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Next issue: September 2011
International Lexical Functional Grammar Association: http://www-lfg.stanford.edu/lfg/ilfga/
More about LFG:
The 16th International LFG Conference will be held 16th-19th July 2011 at the University of Hong Kong.
Early bird registration deadline: on or before July 10, 2011.
The detailed program and abstracts can be viewed on the conference website.
Saturday July 16
8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00- 9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30- 10:30 One-Soon Her: Structure of Classifiers and Measure Words: A Lexical Functional Account 10:30- 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 â€“ 11:45 Dag Haug: Backward Control and Phrase Structure in New Testament Greek 11:45 â€“ 12:30 Rajesh Bhatt, Tina BÃ¶gel, Miriam Butt, Annette Hautli and Sebastian Sulger: Urdu Modals 12:30 â€“ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 â€“ 14:45 Stephanie Needham and Ida Toivonen: Adjuncts, Arguments and Derived Arguments 14:45 â€“ 15:30 Sebastian Sulger: A Parallel Analysis of Have-Type Copular Constructions in Two Have-Less Indo-European Languages 15:30 â€“ 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 â€“ 17:30 Workshop on LFG & Other Lexicalist Analyses of Binding 16:00 - 16:45 Adams Bodomo: Reflexivity without Apparent Marking:The Case of Mashan Zhuang 16:45 - 17:30 Mary Dalrymple: A Very Long-Distance Anaphor?
Sunday July 17
9:00 â€“ 9:45 Melanie Seiss: Implementing the Morphology-Syntax Interface: Challenges from Murrinh-Patha Verbs 9:45 â€“ 10:30 Gianluca Giorgolo and Ash Asudeh: Multimodal Communication in LFG: Gestures and the Correspondence Architecture 10:30 â€“ 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 â€“ 11:45 Yehuda Falk: Multiple Gap Constructions 11:45 â€“ 12:30 Maris Camilleri and Louisa Sadler: Maltese Restrictive Relative Clauses and the Theory of Resumption 12:30 â€“ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 â€“ 14:45 Ghulam Raza and Tafseer Ahmed: Argument Scrambling within Urdu NPs 14:45 â€“ 15:30 Kyle Mahowald: An LFG Account of Word Order Freezing 15:30 â€“ 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 â€“ 16:45 John Lowe: Word Order and Second Position in Rgvedic Sanskrit 16:45 â€“ 17:30 Damir Cavar and Melanie Seiss: Clitic Placement, Syntactic Discontinuity, and Information Structure 17:30 â€“ 18:30 ILFGA BUSINESS MEETING 19:30 â€“ 22:00 Conference Dinner
Monday July 18
9:00 â€“ 10:00 Rachel Nordlinger: LFG and Language Documentation 10:00 â€“ 10:45 Mary Dalrymple and Louise Mycock: The prosody-semantics interface 10:45 â€“ 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 â€“ 12:00 Tibor Laczko and GyÃ¶rgy RÃ¡kosi: On Locative Dependencies Involving Particle Verbs in Hungarian 12:00 â€“ 12:45 GyÃ¶rgy RÃ¡kosi and Tibor Laczko: Inflecting spatial Ps and shadows of the past in Hungarian 12:45 â€“ 14:00 Lunch
14:00 â€“ 14:45 Doug Arnold and Louisa Sadler: Resource Splitting and Reintegration with Supplementals 14:45 â€“ 15:30 Gianluca Giorgolo and Ash Asudeh: Multidimensional Semantics with Unidimensional Glue Logic 15:30 â€“ 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 â€“ 18:00 Poster Session
Leslie Lee and Farrell Ackerman Thai passives and the morphology-syntax interface Bozhil Hristov Coordination and Case Assignment in English Leslie Lee and Farrell Ackerman Mandarin resultative compounds: a family of lexical constructions Roman RÃ¤dle, Michael ZÃ¶llner and Sebastian Sulger eXLEpse: An Eclipse-Based, Easy-to-Use Editor for Computational LFG Grammars Anna Gazdik and Andras Komlosy Hungarian focus and discourse structure in LFG
Tuesday July 19
9:00 â€“ 9:45 George Aaron Broadwell, Gregg Castellucci and Megan Knickerbocker: An optimal approach to partial agreement in Kaqchikel 9:45 â€“ 10:30 I Wayan Arka: Constructive number systems in Marori and beyond 10:30 â€“ 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 â€“ 11:45 Helge LÃ~drup: Norwegian possessive pronouns: Phrases, words or suffixes? 11:45 â€“ 12:15 Closing
2. DRAFTS FOR COMMENTS
'Drafts for comments' offers bulletin readers the opportunity to submit information about drafts or projects on which they would like to receive comments from the community. This brings work in progress to the attention of the community and plays some of the role that previous incarnations of the archive played.
Please submit basic article/project information and a) a URL if the item is available online or else b) your contact email.
3. RECENT LFG WORK
Send details of your recent work to < Louise.Mycock "at" ling-phil "dot" ox "dot" ac "dot" uk >
Robert D. Borsley & Kersti BÃ¶rjars (eds.) (2011). 'Non-Transformational Syntax: Formal and Explicit Models of Grammar'. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 2011. Including the following chapters on LFG: 3. Lexical-Functional Grammar: interactions between morphology and syntax (Rachel Nordlinger & Joan Bresnan). 4. Lexical-Functional Grammar: functional structure (Helge LÃ¸drup). http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0631209654,descCd-tableOfContents.html
Mary Dalrymple & Irina Nikolaeva (2011). 'Objects and Information Structure'. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521199858
Little, Christopher C. (2010). "The Wordhood and Structure of Particle Verbs in German." MA thesis, GIAL, Dallas.
Hu, Yuxiu (2011). 'The acquisition of English articles by Mandarin-speaking learners: An optimality theoretic syntax account'. PhD dissertation, University of Hong Kong.
3.3 CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Annette Hautli & Sebastian Sulger (2011). 'Extracting and Classifying Urdu Multiword Expressions'. In Proceedings of the ACL-HLT 2011 Student Session, 24â€“29. http://aclweb.org/anthology/P/P11/P11-3005.pdf
LFG conference papers are available electronically at: http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/LFG/
3.4 DOWNLOADABLE LFG PAPERS
A list of web-pages where people post downloadable LFG papers: http://arts.anu.edu.au/linguistics/LFG/
Additional suggestions welcome.
The boilerplate (standard text) which previously appeared at the end of every bulletin can be accessed at:
The LFG website also serves much of the same function as the boilerplate section.