LINGUIST List 11.1863

Mon Sep 4 2000

Calls: Generative Ling, Generative Approaches/Lexicon

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  1. Adam Przepiorkowski, Generative Linguistics in Poland
  2. kanzaki, Generative Approaches to the Lexicon [CFP]GL2001

Message 1: Generative Linguistics in Poland

Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 09:22:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: Adam Przepiorkowski <>
Subject: Generative Linguistics in Poland


		 (syntax and morphology)

DATES: 9-10 December 2000
LOCATION: Warszawa (Warsaw)

Sponsored by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw

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Steven FRANKS Indiana University
Gilbert C. RAPPAPORT University of Texas at Austin


The primary aim of GLiP meetings is to bring together (i) Polish
generative linguists, (ii) generative linguists working in Poland,
as well as (iii) generative linguists working on Polish.

We invite abstracts on any aspect of generative syntax and/or
morphology in any generative approach: P&P (Minimalism, GB), HPSG,
LFG, OT, etc. Talks will be organized around major syntactic
topics, depending on the content of the submissions.

We are also planning a separate session on Polish generative
terminology, continued from GLiP-1 (details to be found on our web

The format of the conference is 30 min for presentation + 15 min
question time. Languages of the conference are English and

The GLiP-1 meeting, which took place in November 1999 in Warsaw,
resulted in a volume of proceedings (see ) , and we
are also planning to publish proceedings of GLiP-2.

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Piotr Banski, University of Warsaw
Adam Przepiorkowski, Polish Academy of Sciences 

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Piotr BANSKI University of Warsaw
Robert D. BORSLEY University of Essex
Steven FRANKS Indiana University
Adam PRZEPIORKOWSKI Polish Academy of Sciences
Gilbert C. RAPPAPORT University of Texas at Austin
Andrew J. SPENCER University of Essex
Ewa WILLIM Jagiellonian University
Jacek WITKOS Adam Mickiewicz University

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Accommodation will be provided at the university hotel. Details
will be available soon from the GLiP web page (see below).

CONFERENCE FEES (estimated):
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Regular: 60 PLN
Student: 30 PLN

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- DEADLINE for receipt of abstracts: 30 September 2000
- Notification of acceptance: 31 October 2000
- Meeting: 9-10 December 2000

- Deadline for submissions of papers for the proceedings volume: 
 28 February 2001

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Should be *anonymous* and consist of up to 700 words, together
with examples and references. We accept abstracts *EXCLUSIVELY*
in ASCII format. If data involving diacritics are quoted, please
omit the diacritics unless they are essential for the proper
interpretation of the proposal -- in such cases, use the ASCII
characters to mark them in some consistent way. Only one
submission per person and one joint submission will be considered.
Abstracts should be in English (preferred) or Polish.

IMPORTANT: At the beginning of your e-mail, please supply the
following information: 
- name, title,
- title of the paper,
- affiliation,
- email address,
- snail mail address.

Unless you send the abstract as attachment, we request that you
add several blank lines between the personal information and the
abstract proper, to facilitate anonymous review.

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Please send your abstracts to:

GLiP-2 Organizing Committee <>


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If you are (tentatively) interested in taking part in this
conference, please, send your email address to GLiP-2 Organizing
Committee <>. Most future announcements,
changes, etc., will be mailed only to registered prospective
participants (and not to general linguistic lists).
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Message 2: Generative Approaches to the Lexicon [CFP]GL2001

Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2000 07:10:18 +0900
From: kanzaki <>
Subject: Generative Approaches to the Lexicon [CFP]GL2001

***** Second Call for Papers GL2001 *****

1st International Workshop on Generative Approaches to the Lexicon

Pierrette Bouillon (ISSCO/TIM, University of Geneva, Switzerland) 
Kyoko Kanzaki (Communications Research Laboratory, Japan)

April 26-28 2001

University of Geneva, 

The aim of this workshop is to bring together diverse contributions in
philosophy, linguistics, computer science and lexicography to explore
the lexicon from the point of view of generativity. The discussions
will be centered, but are not limited to, the newly emerging view of
Generative Lexicon Theory (Pustejovky, 1995).

- Philosophical Foundations of a Generative Approach
- Representation of Word Meaning
- Generative Lexicon Theory
- Analysis of Linguistic Phenomena
- Building Lexical Resources
- Exploiting Lexical Resources in NLP Applications
- Lexical Rules
- Framework for Lexical Semantics
- Critical Perspectives

The conference will be held over a period of two and a half days. Long
(45 min) and short (20 min) presentations are foreseen. Invited
speakers include James Pustejovsky, Brandeis University.

Submission procedure: Authors should submit an anonymous paper of at
most 7 single-column pages (including references) using a 12' body
font size together with a separate page specifying the author's name,
affiliation, address, e-mail address, tittle and type of paper (long
or short). The papers should be submitted electronically (in
postscript, rtf or pdf format) to both: and

Language: All the papers must be submitted and presented in
English. Accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the

Important dates:
Paper due: October 16th, 2000
Acceptance/rejection notice: December 20th, 2000
Final version due: February 15th, 2001
Conference: April 26-28, 2001

Workshop Chairs:
Pierrette Bouillon
Kyoko Kanzaki

Program Committee:
Nicholas Asher (University of texas, Austin)
Susan Armstrong (ISSCO/TIM, Geneva)
Federica Busa (Lexeme, Inc, Boston)
Nicoletta Calzolari (Istituto Di Linguistica Computazionale, Pisa)
Ann Copestake (Center for the Study of Language and Information, Standford)
Laurence Danlos (University of Paris VII, Paris)
Hitoshi Isahara (Communications Research Laboratory, Japan)
Alex Lascarides (University of Edinburgh)
Sabine Lehmann (ISSCO/TIM, Geneva)
Jacques Jayez (EHESS-CELITH, Paris)
James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, Boston)
Patrick Saint-Dizier (IRIT-CNRS, Toulouse)
Pascale Sebillot (Irisa, Rennes)
Evelyne Viegas (Microsoft, Seattle)
Yorick Wilks (University of Sheffield, Sheffield)

For any information, please contact:

Pierrette Bouillon
40, bvd du Pont-d'Arve
CH-1211 Geneva 4 (Switzerland)

email :
Tel: +41/22/705 86 79
Fax: +41/22/705 86 89
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