LINGUIST List 17.3231

Tue Nov 07 2006

Calls: Computational Ling, Historical Ling, Lexicography/France

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Directory         1.    Susanna Bartsch, The Lexical Bases of Grammar

Message 1: The Lexical Bases of Grammar
Date: 06-Nov-2006
From: Susanna Bartsch <>
Subject: The Lexical Bases of Grammar

Full Title: The Lexical Bases of Grammar
Date: 10-May-2007 - 12-May-2007 Location: Lille, France Contact Person: Susanna Bartsch
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Lexicography

Call Deadline: 05-Dec-2006

Meeting Description:

This paper session is intended as a forum for discussion on the lexical bases of grammar from the perspectives of language development, evolution, diachrony, synchrony, as well as human and machine processing.

Please notify me about your intention to submit an abstract by November 20th, 2006.

For more details, see please the invitation and Call for Papers below.

Paper Session:

The Lexical Bases of Grammar: Issues on the Lexis-Grammar Interface

Organisator:Susanna BartschCentre for General Linguistics, Typology, and Universals

Important Dates:

- deadline for abstract submission: December 5th, 2006- acceptance notification: December 20th, 2006- deadline for sending ppt presentations in advance: May 7th, 2007- registration & welcome reception: May 9th, 2007, from 17h00- conference: May 10th-12th, 2007


We intend to check the possibility of publishing an edited collection with the presented papers.


Bartsch, S. (2006). Introducing and situating the lexical bootstrapping hypothesis (LBH) in theories of language and language development. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA), Munich, October 5-7, 2006.

Bartsch, S. (in prep.). Introducing and situating the lexical bootstrapping hypothesis (LBH) in theories of language and language development. Introductory chapter for Bartsch & Bittner (ed.) (in prep.).

Bartsch, S. & Bittner, D. (eds.) (in prep.). Lexical Bootstrapping in Child Language Development. Cognitive Linguistics Research series. Mouton de Gruyter.

Bassano, D., Laaha, S., Maillochon, I., & Dressler, W. U. (2004). Early acquisition of verb grammar and lexical development: Evidence from periphrastic constructions in French and Austrian German. First Language, 24(1), pp. 33-70.

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Bybee, J. L. (2005). Implications of grammaticalization for a theory of language. Paper presented at the 10th International Congress of the International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL), Berlin, July 25-29, 2005.

Gong, T. & Wang, W. S.-Y. (2005). Computational modelling on language emergence: A coevolution model of lexicon, syntax and social structure. Language and Linguistics, 6(1), pp. 1-42.

Höhle, B., Schmitz, M., Santelmann, L. M., & Weissenborn, J. (2006, to appear). The recognition of discontinuous verbal dependencies by German 19-month-olds: Evidence for lexical and structural influences on children's early processing capacities. Language and Language Development.

Hoey, M. (2005). Lexical Priming: A New Theory of Words and Language. London: Routledge.

Howell, S. R., & Becker, S. (under review). Grammar from the lexicon: Evidence from neural network simulations of language acquisition. Language and Speech.

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Jackendoff, R. (2003).Précis of Foundations of language: Brain, meaning, grammar, evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26, 651-707.

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Kidd, E. & Bavin, E. (2005). Lexical and referential influences on on-line sentence processing: A comparison of school-agend and adults. IASCL Conferene, Berlin, July 2005.

Köller, W. (2004). Perspektivität und Sprache: Zur Struktur von Objektivierungsformen in Bildern, im Denken und in der Sprache. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter.

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Lee, J. N. & Naigles, L. R. (2005). The input to verb learning in Mandarin Chinese: A role for syntactic bootstrapping. Developmental Psychology, 41(3), pp. 529-540.

Lemmens, M. (1998) Lexical Perspectives on Transitivity and Ergativity. Causative Constructions in English. [Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 166] Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, .

Lemmens, M. (1999). Diachronic perspectives on lexical and constructional interdependency in English, 6th ICLC, Stockholm, Sweden.