The final meeting of the research network PARSEME (“Parsing and Multiword Expressions”) took place September 26-27, 2016, in Dubrovnik (Croatia).
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).
A joint HPSG-LFG conference, HeadLex 2016, will take place in Warsaw, July 24-29. The program contains presentations by three members of the IEAS/Linguistics team:
- David Lahm on “Refining the semantics of lexical rules”.
- Frank Richter on “Integrating Categorematic Unreducible Polyadic Quanti ers in LRS“
- Manfred Sailer on “Definite meaning and definite marking”.
The Institute of Linguistics of Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications to its MA program.
From this year on it will also be possible to choose a specialization in Constraint-based Grammar, which will be offered by the linguistics section of the Department of English and American Studies. Continue reading MA Linguistics in Frankfurt a.M.
Wir freuen uns, einen eingeladenen Vortrag von
Prof. Dr. Silvia Hansen-Schirra (Mainz)
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”
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.
We are glad to announce a talk by
Andy Lücking (Frankfurt a.M.)
Demonstration Acts in Grammar
in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, June 13, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.
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”
We are glad to announce an invited talk by
Matías Guzmán Naranjo (Leipzig)
Quantitative Effects and Formal Models of Grammar
in the Oberseminar English Linguistics, Monday, June 6, 4-6pm, room IG 3.201.
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 Escartín (Hermes Traducciones, Madrid) gave two lectures in Frankfurt on May 30, 2016.
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