HPSG 2012, CNU, Korea::::The 19th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
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The 19th International Conference on Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG 2012)
Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea
  • The conference will take place in the Humanities building (W-7 building) on the CNU main campus.
  • The tutorials, workshop and main conference will be in Moon-Won Hall.
  • Coffee breaks and the poster session will be near Moon-Won Hall.

Day 1 (Wednesday, July 18, 2012):
Tutorial on Experimental Design for Linguists
Day 1
July 18,
12:00-13:00Registration open
Tutorial Session (chair: Hye Won Choi (Ewha Women's University) &
                                  Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University))
13:00-14:30Philip Hofmeister (University of Essex)
Experimental Design for Linguists 1
View Abstract | Presentation Slides (Part1, 120p, 8.01MB)
14:30-15:00Coffee break
15:00-16:30Philip Hofmeister (University of Essex)
Experimental Design for Linguists 2
View Abstract | Presentation Slides (Part2, 94p, 5.08MB)
16:30-17:00Coffee break
17:00-18:30Philip Hofmeister (University of Essex)
Experimental Design for Linguists 3
View Abstract | Presentation Slides (Part3, 92p, 7.36MB)

Day 2 (Thursday, July 19, 2012):
Workshop on Ellipsis and Formal Grammar
Day 2
July 19,
08:30-09:00Registration open
Invited Talk Session (chair: Jae-Woong Choe (Korea University))
09:00-09:10Byong-Rae Ryu (Chair of LOC, Chungnam National University)
Welcoming Address
09:10-10:10 Invited Keynote Speech
Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh)
Coordination, Ellipsis, and Information Structure
Presentation Slides (48p, 199KB)
10:10-10:30Coffee break
Session 1 (chair: Yongkyoon No (Chungnam National University)
10:30-11:10Shûichi Yatabe (University of Tokyo)
Comparison of the Ellipsis-Based Theory of Non-Constituent Coordination with its Alternatives
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11:10-11:50Gregory M. Kobele (University of Chicago)
Eliding the Derivation A Minimalist Formalization of Ellipsis
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11:50-12:30Hanjung Lee & Nayoun Kim (Sungkyunkwan University)
Non-Canonical Word Order and Subject-Object Asymmetry in Korean Case Ellipsis
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12:30-13:50 Lunch break
Session 2 (chair: Hae-Yun Lee (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies))
13:50-14:30 Hee-Don Ahn (Konkuk University) & Sungeun Cho (Yeungnam University)
Fragments vs. Null Arguments in Korean
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14:30-15:10 Yo Sato (University of Hertfordshire) & Wai Lok Tam (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
Ellipsis of Case-Markers and Information Structure in Japanese
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15:10-15:30 Coffee break
Session 3 (chair: Hee-Don Ahn (Konkuk University))
15:30-16:10 David Erschler (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen & University of Tübingen)
Sluicing-like Phenomena and the Location of CP in Ossetic
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16:10-16:50 Yae-Jee Kim (State University of New York at Buffalo) & Sae-Youn Cho (Kangwon National University)
Tense and Honorific Interpretations in Korean Gapping Construction: A Constraint-Based Approach
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Social Programme (Tour):
You may choose one of the following two tour programmes.
16:50-19:00 (1) Temple tour (Donghaksa Temple)
(2) City tour (Tourist attractions in Daejeon)

