March 19 & 20, Sascha Bargmann and Manfred Sailer attended the 4th General meeting of the network Parsing and Multiword Expressions (PARSEME).
The severe destructions by Tropical Cyclone Pam in March 2015 have put the state Vanuatu on the media headlines. Vanuatu is a fascinating country, also from a linguistic perspective: It has the highest number of languages per inhabitant and it is one of the few states that have a creole language among its official languages. Continue reading Vanuatu: A Linguistic Hotspot
The 4th General Meeting of the network Parsing and Multiword Expressions (PARSEeme) will take place in Valletta, Malta, March 19 & 20. Continue reading Network Parsing and Multiword Expressions Meets in Malta
Manfred gave a talk on Doing the Devil: An Unrescuable PPI at the workshop Varieties of Positive Polarity Items of the annual meeting of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Leipzig, March 4-6, 2015.
Sascha Bargmann presented joint work with Manfred Sailer on the Syntactic Flexibility of Non-decomposable Idioms during the 16th Szklarska Poreba Workshop, February 20-23, 2015.