HPSG 2012: Programmes and Call for participation

Ryu, Byong-Rae ryu at cnu.ac.kr
Tue Jun 5 11:02:24 EDT 2012

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We invite you to join us for the 19th International Conference on

Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG 2012) to be held from July 18 to 21, at

National University, Daejeon, South Korea. The four day conference consists

three main parts:


July 18: Tutorial on Experimental Design for Linguists

      Philip Hofmeister (University of Essex, UK)


July 19: Workshop on Ellipsis and Formal Grammar

      Invited speaker: Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)


July 20 and 21: Main conference

      Invited speaker: Hans Uszkoreit (University of Saarland, Saarbruecken,




* Wed., July 18, 2012 (Day 1): Tutorial


12:00-13:00 Registration open

13:00-14:30 Experimental Design for Linguists 1 (Philip Hofmeister)


14:30-15:00 Coffee break


15:00-16:30 Experimental Design for Linguists 2 (Philip Hofmeister)


16:30-17:00 Coffee break


17:00-18:30 Experimental Design for Linguists 3 (Philip Hofmeister)


* Thu., July 19, 2012 (Day 2): Workshop on Ellipsis and Formal Grammar


08:30-09:00 Registration open

09:00-09:10 Welcome Keynote

09:10-10:10 Invited Talk (Mark Steedman)


10:10-10:30 Coffee break


10:30-11:10 Comparison of the Ellipsis-based Theory of Non-constituent

           Coordination with Its Alternatives (Shuichi Yatabe)

11:10-11:50 Eliding the Derivation: A Minimalist Architecture for Ellipsis

           (Gregory M. Kobele)

11:50-12:30 Non-Canonical Word Order and Subject-Object Asymmetry in Korean

           Ellipsis (Hanjung Lee & Nayoun Kim)


12:30-14:30 Lunch break


14:30-15:10 Fragments vs. Null Arguments in Korean (Hee-Don Ahn & Sungeun

15:10-15:50 Ellipsis of Case-Markers and Information Structure in Japanese

           Sato & Wai Lok Tam)


15:50-16:10 Coffee break


16:10-16:50 Sluicing-like Phenomena and the Location of CP in Ossetic (David


16:50-17:30 Tense and Honorific Interpretations in Korean Gapping

           A Constraint-Based Approach (Yae-Jee Kim & Sae-Youn Cho)


17:30-19:00 Tour (TBA)


Alternatives/Posters (Posters will be presented at the main conference

session (July 20, 2012))


A Unified Approach to VP-Ellipsis and VP-Anaphora (Yong-hun Lee)

Eliding Catenae: Evidence from English, German, and Japanese (Thomas Gross)


* Fri., July 20, 2012 (Day 3): HPSG Main Conference (Day 1)


08:30-09:00 Registration open

09:00-09:10 Opening Address (Byung-Soo Park, Conference Chair)

09:10-10:10 Invited Talk (Hans Uszkoreit)


10:10-10:30 Coffee break


10:30-11:10 Negative Inversion Constructions in HPSG (Takafumi Maekawa)

11:10-11:50 An HPSG Approach to English Comparative Inversion (Dong-woo

11:50-12:30 A Left-branching Grammar Design for Incremental Parsing (Petter

           Haugereid & Mathieu Morey)


12:30-14:30 Lunch break


14:30-15:10 A Hybrid Variety of Ellipsis in Romanian (Emil Ionescu)

15:10-15:50 An a Priori Typology of Bipartite Negation from an HPSG

           (Joshua Crowgey)


15:50-16:10 Business Meeting

16:10-17:10 Coffee break & Poster session


17:10-17:50 An Analysis of Danish Free Relatives (Anne Bjerre)

17:50-18:30 Arabic Relative Clauses in HPSG (Abdulrahman Alqurashi & Robert



18:30-20:30 Conference Banquet (TBA)




The Adverb Argument Intersection Field in a Left-Branching Grammar of

(Petter Haugereid)


Verbal Suffix-Repetition Construction in Korean: A constraint- and

Construction-based Approach (Sae-Yon Cho & Na-Hyun Ku)


What's a Morpheme? The Zero Dravidian Negative and Typological Universals

(Joshua Crowgey)


Past Affix's Morphological Selections of Verbal Stems (Hiroki Koga)


On the Syntactic Types of As-Parentheticals in Korean (Mija Kim)



* Fri., July 20, 2012 (Day 4): HPSG Main Conference (Day 2)


08:30-09:00 Registration open

09:00-09:40 An HPSG Approach to Free Relatives in Arabic (Abdulrahman

09:40-10:20 Arabic Relativization Patterns: A Unified HPSG Analysis (Michael


10:20-11:00 Backshit and Tense Decomposition (Francisco Costa & Antonio


11:00-11:20 Coffee break


11:20-12:00 Establishing Order in Type-based Realisational Morphology

           Crysmann & Olivier Bonami)

12:00-12:40 Sentential Specifiers in the Korean Clause Structure (Incheol


12:40-14:30 Lunch break


14:30-15:10 A Construction-based Analysis of Narrative Infinitives in French

           Latin (Irina Nikolaeva)

15:10-15:50 On Agreement in Clauses with a Predicative Complement (Frank Van


15:50-16:30 On the Semantics of the Japanese Infinitive/Gerund-Clause

           Constructions (David Oshima)


16:30-16:50 Coffee Break


16:50-17:30 Individual Constraints for Information Structure (Sanghoun Song

           Emily M. Bender)

17:30-18:30 The Direct Evidential -te in Korean: Its Interaction with Person

           Experiencer Predicate (Juwon Lee)


18:10-18:30 Closing Ceremony




LOCAL ORGANISING COMMITTEE (HPSG 2012 and Ellipsis Workshop):

Byong-Rae Ryu (Chair)

Sae-Youn Cho

Chan Chung

In-Cheol Choi

Kil-Soo Ko

Munpyo Hong

Myong-Hee Chae

Nam-Keun Lee

Kyung-Sub Lim

Won-Kyung Sung

Hee-Rahk Chae

Hae-Yeon Lee

Hyopil Shin

Yongkyoon No

Yonghun Lee




Anne Abeille

Doug Arnold

Emily M. Bender

Francis Bond

Oliver Bonami

Bob Borsley

Rui Chaves

Ann Copestake

Berthold Crysmann

Elisabet Engdahl

Dan Flickinger

Jong-Bok Kim (Chair)

Tibor Kiss

Jean-Pierre Koenig

Valia Kordoni

Bob Levine

Laura Michaelis

Stefan Mueller

Tsuneko Nakazawa

Jeff Runner

Ivan A. Sag

Manfred Sailer

Frank Van Eynde

Gert Webelhuth

Eun-Jung Yoo

Stephen Wechsler

Shuichi Yatabe



PROGRAMME COMMITTEE (Ellipsis Workshop):

Doug Arnold

John Beavers

Rui Chaves

Jong-Bok Kim (Chair)

Jason Merchant

Stefan Mueller

Myung-Kwan Park

Eric Potsdam

Ivan A. Sag

Mark Steedman

Tom Wasow

Shuichi Yatabe

Eun-Jung Yoo


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