Talks and Presentations

As Organizer

  • 6 Oct. 2016 Organizer of the theme session What’s in a word? – Item-specific and general knowledge in linguistic theory at the 9th International Conference on Construction Grammar, Juiz de Fora, Brazil.
  • 30 Sept. – 2 Oct. 2014 Co-organizer (with Thomas Herbst) of the Sixth International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL6)
  • 5 – 6 July 2013 Co-organizer (with Michael Klotz and Brigitta Mittmann) of the symposium Regularität und Item Specificity on the occasion of Thomas Herbst’s 60th birthday
  • Help in organizing further workshops and conferences at Erlangen, e.g “Chunks“ in honour of John Sinclair or „Argument Structure – Valency and/or Constructions II“ with Adele Goldberg.

Invited Talks

  • Peter Uhrig (2018): Verb classes and verb valency both emerge from the same usage-based network. Workshop Verb Classes, Frames, and Constructions. IDS Mannheim.
  • Peter Uhrig (2018): Natural Language Processing and Multimodal Data. Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen.
  • Peter Uhrig (2018): Creating and Using Multimodal Corpus Resources. KU Eichstätt.
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): Texts – Sounds – Images: Multimodal Corpus Linguistics. LMU München.
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): Creativity is Pervasive – and is what makes language human. Workshop Creativity and Construction Grammar, KU Eichstätt.
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): Researching co-speech gesture in NewsScape – an integrated workflow for retrieval, annotation, and analysis. International Conference on Multimodal Communication: Developing New Theories and Methods, Osnabrück. [Plenary Workshop on Methods]
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): Demo on multimodal data extraction and annotation. Time concepts and their expression: creativity, cognition, communication: CREATIME workshop, Pamplona, Spain.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2012): Sprachstrukturen effizient speichern, verarbeiten und abfragen: Das Erlanger Treebank.info-Projekt. Vortragsreihe Digital Humanities Erlangen. [Repeated for the general public: Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2013, Erlangen.]
  • Peter Uhrig (2012): A fast and user-friendly interface for large treebanks. Universität Trier.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2012): A fast and user-friendly interface for large treebanks. Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg.

