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LINGUIST List 23.4111

Wed Oct 03 2012

Confs: General Ling, Lang Acq, Neuroling, Psycholing, Socioling/Israel

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 03-Oct-2012
From: Nora Boneh <bonehnmscc.huji.ac.il>
Subject: 28th Annual Meeting Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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28th Annual Meeting Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Short Title: IATL28

Date: 16-Oct-2012 - 17-Oct-2012
Location: Tel-Aviv, Israel
Contact: Nora Boneh
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/28/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
28th Annual Meeting, In memory of Yehuda Falk
October 16-17, 2012
Tel-Aviv University, Webb 001
Conference website: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/28/

IATL 28, 28th Annual Meeting Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at Tel-Aviv University on October 16-17, 2012. We are interested in research which tests theories of language in general, including traditional areas of theoretical linguistics and also experimental areas such as psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, and language acquisition.

Invited Speaker:

Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University, Sydney

Tuesday, October 16

Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 10:05
Welcoming remarks

Special Session: Language Acquisition

10:05 - 11:05
Invited speaker: Katherine Demuth, Macquarie University,Sydney
Phonological Constraints on Children's Variable Production of Grammatical Morphemes

11:05 - 11:25
Coffee Break

11:25 - 12:05
Outi Bat-El, Tel-Aviv University
The Effect of Developmental Pace on Developmental Path: A study on phonology-morphology interface

12:05 - 12:45
Evan Cohen, Tel-Aviv University
Two Paths - One Goal: Vowel harmony in the acquisition of Hebrew

12:45 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:30
Yehuda Falk, in memoriam

14:30 - 15:10
Irena Botwinik, Reem Beshara and Sharon Armon-Lotem, Tel-Aviv University, Bar-Ilan University
(Unique) Errors in the Acquisition of Relative Clauses in Palestinian Arabic
and Their (Movement) Account

15:10 - 15:50
Micha Y. Breakstone and Malka Rappaport Hovav, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Too Many Ways of Interpreting 'What Infants Know about Syntax'

15:50 - 16:10
Coffee Break

General Session

16:10 - 16:50
Yael Greenberg and Moria Ronen, Bar-Ilan University
Three Approximators Which Are Almost / More or Less / Be-gadol the Same

16:50 - 17:30
Natalia Ivlieva, MIT
Obligatory Scalar Implicatures?

17:30 - 18:10
Lisa Bylinina, Utrecht University
Judge-dependence in Degree Constructions


Wednesday, October 17

10:00 - 10:40
Irena Botwinik and Aviad Albert, Tel-Aviv University
The Occurrence of šel in Hebrew Binominal Constructions: A prosodic account

10:40 - 11:20
Noam Faust, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Decomposing the Feminine Suffixes of Modern Hebrew: A morpho-syntactic analysis

11:20 - 11:40
Coffee Break

11:40 - 12:20
Ilona Spector Shirtz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Specificational Copular Sentences: The case of Hebrew cleftoids

12:20 - 13:00
Ivy Sichel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Resumptive Pronouns and Competition

13:00 - 13:20
Business Meeting

13:20 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:00
David Erschler, Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
Sluicing-like Phenomena and the Location of CP in Ossetic

15:00 - 15:40
Andreea Nicolae, Harvard University
Even Weak Quantifiers can Cause Intervention

15:40 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:40
Galit W. Sassoon and Natalia Zevakhina, LLCC, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow)

Granularity Shifting: Experimental evidence from numerals vs. adjectives

16:40 - 17:20
Yoad Winter and Joost Zwarts, Utrecht University
Event Orientated Adnominals and Compositionality

Alternates for the General Session:

Julia Adler, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
How a Directional Particle Gives Rise to Possessive Semantics

Andreea Nicolae and Yasutada Sudo, Harvard University and MIT
Disjunction and Positive Polarity

Alternates for the Special Session on Language Acquisition:

Michal Biran and Esther Ruigendijk, Haifa University and University of
Case and Grammatical Gender Information in German- and Hebrew-speaking Children

Shira Farby and Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar-Ilan University
Compositional Semantics in Children

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