review)
Elliot, Patrick D., Nathan Klinedinst, Yasutada Sudo and Wataru Uegaki. to appear. Predicates of relevance and theories of question embedding. Journal of Semantics [doi:10.1093/jos/ffx008][preprint]
Uegaki, Wataru. 2012. Inquisitive knowledge attribution and the Gettier problem. In Maria Aloni, Floris Roelofsen, Katrin Schulz, Galit Weidmann-Sassoon & Matthijs Westera (eds.), Logic, Language and Meaning: Selected Papers from the 18th Amsterdam Colloquium. LNAI, LNCS, Springer. [SpringerLink]
Uegaki, Wataru. 2011. ‘Nearly free’ control as an underspecified de se report. In O. Bonami & P. Cabredo Hofherr (eds.), Empirical Issues inSyntax and Semantics 8 (Proceedings of CSSP 2009). 511–536. (NOTE: There are some flaws in the formal implementation of the analysis in this paper although I still believe that the basic idea is correct. Please refer to this handoutfor a more accurate illustration of the theoretical aspect of the paper above (especiall Section 4)).
Kubota, Yusuke and Wataru Uegaki. 2009. Nothing else for something else: a variable-free account. In E. Cormany, S. Ito and D. Lutz (eds.), Proceedings of SALT 19, New York: CLC Publications. 275–287. [pdf]
Kubota, Yusuke and Wataru Uegaki. 2009. Continuation-based semantics for Conventional Implicatures: The case of Japanese benefactives. In E. Cormany, S. Ito and D. Lutz (eds.), Proceedings of SALT 19, New York: CLC Publications. 288–305 [pdf]