Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference
University of Debrecen, July 18-20, 2013

Thursday, 18 July

08:30-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:45 Welcome
  Day 1, Session 1
chair: Louisa Sadler
09:45-10:30 Bozhil Hristov: Defacing agreement
10:30-11:15 Oleg Belyaev: Optimal agreement at m-structure: person in Dargwa
11:15-12:00 Daniele Artoni and Marco Magnani: LFG Contributions In SLA research The Development Of Case In Russian L2   slides
12:00-13:30 LUNCH
  Day 1, Session 2 – Poster Session
13:30-15:00 Noriko Koyama: The grammaticality of Japanese passives
  Helge Lødrup: Complex predicates in Norwegian: New evidence from passive and impersonal sentences
  George Aaron Broadwell and Hilaria Cruz: The evolution of Case in two Otomanguean languages of Mexico   poster
  George Aaron Broadwell: An emphatic auxiliary construction for emotions in Copala Triqui   poster
  Ansu Berg, Rigardt Pretorius and Laurette Pretorius: The representation of Setswana double objects in LFG
  Petr Homola and Matt Coler: Causatives as complex predicates without the restriction operator
  Peter Szűcs: The Hungarian operator raising revisited   poster
  Louise Mycock: Discourse functions of question words
  Filip Skwarski: Mapping issues in Polish clausal arguments
  Yasir Alotaibi, Muhammad Alzaidi, Maris Camilleri, Shaimaa Elsadek and Louisa Sadler: Psychological predicates and verbal complementation in Arabic   poster
  Jonas Kuhn: On the 'spirit of LFG' in current computational linguistics   poster
  Lachlan Duncan: Non-verbal predicates in K'ichee' Mayan: An LFG Approach.
15:00-15:30 BREAK
  Day 1, Session 3
chair: Miriam Butt
15:30-16:15 Adam Przepiórkowski and Agnieszka Patejuk: A unified LFG analysis of two homonymous distributive elements in Polish   slides
16:15-17:00 Tibor Laczko: Hungarian particle verbs revisited: Representational, morphological and implementational issues from an LFG perspective   slides
17:00-17:45 Özlem Çetinoğlu, Sina Zarrieß and Jonas Kuhn: Dependency-based sentence simplification for increasing deep LFG parsing coverage   slides

Friday, 19 July

  Day 2, Session 1
chair: Mary Dalrymple
09:00-09:45 Louise Mycock and John Lowe: The prosodic encoding of discourse functions
09:45-10:30 Tina Bögel: A prosodic resolution of German case ambiguities
10:30-11:00 BREAK
  Day 2, Session 2
chair: Dag Haug
11:00-11:45 Prerna Nadathur: Weak crossover and the Direct Association Hypothesis
11:45-12:30 Doug Arnold and Louisa Sadler: Displaced dependent constructions
12:30-14:00 LUNCH
  Day 2, Session 3
chair: Kersti Börjars
14:00-14:45 Annette Hautli: Motion verb sequences in Urdu
14:45-15:30 Dag Haug: Partial control, exhaustive control and the semantics of anaphoric control
15:30-16:00 BREAK
  Day 2, Session 4
chair: Anna Kibort
16:00-16:45 Cheikh Bamba Dione: Valency Change and Complex Predicates in Wolof: An LFG Account
16:45-17:30 Liz Christie and Ida Toivonen: Result XPs and the argument-adjunct distinction   slides

Saturday, 20 July

  Day 3, Session 1
chair: Adam Przepiórkowski
09:00-09:45 I Wayan Arka: Constructed nonverbal aspect in Marori
09:45-10:30 Kersti Börjars and John Payne: Dimensions of variation in the expression of functional features: modelling definiteness in LFG   slides
10:30-11:00 BREAK
  Day 3, Session 2
chair: Ida Toivonen
11:00-12:00 Invited Talk
Mary Dalrymple: Economy of expression
(joint work with Ronald M. Kaplan and Tracy Holloway King)
12:00-12:45 John Lowe: Transitive and predicated nominals in LFG
12:45-14:00 LUNCH
  Day 3, Session 3
chair: Helge Lødrup
14:15-15:00 Ida Toivonen: English benefactive NPs   slides
15:00-15:45 Anna Kibort: Objects and Lexical Mapping Theory
15:45-16:30 Miriam Butt and Ashwini Deo: A historical perspective on dative subjects in Indo-Aryan
16:30-16:45 BREAK