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Message 1: 2000 Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2000 15:28:27 +1100
From: Rachel Nordlinger <r.nordlingerlinguistics.unimelb.edu.au>
Subject: 2000 Lexical Functional Grammar Conference


	2000 LEXICAL FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR CONFERENCE

 (as part of the Berkeley Formal Grammar Conference 2000)

		
		 19 July - 20 July 2000


		 Alumni House

 UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA

 


URLs: 

http://www-lfg.stanford.edu/lfg/lfg2000/

http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~bfg2000/



PRELIMINARY PROGRAM: 

 	

Wednesday July 19, 2000


9.00-9.40 JOAN BRESNAN and JOHN MUGANE 'Mixed categories in Gikuyu'

9.40-10.20 YUKIKO MORIMOTO 'Lexical Projection of functional features:
the view from Bantu relatives'


10.20-10.40 BREAK


10.40-11.20 MARK JOHNSON 'Stochastic lexical-functional grammar'

11.20-12.00 ANETTE FRANK, LOUISA SADLER, JOSEF VAN GENABITH, ANDY WAY
'Automatic F-structure Annotation of Treebank Trees and CFGs extracted
from Treebanks'


12.00-1.30 LUNCH


1.30-2.10 PETER SELLS 'Negation in Swedish: where it's not at'

2.10-2.50 GEORGE AARON BROADWELL 'The emergence of the unmarked in
Mayan word order'

2.50-3.30 HANJUNG LEE 'Word order and ambiguity in an extended model
of optimization'


3.30-3.50 BREAK 


3.50-4.30 VEIT REUER 'Error-recognition and parsing of syntactically
mildly ill-formed Natural Language'

4.30-5.10 JONAS KUHN 'Faithfulness violations and bidirectional
optimization'

5.10-5.50 ASH ASUDEH 'Functional identity and resource sensitivity in
control'


5.50-6.00 BREAK


6.00-7.00 ILFGA Annual General Meeting.



Friday July 20, 2000


9.00-9.40 MARY DALRYMPLE and TRACY KING 'Missing-object constructions:
lexical and constructional variation'

9.40-10.20 CHRIS CULY 'An incorporated object marker in Takelma'


10.20-10.40 BREAK


10.40-11.20 YEHUDA FALK 'Pivots and the theory of grammatical
functions'

11.20-12.00 MARY DALRYMPLE and HELGE L�DRUP 'The grammatical functions
of complement clauses'


12.00-1.30 LUNCH 


1.30-2.10 NIGEL VINCENT and KERSTI B�RJARS 'Feature resolution and the
content of features'

2.10-2.50 MIRIAM BUTT 'A re-examination of the accusative to ergative
shift in Indo-Aryan'


2.50-3.10 BREAK


3.10-6.00 Workshop: 'MORPHOSYNTAX in LFG' (Organisers: LOUISA SADLER
and ANDREW SPENCER)


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ALTERNATES:


JULIA BARRON 'Tense and agreement morphology -- the irrelevance of
finiteness'

TIBOR LACZKO 'On oblique arguments and adjuncts of Hungarian event
nominals -- a comprehensive LFG account'

RACHEL NORDLINGER and LOUISA SADLER 'Tense as a nominal category'


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REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION

General Information


Please fill out the on-line registration form at:

 http://www.linguistics.berkeley.edu/~bfg2000/online-reg.html

and submit it by clicking the "submit registration" button at the
bottom of the form. We will email you an invoice for your registration
fee and, if accommodation in the Residence Halls is requested, a
$25.00 deposit. The invoice will include a credit card form and
information about paying by check.

There is a uniform registration fee for the entire conference. During
early registration (until 31 May), the registration fees are $25.00
for students, $45.00 for nonstudent participants. After 31 May,
regular registration fees apply: $35.00 for students, $55.00 for
nonstudent participants.

Accommodation

A limited number of spaces have been reserved in the University
Residence Halls. These spaces have been reserved on a "package" basis,
which means that you will have to pay for 6 nights (July 18 through
24) including breakfast, regardless of whether you leave early or
arrive late. (However, if you intend to arrive earlier than 18 July or
leave later than July 24, we can be accommodate you on a per-night
basis).

There are two types of room available, single occupancy and double
occupancy. The daily rate (room only) for single occupancy is $45.00
and the daily rate (room only) for double occupancy is $29.00 per
person. Breakfast is $5.75 per day. In order to make a reservation, we
need to receive a nonrefundable deposit of $25.00.

If you are booking accommodation, note that we only have limited
numbers of each kind of room and we may have to email you to discuss
alternatives.

Further enquiries: bfg2000linguistics.berkeley.edu


ORGANISERS AND THEIR CONTACT ADDRESSES

Program Committee Chairs:
 Chris Manning
 manningcsli.stanford.edu

 Rachel Nordlinger
 r.nordlingerlinguistics.unimelb.edu.au


Local Conference Organiser: Andreas Kathol
 bfg2000linguistics.berkeley.edu



PRE-CONFERENCE HIKE AND PICNIC:

Following recent LFG tradition, there will be a pre-conference social
event on Tuesday July 18. This will involve a hike and picnic lunch
in Tilden Park, a beautiful area not too far from the Berkeley campus.
Other activities apart from hiking are also available (e.g. botanical
garden,swimming in the lake) see
http://www.ebparks.org/parks/tilden.htm for further details, and
http://www.ebparks.org/parks/wildcat.htm for information about longer
hikes nearby. Transportation from Berkeley and a picnic lunch will be
arranged for a modest fee. This event is not restricted to the LFG
community, but is open to anyone attending the Berkeley Formal Grammar
conference. Please contact Mary Dalrymple (dalrympleparc.xerox.com)
as soon as possible if you are interested in attending.

 



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Dr. Rachel Nordlinger
Dept. of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010
AUSTRALIA

ph. +61-(0)3-8344-4215, fax. +61-(0)3-8344-8990
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