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Thu May 18 2006

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Message 1: 22nd Annual Meeting - Isreal Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Date: 16-May-2006
From: Ariel Cohen <arikcbgu.ac.il>
Subject: 22nd Annual Meeting - Isreal Association for Theoretical Linguistics



22nd Annual Meeting - Isreal Association for Theoretical Linguistics Short Title: IATL 22


Date: 02-Jul-2006 - 03-Jul-2006 Location: Jerusalem, Israel Contact: Ariel Cohen Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

THE 22ND ANNUAL MEETING - ISRAEL ASSOCIATION FOR THEORETICAL LINGUISTICS

July 2-3 (Sunday-Monday), 2006The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Adele Goldberg, Princeton

IATL 22, the 22nd annual meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, on July 2-3, 2006. The meeting this year will be celebrating the 80th birthday of our colleague, Anita Mittwoch, founding member of IATL and past president of the association.

Further information: arikcbgu.ac.il


The 22nd Annual Conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics will be held in Beit Belgia, Givat Ram Campus, The Hebrew University, Israel.

Program IATL 22 July 2-3, 2006 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Sunday, July 2, 2006 9:30-10:00 Gathering and refreshments 10:00-10:15 Welcome and greetings 10:15-10:55 Artemis Alexiadou and Florian Schäfer - University of Stuttgart Towards a typology of instrument subjects 10:55-11:35 David Hron - Tel Aviv University On the derivation of Czech reflexive nouns 11:35-11:50 Coffee Break 11:50-12:30 Stanley Dubinsky - University of South Carolina Parasitic gaps and the structure of events 12:30-13:10 Itamar Francez - Stanford University Semantic structure and argument realization in (mostly Hebrew) existentials 13:10-14:30 Lunch 14:30-15:10 Eytan Zweig - New York University The plurality of bare plurals 15:10-15:50 Yael Greenberg - Bar-Ilan University The semantics / pragmatics of still in the analysis of the Hebrew beodo construction 15:50-16:05 Coffee Break 16:05-16:45 Elena Herburger and Simon Mauck - Georgetown University A semantic account of the 'conjunctive' reading of ''or'' in conditionals 16:45-17:45 Invited talk - Tanya Reinhart - Tel Aviv University and Utrecht University The processing cost of implicatures

Monday, July 3, 2006 09:30-10:30 Invited talk -- Adele Goldberg -- Princeton University Constructions and the nature of generalization in language 10:30-11:10 Chris H. Reintges -- Leiden University A syntactic derivation of eventive and stative passives: New evidence from Old Egyptian 11:10-11:25 Coffee Break 11:25-12:05 Aya Meltzer -- Tel Aviv University Adjectival passives and adjectival decausatives in Hebrew 12:05-12:45 Hamutal Kreiner -- University of Glasgow, Patrick Sturt -- University of Edinburgh, and Simon Garrod -- University of Glasgow The time course of lexical vs. stereotypical gender processing in reference resolution: Evidence from eye-movement 12:45-13:15 Business Meeting 13:15-14:15 Lunch 14:15-14:55 Omer Preminger - Tel Aviv University Feature inheritance at the phase boundary 14:55-15:35 Ion Giurgea -- Universite Paris VII ''Denis Diderot'' ''Split DP topicalization'': A new look at an old problem 15:35-15:50 Coffee Break 15:50-16:30 Irena Botwinik-Rotem -- Tel Aviv University Why are they different: A case study of Hebrew locative PPs 16:30-17:30 Invited Talk -- Martin Everaert -- Utrecht University The partitioning of anaphoric dependencies

Reception

Alternates Lior Laks -- Tel Aviv University The Interaction between Morphology and thematic operations: Evidence from the verbal system of Modern Standard Arabic

Julia Adler -- Hebrew University of Jerusalem Lexical semantics and information structure: alternations with German verbs of transfer

Immediately following IATL, at the same place, there will be a Workshop on Syntax, Lexicon, and Event Structure, Honoring Anita Mittwoch on her 80th Birthday.

Program

Tuesday, July 4

9-9:10 Greetings

9:10 - 10:00 Angelika Kratzer University of Massachusetts at Amherst Decomposing Attitude Verbs

10:00 - 10:50 Adele Goldberg Princeton University On the Relation Between Verbs and Constructions

10:50 - 11:10 coffee break

11:10 - 12:00 Elizabeth Ritter and Sara Thomas Rosen University of Calgary and University of Kansas Animacy in Blackfoot: Implications for Event Structure and Clause Structure

12:00 - 12:50 Martin Everaert Utrecht University From Lexical Semantics to Syntactic Structure: Auxiliary Selection

12:50 - 14:10 LUNCH

14:10 - 15:00 Tanya Reinhart Tel Aviv University Causativization and Decausativization

15:00 - 15:50 Tali Siloni and Julia Horvath Tel Aviv University Causativization and the Lexicon-Syntax Parameter

15:50 - 16:10 coffee break

16:10 - 17:00 Artemis Alexiadou Stuttgart University On the Morphosyntax of (Anti-)Causative Verbs

Wednesday, July 5

9:10 - 10:00 Alessandro Zucchi University of Milan Event Descriptions and Classifier Predicates in Sign Languages

10:00 - 10:50 Irit Meir University of Haifa The Emergence of Argument Structure in New Sign Languages

10:50 - 11:10 coffee break

11:10 - 12:00 Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport Ben Gurion University of the Negev Contact and Other Results

12:00 - 12:50 Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth Levin The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Stanford University Constraints on Verb Complexity and VP Structure

12:50 - 14:10 LUNCH

14:10 - 15:00 Ivy Sichel The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mapping Genitives and the Projection of Nonderived Nouns

15:00 - 15:50 Idan Landau Ben Gurion University of the Negev Saturated Adjectives, Reified Properties

15:50 - 16:10 coffee break

16:10 - 17:00 Hagit Borer University of Southern California Locales

A Picturesque Walk in Jerusalem at Sunset

Thursday, July

9:10 - 10:00 Yoad Winter The Technion Scale Closure and Telicity

10:00 - 10:50 Susan Rothstein Bar Ilan University Counting and the Mass-Count Distinction

10:50 - 11:10 coffee break

11:10 - 12:00 Edit Doron and Nora Boneh The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Arguments in Habitual Sentences

12:00 - 12:50 Ariel Cohen Ben Gurion University of the Negev Durative Adverbials, Iterativity and Scope

12:50 - 14:10 LUNCH

14:10 - 15:00 Christopher Piñon Hungarian Academy of Sciences Modal Adverbs Again

15:00 - 15:50 Melita Stavrou Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Morphological Aspect and the Distribution of Cognate Object Constructions Across Languages

15:50 - 16:10 coffee break

16:10 - 17:00 Fred Landman Tel Aviv University Stativity Operators in 1066

Friday Morning, July 7

Wrap-up Discussion over Breakfast Led by Anita Mittwoch Followed by a tour of Old Jerusalem