LFG06 Program LFG06 Program
Monday, July 10th, 2007
Tuesday, July 11th, 2007
Wednesday, July 12th, 2007
Thursday, July 13th, 2007

Social Activities




Monday, July 10th, 2007

8:30-9:30 Registration
9:30-9:45 Welcome by the Rektor and the Head of Department
Session 1
9:45-10:30 Martin Forst
 COMP in (parallel) grammar writing
10:30-11:15 Bruce Mayo
 A computational architecture for lexical insertion of complex nonce words
11:15-11:45 Break
Student Session
11:45-12:15 Elisabeth Mayer
 Optional direct object clitic doubling in Limeño Spanish
12:15-12:45 Anne Tamm
 Relations between Estonian verbs, aspect, and case
12:45-14:00 Lunch
Session 2
14:00-14:45 Grzegorz Chrupala and Josef van Genabith
  Improving Treebank-Based Automatic LFG Induction for Spanish
14:45-15:30 Aoife Cahill and Josef van Genabith
 Robust Stochastic LFG Generation using Automatically Acquired Treebank Resources
15:30-16:00 Break
Workshop: Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (1)
16:00-16:15 Miriam Butt
16:15-17:15 Ashwini Deo
 Comparative Diachrony of the Perfect and Perfective Aspects in Indo-Aryan
17:15-18:15 Rajesh Bhatt
 Unaccusativity and Case Licensing
19:00 Reception by the Mayor of Konstanz in City Hall

Tuesday, July 11th, 2007

Session 3
9:00-9:45 Louisa Sadler and Rachel Nordlinger
 Apposition as Coordination: Evidence from Australian Languages
9:45-10:30 Christian Fortmann
 verba dicendi Parentheticals
10:30-11:00 Break
Session 4
11:00-11:45 Nigel Vincent and Kersti Börjars
  Paradigms, periphrases and change
11:45-12:30 Anna Kibort
 On three different types of subjectlessness and how to model it in LFG
12:30-13:45 Lunch
Session 5
13:45-14:30 Helge Lødrup
  Raising to object in Norwegian and the Derived Object Constraint
14:30-15:15 Bjarne Ørsnes
 Creating raising verbs: the Complex Passive in Danish
15:15-15:45 Ash Asudeh and Ida Toivonen
 Expletives and the syntax and semantics of copy raising
15:45-16:15 Break
Workshop: Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (2)
16:15-17:00 Gillian Ramchand
 Case, Aspect and Morphological Causatives
17:00-17:45 Veneeta Dayal
 Semantics of Case and Incorporation
Plenary Talk:The Leibniz Prize
18:00-18:15 Welcome: Gerhart von Graevenitz, Rektor
18:15-18:30 Welcome: Ernst Winnacker, President of the DFG
18:30-19:30 Aditi Lahiri
  Atome der Sprachlaute (Talk in German)
 Note: Room A701
After the talk: Reception

Wednesday, July 12th, 2007

Session 6
9:00-9:45 Pascal Denis and Jonas Kuhn
 Applying an LFG Parser in Coreference Resolution - Experiments and Analysis
9:45-10:30 Rìona Finn, Mary Hearne, Andy Way and Josef van Genabith
 Extending the Tree-DOP Model with Grammatical Function Information
10:30-11:00 Break
Session 7
11:00-11:45 Louise Mycock
  Hungarian Questions in Focus
11:45-12:30 Phillippa Cook and John Payne
 Quantifier Scope and Information Structure in German
12:30-14:30 Lunch and Poster Session
  Aikaterini Chatsiou
 On the status of resumptive pronouns in modern Greek restrictive relative clauses
  Lionel Clèment and Kim Gerdes
  Analyzing Zeugmas in XLFG
  Philippa Cook
  The German Infinitival Passive - a case for oblique functional controllers?
  Dick Crouch and Tracy Holloway King
 Semantics via F-Structure Rewriting
  Mary Dalrymple, Tracy Holloway King and Louisa Sadler
  Indeterminacy by Underspecification
  Yehuda N. Falk
 On the Representation of Case and Agreement
  Carmen Kelling
 Spanish se-constructions: the passive and the impersonal construction
  Judith Meinschäfer
  The argument structure of deverbal nouns in Germanic and Romance. An LMT account
  Ingo Mittendorf and Louisa Sadler
  A Treatment of Welsh Initial Mutations
  Jeeyoung Peck and Peter Sells
  Preposition Incorporation in Modern Mandarin: Economy within VP
  Gyorgy Rákosi
  On the need for a more refined approach to the argument-adjunct distinction
  Nola M. Stephens
  Norwegian 'When'-Clauses
  Reeli Torn
 Estonian indirect objects revisited: An LFG perspective
Session 8
14:30-15:15 George Aaron Broadwell
 Alignment, precedence, and pied-piping with inversion
15:15-16:00 Maia Andréasson
 The ADJ function and modification domains in Swedish
16:00-16:30 Break
Session 9
16:30-17:15 Peter Hurst
  The syntax of the Malagasy reciprocal construction: An LFG account
17:15-18:00 Peter Sells
 Using Subsumption rather than Equality in Functional Control
18:00-19:00 ILFGA Business Meeting

Thursday, July 13th, 2007

Workshop: Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (3)
10:00-10:45 Elena Bashir
 Evidentiality in South Asian Languages
10:45-11:30 Annie Montaut
 Diachrony of Aspect in Hindi
11:30-12:15 Tatiana Oranskaia
 Grammatical aspect, lexical aspect and Aktionsart in Hindi-Urdu: An analysis taking Russian correspondences into consideration
12:15-13:30 Lunch
Workshop: Case and Aspect in South Asian Languages (4)
13:30-14:15 Tafseer Ahmed
  Spatial, Temporal and Structural Uses of Urdu ko
14:15-15:15 Final Discussion