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Conference Information

Full Title: 21st International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

Short Title: HPSG 2014
Location: Buffalo New York, USA
Start Date: 27-Aug-2014 - 29-Aug-2014
Contact: Anne Abeillé
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Meeting URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/hpsg21/index.html
Meeting Description: The 21st HPSG Conference will take place at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York (USA) on 28-29 August 2014.

Invited Speakers:

Gert Webelhuth (Goethe U. Frankfurt)
Ray Jackendoff (Tufts U.)

The main conference will be preceded by a workshop on 'Syntactic theory and understudied languages' on 27 August. There is a separate call for papers for the workshop.

Invited Speakers:

Matthew Dryer (U. at Buffalo SUNY)
Philip LeSourd (Indiana U.)
George A. Broadwell (U. at Albany SUNY)
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology
LL Issue: 25.1199

The following session(s) will be held during this meeting:
Workshop on Understudied Languages and Syntactic Theory

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