The Second European Workshop on HPSG (EW-HPSG) will take place in Paris, November 17 & 18.
Information on the workshop and the program are available on the workshop website.
There will be three presentations by members of the IEAS:
- Assif Am-David & Manfred Sailer: An LRS encoding of a semantic typology of definiteness
- Frank Richter: Polyadic “same” and “different”
- Manfred Sailer: Inverse linking as complex quantifier formation
Manfred Sailer will give a talk on Inverse Linking and Telescoping as Polyadic Quantification (download the abstract) at Sinn und Bedeutung 19, September 15-17, 2014, in Göttingen.
Other contributions from Frankfurt will be:
The IEAS will host a workshop on multi-word expressions on September 8th and September 9th. The workshop is a gathering of the European PARSEME (PARSing and Multi-word Expressions) network in which multi-word expressions are investigated in an interdisciplinary setting.
The International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE) will have its bi-annual conference this year in Zurich, August 24-27. The meeting will feature two presentations from the IEAS:
- Janina Radó: Fronted demonstratives in reverse wh-clefts and topicalization
- Pia Weber: Functional and stylistic preferences in English and German
The 19th conference on Formal Grammar (FG’14) will take place during the middle weekend of the 26th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI) on campus Morgenstelle of the Universität Tübingen.
Continue reading Local Information on Formal Grammar’14
Frank Richter will act as local organizer of the 19th conference on Formal Grammar, which will take place at Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen on the weekend of August 16th and August 17th. The Standing Committee is particularly excited about the high registration numbers by students attending ESSLLI in the weeks before and after Formal Grammar. Invited speakers this year are Christian Retoré and Thomas F. Icard. The full program can be found at the official website of Formal Grammar 2014.
The following text has been posted by Berthold Crysmann:
Following up on the HPSG workshop Gert Webelhuth organised in Frankfurt in May 2012, I am happy to announce that the Laboratoire de linguistique formelle (CNR & U Paris 7) is going to host the second such workshop this coming autumn at Paris-Diderot.
Continue reading HPSG Workshop in Paris, November 17-18.
Assif Am-David will present a talk on A semantic typology of definiteness markers next weekend at the 8th Days of Swiss Linguistics. This year’s conference title is Dynamics of Variation. The conference shall take place at the Zurich University, 19-21.6.2014.
Janina Radó will give an invited talk at the workshop on “Quantifier Scope: Syntactic, Semantic, and Experimental Approaches” that is taking place June 12 & 13, 2014 in Bayonne, France. The title of Janina’s talk is: “What do German quantifiers tell us about semantic theories?´´
Laura Kallmeyer and Frank Richter have a new paper out which investigates how Frame Semantics and type-logical semantics can be combined. It will be presented this summer at Formal Grammar 19 in Tübingen. A draft version is already available.