LINGUIST List 22.3242

Mon Aug 15 2011

Confs: Linguistic Theories, General Linguistics/Israel

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        1.     Nora Boneh , 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Message 1: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Date: 14-Aug-2011
From: Nora Boneh <>
Subject: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics Short Title: IATL 27

Date: 24-Oct-2011 - 25-Oct-2011 Location: Haifa, Israel Contact: Nora Boneh Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The 27th Annual MeetingIsrael Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Dates October 24-25 (Monday/Tuesday), 2011University of Haifa, Haifa, IsraelConference website:

Invited Speaker:

Marina Nespor, University of Milano-BicoccaBencie Woll, University College London

IATL 27, The 27th Annual Meeting of The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at The University of Haifa on October 24-25, 2011.

Monday, October 24, 2011

9:30-10:10 Registration and coffee

10:10 Welcoming remarks

10:20-11:20 ~Invited Speaker~ Marina Nespor, University of Milano-Bicocca (work in collaboration with Alan Langus) Different Cognitive Systems Struggling for Word Order

11:20-11:40 Coffee break

11:40-12:20 Gabi Danon, Bar Ilan University Agreement Features and Non-agreeing Copulas in Modern Hebrew

12:20-13:00 Lena Ibnbari, Ben-Gurion University Russian Gerundive Gaps as Topic Drop

13:00-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:10 Sascha Alexeyenko, University of Osnabrück A Slow Typist When Tired: On Adverbial Modifiers of Predicative Nominals

15:10-15:50 Aviya Hacohen, Dana Kozlowski and Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University Superlative Quantifiers as Speech Act Modifiers: Experimental Evidence from Hebrew

15:50-16:30 Chen Gafni, Tel-Aviv University The role of Consonant Harmony in Child Language

16:30-16:50 Coffee break

16:50-17:00 Wendy Sandler, Haifa University Introduction to the Sign Language Sessions

17:00-17:40 Vadim Kimmelman, University of Amsterdam Doubling in RSL and NGT - a Unified Account

17:40-18:20 Christina Healy, Svetlana Dachkovsky and Wendy Sandler, University of Haifa The Universal and the Particular in Sign Language Prosody

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 9:30-10:30 ~Invited Speaker~ Bencie Woll, University College London. Using a Linguistic Savant's Learning of British Sign Language to Explore Linguistic Theory

10:30-10:50 Coffee break

10:50-11:30 Roland Pfau and Enoch Aboh, University of Amsterdam Spatial Adpositions in Sign Languages

11:30-12:10 Annika Herrmann and Markus Steinbach, University of Goettingen Strategies of rRference in German Sign Language Fables

12:10-12:30 Business Meeting

12:30-13:40 Lunch

13:40-14:20 Yaron Mcnabb, University of Chicago Hebrew Definite Marking as Post-Syntactic Local Dislocation

14:20-15:00 Fabienne Martin and Florian Schaefer, University of Stuttgart The Argument Structure of Abstract Verbs with Manner/result Readings

15:00-15:20 Coffee break

15:20-16:00 Keren Kharizman and Yael Greenberg, Bar Ilan University Bixlal: A General Strengthening Operator in Hebrew

16:00-16:40 Micha Y. Breakstone, MIT/Hebrew University Inherent Evaluativity

16:40-17:20 Galit W. Sassoon, University of Amsterdam A Slightly Modified Economy Principle: Stable Properties have Non-stable Standards

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