LINGUIST List 14.2645

Wed Oct 1 2003

Calls: Syntax/New Zealand; Semantics/TX, USA

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  1. jonask, 9th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
  2. bjreese, TLS 8: Issues at the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface

Message 1: 9th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 21:22:20 +0000
From: jonask <jonaskmail.utexas.edu>
Subject: 9th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

9th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference 
Short Title: LFG 2004

Date: 10-Jul-2004 - 12-Jul-2004
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Contact: Ida Toivonen
Contact Email: ida.toivonencanterbury.ac.nz 
Meeting URL: http://www-lfg.stanford.edu/lfg/lfg2004/

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax 
Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2004

Meeting Description:

The 9th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference will be
hosted by the Department of Linguistics, University of Canterbury, in
Christchurch, New Zealand from 10 to 12 July 2004. A pre-conference
activity is planned for 9 July.

LFG 2004 welcomes work within the formal architecture of
Lexical-Functional Grammar as well as typological, formal, and
computational work within the 'spirit of LFG' as a lexicalist approach
to language employing a parallel, constraint-based framework. (This is
a short version of this CFP, please visit the conference website for
the full version.)

SUBMISSIONS: TALKS AND POSTERS
The main conference sessions will involve 40-minute talks (30 min. +
10 min. discussion), and poster/system presentations. Contributions
should focus on results from completed as well as ongoing research,
with an emphasis on novel approaches, methods, ideas, and
perspectives, whether descriptive, theoretical, formal or
computational. Presentations should describe original, unpublished
work.

WORKSHOPS and the DISSERTATION SESSION
Please see the full version of the CFP for details.

WINTER SCHOOL IN LFG AND COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS 
A Winter School in LFG and computational linguistics is planned for 4
July to 8 July 2004. The Winter School is yet to be confirmed.

SUBMISSION SPECIFICATIONS
Two-page abstracts for talks, posters and the dissertation session
must be received by February 15, 2004. For formatting details see
http://www-lfg.stanford.edu/lfg/lfg2004/call.html

LOCATION
Christchurch (http://www.christchurch.org.nz/) is the largest city on
New Zealand's South Island and the third-largest city in the country.
It features beautiful gothic architecture and stone buildings, many
parks and gardens, and the serene Avon river winding through downtown
and the University of Canterbury campus
(http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/).
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Message 2: TLS 8: Issues at the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface

Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 22:39:22 +0000
From: bjreese <bjreesemail.utexas.edu>
Subject: TLS 8: Issues at the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface

TLS 8: Issues at the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface 
Short Title: TLS 8

Date: 05-Mar-2004 - 07-Mar-2004
Location: Austin,TX, United States of America
Contact: Brian Reese
Contact Email: tlsuts.cc.utexas.edu 
Meeting URL: http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls/2004tls


Linguistic Sub-field: Semantics 
Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2003


Meeting Description:
The aim of TLS 8 is to provide a forum for the presentation of
original research on the interface of semantic and pragmatic theories.
We welcome the submission of papers on topics including (but not
limited to) lexical semantics, presupposition, anaphora resolution,
quantification, propositional attitude attribution, modality and
indexicality within all frameworks, including logical, linguistic,
psycholinguistic and computational approaches. 

CALL FOR PAPERS : Texas Linguistic Society 8


		Issues at the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface
		 University of Texas at Austin
			 March 5-7, 2004


DESCRIPTION 

The aim of TLS 8 is to provide a forum for the presentation of
original research on the interface of semantic and pragmatic theories.
We welcome the submission of papers on topics including (but not
limited to) lexical semantics, presupposition, anaphora resolution,
quantification, propositional attitude attribution, modality and
indexicality within all frameworks, including logical, linguistic,
psycholinguistic and computational approaches.

INVITED SPEAKERS

	Nicholas Asher, University of Texas at Austin
	David Beaver, Stanford University
	James Pustejovsky, Brandeis University
	Bernhard Schwarz, University of Texas at Austin
	Carlota Smith, University of Texas at Austin

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Pascal Denis, Eric McCready, Alexis Palmer, Brian Reese (University of
Texas at Austin)

SUBMISSIONS

Abstracts are invited for 30 minute talks (20 minute presentations
plus 10 minutes for discussion). Abstracts should be anonymous and
confined to two pages (including references) with 1 inch margins.

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to the
following address.

	 tlsuts.cc.utexas.edu.

Please submit abstracts as an attachment to an e-mail message (do not
include abstracts in the body of a message). The body of the message
should include the information listed in 1-4 below. PDF files are
preferred, but PS, RTF or text files will be accepted. If necessary
Word submissions will also be accommodated. In this case we discourage
the use of nonstandard fonts, since we may not be able to decipher
them.

1) Name(s) of presenter(s); 
2) Affiliation(s) of presenter(s); 
3) Postal address, telephone number, and email address; 
4) Title of the paper. 

Non-electronic submissions should be mailed to the address below:

TLS 8 Abstract Committee
501 Calhoun
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712

Abstracts must be received by December 15, 2003. Notifications of
acceptance or nonacceptance will be sent by January 16, 2004.

For more information, see the conference web site:
http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~tls/2004tls/index.html
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