CFP for ICCG-5

J óhanna Barðdal johanna.barddal at UIB.NO
Sat Feb 2 09:37:59 UTC 2008

Second Call for Papers (extended submission deadline):
Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-5)

Conference Dates: September 26-28, 2008
Conference Location: University of Texas at Austin
Conference Website:

The Fifth International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG-5)
will be held at the University of Texas at Austin, September 26-28, 2008. In
line with the previous International Conferences on Construction Grammar,
ICCG-5 will continue to serve as an international forum for promoting
discussion and collaboration among linguists interested in
Construction Grammar and Frame Semantics, as well as in related
constructional research in its various models and applications.  
Further information about Construction Grammar can be found here:

Former conferences took place in Berkeley (2001), Helsinki (2002),
Marseille (2004), and Tokyo (2006).

ICCG-5 Guest Speakers:

       * Johanna Barðdal, University of Bergen
       * Charles Fillmore, University of California, Berkeley
       * Laura Michaelis, University of Colorado at Boulder
       * Paul Kay, University of California, Berkeley
       * Gert Webelhuth, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be uploaded as PDF files to the online submission
system at No emailed abstracts will be
accepted. The submission system will require you to register and will  
prompt you to include all necessary information about your submission.

Abstracts are invited for 20-minute presentations as well as poster
presentations. We invite abstract submissions on synchronic analysis of
individual languages, as well as historical, typological, and
contrastive analysis of all kinds. Abstracts should be no more than one page
(single-spaced, 12 pt font, 1-inch margin). Please note that the
number of abstracts per author is limited to one singly-authored and one co-
authored abstract per author.

If you have questions about the submission of abstracts, or the program,
please email them to: iccg5program at

For general questions about ICCG-5, please write  
to:iccg5organization at

Important Dates

       * Extended deadline for Abstract Submission: March 15, 2008
       * Abstract Acceptance Notification: April 10, 2008
       * Program Announcement: May 25, 2008
       * Deadline for Early Registration: August 15, 2008

Conference Organization

      Chair: Hans C. Boas, University of Texas at Austin

Local Organizing Committee

       * John Beavers, University of Texas at Austin
       * Lars Hinrichs, University of Texas at Austin
       * Knud Lambrecht, University of Texas at Austin
       * Marc Pierce, University of Texas at Austin

International Advisory Committee

       * Jóhanna Barðdal, University of Bergen
       * Benjamin Bergen, University of Hawaii
       * Alex Bergs, University of Osnabrück
       * Kerstin Fischer, University of Bremen
       * Mirjam Fried, Princeton University
       * Seiko Fujii, University of Tokyo
       * Stefan T. Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara
       * Martin Hilpert, ICSI, University of California, Berkeley
       * Seizi Iwata, Osaka City University
       * Jaakko Leino, University of Helsinki
       * Laura Michaelis, University of Colorado at Boulder
       * Jan-Ola Östman, University of Helsinki
       * Kyoko Ohara, Keio University
       * Anatol Stefanowitsch, University of Bremen

Conference Website:

Jóhanna Barðdal
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies
University of Bergen
P.O. box 7805
NO-5020 Bergen
johanna.barddal at

Phone +47-55582438 (work)
Phone +47-55201117 (home)
Fax   +47-55589354 (work)

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