LINGUIST List 7.1168

Sun Aug 18 1996

Confs: Negation in Groningen, Spoken lg processing (ICSLP 96)

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  1. Jacob Hoeksema, Negation Conference in Groningen: Final Program
  2. "Tim Bunnell", Spoken Language Processing ICSLP 96

Message 1: Negation Conference in Groningen: Final Program

Date: Wed, 14 Aug 1996 16:43:47 +0200
From: Jacob Hoeksema <>
Subject: Negation Conference in Groningen: Final Program
				Final Program

 August 24-26
 University of Groningen, The Netherlands
	Theaterzaal Harmonie Complex, Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26


Saturday, August 24

 9:00- 9:30 Registration and coffee

 9:30-10:30 Laurence R. Horn (invited speaker): Pick a
 theory (not just ANY theory): Indiscriminatives
 and the Free-Choice Indefinite
10:30-11:00 Anita Mittwoch: Perfective Sentences under
 Negation and Durative Adverbials

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Henny Klein: Polarity Sensitivity and
 Collocational Restrictions of Adverbs of Degree
12:00-12:30 Christopher Kennedy: On the Monotonicity of
 Polar Adjectives

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Ferdinand de Haan: Negating without negatives:
	 The Case of Evidentiality

14:30-15:00 Anastasia Giannakidou: Semantic Licensing
 Dependencies in Greek

15:00-15:30 Tea

15:30-16:00 Cecile Meier: Licensing NPIs in Because-Clauses
16:00-16:30 Arie Verhagen: The Pragmatics of Let Alone
16:30-17:30 Johan van Benthem (invited speaker): Proofs, Labels
	 and Dynamics in Natural Language

Sunday, August 25

 9:00-10:00 William A. Ladusaw (invited speaker): What Does The
 Theory of Indefinites do for the Theory of NPIs?
10:00-10:30 Utpal Lahiri: Even-incorporated NPIs in Hindi
10:30-11:00 Hotze Rullmann: Focus Particles, Polarity, and Scope

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Ton van der Wouden: Negative Polarity Auxiliaries
12:00-12:30 Johan van der Auwera: Negative Modals, in

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Kenneth F. Drozd: Reflections of Semantic
 Competence in Child Language Discourse Negation
14:30-15:00 Charlotte Koster and Sjoukje van der Wal: A
 Multidisciplinary Approach to Negative Polarity

15:00-15:30 Tea

15:30-16:00 Alison Henry, Rose MacLaren, Cathy Finlay, and
 John Wilson: The Acquisition of Negative
 Concord in Non-standard English
16:00-17:00 Frans Zwarts (invited speaker): Determinants of Scope
 and Negation in the Language of Children and Adults

Monday, August 26

 9:00-10:00 Raffaella Zanuttini and Paul Portner (invited
 speakers): The Force of Negation in
 Exclamatives and Interrogatives
10:00-10:30 Hugues M. Peters: An Alternative Proposal for
 French Negation
10:30-11:00 Patrick A. Schindler: A Uniform Approach to the
 Licensing of Negative Polarity

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:00 Gertjan Postma: Configurationality and Negative
 Polarity: The story of ooit continued
12:00-12:30 Elena Herburger: On the Interpretation of
 Spanish `N-words'

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Jack Hoeksema: C-command, Scope and the
 Triggering of Polarity Items
14:30-15:00 L.M. Tovena: Neg-raising: Negation as Failure?

15:00-15:30 Tea

15:30-16:00 Sebastian Loebner: Negation, Predication, and
16:00-17:00 Jay David Atlas (invited speaker): A Typology
 of Negative Quantifier Noun Phrases (or, What
 did they mean, `Don't be so negative!'?)
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Message 2: Spoken Language Processing ICSLP 96

Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 15:55:14 EDT
From: "Tim Bunnell" <>
Subject: Spoken Language Processing ICSLP 96
 ICSLP 96 -- Update and Reminder

 Fourth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

 October 3-6, 1996
 Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel
 Philadelphia, PA, USA

Please note the conference hotel is holding a block of rooms and a
special room rate for ICSLP participants until August 28th. It does
not appear to be possible to extend this date. Reservations can be
made directly with the Wyndham Franklin Plaza Hotel at (215)
448-2000. Fax the Wyndham at (215) 448-2864. You must identify
yourself as a member of ICSLP 96 to get the conference room rate.

ICSLP 96 offers a strong and diverse program covering all aspects of
spoken language processing. ICSLP 96 presents an opportunity to keep
up with the latest research and developments as well as network among
other speech professionals. Registration information, as well as
other information about the conference, can be found on our WWW site
at This site provides registration
forms, information about hotel accomodations, airfare information, and
general information about Philadelphia as well as listings of the full
contents of the technical program.

_____________________Registration Information______________________________

 Full registration includes:
	 Admission to technical sessions, Reception, Banquet,
	 Proceedings (printed & CD-ROM)

 Limited registration includes:
	 Admission to technical sessions, Reception, Proceedings on

 Early Registration fees:
			 Member* Non-Member Student
	 Full		$425	 $525	 $250
	 Limited		$300	 $400	 $150

 Late registration:
	 After July 1, add $60
	 After August 9, add $100

 Additional Tickets:
	 Banquet		 $60
	 Reception		 $50

 Additional Proceedings:
	 Printed		$125
	 CD-ROM		 $15

* Sponsoring and Cooperating Organizations:
 The Acoustical Society of America
 The Acoustical Society of Japan
 American Speech and Hearing Association
 Australian Speech Science and Technology Association
 European Speech Communication Association
 IEEE Signal Processing Society
 Incorporated Canadian Acoustical Association
 International Phonetic Association
 Linguistic Society of America

 A.I. duPont Institute
 P.O. Box 269
 Wilmington, DE 19899
 Phone: +1-302-651-6830
 Fax: +1-302-651-6895
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