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Mon Sep 26 2011

Confs: Linguistic Theories, General Linguistics/Israel

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        1.     Nora Boneh , 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Message 1: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Date: 25-Sep-2011
From: Nora Boneh <nora.bonehgmail.com>
Subject: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Short Title: IATL 27


Date: 24-Oct-2011 - 25-Oct-2011
Location: Haifa, Israel
Contact: Nora Boneh
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/27/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The 27th Annual Meeting
Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Dates October 24-25 (Monday/Tuesday), 2011
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Conference website: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/27/

Invited Speaker:

Marina Nespor, University of Milano-Bicocca
Bencie Woll, University College London

IATL 27, The 27th Annual Meeting of The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at The University of Haifa on October 24-25, 2011.

Monday, October 24, 2011

9:30-10:10
Registration and coffee

10:10
Welcoming remarks

10:20-11:20
Invited Speaker
Marina Nespor, University of Milano-Bicocca (work in collaboration with Alan Langus)
Different Cognitive Systems Struggling for Word Order

11:20-11:40
Coffee break

11:40-12:20
Gabi Danon, Bar Ilan University
Agreement Features and Non-agreeing Copulas in Modern Hebrew

12:20-13:00
Lena Ibnbari, Ben-Gurion University
Russian Gerundive Gaps as Topic Drop

13:00-14:30
Lunch

14:30-15:10
Sascha Alexeyenko, University of Osnabrück
A Slow Typist When Tired: On Adverbial Modifiers of Predicative Nominals

15:10-15:50
Aviya Hacohen, Dana Kozlowski and Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University
Superlative Quantifiers as Speech Act Modifiers: Experimental Evidence from Hebrew

15:50-16:30
Chen Gafni, Tel-Aviv University
The Role of Consonant Harmony in Child Language

16:30-16:50
Coffee break

16:50-17:00
Wendy Sandler, Haifa University
Introduction to the Sign Language Sessions

17:00-17:40
Vadim Kimmelman, University of Amsterdam
Doubling in RSL and NGT - a Unified Account

17:40-18:20
Christina Healy, Svetlana Dachkovsky and Wendy Sandler, University of Haifa
The Universal and the Particular in Sign Language Prosody

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

9:30-10:30
Invited Speaker
Bencie Woll, University College London.
Using a Linguistic Savant's Learning of British Sign Language to Explore Linguistic Theory

10:30-10:50
Coffee break

10:50-11:30
Roland Pfau and Enoch Aboh, University of Amsterdam
Spatial Adpositions in Sign Languages

11:30-12:10
Annika Herrmann and Markus Steinbach, University of Goettingen
Strategies of rRference in German Sign Language Fables

12:10-12:30
Business Meeting

12:30-13:40
Lunch

13:40-14:20
Yaron Mcnabb, University of Chicago
Hebrew Definite Marking as Post-Syntactic Local Dislocation

14:20-15:00
Dina Orenstein, Bar Ilan University
The Hebrew be-sax ha-kol: An Exclusive Analysis of an Approximative Reading

15:00-15:20
Coffee break

15:20-16:00
Keren Kharizman and Yael Greenberg, Bar Ilan University
Bixlal: A General Strengthening Operator in Hebrew

16:00-16:40
Micha Y. Breakstone, MIT/Hebrew University
Inherent Evaluativity

16:40-17:20
Galit W. Sassoon, University of Amsterdam
A Slightly Modified Economy Principle: Stable Properties have Non-stable Standards



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