Gerald Penn on “Writing, Decipherment and the Search for Meaning in Language”

Gerald Penn (Toronto)

will give a talk on

Writing, Decipherment and the Search for Meaning in Language

Wednesday, 7. August 2019
14.00 (st) – 15.30
Casino, 823 (Festsaal)

The talk is part of the Frankfurt Summer School 2019, but everybody is cordially invited to attend. Apologies for the short notice!

Gerald is on a research visit at the linguistics group of IEAS during most of August. If you would like to meet him, please contact Frank Richter (

HPSG 2019: Conference report

This year’s HPSG conference took place in Bucharest, Rumania, July 24-26. It was very well organized and included a rich and interesting sightseeing program. Gert Webelhuth and Manfred Sailer were the

Entrance to HPSG 2019 (Photo: M. Sailer, ,  BY-NC-ND 3.0)

only participants from Frankfurt at HPSG 2019. Gert presented joint work with Olivier Bonami on syntactic haplology in Dutch and Manfred gave a joint talk with Monica-Mihaela Rizea on emphatic NPIs in result clauses in Romanian.

The papers presented at the main conference and at the pre-conference Continue reading HPSG 2019: Conference report