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LINGUIST List 20.2330

Tue Jun 30 2009

Confs: Cognitive Science, Linguistic Theories, Semantics, Syntax/USA

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Miriam Petruck, Frames and Constructions: A Conference in Honor of Charles J. Fillmore

Message 1: Frames and Constructions: A Conference in Honor of Charles J. Fillmore
Date: 26-Jun-2009
From: Miriam Petruck <miriampicsi.berkeley.edu>
Subject: Frames and Constructions: A Conference in Honor of Charles J. Fillmore
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Frames and Constructions: A Conference in Honor of Charles J. Fillmore

Date: 31-Jul-2009 - 02-Aug-2009
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
Contact: Miriam R. L. Petruck; Eve Sweetser
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~fillmorefest

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

Meeting Description:

Frames and Constructions: A Conference in Honor of Charles J. Fillmore
July 31-Aug 2, 2009
The University of California, Berkeley

Early registration ends at midnight on June 30, 2009

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley and the
International Computer Science Institute are pleased to announce a conference in
honor of Charles J. Fillmore on the occasion of his 80th birthday. The theme of
the conference is Fillmore's contributions to Linguistics for nearly five decades.

There are major sessions on Frame Semantics and Construction Grammar, along with
other presentations linked specifically to Fillmore's work, and its relation to
the allied fields of cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and natural
language processing.

The program is now available on the conference website!

Plenary Speakers: Gilles Fauconnier, Mirjam Fried, Paul Kay, George Lakoff,
Laura Michaelis, Manfred Pinkal, and Dan Slobin.

Special Guest Lecture: Charles J. Fillmore

Lodging:
There are still some campus dormitory rooms available for the conference period, for
those who want inexpensive lodging. Reservations can be made online through the
conference website.

Please join us to celebrate a most important figure in Linguistics.

The Organizing Committee:
Collin F. Baker
Hans C. Boas
Alice Gaby
George Lakoff
Miriam R. L. Petruck
Eve Sweetser


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