First CfP: HPSG-05

Manfred Sailer manfred.sailer at
Mon Dec 20 05:46:45 EST 2004

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                              FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

                                   HPSG 2005
                      The 12th International Conference on
                      Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar

                                Lisbon, Portugal
                               August 22-24, 2005


 The 12th International Conference on HPSG will take place in Lisbon on
 22-24 August 2005, hosted by University of Lisbon, Faculty of
 Sciences, Department of Informatics. The conference will include a
 workshop on "Binding Theory and Invariants in Anaphoric Relations" on
 August 22.

                                 MAIN CONFERENCE
                                23-24 August 2004

 Abstracts are solicited for 30 minute presentations (followed by 10
 minutes of discussion) which address linguistic, foundational, or
 computational issues relating to the framework of Head-Driven Phrase
 Structure Grammar.

                                 INVITED SPEAKERS

 To be announced

             "Binding Theory and Invariants in Anaphoric Relations"
                                  22 August 2005

 Anaphoric invariants and binding theory have been one of the central
 topics in formal linguistics and there have been interesting recent
 developments in semantic approaches to binding theory, in the research
 from psycholinguistics and neuro-imaging, and in the study of the
 connections between binding and discourse.  The aim of the workshop is
 to stimulate the exchange of contributions on this subject between
 HPSG and the results arising from other methodological or theoretical

 A separate call for the workshop will follow containing a detailed

 The format of submission and the deadlines for the workshop will be
 identical to that of the main conference.

                               SUBMISSION DETAILS

 For both the main conference and the workshop, we invite E-MAIL
 submissions of abstracts for presentations which should consist of two

 1. a separate information page in plain text format, containing
    - author name(s)
    - affiliation(s)
    - e-mail and postal address(es)
    - title of paper

 2. an extended abstract of not more than 5 (five) pages, including all
 figures and references. Abstracts should be in PDF format.

 All abstracts should be sent to Manfred Sailer
 (manfred.sailer at

 Abstracts for the main conference should mention 'HPSG-05' and
 abstracts for the workshop should mention 'binding-05' in the
 subject line. All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by at least
 two reviewers. Authors are asked to avoid self-references in the

                                 IMPORTANT DATES

 Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2005
 Notification of acceptance:   April 15, 2005
 Workshop and Conference:      August 22-24, 2005


 The proceedings of the conference will be published on-line by CSLI
 publications. A call for papers for contributions will be issued after
 the conference. On-line proceedings of previous conferences are
 available at

                       PROGRAM COMMITTEE for the CONFERENCE

 Raul Aranovich (Davis)
 Doug Arnold (Colchester)
 Emily Bender (Washington)
 Olivier Bonami (Paris)
 António Branco (Lisbon)
 Berthold Crysmann (Saarbruecken)
 Anke Holler (Heidelberg)
 Valia Kordoni (Saarbruecken)
 Palmira Marrafa (Lisbon)
 Tsuneko Nakazawa (Tokyo)
 Gerald Penn (Toronto)
 Alexander Rosen (Prague)
 Manfred Sailer (Goettingen, chair)
 Gautam Sengupta (Hyderabad)
 Jesse Tseng (Nancy)
 Stephen Wechsler (Austin)
 Shuly Winter (Haifa)

                              LOCAL ORGANIZATION

 António Branco (Lisbon, chair)
 Francisco Costa (Lisbon)
 Filipe Nunes (Lisbon)

                             FURTHER INFORMATION

 local organization: António Branco
                       Antonio.Branco at

 programm and submissions: Manfred Sailer
                              manfred.sailer at

 conference web site:

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