Dianne Jonas in Iceland

Dianne Jonas is again heading north to Iceland, where she will be giving a talk on `The Morphosyntax of the verb tykja in Faroese – a Diachronic and Comparative Perspective’. Her presentation is part of a meeting organized by Háskóla Íslands og Fróðskaparseturs í
Færeyjum (University of Iceland and University of the Faroe Islands).

HeadLex 2016, Warsaw

From July 26 to 29, the HPSG and the LFG communities had a joint conference in Warsaw, HeadLex 2016.

IPI PAN
Conference site of HeadLex 2016, July 2016 (Photo: Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0 )

The conference included the following presentations by members of the IEAS:

  • David Lahm: Refining the semantics of lexical rules
    (abstract, poster)
  • Frank Richter: Integrating categorematic unreducible polyadic quantifiers in LRS
    (abstract, slides)
  • Manfred Sailer: Definite meaning and definite marking.
    (slides, video)
University library, Warsaw
Entrance of the university library, Warsaw, showing statutes of Kazimierz Twardowski, Jan Łukasiewicz, Alfred Tarski und Stanisław Leśniewski. (Photo: Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Abstracts and slides of most of the other talks can be downloaded from the conference web site at http://headlex16.ipipan.waw.pl/programme/.

Hansen-Schirra spricht über ”Psycholinguistische Methoden in der Translationswissenschaft”

Wir freuen uns, einen eingeladenen Vortrag von

Prof. Dr. Silvia Hansen-Schirra (Mainz)
zum Thema
Psycholinguistische Methoden in der Translationswissenschaft

im Obserseminar English Linguistics, Montag, 27.6.2016, 16.15-17.45 Uhr, Raum IG 3.201 Continue reading Hansen-Schirra spricht über ”Psycholinguistische Methoden in der Translationswissenschaft”

Jonas talks on “Already” in Budapest

Dianne Jonas gave a talk with Verner Egerland (Lund) at the Budapest-Potsdam-Lund Linguistics Colloquium in Budapest, June 16&17. The title of their presentation is Just think about it already!. In their talk, they looked at uses of already as a modal particle in English and Swedish.

Links

Lücking on “Demonstration Acts in Grammmar”

We are glad to announce a talk by

Andy Lücking (Frankfurt a.M.)
on
Demonstration Acts in Grammar

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, June 13, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Andy Lücking speaking in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, June 2016.
Andy Lücking speaking in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, June 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Abstract

Although demonstration acts like pointing gestures or head nods are frequently mentioned in the context of reference, they still live in the shadows of semantic theories. In this talk, a spatial semantics for Continue reading Lücking on “Demonstration Acts in Grammmar”

Guzmán Naranjo on “Quantitative effects and formal models of grammar”

We are glad to announce an invited talk by

Matías Guzmán Naranjo (Leipzig)
on
Quantitative Effects and Formal Models of Grammar

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, June 6, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Abstract

In this talk I will present a model that tries to combine work on quantitative effects in language with insights from formal Continue reading Guzmán Naranjo on “Quantitative effects and formal models of grammar”

Carla Parra in Frankfurt

Carla Parra Escartín (Hermes Traducciones, Madrid) gave two lectures in Frankfurt on May 30, 2016.

Carla Parra, 30.5.2016
Carla presenting in Manfred’s Intro Linguistics, May 2016 (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Carla gave a talk in Manfred’s class Introduction to Linguistics. She presented basic applications of computational linguistics and how much linguistics there is behind these applications. Continue reading Carla Parra in Frankfurt

Parra speaks on “How good shall it be? Establishing Machine Translation quality thresholds to boost professional translators’ productivity”

We are happy to announce an invited talk by

Carla Parra Escartín
on
How good shall it be?
Establishing Machine Translation quality thresholds to boost professional translators’ productivity

in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, May 30, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.

Carla presenting in Frankfurt, May 2016. (Photo:  M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)
Carla presenting in Frankfurt, May 2016. (Photo: M. Sailer, BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Continue reading Parra speaks on “How good shall it be? Establishing Machine Translation quality thresholds to boost professional translators’ productivity”