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LINGUIST List 25.2584

Mon Jun 16 2014

Confs: Ling Theories, Language Acq, Neuroling, Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax/Israel

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 15-Jun-2014
From: Gabi Danon <gabidanongmail.com>
Subject: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics: 30th Annual Meeting
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Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics: 30th Annual Meeting
Short Title: IATL 30


Date: 20-Oct-2014 - 21-Oct-2014
Location: Beer Sheva, Israel
Contact: Gabi Danon
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.iatl.org.il/?page_id=406

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

IATL 30, the 30th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at Ben Gurion University on October 20-21, 2014. 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, and language acquisition.

Invited Speakers:

Rajesh Bhatt (UMass, Amherst)
Ora Matushansky (CNRS/Université Paris-8/UiL OTS/Utrecht University)

Program:

The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
30th Annual Meeting
October 20-21 2014
Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Venue: Deichmann Building (18), Sarah Tadmor Hall

Monday October 20

10:15-10:45
Registration and Coffee

10:45-11:00
Welcoming remarks

11:00-12:00
Invited Speaker: Ora Matushansky, CNRS/Université Paris-8 and UiL OTS/Utrecht University

12:00-12:40
Claudia Maienborn & Johanna Herdtfelder
Universität Tübingen
Causal modification of adjectival predicates: Combinatorics and interpretation

12:40-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:40
Balazs Suranyi and Veronika Hegedus
Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Resultatives, depictives, and complex predicate formation

14:40-15:20
Aya Meltzer-Asscher, Jennifer Mack, Elena Barbieri & Cynthia K. Thompson
Tel Aviv University and Northwestern University
How the brain processes argument structure: Evidence from fMRI

15:20-15:40 Coffee break

15:40-16:20
Robert Vago
Queens College of CUNY
Stratal Optimality phonology: The right model for Hungarian inflections

16:20-17:00
Jean Lowenstamm
Université Paris-Diderot
German umlaut, compositionality, and non-compositionality

17:00-17:20 Coffee break

17:20-18:00
Lavi Wolf
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
It’s probably certain

18:00-18:40
Igor Yanovich
Universität Tübingen
No weak necessity

Dinner

Tuesday October 21

10:00-11:00
Invited Speaker: Rajesh Bhatt, UMass Amherst

11:00-11:40
Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal and Nora Boneh
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Non-core datives in Modern Hebrew

11:40-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:40
Noam Faust
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The effect of a null pronoun on morpho-phonology: Demonyms in Modern Hebrew

12:40-13:20
Björn Köhnlein
Leiden University
Distinctive tone is not always lexical tone: A foot-based analysis of the tone accent contrast in Stockholm Swedish

13:20-14:30 Lunch

14:30-14:50
Business Meeting

14:50-15:00
Celebrating 30 years to IATL

15:00-15:40
Israel de La Fuente and Barbara Hemforth
Université Paris Diderot
Implicit causality beyond the verb: The case of focus-sensitive particles even and only

15:40-16:20
Svetlana Dachkovsky
University of Haifa
Grammaticalization of facial intonation: The case of squint in ISL relative clauses

16:20-16:40 Coffee break

16:40-17:20
Natalia Korotkova
UCLA
Illocutionary evidentials: Embed or not embed

17:20-18:00
Edit Doron and Aynat Rubinstein
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Varieties of alternative unconditionals

Alternates:

Melania S. Masià
Instituto de Lengua Literatura y Antropología, Madrid
Vagueness regulation by adjectives of veracity

Olga Kagan and Lavi Wolf
Ben Gurion University of the Negev and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Gradability versus modality: Almost in English and Russian

Yoad Winter
Utrecht University
The intersectivity of distal PP modifiers

Lior Laks
Bar Ilan University
The cost of change: Plural formation of loan words in Arabic



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