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LINGUIST List 20.2851

Sun Aug 23 2009

Confs: General Linguistics, Linguistic Theories/Israel

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        1.    Yehuda Falk, Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25

Message 1: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25
Date: 20-Aug-2009
From: Yehuda Falk <msyfalkmscc.huji.c.il>
Subject: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25
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Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25
Short Title: IATL 25

Date: 12-Oct-2009 - 13-Oct-2009
Location: Beer Sheva, Israel
Contact: Yehuda Falk
Contact Email: msyfalkmscc.huji.ac.il
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/25/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

Dates October 12-13 (Monday/Tuesday), 2009
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Beer Sheva, Israel

Conference Website:
http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/25/

Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
announces its
25th Annual Meeting

IATL 25
October 12-13, 2009
Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva

Conference website: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/25/

For information concerning travel to the conference venue and places to
overnight in Beer Sheva please contact Nomi Erteschik-Shir: shirexchange.bgu.ac.il

Program

Monday, October 12, 2009

9:30-10:10
Registration and coffee

10:10
Welcoming remarks

10:20-11:20
Invited Speaker
Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
Ergativity Revisited

11:20-11:40
Coffee break

11:40-12:20
Lior Laks (Tel Aviv University)
The Formation of Arabic Passive Verbs: Lexical or Syntactic?

12:20-13:00
Nora Boneh (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Lea Nash (Université Paris VIII)
A Higher Applicative: Evidence from Colloquial French

13:00-14:30
Lunch

14:30-15:10
David Erschler (The Independent University of Moscow)
Modularity and 2P Clitics: Arguments from Digor Ossetic

15:10-15:50
Erika Varis (University of Southern California)
''Complimentary'' Heads in Spanish: Syntactic Phonology

15:50-16:10
Coffee break

16:10-16:50
Olga Kagan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
More on Intensional Aspect: The Particle _Bylo_ in Russian in Comparison with
the English Progressive

16:50-17:30
Ziva Wijler (Tel Aviv University)
The Syntax of Discourse -- Contrast Adverb-argument Constituents in Hebrew

17:30-18:10
Sabine Iatridou (MIT) and Hedde Zeijlstra (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
On the Scopal Interaction of Negation and Deontic Modals: Revealing a Mystery

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

9:30-10:30
Invited Speaker
Pranav Anand (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Adventures in Modal Modification

10:30-10:50
Coffee break

10:50-11:30
Hedde Zeijlstra (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
One Way to Agree

11:30-12:10
Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts) and Radek Simík (University of Groningen)
Variable Binding and the Person Case Constraint

12:10-12:30
Business Meeting

12:30-13:40
Lunch

13:40-14:20
Olga Gupol and Sharon Armon-Lotem (Bar Ilan University)
Comprehension of the Aspectual Distinctions in L1 Russian in Russian-Hebrew
Bilinguals

14:20-15:00
Aviya Hacohen (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
On the (Changing) Status of the Mass/Count Distinction in Hebrew: Evidence from
Acquisition

15:00-15:20
Coffee break

15:20-16:00
Galit Sassoon (ILLC, University of Amsterdam & Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
Multidimensional Adjectives versus Nouns

16:00-16:40
Rui Marques (Universidade de Lisboa)
On the Semantics of Subjunctive 'Tenses' in Romance Languages

16:40-17:20
Yael Greenberg (Bar Ilan University)
Additivity with Events

Alternates

Olga Kagan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Asya Pereltsvaig (Stanford
University)
Syntax and Semantics of Bare NPs: Complements of Intensive Resultatives in Russian

Gabi Danon (Bar Ilan University)
Agreement with Quantified Nominals: Implications for Feature Theory

Noam Faust (Université Paris VII)
Theoretical Implications of Weak-final Verbs in Modern Hebrew
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