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LINGUIST List 18.1311

Tue May 01 2007

Confs: Linguistic Theories/Israel

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        1.    Yehuda Falk, Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 23

Message 1: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 23
Date: 01-May-2007
From: Yehuda Falk <msyfalkmscc.huji.ac.il>
Subject: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 23

Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 23
Short Title: IATL 23

Date: 18-Jun-2007 - 19-Jun-2007
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Contact: Yehuda Falk
Contact Email: msyfalkmscc.huji.ac.il
Meeting URL: http://atar.mscc.huji.ac.il/~english/IATL/IATL23.html

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

IATL 23, the 23rd annual meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical
Linguistics, will be held at Tel Aviv University, on June 18-19, 2007. The
conference consists of high quality, previously unpublished research in all
areas of theoretical linguistics (interpreted broadly to include
psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics). IATL
publishes on-line proceedings in which all accepted and alternate papers
The program for the conference is now available on the conference website.

For further updates and other information, please check the conference website:


Monday, June 18, 2007
10:00-10:20 Gathering and refreshments
10:20-10:30 Welcome and greetings

10:30-11:30 Invited Speaker: Stephen Anderson (Yale University)
English Reduced Auxiliaries Really are Simple Clitics

11:30-12:10 Galit Adam (The Open University of Israel) & Outi Bat-El (Tel
Aviv University)
The Trochaic Bias Is Universal: Evidence From Hebrew

12:10-12:25 Coffee break

12:25-13:05 Jean Lowenstamm (Université Paris 7)
Merger Parameters of ? with Category Defining Heads--Phonetic
Correlates in Yiddish

13:05-13:45 Michael Becker (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
The Role of Markedness in Hebrew Exceptional Plurals

13:45-15:10 Lunch

15:10-15:50 Vidal Valmala Elguea (University of the Basque Country)
The Syntax of Little Things

15:50-16:30 Nora Boneh & Ivy Sichel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Towards the Deconstruction of Possession

16:30-16:45 Coffee break

16:45-17:25 Irena Botwinik-Rotem (Tel Aviv University)
Accounting for the Production/Comprehension Puzzle of (Hebrew)

17:25-18:05 Naama Friedmann & Aviah Gvion (Tel-Aviv University)
How is Working Memory Related to Sentence Comprehension:
Relative Clauses and Garden Paths


Tuesday, June 19, 2007
10:00-10:40 Tal Siloni (Tel Aviv University)
Lexical and Syntactic Reciprocals: Symmetry and Discontinuity

10:40-11:20 Edit Doron & Malka Rappaport Hovav (The Hebrew University of
On the Uniform Application of Valence Changing Operations

11:20-11:35 Coffee break

11:35-12:15 Aya Meltzer (Tel Aviv University)
Adjectival Present Participles: An Aspectual Constraint

12:15-12:55 Ion Tudor Giurgea (Université Paris 7) & Elena Soare (Université
Paris 8)
When are Adjectives Raisers? Tough to Get It

12:55-13:25 Business Meeting
13:25-14:50 Lunch

14:50-15:30 Aviad Eilam (University of Pennsylvania)
Expletive Negation in Modern Hebrew: Neither Expletive nor Negation

15:30-16:10 Olga Kagan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Aspectual Properties of Verbs of Motion in Russian

16:10-16:25 Coffee break

16:25-17:05 Irena Botwinik-Rotem (Tel Aviv University) & Arhonto Terzi
(Technological Educational Institute of Patras)
Case Licensing and the Structure of Locative Phrases

17:05-18:05 Invited Speaker: Ad Neeleman (University College London)
Topic/Focus Movement as Comment/Background Marking.

Gabi Danon (Bar Ilan University)
Definiteness Spreading in the Hebrew Construct State: A Feature
Sharing Analysis

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