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Wed Jul 7 1999

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Message 1: LFG99 program

Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 14:08:14 PDT
From: Tracy Holloway King <thkingparc.xerox.com>
Subject: LFG99 program


	 LEXICAL FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR ANNUAL MEETING
				LFG99

			 19-21 July, 1999
			Manchester University

	 URL: http://lings.ln.man.ac.uk/html/LFG/
		 Enquiries: LFG99man.ac.uk

NOTE: Housing and registration information is available at the above
 web site.


MONDAY JULY 19

9.00-9.45 Peter AUSTIN
 Argument Coding and Clause Linkage in Australian Aboriginal 
 Languages
9.45-10.30 Farrell ACKERMAN and John MOORE
 Telic Object as a Proto-Patient Property of Lexical Predicates
10.30-11.15 Anna SIEWIERSKA
 Reduced Pronominals and Argument Prominence

11.15-11.45 BREAK

11.45-12.30 Yukiko MORIMOTO
 Information Packaging and Argument Reversal: An Optimality
 Theoretic Account of English Locative Inversion
12.30-1.15 Lunella MEREU
 On the Grammatical Realization of Discourse Functions in Somali

1.15-2.45 LUNCH

2.45-4.15 WORKSHOP Grammar Writing in LFG 
 Organizer: Victoria ROSEN

 Victoria ROSEN
 Introduction

 Annie ZAENEN
 From theory to practice: a rocky road

 Miriam BUTT, Stefanie DIPPER, Anette FRANK, 
 Tracy KING, and Jonas KUHN 
 ParGram Project: Introduction
 How a Grammar is Written
 Theoretical Implications
 Demo

4.15-4.45 BREAK
4.45-6.15 WORKSHOP Grammar Writing in LFG 

 Miriam BUTT, Stefanie DIPPER, Anette FRANK, 
 Tracy KING, and Jonas KUHN 
 ParGram Project cont.

 Helge DYVIK
 The universality of f-structure: discovery or
 stipulation? The case of modals 

TUESDAY JULY 20

9.00-9.45 Tara MOHANAN and KP MOHANAN
 Two Forms of BE in Malayalam
9.45-10.30 Devyani SHARMA
 Nominal Clitics and Constructive Morphology in Hindi

10.30-11.00 BREAK

11.00-11.45 Jonas KUHN
 Towards a Simple Architecture for the Structure-function Mapping
11.45-12.30 Josef VAN GENABITH, Andy WAY and Louisa SADLER
 Semi-Automatic Generation of F-Structures from Treebanks

12.30-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-3.30 WORKSHOP Structure and Representation in Native American
 Languages Organizer: George Aaron BROADWELL 

 Jack MARTIN
		 Optimal possession in Creek

	 Mary Catherine O'CONNOR
		 The interaction of syntax and pragmatics in
 Northern Pomo: Towards an optimal solution 


3.30-4.00 BREAK
4.00-5.30 WORKSHOP Structure and Representation in Native American
 Languages 

 George Aaron BROADWELL
		 Optimal order and focus alignment in Two
 Otomanguean languages 

 Amy DAHLSTROM
		 Non-thematic objects in Fox


5.30-6.30 BUSINESS MEETING

WEDNESDAY JULY 21

9.00-9.45 Kersti BORJARS, Erika CHISARIK, and John PAYNE
 On the Justification for Functional Categories in LFG
9.45-10.30 Christoph SCHWARZE
 Inflectional Classes in Lexical Functional Morphology -- Latin
 -sk- and its Evolution

10.30-11.00 BREAK

11.00-11.45 Kenji YOKOTA
 Light Verb Constructions in Japanese and Functional Uncertainty
11.45-12.30 Nikolas GISBORNE
 English Light Verbs and the (Non)necessity of Argument
 Structure 

12.30-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-2.45 Judith BERMAN
 Does German Satisfy the Subject Condition?
2.45-3.30 Louisa SADLER 
 Non-Distributive Features and Coordination in Welsh

3.30-4.00 BREAK

4.00-4.45 John FRY
 Resource-logical Event Semantics for LFG
4.45-5.30 Anette FRANK
 Towards Optimal Linking

5.30-6.00 CLOSING REMARKS


ALTERNATE

Tibor LACZKO
The Anatomy of a Jolly-JokER -- A Comprehensive Analysis of a
Multi-Functional Deverbal Morpheme in Hungarian 
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