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Thu Aug 19 2010

Confs: Ling Theories, Syntax, Semantics, Psycholing/Israel

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        1.    Yehuda N. Falk, Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 26

Message 1: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 26
Date: 18-Aug-2010
From: Yehuda N. Falk <>
Subject: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 26
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Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 26 Short Title: IATL 26

Date: 05-Oct-2010 - 06-Oct-2010 Location: Ramat Gan, Israel Contact: Yehuda N. Falk Contact Email: Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Meeting Description:

The 26th Annual Meeting - Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics Dates October 5-6 (Tuesday/Wednesday), 2010 Bar-Ilan University Ramat Gan, Israel

All areas of theoretical linguistics (interpreted broadly to include psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics).

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

9:00-9:50 Registration & Coffee

9:50-10:00 Welcoming remarks

10:00-11:00 Invited speaker: Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts at Amherst), 'On Semantic Bleaching and Compositionality: Subtraction or Addition? On the Bleaching of 'Lexical Verbs' in Russian Negated Existential Sentences'

11:00-11:20 Coffee

11:20-12:00 Anna Chernilovskaya (Utrecht University), 'Wh-exclamatives and Other Non-interrogative Questions'

12:00-12:40 Olga Kagan (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), 'A Scalar Approach to Slavic Verbal Prefixes'

12:40-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:40 Roey Gafter (Stanford University), 'A Prominence Based Account of the Hebrew Possessive Dative Construction'

14:40-15:20 Edit Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Geoffrey Khan (University of Cambridge), 'The Debate on Ergativity in Neo-Aramaic'

15:20-16:00 Ora Matushansky (University of Paris 8), 'As Relatives?'

16:00-16:20 Coffee

16:20-17:00 Fabienne Martin (University of Stuttgart), 'Epistemic Modals and Past Tenses'

17:00-17:40 Eric Reuland and Yoad Winter (Utrecht University), 'Binding Without Identity: Reference by Proxy and the Functional Semantics of Pronouns'

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

9:15-10:00 Coffee

10:00-11:00 Adriana Belletti (University of Siena), 'Computing Complex Derivations. Evidence from Relatives, Passive and Related Syntactic Structures'

11:00-11:20 Coffee

11:20-12:00 Shira Farby, Joel Walters, Gabi Danon and Michal Ben Shachar (Bar-Ilan University), 'The Acceptability of Resumptive Pronouns in Hebrew'

12:00-12:40 Evan-Gary Cohen (Tel Aviv University), 'The Emergence of UG in the Periphery: Vowel Harmony in Hebrew Loanwords'

12:40-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 Business Meeting

14:00-14:40 Andreas van Cranenburgh, Galit W. Sassoon and Raquel Fernandez (University of Amsterdam), 'Invented Antonyms: Esperanto as a Semantic Lab'

14:40-15:20 Lavi Wolf (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev), 'An Interpersonal Approach to Predicates of Personal Taste'

15:20-16:00 Olga Kagan (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) and Sascha Alexejenko (University of Osnabrück), 'Degree Modification in Russian Morphology: the Case of the Suffix _-ovat_'

16:00-16:20 Coffee

16:20-17:00 Dina Orenstein and Yael Greenberg (Bar-Ilan University), 'The Semantics and Focus Sensitivity of the Hebrew (unstressed) _stam_'

17:00-17:40 Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University), 'Counting, Measuring and the Interpretation of Classifier Phrases'


Sascha Alexejenko (University of Osnabrück), 'Adjectival Manner Modification and Event Pluractionality in English'

Xu-Ping Li (Bar-Ilan University), 'Counting and Measure Functions of Classifiers in a Classifier Language'

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