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Tue May 27 2003

Confs: Syntax/Semantics/Semitic Langs/FL USA

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  1. ghatav, Semitic Linguistics within Contemporary Approaches

Message 1: Semitic Linguistics within Contemporary Approaches

Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 10:51:31 +0000
From: ghatav <>
Subject: Semitic Linguistics within Contemporary Approaches

Semitic Linguistics within Contemporary Approaches 
Short Title: Semitic Linguistics

Date: 10-OCT-03 - 12-OCT-03
Location: Gainesville, FL, United States of America
Contact: Galia Hatav
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: Syntax

Meeting Description:

The Linguistics Department at the University of Florida will hold a
conference on the syntax and semantics of Semitic Languages. The
Conference will take place from October 10, 2003 - October 12,
2003. All Sessions are in the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall

Friday, October 10, 2003

15:00-15:30 Welcome and Refreshments
15:30-16:30 Invited Speaker: Edit Doron (Title TBA)
16:30-17:15 Yael Sharvit ''Present Tense and Indirect Speech''
17:15-17:30 Refreshments
17:30-18:15 Itamar Francez ''Pronominal Inflection and Its Implications
for Hebrew Morphosyntax''
18:15-19:00 Norah Bone ''Participles, Temporal Structure and
Finiteness: The Case of Modern Hebrew, Syrian Arabic and Standard
19:00 Reception and Dinner

Saturday, October 11, 2003

9:00-10:00 Invited Speaker: Mohammed Mohammad (Title TBA)
10:00-10:45 Mustafa A. Mughazy ''Subatomic Semantics and the Active
Participle in Egyptian Arabic''
10:45-11:00 Refreshments
11:00-12:00 Invited Speaker: Naama Friedmann (Title TBA)
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Lina Choueri ''Optional Resumption and D-linking in
Lebanese Arabic''
14:15-15:00 Irena Botwinik-Rotem ''PP-verbs: The Phenomenon of
Obligatory Ps''
15:00-15:15 Refreshments
15:15-16:00 Megisto Amberber ''The Status of Verbal Stems in Amharic''
16:00-16:45 Deacan ''Modal Coordination in Hebrew and Arabic''
16:45-17:00 Refreshments
17:00-17:45 Idan Landau ''Finite Control and the Distributive of PRO''
17:45-18:30 Ivy Sichel ''Raising in Hebrew DPs''
18:30 Dinner

Sunday, October 12, 2003

10:00-11:00 Invited Speaker: Tali Siloni (Title TBA)
11:00-12:00 Invited Speaker Hagit Borer (Title TBA)

We have reserved a block of rooms for the dates October 9,
2003-October 12, 2003 at Holiday Inn, 1250 W. University Avenue,
Gainesville, FL 32601. The hotel is located across from the UF
Campus. It is $78 for a double bed room, including continental
breakfast and shuttle to and from the Gainesville airport. In case
you drive, there is parking at the hotel. To make reservations call
Joyce Carter, Sales Manager, Tel (352)367-1661 Fax (352)336-8717,
E-mail:; Web site Please mention: ''Semitic
Linguistics.'' Looking forward to seeing you.

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