On June 29, Bob Levine (Ohio State University, Columbus) presented joint work with Yusuke Kubota (University of Tsukuba) on Hybrid Type-logical Categorial Grammar (Hybrid TLCG). Bob presented the empirical challenges presented by operators such as respectively, by symmetrical predicates, and summatives. He showed how they can be overcome within Hybrid TLCG. Continue reading Bob Levine on ”respectively”
The European network on Parsing and Multiword Expressions (Parseme) has its next General Meeting in Iași, Romania, September 23 & 24.
There will be two poster presentations from Frankfurt: Sascha Bargmann has a poster on “Syntactically Flexible VP-Idioms and the N-after-N Construction”. Manfred’s poster deals with “Possessive alternations in German idioms.”
The 8th Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics, The Grammar of Idioms was a really inspiring event!
Sascha and Manfred will participate in the 8th Brussels Conference on Generative Linguistics, whose topic is The Grammar of Idioms.
The conference is organized by the project The Syntax of Idioms: Project description, a joint project of KU Leuven (Belgium) and RU Utrecht (the Nederlands).
Manfred is going to talk about Possessive (Non-)Alternations in Idioms.