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Confs: Morphology/Israel

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Message 1: Approaches to the Lexicon
Date: 19-May-2011
From: Edit Doron <Editvms.huji.ac.il>
Subject: Approaches to the Lexicon
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Approaches to the Lexicon
Short Title: Roots III


Date: 13-Jun-2011 - 16-Jun-2011
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Edit Doron
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/english/units.php?cat=3887&incat=3661

Linguistic Field(s): Morphology

Meeting Description:

Main topics of the workshop:

Issues of morphology, morphosyntax and morphophonology; questions of the nature of lexical units; the determination of lexical category, argument structure and word-internal structure; and various issues of lexical meaning.

Joint Research Conference of the Israel Science Foundation and the Institute for Advanced Studies
Organized by the Hebrew University Language, Logic and Cognition Center (LLCC)

Approaches to the Lexicon (Roots III)
June 13-16, 2011
Feldman Building, Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem


Monday June 13

09:45-10:15 Refreshments

10:15-10:30 Greetings, Reuven Amitai, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

10:30-11:10 Session 1. Chair: Edit Doron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Heidi Harley, The University of Arizona
On the Identity of Roots

11:10-11:40 Coffee Break

11:40-13:00 Session 2 Chair: Idan Landau, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Jonathan Bobaljik, University of Connecticut
Root Suppletion - A Comparative Study

Peter Svenonius, Universitetet i Tromsø
Roots, Modularity, and Idiosyncracy

13:00-14:30 Lunch Break

14:30-15:50 Session 3 Chair: Yael Ziv, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Winfried Lechner, University of Athens
On the Size of Roots and Meanings

Ivy Sichel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Nominalization and Causativization

15:50-16:20 Coffee Break

16:20-17:40 Session 4 Chair: Gabi Danon, Bar-Ilan University

Nora Boneh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Léa Nash, Université Paris VIII
Datives in the Extended VP

Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Projecting Possession: the Syntax of give

17:45 Reception


Tuesday June 14

09:30-10:10 Session 1 Chair: Malka R. Hovav, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Julia Horvath and Tal Siloni, Tel Aviv University
Verb Representations and the Architecture of Grammar

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:00 Session 2 Chair: Asaf Bachrach, CNRS

Roni Katzir, Tel Aviv University
Arity Operations and Phrase Structure

Andrew Koontz-Garboden, The University of Manchester
The Roots of Change of State Verbs

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:50 Session 3 Chair: Olga Kagan, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Outi Bat-El, Tel Aviv University
Lexical Representation in Semitic-type Morphology: a Phonological Perspective

Noam Faust, Université Paris VII
What's a Root and What's a Feature: Theoretical Implications of the Modern Hebrew Feminine Marker

14:50-15:20 Coffee Break

15:20-16:40 Session 4 Chair: Evan Cohen, Tel Aviv University

Andrew Nevins, University College London
A New Postsyntactic Mechanism for Fission

Karlos Arregi, The University of Chicago
Morpheme Displacement and Copying in a Modular Theory of Morphology


Wednesday June 15

09:30-10:10 Session 1 Chair: Fred Landman, Tel Aviv University
Mark Aronoff, Stony Brook University
The Roots of Language

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:00 Session 2 Chair: Paul Hirschbühler, Université d'Ottawa

Irit Meir and Wendy Sandler, University of Haifa
On Non-syntactic Origins of Complex Words in a New Language

Ariel Cohen, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
A Semantic Explanation for the External Argument Generalization

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:50 Session 3 Chair: Yehuda Falk, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ana Müller, Universidade de São Paulo
Bare Nouns in a 'Bare noun only' Language

Susan Rothstein, Bar-Ilan University
Bare Nouns are Mass in Brazilian Portuguese

14:50-15:20 Coffee Break

15:20-16:40 Session 4 Chair: Aviya Hacohen, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Galit Weidman Sassoon, Universiteit van Amsterdam
From Generalized Quantifiers to the Adjective-noun distinction: a New Approach to Adjectives

Rolf Noyer, University of Pennsylvania
Where there is no Infinitive: Participial and Subordinate Verb Constructions in Huave

19:00 Dinner


Thursday June 16

09:30-10:10 Session 1 Chair: Anita Mittwoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

E. Phoevos Panagiotidis, University of Cyprus
Root 'Content' and Lexical Semantics

10:10-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:00 Session 2 Chair: Itamar Francez, The University of Chicago

Marie Labelle, Université du Québec à Montréal
The Causative-passive Alternation in French

Malka Rappaport Hovav, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lexical Content and Context: The English Causative Alternation Revisited

12:00-13:30 Lunch Break

13:30-14:50 Session 3 Chair: Yael Greenberg, Bar-Ilan University

María Cristina Cuervo, University of Toronto
Reflexive and Non-reflexive Unaccusatives

Florian Schäfer, Universität Stuttgart
Passives of Reflexives and the Typology of Reflexive Verb Classes

14:50-15:20 Coffee Break

15:20-16:40 Session 4 Chair: Yosef Grodzinsky, McGill University & The

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Artemis Alexiadou, Universität Stuttgart and Elena Anagnostopoulou, University of Crete
Decomposing the Greek Verb

Edit Doron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Agents and Causes

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