Day 3 (Friday, July 20, 2012):
Main Conference (Day 1)
Day 3
Main Conference
July 20,
08:30-09:00Registration open
Session 1 (chair: Seungho Nam (Seoul National University)
09:00-09:10Byung-Soo Park (Conference Chair, Kyung Hee University)
Opening Address
09:10-10:10Invited Keynote Speech
Frank Van Eynde (University of Leuven)
Agreement and the Treatment of Predicative Complements
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10:10-10:30Coffee break
Session 2 (chair: Berthold Crysmann (CNRS-Laboratoire de linguistique formelle))
10:30-11:10Takafumi Maekawa (Hokusei Gakuen University Junior College)
Negative Inversion Constructions in HPSG
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11:10-11:50Dong-woo Park (Seoul National University)
An HPSG Approach to English Comparative Inversion
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11:50-12:30Petter Haugereid (Nanyang Technological University) & Mathieu Morey (Aix-Marseille Université)
A Left-branching Grammar Design for Incremental Parsing
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12:30-14:30Lunch break
Session 3 (chair: Hee-Rahk Chae (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies))
14:30-15:10Mija Kim (Kyung Hee University)
On the Syntactic Types of As-Parentheticals in Korean
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15:10-15:50Joshua Crowgey (University of Washington)
An a Priori Typology of Bipartite Negation from an HPSG Perspective
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Session 4 (Coffee break, Posters, and Besiness Meeting)
15:50-16:10Business Meeting (Room 207)
Petter Haugereid (Nanyang Technological University)
The Adverb Argument Intersection Field in a Left-Branching Grammar of Norwegian
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Sae-Youn Cho & Na-Hyun Ku (Kangwon National University)
Verbal Suffix-Repetition Construction in Korean: A Constraint- and Construction-based Approach
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Joshua Crowgey (University of Washington)
What's a Morpheme? The Zero Dravidian Negative and Typological Universals
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Session 4 (chair: Eun-Jung Yoo (Seoul National University))
17:10-17:50Anne Bjerre (University of Southern Denmark)
An Analysis of Danish Free Relatives
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17:50-18:30Abdulrahman Alqurashi (University of Essex and King Abdulaziz University) & Robert D. Borsley (University of Essex)
Arabic Relative Clauses in HPSG
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Conference Banquet
                    hosted by President of Chungnam National University
19:00-20:30 Emerald Hall (5th fl.) of Hotel INTERCITI (A shuttle bus (max. 36 persons) is available in front of the Moon-Won Hall.)

Day 4 (Saturday, July 21, 2012):
Main Conference (Day 2)
Day 4
Main Conference
July 21,
08:30-09:00Registration open
Session 5 (chair: Myong-Hi Chai (Chosun College of Science and Technology))
09:00-09:40Abdulrahman Alqurashi (University of Essex and King Abdulaziz University)
An HPSG Approach to Free Relatives in Arabic
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09:40-10:20Michael Hahn (University of Tübingen)
Arabic Relativization Patterns: A Unified HPSG Analysis
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10:20-11:00Francisco Costa & António Branco (University of Lisbon)
Backshift and Tense Decomposition
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11:00-11:20Coffee break
Session 6 (chair: Munpyo Hong (Sungkyunkwan University))
11:20-12:00Berthold Crysmann & Olivier Bonami (CNRS-Laboratoire de linguistique formelle)
Establishing Order in Type-based Realisational Morphology
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12:00-12:40Incheol Choi (Kyungpook National University)
Sentential Specifiers in the Korean Clause Structure
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12:40-14:30Lunch break
Session 7 (chair: Kil Soo Ko (Seoul National University)
14:30-15:10Hiroki Koga (Saga University)
Past Affix' Selection of Verbal Stems
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15:10-15:50Yong-hun Lee (Chungnam National University)
A Unified Approach to VP-Ellipsis and VP-Anaphora
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15:50-16:30David Oshima (Nagoya University)
On the Semantics of the Japanese Infinitive/Gerund-Clause Constructions: Polysemy and Temporal Constraints
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16:30-16:50Coffee Break
Session 8 (chair: Sae-Youn Cho (Kangwon National University)
16:50-17:30Sanghoun Song & Emily M. Bender (University of Washington)
Individual Constraints for Information Structure
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17:30-18:10Juwon Lee (University of Texas at Austin)
The Direct Evidential -te in Korean: Its Interaction with Person and Experiencer Predicate
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Session 9 (chair: Incheol Choi (Kyungpook National University))
18:10-18:30Closing Ceremony
        Byung-Soo Park (Kyung Hee University) &
        Byong-Rae Ryu (Chungnam National University)
*Accepted, but not presented papers:
Emil Ionescu (University of Bucharest): (HPSG 2012, Oral)
                      A Hybrid Variety of Ellipsis in Romanian
Irina Nikolaeva (SOAS, University of London): (HPSG 2012, Oral)
                      A Construction-based analysis of Narrative Infinitives in French and Latin
Emil Ionescu (University of Bucharest): (Ellipsis Workshop, Oral)
                      Stripped Phrases with N-words in Romanian
Thomas Gross (Aichi University): (Ellipsis Workshop, Oral)
                      Eliding Catenae: Evidence from English, German, and Japanese
Ting-Chi Wei (National Kaohsiung Normal University): (Ellipsis Workshop, Poster)
                      Non-canonical Gaps in Chinese