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LINGUIST List 20.2140

Thu Jun 11 2009

Confs: Sign Language, General Linguistics/France

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        1.    Carlo Geraci, Formal Approaches to Sign Languages

Message 1: Formal Approaches to Sign Languages
Date: 10-Jun-2009
From: Carlo Geraci <carlo.geraciunimib.it>
Subject: Formal Approaches to Sign Languages
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Formal Approaches to Sign Languages

Date: 27-Jul-2009 - 31-Jul-2009
Location: Bordeaux, France
Contact: Carlo Cecchetto
Contact Email: carlo.cecchettounimib.it
Meeting URL: http://www.filosofia.unimi.it/~zucchi/FASLcall.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Sign Language
Meeting Description:

This workshop is organized as part of the European Summer School on Logic,
Language and Information ESSLLI 2009 http://esslli2009.labri.fr to be held in
Bordeaux (20-31 July, 2009) and is supported by the Department of Psychology of
University of Milan-Bicocca.

Formal Approaches to Sign Languages


The Workshop on Formal approaches to sign languages is organized in the
framework of the European Summer School on Logic, Language and Information
(ESSLLI 2009).
Information about ESSLLI 2009 can be found at: http://esslli2009.labri.fr
The Workshop will be held at the Université Bordeaux 2 Site de la Victoire,
from July 27 to July 31 2009.
The workshop is organized with the support of:
University of Milan-Bicocca, Department of Psychology
Institut Jean-Nicod, 'Euryi' grant to P. Schlenker, ESF

July 27, 2009
17,15-18,15 Invited Talk
Mark Aronoff (Stony Brook University)
Sign Languages and the Self-Organization of Phonology

Diane Brentari and Petra Eccarius (Purdue University)
A Formal Analysis of Phonological Contrast in Sign Language Handshape

July 28, 2009
Philippe Schlenker (Institut Jean-Nicod and NYU)
Donkey Anaphora in French Sign Language

Elena V. Koulidobrova (University of Connecticut)
SELF: Intensifier and 'long distance' effects in ASL

Kathryn Davidson, Ivano Caponigro, and Rachel Mayberry (University of
California, San Diego)
Testing Calculation of Scalar Implicatures in English and American Sign

July 29, 2009
Carol Neidle, (Boston University), Nicholas Michael (Rutgers University), Joan
Nash (Boston University), and Dimitry Metaxas (Rutgers University)
A Method for Recognition of Grammatical Significant Head Movements and Facial
Expressions, Developed Though Use of a Linguistically Annotated Video Corpus

17,45-18,45 Invited Talk
Josep Quer (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Agreement and Argument Structure in Sign Languages: A Case Study in LSC
psychological predications

July 30, 2009
Gaurav Mathur (Gallaudet University) and Christian Rathmann (University of
Two Types of Nonconcatenative Morphology in Signed Languages

Jeffrey Bernath (University of Connecticut)
Evidence for Articles in American Sign Language

Enoch O. Aboh and Roland Pfau (University of Amsterdam)
Spatial Adposition in Sign Language

July 31, 2009
Caterina Donati (University of Rome-La Sapienza) and Chiara Branchini
(University of Milan-Bicocca)
Simultaneous Grammars: Two Word Orders but Only One Morphology

17,45-18,45 Invited Talk
Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
Indexing and Indexicals in American Sign Language

Alternate Speakers:
Natasha Abner (UCLA)
Interpretive Effects of Wh-R in American Sign Language

Ivano Caponigro and Kathryn Davidson ( University of California, San Diego )
Exhaustivity and Pragmatic Properties in the Question-Answer Clause in American
Sign Language

Workshop organizers:
- Carlo Cecchetto, University of Milan-Bicocca
- Carlo Geraci, University of Milan-Bicocca
- Sandro Zucchi, University of Milan
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