Second Call for papers
University of Kentucky, Lexington,
Kentucky (USA), 7-9 July 2017
* Invited speakers
Laura Michaelis, University of
Colorado-Boulder Robert D. Borsley, University of Essex
* Tutorial on HPSG Theory and Implementation
Emily Bender (University of Washington)
and Dan Flickinger (Stanford University)
* Special Session "Languages of the
The special session focuses on languages
from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and is not restricted
to any particular theoretic framework. All are welcome.
* Main Session
Abstracts are solicited for
presentations which address linguistic, foundational, or computational issues
relating to or in the spirit of the framework of Head-Driven Phrase Structure
* Conference Format
Prospective speakers must submit a 5
page abstract for the main session (30 minute presentation, plus 10 minute
discussion). The conference will be streamed online, and presenters who cannot
attend the conference because of travel bans can give their talks remotely.
* Venue and Related Events
The HPSG Conference (http://hpsg.uky.edu/) will be collocated with
the LSA's Summer Institute, at the University of Kentucky (https://lsa2017.uky.edu/), which takes
place during July 5th through August 1st.
Local Organizing Committee Chair: Fabiola
University of Kentucky.
All abstracts should be submitted in PDF
Please direct any questions to the
Program Committee Chair:
All abstracts will be reviewed
anonymously by at least two reviewers. They should not include the authors'
names, and authors are asked to avoid self-references.
* Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 17 March
2017 Notification of acceptance: 15 April 2017
Conference: 7-9 July 2017
Conference proceedings submission: 15
* Program Committee
Kordula De Kuthy
Robert D. Levine
The conference proceedings will be
published online by CSLI Publications. Only papers presented in the main
session will be included in the proceedings.
A call for contributions to the
proceedings will be issued after the conference. Proceedings of previous
conferences are available at: