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Mon 24 May 1993

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  2. , Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics
  3. Garland Bills, LASSO Call for Papers

Message 1: change of deadline

Date: Thu, 20 May 93 17:30 MET
From: <>
Subject: change of deadline

Change of Deadline: Bern Workshop on the L1- and L2-Acquisition of
clause internal rules: Scrambling and cliticization, Bern, January
21-23, 1994.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is moved to
September 10.
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Message 2: Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics

Date: Sun, 23 May 1993 12:17 ISTIsrael Association of Theoretical Linguistics
From: <HCURSHUJIVM1.bitnet>
Subject: Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics

 -----Please Post-------



 will take place at:

 Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

 on June 21st and 22nd 1993.


June 21st, Room 007 (the former Bank Ha'Poalim)

 9:30 AM - Registration

10:00 AM - Opening Remarks

10:15-11:45 - Irene Heim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 (invited speaker)

 "Interrogative complements of 'know'"

 Coffee Break

12:00-12:50 - Nissim Francez, Technion & Yoad Winter, Tel-Aviv

 "A Generalized Definition for Quantifier


14:30-15:20 - Alex Grosu, Tel-Aviv University

 "A Unified Analysis of 'amount' Relative

15:20-16:10 - Yehuda N. Falk, Hebrew University

 "A New Look at Agreement"

 Coffee Break

16:40-17:30 - Tali Siloni, Universite de Geneve

 "On Hebrew Event Nominals: Against a VP Analysis"

17:30-18:20 - Talila Cohen, Bar-Ilan University

 "Definiteness, Sel phrases and Restructuring in
 Hebrew DPs"

June 22nd, Room 007 (the former Bank Ha'Poalim)

10:00-10:50 - Ariel Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University

 "A Uniform Theory of Nonsingular Noun Phrases"

10:50-11:40 - Sharon Armon-Lotem, Tel-Aviv University

 "Neutral Functional Categories -- The Case of
 Hebrew Adjectives"

 Coffee Break

11:50-12:40 - Wendy Sandler, Haifa University

 "A Sonority Cycle in American Sign Language"

12:40-13:30 - Mori Rimon, Hebrew University & Yoad Winter,
 Tel-Aviv U.

 "Connectives of Contrast"


15:00-15:30 - Business Meeting

15:30-16:20 - Daniel Fox, Tel-Aviv University

 "Chain and Binding: A Modification of Reinhart and
 Reuland's 'Reflexivity'"

16:20-17:10 - Tanya Reinhart, Tel-Aviv University and
 Eric Reuland, University of Utrecht

 "Anaphora in P and N Predicates"



For additional information, you may contact:

 Roger Schwarzschild or Anita Mittwoch, English Department
 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905


Concerning accommodation and parking, please contact:

 Nomi Shir, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics
 Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, 84105

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Message 3: LASSO Call for Papers

Date: Sun, 23 May 1993 18:42 MSTLASSO Call for Papers
From: Garland Bills <GBILLSBOOTES.UNM.EDU>
Subject: LASSO Call for Papers

 Call for Papers


 21st Annual Meeting of the
 Linguistic Association of the Southwest

 October 22-24, 1993
 Arlington, Texas

Keynote Speakers: Joan Bybee, University of New Mexico
 Kenneth Pike, Summer Institute of Linguistics and University
 of Texas at Arlington

Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be considered. Special
sessions on morphology and the lexicon and on Spanish in contact with other
languages are planned. Presentation time will be limited to twenty minutes
plus ten minutes for discussion.

The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1993. Abstracts must be no
longer than one page (approximately 250 words) and should summarize the main
points of the paper and explain relevant aspects of the data, methodology, and
argumentation employed; abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly
as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the beginning of
your abstract place the paper title, and at the end of the abstract (or on a
separate page) repeat the title along with your name, affiliation, and mailing
address (and e-mail address if you have one).

It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to:
In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any special symbols,
send one hard copy (or diskette) of the abstract to:
 Richard Janda
 Department of Linguistics
 University of Chicago
 1050 E. 59th Street
 Chicago, IL 60637-1512

Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a privilege of
membership in LASSO. Annual membership dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or
US$7.50 for students, retired persons, and those not employed), which includes
a year's subscription to the _Southwest Journal of Linguistics_. To pay dues
or for additional information, contact:
 Garland D. Bills
 Executive Director, LASSO
 Department of Linguistics
 University of New Mexico
 Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196
 or gbillsunmb.bitnet
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