LINGUIST List 7.1219

Sun Sep 1 1996

Confs: Communication of gender, Interfaces of grammar

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  1. Friederike Braun, Communication of gender
  2. Gereon Mueller, Workshop on Interfaces of Grammar: Programme

Message 1: Communication of gender

Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 14:34:53 BST
From: Friederike Braun <>
Subject: Communication of gender
Second announcement

"Communication of gender"
3rd symposion on gender research
at Christian-Albrecht University at Kiel
November 14 - 16, 1996

Thursday, Nov. 14
5 p.m.: opening
6 - 7 p.m.:
Ursula Pasero (University of Kiel)
"Interaktion und Geschlecht. Neue wissenschaftstheoretische Anstze"
7 - 8 p.m.:
Barrie Thorne (University of California, Berkeley)
"Gender and Interaction: Broadening the Conceptual Score"

Friday, Nov. 15
10 - 11 a.m.:
Mykol C. Hamilton (Centre College Danville, Kentucky
"The Huwom Race: Sexist Language as a Tool of Dominance"
11 - 12 a.m.:
Friederike Braun (University of Kiel)
"Genderless Genderneutral? Empirical Evidence from Turkish"
2 - 3 p.m.:
Marlis Hellinger (University of Hannover)
"The Discourse of Distortion: Political Correctness and Feminist
Language Reform"
3.30 - 4.30 p.m:
Luise F. Pusch (Hannover)
5 - 6 p.m.:
Senta Trmel-Pltz (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
"From Male Debates to Women's Conversations: A Journey in Feminist

Saturday, Nov. 16
9 - 10 a.m.:
Presentation of posters
10 - 11 a.m.:
Candace West (University of California, Santa Cruz)
"Accounting for 'Sex Differences' in Talk: The Accomplishment of
11 - 12 a.m.:
Thomas Eckes (University of Wuppertal)
"Talking about Gender: A Social Psychological Perspective"
2 - 3 p.m.:
Helga Kotthoff (University of Konstanz)
"Analyzing Gender. A Critical Approach to Ethnomethodological
3.30 - 4.30 p.m.:
Karsta Frank (Hamburg)
5 - 6 p.m.:
Cheris Kramarae (University of Illinois, Urbana)
"Electronic Gender: Attitudes and Practices on the Internet"

Every two years the ZiF organizes symposia with different topics. This
year's third interdisciplinary symposium is about "Communication of
Gender" with contributions from linguistics, communication theory,
socio-psychology and sociology. Conference languages will be English
and German. Papers will be presented by invited speakers
only. Researchers interested in actively participating in the
symposium may present their research findings with a poster. A further
option is submitting a manuscript for the conference publication
volume. From the manuscripts received in English by October 1st, the
editors will select the contributions to be published. The deadline
for registration is October 1, 1996. The registration fee is DM 120,-
(or DM 30,- for students or unemployed participants).

For registration and information contact ZiF, University of Kiel,
Olshausenstr. 40, D-24098 Kiel, tel.+fax. (0)431/880-1150; e-mail
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Message 2: Workshop on Interfaces of Grammar: Programme

Date: Fri, 30 Aug 1996 13:55:23 +0900
From: Gereon Mueller <>
Subject: Workshop on Interfaces of Grammar: Programme
Interfaces of Grammar: Theoretical and Computational Aspects
SFB 340, Stuttgart/Tuebingen
Universitaet Tuebingen, 30.9.1996-3.10.1996
Wilhelmstrasse 50, Room 027


Monday, September 30

Uwe Reyle: Requirements for Underspecified Representations
Richard Crouch: Underspecification and Glue Languages
Kurt Eberle: Underspecification of Lexical Entries in UDRSs
Manfred Pinkal: Scope Underspecification with Higher Order Constraints
Esther Koenig: Inference on UDRSs
Markus Egg & Michael Herweg: Underspecification and Modification
Reinhard Muskens: Underspecification and Linguistic Information

Tuesday, October 1

Steven Abney & Mats Rooth: Induction of Lexical Semantics
Joerg Mayer: Prosodic Correlates of Discourse Structures
Julia Hirschberg: The Pragmatics of Prosodic Variation
Thilo Goetz: Logic and Interpretation of the ConTroll System
Bob Kasper: Recursive Modification and Type Shifting
George Miller: The Mental Lexicon

Wednesday, October 2

Hans Kamp & Werner Frey: Bare Plurals: Interpretation and Syntax
Renate Musan: On Present Perfect in German
Cecile Meier & Inga Kohlhof: Presupposition and Information Structure
Roger Schwarzschild: t.b.a.
Daniel Buering: Theories of Deaccenting
Sigrid Beck & Shin-Sook Kim: Scrambling and LF-Barriers
Dieter Wunderlich: What is a Possible Structural Argument?
20.00 Party

Thursday, October 3

Elisabet Engdahl: Current Approaches to Unbounded Dependencies
Manfred Sailer & Frank Richter: Extraction in the HPSG Fragment
Axel Heilmann & Angelika Woellstein: The Syntax-Semantic Interface
Conditions of Infinitival Complementation
Gisbert Fanselow: The Proper Interpretation of the Minimal Link
Uli Lutz: Syntactic Chains and Representations
Hans Peter Kolb: Substantial vs. Formal Universals
Ed Keenan: Syntactic Invariants

For further information contact

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Gereon Mueller
SfS, Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 113
D-72074 Tuebingen
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