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LINGUIST List 22.2683

Tue Jun 28 2011

Confs: Computational Linguistics, Syntax, Semantics/Hong Kong

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        1.     Olivia Lam , 16th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

Message 1: 16th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Date: 28-Jun-2011
From: Olivia Lam <osclamhku.hk>
Subject: 16th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
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16th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference
Short Title: LFG2011

Date: 16-Jul-2011 - 19-Jul-2011
Location: Hong Kong, China
Contact: Adams Bodomo
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hku.hk/linguist/lfg2011/lfg2011.html

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

Meeting Description:

The conference aims to promote interaction and collaboration among researchers interested in non-derivational approaches to grammar, where grammar is seen as the interaction of (perhaps violable) constraints from multiple levels of structuring, including those of syntactic categories, grammatical relations, semantics and discourse.

LFG 2011

The16th International Lexical Functional Grammar Conference

The University of Hong Kong

July 16 - 19, 2011

Early registration deadline: July 10, 2011.


The Annual Conference of the International Lexical-Functional Grammar Association will take place at the University of Hong Kong from July 16 - 19, 2011 (Sat - Tues) in P1, Chong Yuet Ming Chemistry Building. This is a prestigious annual gathering of top linguists around the world. These linguists work in various areas, including natural language processing, which is at the confluence of cutting edge research in language and information technology. Linguistic expertise and information technology are important ingredients in the bid to attain sustainable development in any society.

Invited Talks:

One-Soon Her
-Graduate Institute of Linguistics & Research Center of Mind, Brain, and Learning
National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Structure of Classifiers and Measure Words: A Lexical Functional Account

Rachel Nordlinger
-Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, School of Languages & Linguistics; The University of Melbourne, Australia

LFG and Language Documentation

Accepted Papers

John Lowe:
Word Order and Second Position in Rgvedic Sanskrit

Damir Cavar and Melanie Seiss:
Clitic Placement, Syntactic Discontinuity, and Information Structure

Stephanie Needham and Ida Toivonen:
Adjuncts, Arguments and Derived Arguments

Sebastian Sulger:
A Parallel Analysis of Have-Type Copular Constructions in Two Have-Less
Indo-European Languages

Melanie Seiss:
Implementing the Morphology-Syntax Interface: Challenges from Murrinh-Patha Verbs

Gianluca Giorgolo and Ash Asudeh:
Multimodal Communication in LFG: Gestures and the Correspondence Architecture

Yehuda Falk:
Multiple Gap Constructions

Maris Camilleri and Louisa Sadler:
Maltese Restrictive Relative Clauses and the Theory of Resumption

Ghulam Raza and Tafseer Ahmed:
Argument Scrambling within Urdu NPs

Kyle Mahowald:
An LFG Account of Word Order Freezing

Dag Haug:
Backward Control and Phrase Structure in New Testament Greek

Rajesh Bhatt, Tina Bögel, Miriam Butt, Annette Hautli and Sebastian Sulger:
Urdu Modals

Mary Dalrymple and Louise Mycock:
The Prosody-Semantics Interface

Tibor Laczko and György Rákosi:
On Locative Dependencies Involving Particle Verbs in Hungarian

György Rákosi and Tibor Laczko:
Inflecting spatial Ps and shadows of the past in Hungarian

Doug Arnold and Louisa Sadler:
Resource Splitting and Reintegration with Supplementals

Gianluca Giorgolo and Ash Asudeh:
Multidimensional Semantics with Unidimensional Glue Logic

George Aaron Broadwell, Gregg Castellucci and Megan Knickerbocker:
An Optimal Approach to Partial Agreement in Kaqchikel

I Wayan Arka:
Constructive number systems in Marori and beyond

Helge Lodrup:
Norwegian Possessive Pronouns: Phrases, Words or Suffixes?

Workshop on LFG & Other Lexicalist Analyses of Binding

Adams Bodomo:
Reflexivity without Apparent Marking: The Case of Mashan Zhuang

Mary Dalrymple:
A Very Long-Distance Anaphor?

Accepted Posters

Leslie Lee and Farrell Ackerman:
Thai Passives and the Morphology-Syntax Interface

Bozhil Hristov:
Coordination and Case Assignment in English

Leslie Lee and Farrell Ackerman:
Mandarin resultative compounds: a family of lexical constructions

Roman Rädle, Michael Zöllner and Sebastian Sulger:
eXLEpse: An Eclipse-Based, Easy-to-Use Editor for Computational LFG Grammars

Anna Gazdik and Andras Komlosy:
Hungarian focus and discourse structure in LFG


The conference will take place at The University of Hong Kong. The local
organizers are Adams Bodomo, Olivia Lam, Haihua Pan, and Yanhong Pan, Please
send emails to lfg2011gmail.com for questions about local arrangements.


Cambridge University Press (http://www.cambridge.org/)

John Benjamins Publishing Co. (www.benjamins.com)

The Linguistic Society of Hong Kong (http://www.lshk.org/)

Oxford University Press (http://www.oup.com/)

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