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Full Title: Workshop on Understudied Languages and Syntactic Theory

Location: Buffalo, USA
Start Date: 27-Aug-2014 - 27-Aug-2014
Contact: Rui Chaves
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.buffalo.edu/hpsg21/workshop.html
Meeting Description: The workshop on understudied languages and syntactic theory aims to encourage cross-framework discussion of understudied
languages. The workshop is collocated with the HPSG conference (28-29 August 2014), but researchers from outside the HPSG
framework are strongly encouraged to participate.

Invited Speakers:

George A. Broadwell (University at Albany, SUNY)
Matthew Dryer (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Philip LeSourd (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Linguistic Subfield: Language Documentation; Syntax
LL Issue: 25.927

This is a session of the following meeting:
21st International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

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