The 2014 Spring ParGram meeting has happened at Nuance Communications, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA, USA) from February 24th through February 28th. It featured talks from industry as well as academia, grammar debugging sessions as well as a symposium on celebrating 20 years of ParGram at CSLI (Stanford). The documents are already available on the ParGram workspace. The meeting notes will be sent around soon.
The dates of the 2014 LFG Conference (in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) have been finalized. They are as follows.
- July 17-19, 2014: LFG Main Conference and Panel on “Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory”
- July 20, 2014: Workshop on “The Syntax and Information Structure of Unbounded Dependencies”
More information is available on the conference homepage (http://www.lfg-conference.org).
Dear Members of ParGram,
In an effort to be a little more sophisticated about websites/wikis/forums, a Redmine (http://www.redmine.org/) site was created for collaborative work on all things related to ParGram/XLE. The site is at:
The site has two projects: ParGram and XLE.
- XLE project: documents, support forum. The support forum is for XLE related questions. The idea here is that we can give some support to people new to XLE (this was a suggestion that came up during the Debrecen meeting).
Only people that are registered with the Redmine system are allowed to make changes (create/update wikipages, post forum messages). You can create your account, I will then activate it. To simply view the pages, one does not need an account.
Feel free to distribute the above address to people interested in ParGram/XLE matters.
On a related note, the ParGram workspace with all the files from past meetings is here:
Contact me for a user account.
The dates of the 2013 LFG Conference and ParGram Meeting (both in Debrecen, Hungary) have been finalized. They are as follows.
- July 17 (Wednesday): pre-conference activity
- July 18-20 (Thursday-Saturday): LFG13
- July 21 (Sunday): free
- July 22-25 (Monday-Thursday): ParGram
The first call for abstracts and further information are due towards the end of September.
ParGram 2012 is to be held at Udayana University, Denpasar campus, from 22nd June to 26th June.
The LFG bibliography is now hosted by Meladel Mistica at the University of Melbourne. Thanks, Meladel.
A ParSem Wiki has been started by the University of Konstanz. It is intended for in-depth discussions about the design of the semantic representations constructed in the ParSem project on top of syntactic analyses developed by the ParGram project.
The fall ParGram meeting is held from Monday Oct. 3 through Friday Oct. 7, 2011 at the Microsoft premises in Mountain View, CA.
Rachel Nordlinger reports that the Executive Committee of the International Lexical-Functional Grammar Association is pleased to announce that the 2013 LFG conference will be held in Debrecen, Hungary. ILFGA is exceptionally grateful to the individuals and institutions that have offered to host the LFG conference.
The dates for LFG12 in Bali have been set to 28 June – 1 July 2012. The call for papers is here: http://chl.anu.edu.au/linguistics/projects/ical-lfg/lfg/call.php
There will be a ParGram meeting before LFG12, and the 12th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics (12-ICAL) will be held after LFG12.