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International Meeting on
Text Structure: Form, Meaning, and Processing
While the description and theoretical analysis of isolated levels of text structure has matured substantially over the last thirty years, we are only beginning to understand the interaction between different levels and the surplus literary effects created by such interactions. In addition to methods of formal syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, strongly empirically oriented subdisciplines of linguistics such as corpuslinguistic and psycholinguistic have provided central insights for the study of linguistic phenomena beyond the sentence level. It is also necessary to include typological and variationist perspectives to identify the full range and the relative impact of factors and means exploited in the structuring of text in the languages of the world.
We welcome submissions addressing issues of text structure form various perspectives such as syntax, formal semantics and pragmatics, typology, psycholinguistics, or computational linguistics. The topics may include but are not restricted to
Cathrine Fabricius Hansen (Oslo)
Erhard Hinrichs (Tübingen)
Barbara Kaup (Tübingen)
Lars Konieczny (Freiburg)
Josep Quer (Barcelona)
Tagungszentrum an der Sternwarte
Geismar Landstr. 11
room: Großer Seminarraum
Abstracts should be anonymous and at most 2 pages in length. Please send your abstracts electronically in pdf- or doc-format to
and include your name, affiliation and the title of the abstract in the body of the e-mail. Submissions will be reviewed by two reviewers.
Deadline for abstract submission: March 15, 2010
This meeting is organized by the network "Constraint-based Grammar" (CoGETI) and the principal investigators of the Courant Research Center "Multi-layered Text Protocol".