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FYI: Program for HPSG 2014 & Workshop on Understudied Languages


Author: Rui Chaves

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

FYI Body: Attached below is the program for HPSG 2014 (21st International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar) and the Workshop on Understudied Languages and Syntactic Theory, to be held in Buffalo, NY, from 27 to 29 of August (http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=171795).

The program is available online at: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/hpsg21/.

If you are planning to attend HPSG 2014, please register online before August 21st.

Best regards,
Rui Chaves
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Workshop on Understudied Languages and Syntactic Theory: August 27, 2014

8.00 – 9.00 Registration

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome

9.10 – 10.10 Invited talk
George A. Broadwell - ''Wearing your semantic roles on your sleeve? The challenge of linking semantics and grammar for verbs of wearing in Two Oaxacan languages''

10.10 – 10.50
Michael Hahn - ''Predication and NP Structure in an Omnipredicative Language: The Case of Khoekhoe''

10.50 – 11.10 Coffee break

11.10 – 11.50
Cristin Kalinowski and Jeff Good -''Focus as a grammatical relation: Evidence from Africa''

11:50 – 12.30
Shrita Hassamal and Anne Abeillé - ''Degree adverbs in Mauritian Creole''

12:30 – 13.30 Lunch break

13.30 – 14.30 Invited talk
Philip LeSourd - ''Raising and Long Distance Agreement in Maliseet-Passamaquoddy: A Unified Analysis''

14.30 – 15.10
Dejan Matic and Irina Nikolaeva - ''Focus feature percolation: Evidence from Tundra Nenets and Tundra Yukaghir''

15.10 – 15:50
Dong-Yi Lin - ''Obligatory Control and Event Structure in Kavalan''

15.50 – 16.10 Coffee break

16.10 – 16.50
Pegah Faghiri, Pollet Samvelian and Barbara Hemforth - ''Accessibility and Word Order: The case of ditransitive constructions in Persian''

16.50 – 17.50 Invited talk
Matthew Dryer - ''Agreement phenomena in Walman, a language of Papua New Guinea''

17.50 – 18.00 Closing
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Schedule for 2014 HPSG Conference (28 and 29 of August)

Aug 28th

8.00 – 9.00 Registration

9.00 – 9.30 Welcome

9.30 – 10.40 Invited talk
Farrel Ackerman - ''Systemic Motivation of 'Anomalies' in Grammar''

10.40 – 11.20
Berthold Crysmann and Chris H. Reintges - ''The polyfunctionality of Coptic Egyptian relative complementisers''

11.20 – 12.00
Abdulrahman Alqurashi and Bob Borsley - ''The Comparative Correlative Construction in Modern Standard Arabic''

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break

13.00 – 13.40
Tsuneko Nakazawa - ''The Distribution of Resultatives in Japanese''

13.40 – 14.20
Juwon Lee - ''Two Types of Serial Verb Constructions in Korean: Complement-Sharing and Index-Sharing''

14.20 – 15.00 Coffee break

15.00 – 15.40
Rui P. Chaves and Jeruen E. Dery - ''Nobody expects tensed subject parasitic gaps''

15.40 – 16.20
Frank Van Eynde and Liesbeth Augustinus - ''Complement raising, extraction and adposition stranding in Dutch''

16.30 – 17.30 Tribute to Ivan A. Sag

17.30 – 18.30 Business meeting

Aug 29th

9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 10.40 Invited talk
Ray Jackendoff - ''What Can You Say Without Syntax? A Grammatical Hierarchy''

10.40 – 11.20
Petter Haugereid - ''VP idioms in Norwegian: A subconstructional approach''

11.20 – 12.00
Philippa Cook - ''Between complex predicates and regular phrases: some collocational combinations in German''

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break

13.00 – 13.30 Poster & Demo session

13.30 – 14.10
Olga Zamaraeva and Emily Bender - ''Focus Case outside of Austronesian: An Analysis of Yukaghir''

14.10 – 14.50
Ruth Morrison and David Inman - ''Negation in Nanti: Syntactic Evidence for Head and Dependent Negators''

14.50 – 15.20 Coffee break

15.20 – 16.00
Jean-Pierre Koenig and Karin Michelson - ''Deconstructing SYNtax''

16.00 – 16.40
Doug Arnold and Bob Borsley - ''An analysis of English exhaustive conditionals''

16.40 – 17.00 Closing