Universität Bremen  
  FB 10 IAAS Linguistics CL  

HPSG-Workshop on Germanic

07.08.-08.08. at the University of Bremen, GW 2, B 3850


As pdf-File.


19:00- Warm Up in the Haus am Walde (Kuhgraben 2, 28339 Bremen)


10:00-11:00 Lars Hellan (NTNU, Trondheim): The Norwegian LKB HPSG grammar 'NorSource': (i) an overview, (ii) its treatment of the syntax and semantics of resultative complements.
11:00-12:00 Dorothee Beermann (NTNU, Trondheim): Implementing 'formal' and 'lexical' semantics in the MRS component of an LKB HPSG grammar (subsuming phenomena like aspect and lexical decomposition), exemplifying from Norwegian.
14:00-15:00 Kordula de Kuthy & Detmar Meurers
(Ohio State University):
The secret life of focus exponents, and what it tells us about fronted verbal projections
15:30-16:30 Tilman Höhle (Universität Tübingen): Zu deutschen Infinitkonstruktionen
16:30-17:30 Tibor Kiss (Ruhr Universität Bochum): Relative Clauses with Split Antecedents
17:45-18:45 Anke Holler (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg): Relative Clauses with Root Properties


10:00-11:00 Tavs Bjerre & Anne Neville (University of Southern Denmark): Perfect and Passive Constructions in Danish
11:00-12:00 Manfred Sailer (Universität Tübingen): Past Tense Marking in Afrikaans
14:00-14:45 Demo Session There will be demonstrations of computational implementations of grammars for Norwegian (developed with the LKB in Trondheim), German (developed with LKB in Saarbrücken), and German (developed with TRALE in Bremen).
15:15-16:15 Erhard Hinrichs (Universität Tübingen): TBA
16:15-17:15 Stefan Müller (Universität Bremen): V2, Movement, and Empty Elements
17:30-18:30 Berthold Crysman (DFKI GmbH, Saarbrücken): On the Treatment of Word Order in a Computational Grammar of German


The university has special conditions at the following hotels:
  • Hotel Munte am Stadtwald, Single 72,- EUR / 94,- EUR, DZ 90,- EUR / 115,- EUR
  • Hotel Heldt, Friedhofstr. 41, 28213 Bremen, Fon: (0421) 213051, Single 47,- EUR, Double 62,- EUR, Triple, 77,- EUR

  • Camping Site Single 4,- EUR, Double 4,- EUR, Triple 5,- EUR


You may travel by plane or by train. Both the airport and the main train station are connected to the University with the tram line 6. You have to get off at Universität/Zentralbereich. Please refer to the Campus map to find the building GW 2.

Local Organizer

Stefan Müller, Theoretical Linguistics/CL, Institute for General and Applied Linguistics, FB 10, University of Bremen.
Author: Stefan Müller
last modified: April 12, 2010