Program

Monday 8 July

08.45 - 09.15          Registration
09.15 - 09.30 Introduction
09.30 - 10.30

Invited talk

Kersti  Börjars

TBC

10.30 - 11.00 Break
11.00 - 11.45

Talk 1

Rachel Nordlinger, Evan Kidd and Gabriela Garrido Rodríguez

An experimental study of free word order in Murrinhpatha (Australia)

11.45 - 12.30

Talk 2

I Wayan Arka

Number and comitative-inclusory constructions in Marori

12:30 - 14.00 Lunch (and late registration)
14.00 - 14.45

Talk 3

Matthew Gotham

Constraining scope ambiguity in LFG+Glue

14.45 – 15.30

Talk 4

Mark-Matthias Zymla

Aspectual Reasoning in LFG -- A Computational Approach to Grammatical and Lexical Aspect

15.30 - 16.00 Break
16.00 – 16.45

Talk 5

Péter Szűcs

Integrated and non-integrated left-dislocation in Hungarian

16.45 – 17.30

Talk 6

John Lowe and Ali Birahimani

The argument structure of Siraiki causatives

17:30-18:30

BOOK LAUNCH

(Venue: Hedley Bull foyer)

Tuesday 9 July

09.00 - 09.45                        

Talk 7

Mary Dalrymple and Tracy Holloway King

A beautiful five days in Canberra

09.45 - 10.30

Talk 8

Ryo Otoguro

Locality and non-locality in cross-clausal agreement

10.30 - 11.00 Break
11.00 - 11.45

Talk 9

Joan Bresnan

On Weak Pronouns in English

11.45 - 12.30

Talk 10

Avery Andrews

A One-level Analysis of Icelandic Quirky Case

12:30 – 15.00 Lunch and Poster Session 
Poster 1

Alex Alsina and Fengrong Yang

Constraining expletives in English

Poster 2

Alexander Biswas

The passé composé and passé surcomposé tenses in French: An LFG implementation of the collocational approach to inflectional periphrasis

Poster 3

Miriam Butt and K Sarveswaran

Computational Challenges with Tamil Complex Predicates

Poster 4

Tibor Laczko

In defence of the complex event vs. simple event distinction in Russian, Hungarian and English nominals 

Poster 5

Tibor Laczko

On the case of argument realization in Russian, Hungarian and English nominals

Poster 6

John Lowe, Adriana Molina Munoz and Antonia Ruppel 

Causatives and their passives in Sanskrit

Poster 7

Rigardt Pretorius and Ansu Berg

An LFG analysis of Setswana auxiliary verb phrases indicating tense

Poster 8

Eleanor Ridge 

Effects of semantic role on constituent order: the negative clitic and object noun phrase in Vatlongos (Vanuatu, Oceanic)

Poster 9

Pori Saikia and Maris Camilleri

Assamese case alignment shifts in progress: Perspectives from adult and child language data

Poster 10

Amanda Thomas

Grammatical features in the history of pronouns: an LFG account

Poster 11

Glenn Windschuttel

Non-agreeing verbs of two types, agreement auxiliaries and their implications for spoken and signed languages

Poster 12 

Mark-Matthias Zymla and Gloria Sigwarth     

On the Syntax/Semantics Interface in Computational Glue Semantics: A Case Study
15.00 - 15.45

Talk 11

Hannah Booth and Christin Schätzle

Verb-first and verb-second in the history of Icelandic: the gradual development of syntactic structure

15.45 - 16.30

Talk 12

Maris Camilleri and Louisa Sadler

A non-canonical diachronic formation of raising predicates

16.30 - 17.00 Break
17.00 - 18.30 ILFGA Business Meeting
19.00 - 00.00  Conference Dinner

Wednesday 10 July

09.30 - 10.15       

Talk 13

Ronald Kaplan and Jürgen Wedekind

Tractability and Discontinuity

10.15 - 11.00

Talk 14

Stephen Jones

A cognitive model of incremental structure-building during language processing using an LFG-based representation

11.00 - 11.30 Break
11.30 - 12.15

Talk 15

Tibor Laczko and György Rákosi

Pronominal possessors and syntactic functions in the Hungarian possessive noun phrase

12.15 - 13:00

Talk 16

Helge Lødrup, Raj Singh and Ida Toivonen

Distributive possessors in Swedish and Norwegian: binding, agreement, and quantification

13:00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - Workshop
  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University