Further Talks and Conference Papers

  • Irene Mittelberg/Beate Hampe/Peter Uhrig/Mark Turner (2018) Multimodal constructions? A quantitative study of correlated verbal and gestural instantiations of prototypical realisations of the English Caused-Motion Construction. 11th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO), Córdoba.
  • Peter Uhrig (2018): I don’t want to go all Yoko Ono on you – creativity, variation and conventionalization in a constructional network. 8th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL8), Koblenz.
  • Beate Hampe/Irene Mittelberg/Peter Uhrig/Mark Turner (2018): There-constructions ‘in the wild‘: A quantitative pilot study of multimodal conversational data. 8th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL8), Koblenz.
  • Peter Uhrig (2018): Multimodal Constructions or Crossmodal Collostructions? Construction Grammar(s): Methods, Concepts and Applications (= 10th International Conference on Construction Grammar), Paris.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Herbst (2018): On the Creativity of Speakers. Construction Grammar(s): Methods, Concepts and Applications (= 10th International Conference on Construction Grammar), Paris.
  • Stefan Evert/Thomas Proisl/Peter Uhrig/Maria Khokhlova (2018): Contrastive Collocation Analysis – a Comparison of Association Measures across Three Different Languages Using Dependency-Parsed Corpora. Euralex 2018, Ljubljana (Slovenia).
  • Javier Valenzuela/Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas/Peter Uhrig/Daniel Alcaraz Carrión (2018): Talking about temporal events: what oral production tells us about time conceptualization. 10th International Workshop on Language Production, Nijmegen (Niederlande). [Poster presentation]
  • Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas/Javier Valenzuela/Peter Uhrig/Daniel Alcaraz Carrión (2018): Production patterns in the language and gesture of time expressions. 10th International Workshop on Language Production, Nijmegen (Niederlande). [Poster presentation]
  • Stefan Evert/Peter Uhrig/Sabine Bartsch/Thomas Proisl (2017): E-VIEW-alation — a large-scale evaluation study of association measures for collocation identification. Electronic Lexicography in the 21st century: Lexicography from scratch. Leiden (Niederlande).
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): NewsScape and the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab – A digital infrastructure for the large-scale analysis of TV broadcasts. Anglistentag 2017, Regensburg.
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): Gesture and Argument Structure – gesture as evidence for item-specific and general knowledge. 14th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Tartu (Estonia).
  • Beate Hampe/Irene Mittelberg/Mark Turner/Peter Uhrig (2017): Multimodal constructions? There-constructions ‘in the wild‘. International Conference on Multimodal Communication: Developing New Theories and Methods, Osnabrück.
  • Peter Uhrig (2017): A corpus infrastructure for accessing multimodal data: NewsScape and the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab. ICAME 38, Prag.
  • Peter Uhrig (2016): The Case for Itemology. 9th International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG9), Juiz de Fora (Brazil).
  • Peter Uhrig/Arne Zeschel (2016): “On means auf”: The semantics of English and German prepositional complements in contrast. 9th International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG9), Juiz de Fora (Brazil).
  • Arne Zeschel/Peter Uhrig (2016): “On means auf”: The semantics of English and German prepositional complements in contrast. Internationale Konferenz der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kognitive Linguistik (DGKL7), Duisburg-Essen. [almost identical talk as at ICCG9 due to overlap of conferences]
  • Peter Uhrig (2016): What can multimodal information tell us about Argument Structure Constructions? Workshop Towards a Multimodal Construction Grammar, Osnabrück.
  • Peter Uhrig (2016): Software demonstration: Searching multimodal corpora. Workshop Towards a Multimodal Construction Grammar, Osnabrück.
  • Peter Uhrig (2015): A usage-based approach to extraposition of clausal subjects in English. 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Newcastle (UK).
  • Susen Faulhaber/Thomas Herbst/Peter Uhrig (2015): English function words from a usage-based perspective – what word classes can and cannot do. 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Newcastle (UK).
  • Sabine Bartsch/Stefan Evert/Thomas Proisl/Peter Uhrig (2015): (Association) measure for measure: Comparing collocation dictionaries with co-occurrence data for a better understanding of the notion of collocation. ICAME 36, Trier.
  • Peter Uhrig (2014): How many passive constructions? 8th International Conference on Construction Grammar, Osnabrück.
  • Thomas Herbst/Peter Uhrig (2014): Locatives: Semantic roles, formally unspecified? 8th International Conference on Construction Grammar, Osnabrück.
  • Peter Uhrig (2014): Why the Principle of No Synonymy is overrated. Internationale Konferenz der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kognitive Linguistik, Erlangen.
  • Peter Uhrig (2014): Methoden und Werkzeuge in der Erlanger Valenzforschung. Workshop Verben und ihre konstruktionellen Muster kontrastiv, IDS Mannheim.
  • Peter Uhrig (2013): Usage based grammar and rarely-used structures: What is adequate data? 12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Edmonton (Kanada).
  • Michael Klotz/Brigitta Mittmann/Peter Uhrig (2013): Zählbarkeit bei Nomen – eine regelhafte Größe? Symposium zum 60. Geburtstag von Thomas Herbst, Erlangen.
  • Thomas Proisl/Peter Uhrig (2012): Using Dependency-Annotated Corpora to Improve Collocation Extraction. ICAME 33, Leuven.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2012): Geparste Korpora für alle! Pre-Conference Workshop auf dem GAL-Kongress 2012, Erlangen.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2011): A fast and user-friendly interface for large treebanks. Corpus Linguistics 2011, Birmingham.
  • Thomas Proisl/Peter Uhrig (2011): Verbesserung der Kollokationsextraktion durch Verwendung dependenzannotierter Korpora. GAL Sektionentagung 2011, Bayreuth.
  • Peter Uhrig (2011): Als die Sprachwissenschaft fast zu einer Naturwissenschaft wurde: Wie der Computer die Sprachforschung revolutioniert hat. Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften, Erlangen.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2011): The Erlangen Treebank. Vortragsreihe Approaches to Corpus Linguistics, IZ LVK, Erlangen.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Proisl (2011): The Treebank.info project. Software Demonstration. ICAME 32, Oslo.
  • Peter Uhrig/Thomas Herbst/Thomas Proisl (2010): Die Erlangen Valency Patternbank. Software Demonstration. Messe zur elektronischen Lexikografie, 46. Jahrestagung des Instituts für Deutsche Sprache (IDS), Mannheim.
  • Thomas Herbst/Peter Uhrig (2010): Syntactic description between construction grammar and corpus linguistics. ICAME 31, Gießen.
  • Peter Uhrig (2009): Google n-grams vs. BNC. Is more data better data for collocation research? ICAME 30, Lancaster (UK).
  • Thomas Herbst/Peter Uhrig (2009): Valency Patterns Online – The Erlangen Valency Pattern Bank. eLexicography in the 21st century: New challenges, new applications, Louvain-la-Neuve.
  • Thomas Herbst/Peter Uhrig (2008) A Valency Dictionary of English for learners and teachers. AILA 2008 – The 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, Essen.
  • Katrin Götz-Votteler/Peter Uhrig (2007) Analysing collocational strength in different types of text. Chunks in Corpus Linguistics and Cognitive Linguistics, Erlangen.
  • Peter Uhrig (2006): To what Extent is Syntax Lexical? Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface, Hannover. [Repeated 2007 in Erlangen]