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Thu Sep 08 2011

Confs: General Linguistics/Israel

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        1.     Ilona Spector , 1st International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics

Message 1: 1st International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics
Date: 06-Sep-2011
From: Ilona Spector <igdal2011gmail.com>
Subject: 1st International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics
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1st International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics
Short Title: IGDAL

Date: 23-Oct-2011 - 23-Oct-2011
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Ilona Spector Orit Eshel Beninga
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/site/IGDAL2011

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is proud to announce the 1st International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics. The conference is organized by the department's graduate students under the auspices of The School of Language Sciences at the Hebrew University and will take place on October 23rd 2011, immediately before the annual conference of IATL (Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics).

Invited Speaker:

Professor Malka Rappaport Hovav (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

First International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics 2011 (IGDAL)

Date: 23.10.2011
Location: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Meeting and contact e-mail: igdal2011gmail.com (updated e-mail)
Web site: http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/site/IGDAL2011

Local Organizing Committee:

Orit Eshel Beninga
Ilona Spector


Coffee and reception


*Invited speaker*

Prof. Malka Rappaport-Hovav. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

A scalar analysis of directed motion verbs

10:45 – 11:00
Coffee break

Session 1 – Chair: Lavi Wolf, Ben Gurion University of the Negev:

11:00 - 11:30

Tzu-I Chiang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.

Framing Force Dynamics: A Case Study on Unilateral Force Interaction Verbs in

11:30 – 12:00

Hagen Blix, Universität Leipzig, Germany.

Complex Nuclei in Turkish Relative Clauses: Incorporation as an Obligatory Voice

12:00 – 12:30

Isa Kerem Bayirli, Bogazici University, Turkey.

Antisymmetric derivation of Turkish verbal morphology.

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 2 – Chair: Gili Diamant, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem:

14:00 - 14:30

Oksana Tkachman, The University of Haifa.

Basic Noun/Verb Distinction in Two Young Sign Languages.

14:30 – 15:00

Vered Silber-Varod, The Open University of Israel/ACLP.

The SpeeCHain Perspective: Prosody-Syntax Interface in Spontaneous Spoken

15:00 - 15:30

Einat Keren, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Negative Concord in Modern Israeli Hebrew and its Origin.

15:30 -16:00
Coffee break

Session 3 – Chair: Dolly Goldenberg, Tel Aviv University:

16:00 – 16:30

Haggit Sofer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Conversational implicatures: interpretation and awareness of computability.

16:30 – 17:00

Yuval Pinter, Tel Aviv University.

Modal Aspects of Before.

17:00 – 17:30

Torbjorn Westerlund, Uppsala University.

’In order to eat it’ & ’for eating’, concerning a semantic contrast in Ngarla
(Pama-Nyungan, Ngayarta).


Alexandra Anna Spalek, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Verb Meaning in Context.

Lavi Wolf, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Epistemic Ambiguity.

Elitzur Dattner, Tel Aviv University.

Transitivity Constructions in Hebrew: The Case of Motion Verbs.

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