LINGUIST List 32.612

Thu Feb 18 2021

Calls: Comp Ling, Gen Ling, Ling Theories/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 18-Feb-2021
From: Nurit Melnik <>
Subject: 28th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
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Full Title: 28th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Short Title: HPSG-2021

Date: 28-Jul-2021 - 29-Jul-2021
Location: Frankfurt (Online), Germany
Contact Person: Nurit Melnik
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Call Deadline: 14-Mar-2021

Meeting Description:

The 28th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar will be held on 28 July - 29 July 2021 as an online event.

The HPSG 2021 conference will be a two-day main conference. It will be followed by a one-day workshop on negation, which will be announced separately. Presentations will be pre-recorded and pre-loaded on the conference website, and the discussion period will be online.

Invited Speakers:
Paul Kay - University of California, Berkeley
Jack Hoeksema - University of Groningen

Second Call for Papers:

Submission Deadline: 14-March-2021

Abstracts are invited that address linguistic, foundational, or computational issues relating to or in the spirit of the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar.

Two types of submissions for the main HPSG conference are invited:
- Long papers (4-page abstract + 1 page data, figures & references; 20 minute pre-recorded presentation + 15 minute online discussion)
- Short papers (2-page abstract + 1 page data, figures & references; 10 minute pre-recorded presentation + 10 minute online discussion)
Please note that abstracts submitted for the ''long paper'' track can be accepted as ''short papers'' (and vice versa). Only ''long papers'' will appear in the proceedings.

All abstracts should be submitted in PDF format via:

All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least two reviewers. The submissions should not include the authors' names, and authors are asked to avoid self-references. Please direct any questions to the Program Committee Chair: Nurit Melnik (

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

Important Dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 14 March 2021 (12 midnight GMT)
Notifications of acceptance: 1 May 2021
Conference proceedings submission: 15 October 2021

Local Organizing Committee Chair:
Frank Richter (Goethe-Universit├Ąt Frankfurt am Main)

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