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  • January 16, 2009:
    Rick Nouwen (Utrecht University, the Netherlands): The Semantics of Quantifier Perspective Effects. Invited talk.

  • January 15-16, 2009:
    Workshop Psycholinguistische Herangehensweisen an Negativ Poläre Elemente, University of Tübingen, Germany.
    Invited panelists: Rick Nouwen (Utrecht University, the Netherlands), Henk Zeevat (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands), and Manfred Sailer (University of Göttingen, Germany).


  • October 24, 2008:
    Frank Richter: Constraint-based Computational Semantics: Connecting Syntax, Semantics and Implementation. Invited talk, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA.

  • August 14, 2008:
    Frank Richter and Manfred Sailer: Simple Trees with Complex Semantics: On Epistemic Modals and Strong Quantifiers. Talk at the ESSLLI'08 Workshop What Syntax Feeds Semantics, Hamburg, Germany.

  • August 13-16, 2008:
    Jan-Philipp Soehn, Mingya Liu, Beata Trawinski and Gianina Iordachioaia: Positive und Negative Polaritätselemente als lexikalische Einheiten mit Distributionsidiosynkrasien. Talk at EUROPHRAS 2008 in Helsinki, Finland.

  • August 4-15, 2008:
    Frank Richter, Janina Radó & Manfred Sailer Negative Polarity Items: Corpus Linguistics, Semantics and Psycholinguistics. One week course at the 20th European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information in Hamburg, Germany.

  • July 15-19, 2008:
    Beata Trawinski, Jan-Philipp Soehn, Manfred Sailer & Frank Richter: A Multilingual Electronic Database of Distributionally Idiosyncratic Lexical Items. Poster presentation at EURALEX 2008 at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.

  • June 1, 2008:
    Beata Trawinski, Manfred Sailer, Jan-Philipp Soehn, Lothar Lemnitzer and Frank Richter: Cranberry Expressions in English and in German. Talk at the LREC Workshop Towards a Shared Task for Multiword Expressions (MWE 2008), Marrakech, Morocco.

  • May 28-30, 2008:
    Beata Trawinski and Jan-Philipp Soehn: A Multilingual Database of Polarity Items. Poster presentation at LREC 2008 in Marrakech, Morocco.

  • March 12, 2008:
    Olivier Bonami (Université Paris 4, France): The Syntax and Semantics of Quotation: the Case of French. Invited talk.

  • March 10, 2008:
    Frank Richter: Lexical Resource Semantics: Combinatorics, Selection, and Computation. Invited talk, Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique, Bordeaux, France.

  • January 28, 2008:
    Frank Richter: Does it Compute? NPIs, Negative Concord, and the Syntax-Semantics Interface. Invited talk, University at Buffalo, USA.


  • December 14, 2007:
    Jan-Philipp Soehn: Not just an analysis – Phonological Licensing of Cranberry Words. Talk at the workshop Extended Lexical Units (December 14-15, 2007) in Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • November 2, 2007:
    Frank Richter & Manfred Sailer: Neg Raising, Negative Polarity Items, and Underspecification. Talk at the workshop on Theoretical and Computational Perspectives on Underspecification in Stuttgart, Germany.
  • August 17, 2007:
    Frank Richter: Closer to the Truth: A New Model Theory for HPSG. Talk at the ESSLLI'07 workshop Model Theoretic Syntax at 10 at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
  • June 21, 2007:
    Frank Richter & Gerald Penn: Scaling up with Lexical Resource Semantics. Talk at the workshop Current Trends in Teaching Computational Linguistics in Freudenstadt (June 18-22, 2007), Germany.
  • May 08, 2007:
    Visit of Shravan Vasishth from the University of Potsdam, Germany.
  • April 12, 2007:
    Beata Trawinski, Jan-Philipp Soehn & Frank Richter: Modeling Distributional Idiosyncratic Items in XML. Poster presented at the GLDV Conference 2007, Biannual Conference of the Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology (April 11-13, 2007) in Tübingen, Germany.
  • March 22, 2007:
    Frank Richter: Constraintbasierte Computationelle Semantik (Constraint-based Computational Semantics). Invited talk, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • March 10, 2007:
    Frank Richter, Jan-Philipp Soehn & Beata Trawinski: Spotting, Collecting and Documenting NPIs. Talk at the Workshop on Negation and Polarity (March 8-10, 2007) in Tübingen, Germany.
  • March 8-10, 2007:
    Workshop on Negation and Polarity
  • January 22, 2007:
    Henriëtte de Swart (Utrecht University, the Netherlands): Licensing of Negative Polarity Items. Invited talk.







Last updated on January 21, 2008 by Beata Trawinski