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Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1993 22:25:08 Seventh Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing
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Subject: Seventh Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing

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 A N N O U N C E M E N T

 SEVENTH ANNUAL CUNY CONFERENCE ON HUMAN SENTENCE PROCESSING

 MARCH 17(12:30pm) - MARCH 19(6pm) 1994

 The Conference will be held at:
 CUNY Graduate Center
 33 West 42nd Street
 New York, NY 10036


This year's CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing will include a
tutorial on syntactic theory, one poster session, and three special sessions:

TUTORIAL ON SYNTACTIC THEORY
Richard S. Kayne (Graduate Ceneter, CUNY)

COMPETENCE AND PERFORMANCE: LONG-DISTANCE DEPENDENCIES
Edward Gibson (MIT)
Paul Gorrell (University of Maryland) Session Organizer
Martin Pickering (University of Edinburgh)
Ivan A. Sag (Stanford University)
Annie Zaenan (Rank Xerox Reserach Center)

LEXICAL SEMANTICS
B.T. Sue Atkins (Oxford University Press)
David R. Dowty (Ohio State University)
George A. Miller (Princeton University) and Claudia Leacock (Princeton
University)
James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University)
Yael Ravin (T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM) Session Organizer

SYNTACTIC STRUCTURE IN CONNECTIONIST SYSTEMS
William Bechtel (Georgia State University)
George Berg (SUNY Albany) and John E. Rager (Amherst College)
James Henderson (University of Pennsylvania)
Gerard Kempen (University of Leiden) and Theo Vosse (University of Leiden)
Paul Smolensky (University of Colorado)
Suzanne Stevenson (University of Toronto) Session Organizer

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS
We invite submission of abstracts for papers and posters. We especially
encourage papers/posters on topics related to the special sessions.
Because of our commitment to avoid parallel sessions, there will be time
slots for only 10 presented papers in addition to special sessions.

Abstracts should be approximately one page, no longer, in a type-face
no smaller than pica (10pt). Abstracts will be anonymously reviewed
by the Steering Committee, but should be submitted with full name,
address, telephone, and e-mail address to:
 Yael Ravin
 H-1-M09, T.J. Watson Research Center
 P.O. Box 704
 Jorktown Heights, NY 10598
 email: yaelwatson.ibm.com

For consideration for paper presentation, abstracts should be received
by 1 NOVEMBER 1993. Abstracts for POSTERS ONLY are due 1 January 1994.
For further information on abstract submissions contact Yael Ravin as
above.

REGISTRATION, HOTELS, FINANCIAL AID, ETC.
A detailed program will be mailed out in late January. It will include
hotel information and early registration forms. Although our funds are
very limited, students may apply for financial assistance for travel and
registration. To apply send your name and social security number or
student I.D. number, address, e-mail, phone, and the name of your faculty
advisor, by 1 January, to: Irina Sekerina, Linguistics Program,
 CUNY Graduate Center
 33 West 42nd Street
 New York, NY 10036.

NEW: SENTENCE PROCESSING INFORMATION NETWORK (SPIN)
We plan to distribute at each CUNY Conference a digest of current research
projects on sentence processing. Submissions should be camera-ready, typed
in a box 6.5"x2.5", and include name(s), affiliation(s), and address(es)
for correspondence, and two or three topic keywords. Submissions should be
sent, by 1 January 1994, to: Martin Chodorow
 Department of Psychology
 Hunter College
 695 Park Avenue
 New York, NY 10021
 Queries: mschccunyvm.cuny.edu

COMPUTER DEMONSTRATIONS
If you are interested in giving a computer demonstration, please contact:
Virginia Teller vmthccunyvm.cuny.edu

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP
Please encourage your institution to become a co-sponsor of the CUNY
Conference. If you would like assistance and supporting materials, contact
Helen Cairns at lnggccunyvm.cuny.edu

 CUNY CONFERENCE STEERING COMMITTEE
 Helen Smith Cairns (Queens College & Graduate Center, CUNY)
 Martin Chodorow (Hunter College & Graduate Center, CUNY)
 Charles A. Clifton (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
 Janet Dean Fodor (Graduate Center, CUNY)
 Yael Ravin (T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM)
 Michael K. Tanenhaus (University of Rochester)
 Virginia Teller (Hunter College & Graduate Center)
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