LINGUIST List 20.2851

Sun Aug 23 2009

Confs: General Linguistics, Linguistic Theories/Israel

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        1.    Yehuda Falk, Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25

Message 1: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25
Date: 20-Aug-2009
From: Yehuda Falk <>
Subject: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25
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Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 25 Short Title: IATL 25

Date: 12-Oct-2009 - 13-Oct-2009 Location: Beer Sheva, Israel Contact: Yehuda Falk Contact Email:


Monday, October 12, 2009

9:30-10:10 Registration and coffee

10:10 Welcoming remarks

10:20-11:20 Invited Speaker Maria Polinsky (Harvard University) Ergativity Revisited

11:20-11:40 Coffee break

11:40-12:20 Lior Laks (Tel Aviv University) The Formation of Arabic Passive Verbs: Lexical or Syntactic?

12:20-13:00 Nora Boneh (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Lea Nash (Université Paris VIII) A Higher Applicative: Evidence from Colloquial French

13:00-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:10 David Erschler (The Independent University of Moscow) Modularity and 2P Clitics: Arguments from Digor Ossetic

15:10-15:50 Erika Varis (University of Southern California) ''Complimentary'' Heads in Spanish: Syntactic Phonology

15:50-16:10 Coffee break

16:10-16:50 Olga Kagan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) More on Intensional Aspect: The Particle _Bylo_ in Russian in Comparison with the English Progressive

16:50-17:30 Ziva Wijler (Tel Aviv University) The Syntax of Discourse -- Contrast Adverb-argument Constituents in Hebrew

17:30-18:10 Sabine Iatridou (MIT) and Hedde Zeijlstra (Universiteit van Amsterdam) On the Scopal Interaction of Negation and Deontic Modals: Revealing a Mystery

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker Pranav Anand (University of California, Santa Cruz) Adventures in Modal Modification

10:30-10:50 Coffee break

10:50-11:30 Hedde Zeijlstra (Universiteit van Amsterdam) One Way to Agree

11:30-12:10 Rajesh Bhatt (University of Massachusetts) and Radek Simík (University of Groningen) Variable Binding and the Person Case Constraint

12:10-12:30 Business Meeting

12:30-13:40 Lunch

13:40-14:20 Olga Gupol and Sharon Armon-Lotem (Bar Ilan University) Comprehension of the Aspectual Distinctions in L1 Russian in Russian-Hebrew Bilinguals

14:20-15:00 Aviya Hacohen (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) On the (Changing) Status of the Mass/Count Distinction in Hebrew: Evidence from Acquisition

15:00-15:20 Coffee break

15:20-16:00 Galit Sassoon (ILLC, University of Amsterdam & Ben Gurion University of the Negev) Multidimensional Adjectives versus Nouns

16:00-16:40 Rui Marques (Universidade de Lisboa) On the Semantics of Subjunctive 'Tenses' in Romance Languages

16:40-17:20 Yael Greenberg (Bar Ilan University) Additivity with Events


Olga Kagan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Asya Pereltsvaig (Stanford University) Syntax and Semantics of Bare NPs: Complements of Intensive Resultatives in Russian

Gabi Danon (Bar Ilan University) Agreement with Quantified Nominals: Implications for Feature Theory

Noam Faust (Université Paris VII) Theoretical Implications of Weak-final Verbs in Modern Hebrew