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Wed 20 Apr 1994

Confs: IATL Conference Program

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  1. Karina Wilkinson, IATL Conference Program

Message 1: IATL Conference Program

Date: Tue, 19 Apr 1994 22:45:44 IATL Conference Program
From: Karina Wilkinson <>
Subject: IATL Conference Program

 The Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics
 Tenth Annual Meeting
 Haifa University
 June 12 - 13, 1994

Sunday June 12th

10:30-11:30 Invited speaker: John McCarthy,
 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 Optimality in Prosodic Morphology

11:50-12:30 Yael Sharvit, Rutgers University
 An Optimality Theoretic Account of the Modern Hebrew Verbal

12:30-1:10 Hadass Sheffer, University of Pennsylvania
 Feature Spreading and Visibility: An Optimality Theoretic
 Account of Modern Hebrew Spirantization

2:40-3:20 Wendy Sandler, Haifa University
 Establishing Criteria for Major Phonological Categories: The
 Case for Movements in Sign Language

3:20-4:00 Karina Wilkinson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
 Comparative Progressives and Bare Plural Subjects

4:30-5:10 Tova R. Rapoport, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
 Specificity and Nominal Small Clauses

5:10-5:50 Edit Doron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 The Predicate in Arabic

Monday June 13th

9:30-10:30 Invited speaker: Shalom Lappin,
 School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
 The Interpretation of Ellipsis

10:30-11:10 Danny Fox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Quantifier Scope in VP Ellipsis

11:40-12:20 Julia Horvath, Tel Aviv University
 On Wh-Expletives and Partial Wh-Movement

12:20-1:00 Irit Meir, Haifa University & Hebrew University
 Backwards Verbs in Israeli Sign Language: Syntactic-Semantic

2:30-3:10 Ellen Woolford, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 Four-way Case Systems: Ergative, Nominative, Objective and

3:10-3:50 Iris Elisha, City University of New York
 Inflection, Predication, and Case Assignment in Modern Hebrew

4:20-5:00 David Gil, National University of Singapore
 Conjunctive Operators: A Cross-Linguistic Study

5:00-5:40 Roger Schwarzschild, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
 Association with Focus: Semantics or Pragmatics?


Michael Niv, Technion
 The Role of Information Content in Sentence Processing

Jaume Sola, Groningen University
 How Morphology Predicts Word Order

Michelle Sigler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Specificity and Agreement in Modern Western Armenian
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