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Message 1: Collocations and idioms: linguistic, computational, and psycholinguistic perspectives

Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2003 10:26:57 +0000
From: fellbaum <fellbaumPrinceton.EDU>
Subject: Collocations and idioms: linguistic, computational, and psycholinguistic perspectives


Collocations and idioms: linguistic, computational, and
psycholinguistic perspectives
Short Title: Collocations and idioms

Date: 18-SEP-03 - 20-SEP-03
Location: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin, Germany
Contact: Ralf Wolz
Contact Email: wolzbbaw.de 
Meeting URL: http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/kollokationen/index.html

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Berlin will host a
conference on

''Collocations and idioms: linguistic, computational, and
psycholinguistic perspectives''
September 18-20, 2003

Magnus-Haus, Am Kupfergraben, Berlin-Mitte

The conference features invited speakers only (see program below).
Please do not submit an abstract. Everyone is invited to attend.

 ************************************************
 Attendance at the conference is free of charge,
 but registration by July 20, 2003 is requested
 Please reply to wolzbbaw.de
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Thursday Sept. 18

1:45 PM: opening

2-3 Dmitri Dobrovolskij, Moscow University
 Idiom Analysis and the Theory of Conventional Figurative Language

2-3 Dirk Geeraerts, University of Leuven
 The interaction of metaphor and metonymy in composite expressions

Coffee break 3-3:30

3:30-4:30 Wolfgang Teubert, University of Birmingham (UK)
 Units of meaning, translation units and parallel corpora


4:30-5:30 Brigitte Krenn, Austrian Research Institute for
 Artificial Intelligence, Vienna
 From n-grams to collocations: computational approaches to
 collocation identification - some problems and solutions


5:30-6:30 Christine Roemer, Unversity of Jena (tentative)

Reception

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FRI

9-10 Annette Sabban, Hildesheim University
 Ways of looking and the look of one's eyes:
 collocations and stereotypical descriptions in two corpora
 (German, French)

10-11 Patrick Hanks, Brandeis/Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
 The syntagmatics of metaphor

Coffee 11-11:30

11:30-12:30 Angelika Storrer, Dortmund University
 German support verb constructions: A corpus-based
 investigation

Lunch 12:30-2

2-3 Manfred Bierwisch, Humboldt University, Berlin
 Title TBA

3-4 Stefan Mueller, University of Bremen
 Idioms and Fronting

Coffee 4-4:30

4:30 - 6:30 Wolfgang-Paul-Preis Project: Idioms and Collocations 
 in the German Language of the 20th Century
 (Short presentations by members of the project)

19:30 Reception and Concert in the ''Alte Museum''
 hosted by the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation

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SAT

8:45-9:45 Cristina Cacciari, University of Modena
 A psycholinguistic point of view: are idioms really
 relevant for theories of language comprehension and 
 production?

9:45-10:45 Simone Sprenger, Max-Planck Institute, Nijmegen
 Lexical access during idiom production: the superlemma
 theory

10:45-11 Coffee break

11-12 Judy Kegl, University of Southern Maine
 Why are there so few idioms in American Sign Language?

12-1 Charles Fillmore, University of California at Berkeley
 A maximalist view of multi-word expressions

Closing

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The conference is sponsored by the Wolfgang Paul Prize Program
of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation.

http://www.bbaw.de/forschung/kollokationen/index.html
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