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Message 1: 8th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 18:55:16 +0000
From: jonask <jonaskmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: 8th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference


8th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference 
Short Title: LFG 2003

Date: 16-JUL-03 - 18-JUL-03
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY, United States of America
Contact: George Aaron Broadwell
Contact Email: g.broadwellalbany.edu 
Meeting URL: http://www.albany.edu/anthro/lfg2003/lfg2003.htm

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 

Meeting Description:

LFG 2003 welcomes work both within the formal architecture of
Lexical-Functional Grammar and typological, formal, and computational
work within the 'spirit of LFG', as a lexicalist approach to language
employing a parallel, constraint-based framework.

Local organizer: George Aaron Broadwell - g.broadwellalbany.edu
 Lexical Functional Grammar 2003

 THE 8TH INTERNATIONAL LEXICAL FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR CONFERENCE

 Sponsored by
 The Program in Linguistics and Cognitive Science
 University at Albany, State University of New York

 July 16-18, 2003
 Saratoga Springs, New York

 http://www.albany.edu/anthro/lfg2003/lfg2003.htm


Tuesday, July 15

12:00 Informal pre-conference gathering
 (Picnic lunch, hiking, visits to local museums, and 
 other activities)


Wednesday, July 16 (FIRST CONFERENCE DAY)

9:00-10:30 SPECIAL SESSION 1
 ''1978-2003: The 25th Anniversary of the First Course on LFG''
 Joan Bresnan
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:20 SESSION 1A 

	 Yehuda N. Falk: ''The English Auxiliary System Revisited''

	 Rachel Nordlinger & Louisa Sadler: ''The Syntax and Semantics 
 of Tensed Nominals'' 

12:20- 2:00 Lunch break

2:00-3:20 SESSION 1B	

	 Maia Andreasson, Kersti Borjars, & Elisabet Engdahl: 
 ''Subject positions in Swedish''

	 Elizabeth Coppock: ''Sometimes it's hard to be Coherent''

 3:20- 3:40 Coffee break

 3:40- 5:00 SESSION 1C

	 Aoife Cahill, Mairead McCarthy, Josef Van Genabith, & Andy 
 Way: ''Lexicalisation of Long-Distance Dependencies in a 
 Treebank-Based, Statistical LFG Grammar''

	 Anette Frank: ''Projecting LFG F-Structures from Chunks''
 
 5:30- 7:00 POSTER/DEMO SESSION

 Miriam Butt, Tracy King & John Maxwell: ''Complex Predication 
 via Restriction'' (POSTER/DEMO)

 Aoife Cahill, Mairead McCarthy, Josef Van Genabith, & Andy 
 Way: ''Extracting Large-Scale Lexical Resources for LFG 
 from the Penn-II Treebank'' (DEMO)

 Aoife Cahill, Mairead McCarthy, Josef Van Genabith, & Andy 
 Way: ''A Suite of Linguistic Tools for Use with the Penn-II
 Treebank'' (POSTER)

 Anette Frank: ''Projecting LFG F-Structures from Chunks''
 (accompanying DEMO to the talk at 4:20)

 Martin Frost: ''Treebank Conversion - Creating a German 
 f-structure bank from the TIGER corpus'' (POSTER)

 Ron Kaplan & Tracy King: ''Integration of low-level mark-up 
 with large-scale LFG grammatical analysis'' (POSTER)


Thursday, July 17 (SECOND CONFERENCE DAY)

9:00-10:30 SPECIAL SESSION 2
 ''1978-2003: The 25th Anniversary of the First Course on LFG''
 Ron Kaplan

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:20 SESSION 2A

	 Ryo Otoguro: ''Focus clitics and discourse information 
 spreading'' 

	 Leonoor van der Beek: ''The Dutch cleft constructions''

12:20- 1:45 Lunch break

1:45- 5:00 WORKSHOP ''THE SYNTAX OF NATIVE AMERICAN LANGUAGES: 
 LEXICALIST PERSPECTIVES''

 George Aaron Broadwell: ''Optimality, complex predication, and
 		parallel structures in Zapotec''

 Matthew Beach: ''Asymmetries between passivization and 
		antipassivization in Inuktitut''

 Amy Dahlstrom: ''Focus constructions in Meskwaki (Fox)''

 Lachlan Duncan: ''Tz'utujil (Maya) clause structure''

 Mary Catherine O'Connor: ''Pronominal incorporation and 
		agreement inside the noun phrase''

 5:30- 7:30 ILFGA business meeting
 

Friday, July 18 (THIRD CONFERENCE DAY)

 9:00- 11:00 SESSION 3A

	 Sam Mchombo & Yukiko Morimoto: ''Local constraints in 
 Chichewa discontinuous constituents''

	 KP & Tara Mohanan: ''Universal and language-particular 
 constraints in OT-LFG''

	 Tara & KP Mohanan: ''Inputs and Candidates in OT-LFG''

11:00-11:20 Coffee break
 
11:20-12:40 SESSION 3B

	 Valia Kordoni: ''Valence Alternations: at the Syntax-Semantics 
 Interface''

	 Cholthicha Sudmuk: ''The thuuk Construction in Thai''
 
12:40- 2:00 Lunch break
 
2:00-3:20 SESSION 3C

	 Juergen Wedekind & Bjarne Orsnes: ''Restriction and Verbal 
 Complexes in LFG -- A Case Study for Danish''

	 Jonas Kuhn: ''Generalized Tree Descriptions for LFG''

 3:20- 3:40 Coffee break

 3:40- 5:00 SESSION 3D

 Lionel Clement & Alexandra Kinyon: 
 ''Generating LFGs with a MetaGrammar''

 Andrew Spencer: ''A Realization Approach to Case''



ALTERNATE PAPER

 Adams B. Bodomo, Olivia Lam & Natalie Yu: ''Expressing the Benefactive in 
 Hong Kong Chinese''

(If the alternate paper is not picked to replace a talk, it will be
presented in the POSTER SESSION on Wednesday July 16.)
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