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Tue May 16 2006

Confs: Syntax/Konstanz, Germany

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Message 1: 11th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Date: 15-May-2006
From: Aoife Cahill <aoife.cahillcomputing.dcu.ie>
Subject: 11th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference



11th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Short Title: LFG 2006


Date: 10-Jul-2006 - 13-Jul-2006
Location: Konstanz, Germany
Contact: Miriam Butt
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/conferences/lfg06/

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Meeting Description:

ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL LEXICAL FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR CONFERENCE

DATES 10 - 13 July 2006
Konstanz, Germany
Conference website: http://ling.uni-konstanz.de/pages/conferences/lfg06/

LFG06 Programme
Saturday 8.7.06 and Sunday 9.07.06

Pre-conference activities

Monday, 10.7.06

9:30-9:45
Welcome

9:45- 11:15
Session 1A (Two Talks)
- Louisa Sadler and Rachel Nordlinger
Apposition as Coordination: Evidence from Australian languages
- Christian Fortmann
verba dicendi Parentheticals

11:15-11:45
Break

11:45-12:45
Student Session 1B (2 Presentations of Recent PhDs)
- Elisabeth Mayer
Optional direct object clitic doubling in Limeño Spanish
- Anne Tamm
Relations between Estonian verbs, aspect, and case

12:45-13:45
Lunch

13:45-15:15
Session 1C (Two Talks)
- Grzegorz Chrupala and Josef van Genabith
Improving Treebank-Based Automatic LFG Induction for Spanish
- Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith
Robust Stochastic LFG Generation using Automatically Acquired
Treebank Resources

15:15-15:45
Break

15:45-18:00
Workshop on Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (Part I)

15:45-16:15
Miriam Butt and Aditi Lahiri (Universitaet Konstanz)
Introduction and Overview of Synchronic and Diachronic Issues

16:15-17:00
Ashwini Deo (Stanford University)
Comparative Diachrony of Aspect in Indo-Aryan

17:00-17:15
Break

17:15-18:00
Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Aspectual Restriction in when-clauses in Hindi, Bhojpuri and Maithili



Tuesday, 11.7.06

9:00-10:30
Session 2A (Two Talks)
- Martin Forst
COMP in (parallel) grammar writing
- Bruce Mayo
A computational architecture for lexical insertion of complex nonce words

10:30-11:00
Break

11:00-12:30
Session 2B (Two Talks)
- Nigel Vincent and Kersti Börjars
Paradigms periphrases and change
- Anna Kibort
On three different types of subjectlessness and how to model it in LFG


12:30-13:30
Lunch

13:30-15:45
Session 2C (Three Talks)
- Helge Lødrup
Raising to object in Norwegian and the Derived Object Constraint
- Bjarne Ørsnes
Creating raising verbs: the Complex Passive in Danish
- Ash Asudeh and Ida Toivonen
Expletives and the syntax and semantics of copy raising

15:45-16:15
Break

16:15-17:45
Workshop on Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (Part II)

16:15-17:00
Veneeta Dayal (Rutgers University)
Semantics of Case and Incorporation

17:00-17:45
Gillian Ramchand (University of Tromso)
Case, Aspect and Morphological Causatives

18:15
Plenary Talk (Aditi Lahiri), TBA



Wednesday, 12.7.06

9:00-10:30
Session 3A (Two Talks)
- Pascal Denis and Jonas Kuhn
Applying an LFG Parser in Coreference Resolution -- Experiments
and Analysis
- Ríona Finn, Mary Hearne and Andy Way
Extending the Tree-DOP Model with Grammatical Function
Information

10:30-11:00
Break

11:00-12:30
Session 3B (Two Talks)
- Louise MYCOCK
Hungarian Questions in Focus
- Philippa Cook and John Payne
Quantifier Scope and Information Structure in German

12:30-14:30
Lunch and Poster Session
- Aikaterini Chatsiou
On the status of resumptive pronouns in modern greek restrictive
relative clauses
- Lionel Clément and Kim Gerdes
Analyzing Zeugmas in XLFG
- Philippa Cook
The German Infinitival Passive - a case for oblique functional
controllers ?
- Dick Crouch and Tracy Holloway King
Semantics via F-Structure Rewriting
- Mary Dalrymple, Tracy Holloway King and Louisa Sadler
Indeterminacy by Underspecification
- Yehuda N. Falk
On the Representation of Case and Agreement
- Carmen Kelling
Spanish se-constructions: the passive and the impersonal
construction
- Judith Meinschaefer
The argument structure of deverbal nouns in Germanic and
Romance. An LMT account
- Ingo Mittendorf and Louisa Sadler
A Treatment of Welsh Initial Mutations
- Jeeyoung Peck and Peter Sells
Preposition Incorporation in Modern Mandarin: Economy within
VP
- Rakosi, Gyorgy
On the need for a more refined approach to the argument-
adjunct distinction
- Nola M. Stephens
Norwegian 'When'-Clauses
- Reeli Torn
Estonian indirect objects revisited: An LFG perspective

14:30-16:00
Session 3C (Two Talks)
- George Aaron Broadwell
Alignment, precedence, and pied-piping with inversion
- Maia Andréasson
The ADJ function: Evidence from Swedish

16:00-16:30 Break

16:30-18:00
Session 3D (Two Talks)
- Peter Hurst
The syntax of the Malagasy reciprocal construction: An LFG
account
- Peter Sells
Using Subsumption rather than Equality in Functional Control

18:00-19:00
ILFGA Business Meeting


Thursday, 13.7.06

9:00-15:00
Workshop on Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (Part III)

10:00-10:45
Elena Bashir (The University of Chicago)
Evidentiality in Khowar

10:45-11:30
Annie Montaut (INALCO, Paris)
Diachrony of Aspect in Hindi

11:30-12:15
Tatiana Oranskaia (Universitaet Hamburg)
Grammatical aspect, lexical aspect and Aktionsart in Hindi-Urdu: An analysis taking Russian correspondences into consideration

12:15-13:30
Lunch

13:30-14:15
Tafseer Ahmed (Universitaet Konstanz)
Aspect and Case in Punjabi/Sindhi

14:15-14:45
John Peterson (Universitaet Osnabrueck)
Aspect and Case in Kharia

14:45-15:00
Break

15:00-15:45
Josef Bayer (Universitaet Konstanz)
Case in Bengali

15:45-16:00
Final Discussion


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