Conference: Syntax & Semantics in Dubrovnik

Kai Kiekhoefer kiekhoef at EVA.MPG.DE
Mon Apr 17 16:30:40 UTC 2000

New Theoretical Perspectives on
Syntax and Semantics in Cognitive Science
September 2-10, 2000
Dubrovnik, Croatia


University of Zagreb ­ Center for Technology Transfer
State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
International Center of Croatian Universities, Dubrovnik, Croatia


Zrinka Jelaska, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Melita Kovacevic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Ranko Matasovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Robert D. Van Valin Jr., State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
David Wilkins, Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Milena Zic Fuchs, University of Zagreb, Croatia


Nina Tudjman, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Irena Zovko, University of Zagreb, Croatia


Cognitive Syntax and Semantics Conference ­ CSSCC 2000
Center for Technology Transfer
Ivana Lucica 5
10000 Zagreb
phone:+385 1 6168530
fax: +385 1 6118710
e-mail: ctt.cogsci at
The webpage will be updated regularly.


The conference will be held at the International Center of Croatian
Universities in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

COURSES (September 3-7)

A five-day working week of courses will be held by:

Melissa Bowerman (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen)
Language Acquisition; title tba
Dan Everett (SIL International Brazil)
ŒLexical Integrity and Word-formation in Optimality Theory¹
Ranko Matasovic (University of Zagreb)
ŒSynchronic and Diachronic Typology of Syntactic Structures¹ (tentative)
James Pustejovsky (Brandeis University, Massachussets)
ŒGenerative Lexicon and semantic theory¹
Robert D. Van Valin Jr. (State University of New York, Buffalo)
ŒSyntactic Theory¹
David Wilkins (Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen)
ŒDiachronic Semantics¹

Courses will be held from Sunday, September 3 until Thursday, September
7. Participants are expected to arrive on Saturday, September 2.
All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.


The five-day course week will be followed by a three-day conference,
Friday, Sept. 8 until Sunday, Sept. 10.


Preregistration for both Courses and Conference: May 1, 2000
Abstracts submission (for the 3 day conference): June 1, 2000


Abstracts should not be more than 300 words in length.
Also include Name(s) of Author(s), Affiliation, Address, E-mail and
and Fax numbers.
Abstracts should be preferably submitted by E-mail.
If sent by surface mail, please include disk.


The registration fee is US$ 150 for the courses and US$ 150 for the
conference. For both events, the fee is US$ 250.
The fee will include use of conference materials, opening reception,
coffee, refreshments and lunches.
There will be a limited number of grants for students (please contact
conference secretaries for more information).
An online preregistration form is available on the Conference website.


Dubrovnik offers a wide range of hotels, most of which are within
distance from the conference site.
More information including prices will be given in the second


About Croatia:
About Dubrovnik:
Croatia Airlines:
Dubrovnik Hotels:

Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.                  Tel 716 645-2177, ext. 713
Professor & Chair                         Fax 716 645-3825
Department of Linguistics
609 Baldy Hall
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030   USA              VANVALIN at ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU

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