Reminder: Abstract deadline for RRG 2004

Robert VanValin vanvalin at BUFFALO.EDU
Thu Feb 12 17:59:53 UTC 2004

2004 International Role and Reference Grammar Conference

July 21-25, 2004
Dublin, Ireland
Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

Linguistic theory and practice: description, implementation and 

The lexicon and lexical decomposition in RRG.
The RRG approach to morphology
RRG and neurocognitive models of language processing
Computational approaches to RRG
Celtic Linguistics

Lectures and workshops will be held on July 21-23.  The conference will 
July 24-25.


Introduction to RRG
      Delia Bentley (Univ. of Salford, UK)

Lexical representation and lexical semantics in RRG
       Ricardo Mairal (UNED, Spain)

Workshops and organizers:

Computational implementation of RRG
     Elizabeth Guest (Leeds Metro Univ.) & Rolf Kailuweit (Univ. of

RRG and Neurocognitive models of language processing
     Ina Bornkessel (MPI Cognitive Neuroscience) & Matthias Schlesewsky
     (Univ. of Marburg)

RRG and morphological theory
     Daniel Everett (Univ. of Manchester)

Celtic linguistics and RRG
     Cecil Ward (Sabhal Ostaig, Scotland) & Brian Nolan (ITB)
Additional workshops are possible

Conference Guest Speaker:
    Prof. John Saeed (Trinity College, Dublin)

Call for papers:
The deadline for the submission of abstracts of papers and workshops is
March 15, 2004. Abstracts for papers should be no longer than one page 
text, with a second page for data and references. Abstracts for 
should be no longer than three pages total.  The language of the 
will be English. Papers will last twenty minutes, followed by another 
minutes of discussion. Workshops will last ninety minutes, which 
both presentations and discussion. The selection of papers for 
and workshops will be communicated by April 15, 2004.

The conference/course fee is EURO 220 for registrations with payments 
May 1 2004; after that date it will be EURO 250.

This is an all inclusive fee that includes the following
—All workshops
— All lectures
— Full conference facilities
— Full proceedings
— Lunch on each of the 5 days
— Coffee in AM and PM
— Internet access for email
— Conference dinner (vegetarians and special diets catered for)
— Dublin city cultural events

Grants Policy
A maximum of 6 grants will be given to cover the RRG2004 
fees which include the items noted above. Applications should be 
or PhD research students and will need to provide written and documented
certification of their status.
All applications for grants will be notified about the organizing
committee's decisions by the end of May 2004.

Applications for grants can be sent to:

Dr. Brian Nolan
Institute of Technology Blanchardstown
School of Informatics and Engineering
Blanchardstown Road North
Dublin 15

Information about accommodations can be found on the conference website.

Conference website:

Conference e-mail address: rrg2004 at

Head of local organizing committee:
Dr. Brian Nolan=20
Institute of Technology Blanchardstown
e-mail: Brian.Nolan at

Conference organizing committee:

Daniel Everett (U Manchester), Rolf Kailuweit (U Heidelberg), Ricardo 
(UNED), Brian Nolan (ITB), Toshio Ohori (U Tokyo), Robert Van Valin (U

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