Appel: 30th Conference on Lexis and Grammar (LGC 2011)

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
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Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2011 11:44:18 +0100
From: Matthieu Constant <Matthieu.Constant at>
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30th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar (LGC 2011)
Nicosia, Cyprus
5-8 October 2011

First Call for papers

(Apologies for multiple postings)

The 30th International Conference on Lexis and Grammar will be
organized by the Department of French Studies and Modern Languages in
the University of Cyprus, in Nicosia (Cyprus), from October 5 to
October 8, 2011.

The conference welcomes innovative papers on the formal description of
languages, as well as on the construction, management and use of
language resources, including manually constructed lexicons and
grammars. In addition, it aims at bringing together linguists and
computer scientists.
The conference will combine a general session and a thematic session.
The thematic session of the 30th International Conference on Lexis and
Grammar is dedicated to Light/Support Verb Constructions, including,
but not limited to:

    * V N, Adj, ... light verb constructions
    * Applications (text mining, information retrieval, and so on) for
      Natural Language Processing of Light/Support verb constructions
    * Type of meaning light verbs contribute (e.g. aspect, inception,
      intensification, register)
    * Rise of metaphor
    * Determiner constraints for the predicative noun (e.g. zero
    * Defining characteristics, formal characters and formalization of
      Light verb constructions
    * Light verbs and argument structure
    * Collocations
    * Diachronic vs. synchronic perspective
    * Terminological aspects and implications of the labels Light
      verb, Support verb, Funktionsverb etc.

Submissions for the general session may address any of the usual
topics of the conference:
   * predicate-argument structures
   * the interface between lexis and grammar
   * exploitation of language resources (including manually
     constructed lexicons and grammars) for language processing
     (including information retrieval, information extraction,
   * language resources concerning lexis or grammar.

Keynote speaker: Raffaele Simone (University of Rome 3, Italy)

The conference languages are English and French.

Important dates:
    * Submission deadline: March 31, 2011
    * Notification of acceptance: May 16, 2011
    * Final version : June 15, 2011
    * Conference: October 5-8, 2011

Scientific and Technical Organization Committee:
Fryni Kakoyianni-Doa (Univ. of Cyprus), Thekla Constandinou
(University of Cyprus), Matthieu Constant (Univ. Paris-Est
Marne-la-Vallée), Sébastien Paumier (Univ. Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée)

Scientific Committee:
Annibale Elia (Univ. Salerno) [Chair], Jorge Baptista (Univ. Algarve),
André Borillo (Univ. Toulouse-le-Mirail), Mirella Conenna
(Univ. Bari), Laurence Danlos (Univ. Paris-Diderot), Jacqueline
Giry-Schneider (CNRS-Univ. Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée), Ulrich Heid
(Univ. Stuttgart), Cvetana Krstev (Univ. Belgrade), Tita Kyriacopoulou
(CNRS-Univ.  Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée), Svetla Koeva (Bulgarian
Academy of Sciences), Nunzio La Fauci (Univ. Zurich), Béatrice Lamiroy
(Univ.  Leuven), Éric Laporte (CNRS-Univ. Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée),
Peter Machonis (Florida International Univ.), Elisabete Marques
Ranchhod (Univ. Lisbon), Denis Maurel (Univ. Tours), Ignazio Mauro
Mirto (Univ.  di Palermo), Takuya Nakamura (CNRS-Univ. Paris-Est
Marne-la-Vallée), Jee-Sun Nam (Univ. de Seoul), Thierry Poibeau
(CNRS-Lattice), Jan Radimsky (Univ. de Bohême du Sud), Satoshi Sekine
(New York University) Milena Slavcheva (Bulgarian Academy of
Sciences), Carlos Subirats-Rüggeberg (ICSI, Berkeley), Harald Ulland
(Univ. Bergen), Zygmunt Vetulani (Univ. Poznan), Éric Villemonte de la
Clergerie (INRIA), Dusko Vitas (Univ. Belgrade)

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