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Message 1: Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics & Computational Linguistics

Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 16:47:46 -0500 (EST)
From: zanuttir <zanuttirgeorgetown.edu>
Subject: Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics & Computational Linguistics

Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax, Semantics &
Computational Linguistics
Short Title: GURT 2004 

Date: 26-Mar-2004 - 29-Mar-2004
Location: Washington, DC, United States of America
Contact: Raffaella Zanuttini
Contact Email: gurtgeorgetown.edu 
Meeting URL: http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/GURT.html 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 


Meeting Description:

GURT 2004 will include both invited presentations and submitted
papers, focusing on topic in
*syntax, 
*semantics, and 
*computational linguistics, 
as pursued from a comparative or cross-linguistic perspective. There
will be special focus on the following areas:

* The syntax and semantics of clause types
* Syntactic variation across varieties of English
* The internal structure of the noun phrase
* Negation, negative polarity, and negative concord
* Tense and aspect in formal and/or computational semantics
* Microvariation in the left periphery of the clause
* Linguistic typology for machine translation



* Paola Beninc´┐Ż (University of Padua)
* Judy Bernstein, William Paterson University
* Marcel den Dikken, CUNY Graduate Center
* Ralph Fasold, Georgetown University
* Liliane Haegeman, University of Lille
* James McCloskey, University of California at Santa Cruz
* Toshiyuki Ogihara, University of Washington
* Colin Phillips, University of Maryland at College Park
* Henriette de Swart, University of Utrecht

For a complete list of speakers and events, please see the conference
program at

http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/GURT.html
GURT 2004, ''Comparative and Cross-Linguistic Research in Syntax,
Semantics and Computational Linguistics'', is coming up in just three
weeks!

Please check out the full program on our web site: 

http://complingtwo.georgetown.edu/~gurt/GURT.html

If you're planning to attend the conference, please register now
(deadline for pre-registration: March 12).

(Note also that the end of March is cherry blossom time in Washington
DC...)
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