LINGUIST List 24.4920

Wed Dec 04 2013

Calls: Ling Theories, Syntax, Semantics, Morphology, Computational Ling/USA

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <>

Date: 04-Dec-2013
From: Anne Abeille <>
Subject: 21st International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
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Full Title: 21st International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Short Title: HPSG 2014
Date: 27-Aug-2014 - 29-Aug-2014 Location: Buffalo New York, USA Contact Person: Anne Abeillé
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Typology

Call Deadline: 15-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

The 21st HPSG Conference will take place at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York (USA) on 28-29 August 2014.

Invited Speakers:

Gert Webelhuth (Goethe U. Frankfurt)
Ray Jackendoff (Tufts U.)

The main conference will be preceded by a workshop on 'Syntactic theory and understudied languages' on 27 August. There is a separate call for papers for the workshop.

Invited Speakers:

Matthew Dryer (U. at Buffalo SUNY)
Philip LeSourd (Indiana U.)
George A. Broadwell (U. at Albany SUNY)

Call for Papers:

Abstracts are solicited for presentations which address linguistic, foundational, or computational issues relating to the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.

Conference Format:

There will be two sessions: a main session, with 30 minute presentations, and a poster session. The poster session is intended as a means of encouraging the presentation of work that is not yet fully

Prospective speakers may submit either a 5 page abstract for the main session, or a 2 page abstract for the poster session. Abstracts submitted initially for the main session may be accepted, at the
discretion of the program committee, for presentation in the poster session instead.


All abstracts should be submitted via: They should be in PDF format.

Please direct any questions to the Program Committee Chair:

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers. They should not include the authors' names, and authors are asked to avoid self-references.

Important Dates:

Abstract submission deadline: 15 April 2014
Notification of acceptance: 30 May 2014
Conference: 27-29 August 2014


The conference proceedings will be published online by CSLI Publications. Only papers presented in the main session will be included in the proceedings.

A call for contributions to the proceedings will be issued after the conference. Proceedings of previous conferences are available at:

Program Committee:

Anne Abeillé (U. Paris Diderot) (chair)
Farrel Ackermann (UC San Diego)
Emily M. Bender (U. Washington)
Olivier Bonami (U. Paris Sorbonne)
Francis Bond (Nayang Technological U. Singapore)
Robert Borsley (U. of Essex)
Claire Bowern (Yale U.)
George A Broadwell (U. at Albany, SUNY)
Rui P. Chaves (U. at Buffalo SUNY)
Berthold Crysmann (CNRS, U. Paris Diderot)
Elisabeth Engdahl (U. of Gothenburg)
Dan Flickinger (Stanford U.)
Jeff Good (U. at Buffalo SUNY)
Fabiola Henri (U. of Kentucky)
Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee U.)
Jean-Pierre Koenig (U. at Buffalo, SUNY)
Valia Kordoni (Humboldt U. Berlin)
Robert Levine (Ohio State U.)
Rob Malouf (San Diego State U.)
Nurit Melnik (The Open U. of Israel)
Philip Miller (U. Paris Diderot)
Stefan Müller (Freie U. Berlin)
Tsuneko Nakazawa (U. of Tokyo)
Joanna Nykiel (U. of Silesia)
Gerald Penn (U. of Toronto)
Adam Przepiorkowski (Polish Academy of Sciences)
Frank Richter (U. Tuebingen)
Louisa Sadler (U. of Essex)
Manfred Sailer (Goethe Frankfurt U.)
Pollet Samvelian (U. Sorbonne nouvelle)
Frank Van Eynde (U. Leuven)
Robert D. Van Valin Jr. (U. at Buffalo SUNY)
Gert Webelhuth (Goethe U. Frankfurt)
Stephen Wechsler (U. Texas Austin)
Shuichi Yatabe (U. of Tokyo)
Eun-Jung Yoo (Seoul National U.)

Conference web site:

Local arrangements chair: Rui P. Chaves

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