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LINGUIST List 16.1684

Thu May 26 2005

Confs: Ling Theories/Semantics/Syntax/Lisbon, Portugal

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        1.    Manfred Sailer, 12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

Message 1: 12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Date: 25-May-2005
From: Manfred Sailer <manfred.sailerphil.uni-goettingen.de>
Subject: 12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Short Title: HPSG 2005

Date: 22-Aug-2005 - 24-Aug-2005
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Contact: Manfred Sailer
Contact Email: manfred.sailerphil.uni-goettingen.de
Meeting URL: http://hpsg2005.di.fc.ul.pt/

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic
Theories; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar will
take place in Lisbon on 22-24 August 2005, hosted by University of Lisbon,
Faculty of Sciences, Department of Informatics. The conference will include a
workshop on 'Binding Theory and Invariants in Anaphoric Relations' on August 22.

Dear colleagues,

The program for the 12 International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure
Grammar (HPSG 2005, Lisbon, August 22-24) is now available on the conference web


- and attached below.

Please also note that the registration for the conference is now open. You will
find the registration form and information on accommodations on the conference
web site. Note that the EARLY REGISTRATION period ends on JUNE 30.

On behalf of the organization,

Manfred Sailer and Antonio Branco.

Program of the
12th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
HPSG 2005
Lisbon, August 22 - 24

Monday, August 22

Workshop on ''Binding Theory and Invariants in Anaphoric Relations''
(program forthcoming)

Day 1, Tuesday, August 23

9.00- 9.10 António Branco (Lisbon): Opening

9.10-10.10 Invited lecture: Frans Plank (Constance): tba

10.10-10.15 break

10.15-10.55 Douglas Ball (Stanford):
Noun Incorporation in Tongan: A Lexical Sharing Analysis.

10.55-11.35 Denis Creissels (Lyon 2) / Daniele Godard (Paris 7):
The Dual Nature of Tswana Infinitive Forms.

11.35-11.50 coffee

11.50-12.30 Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee) / Peter Sells (Stanford):
Copy Constructions and their Interaction with the Copula in Korean.

12.30-13.10 Frank van Eynde (Leuven):
Non-headed Phrasal Prenominals.

13.10-15.00 lunch

15.00-15.40 Anna Kupsc (Loria/Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw) / Jesse
Tseng (Loria):
A new HPSG Approach to Polish Auxiliary Constructions.

15.40-16.20 Beata Trawinski (Tuebingen):
Plural Comitative Constructions in Polish.

16.20-16.35 coffee

16.35-17.15 Anke Holler (Heidelberg):
On Non-Canonical Clause Linkage.

17.15-17.55 Nuria Bertomeu Castello (Saarbruecken) / Valia Kordoni
Integrating Discourse Information in Grammar.

17.55-18.10 coffee

18.10-18.50 Christopher Kennedy (Chicago) / Louisa McNally (Pompeu Fabra,
The Syntax and Semantics of Multiple Degree Modification.

18.50-19.30 Ivan Sag (Stanford):
Adverbial Extraction: A Defense of Tracelessness.

20.00 conference dinner

Day 2, Wednesday, August 24

9.00- 9.40 Nurit Melnik (Haifa):
From ''Hand-written'' to Computationally Implemented HPSG Theories.

9.40-10.20 Scott Drellishak (Washington) / Emily Bender (Washington):
Coordination Modules for a Crosslinguistic Grammar Resource.

10.20-11.40 Poster Session

11.40-12.20 Aline Villavicencio (Essex) / Louisa Sadler (Essex):
An HPSG Account of Closest Conjunct Agreement in NP Coordination in Portuguese.

12.20-13.00 Berthold Crysmann (Saarbruecken):
Syncretism in German: A Unified Approach to Underspecification, Indeterminacy
and Likeness of Case.

13.00-14.20 lunch

14.20-15.00 business meeting

15.00-16.00 Invited lecture: Frank Keller (Edinburgh):
Crosslinguistic, Experimental Studies of Gradience in Syntax: Implications for
Linguistic Theory

16.00-16.05 break

16.05-16.45 Takafumi Maekawa (Essex):
An HPSG Approach to the Who/Whom Puzzle.

16.45-17.25 Yusuke Kubota (Ohio):
The Scope Interpretation of the Light Verb Construction in Japanese.

17.25-17.40 coffee

17.40-18.20 Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee) / Ivan Sag (Stanford):
It-Extraposition in English: A Constraint-Based Approach.

18.20-19.00 John Beavers (Stanford):
Towards a Semantic Analysis of Argument/Oblique Alternations in HPSG.


Dan Flickinger (Stanford) / Alexander Koller (Saarbruecken) / Stefan Thater
(Saarbruecken): A New Well-formedness Criterion for Semantic Debugging.

Stefan Müller (Bremen): Phrasal or Lexical Resultative Constructions?

Posters (alphabetically):

Frederik Fouvry (Saarbruecken) / Valia Kordoni (Saarbruecken) / Gertjan van
Noord (Groningen):
Object-to-Subject Raising: An Analysis of the Dutch Passive.

Chicara Hashimoto (Kyoto) / Francis Bond (NTT, Kyoto):
A Computational Treatment of V-V Compounds in Japanese.

Sun-Hee Lee (Ohio):
A Trace Analysis of Korean UDCs

Jan-Philipp Soehn (Jena):
Selectional Restrictions in HPSG: I'll eat my hat!

Kathrin Spreyer (Saarbruecken) / Anette Frank (Saarbruecken):
Projecting RMRS from TIGER Dependencies.

Mehran Taghvaipour (Essex):
Free Relatives in Persian

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