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LINGUIST List 23.2597

Mon Jun 04 2012

Confs: Psycholing, Semantics, Syntax, Typology/Israel

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Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Luka Crnic <crnicmit.edu>
Subject: Resumptive Pronouns
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Resumptive Pronouns

Date: 02-Jul-2012 - 05-Jul-2012
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Ivy Sichel, Luka Crnic
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.huji.ac.il/site/llcc-resumptive

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

Meeting Description:

Celebrating thirty years to ‘On the Syntax and Semantics of Resumptive Pronouns’ by Edit Doron

The Department of Linguistics and the Language, Logic and Cognition Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are hosting a workshop on resumptive pronouns to celebrate 30 years to Edit Doron’s seminal paper ‘On the syntax and semantics of resumptive pronouns.’

Invited Speakers (confirmed):

Hamida Demirdache
Orin Percus
Nicolas Guilliot
Alain Rouveret
Caroline Heycock
Dora Alexopoulou
Ash Asudeh
Martin Saltzman
Uli Sauerland
Carlo Cecchetto
Caterina Donati
Rajesh Bhatt
Lauren Eby
Sabine Iatridou
Yael Sharvit
Elaine Grolla
Alex Grosu
Naama Friedman
Maria Polinsky

We are pleased to invite you to an international workshop hosted by the Linguistics department and the Language, Logic and Cognition Center (LLCC) at the Hebrew University. The workshop is about resumptive pronouns, to celebrate 30 years to Edit Doron's seminal paper 'On the Syntax and Semantics of Resumptive Pronouns'. The workshop will take place on July 2-4 at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Givat Ram. Please see the preliminary schedule below.

Tentative Schedule

Day 1

9:15-9:30
Gathering and Coffee

9:30-9:45
Greetings

9:45-11:00
Session 1

Alain Rouveret, Université Paris VII
Computational and Interpretive Aspects of Resumption

Commentator: Rajesh Bhatt, University of Massachusetts Amherst

11:00-11:30
Coffee Break

11:30-13:45
Session 2

Ivy Sichel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(Resumptive) Pronouns and Competition

Martin Salzmann, Universität Leipzig
Economy Issues in the Analysis of Resumption: Why movement and base generation sometimes compete, and why they sometimes do not.

Commentator: Idan Landau, Ben Gurion University

13:45-15:15
Lunch

15:15-17:30
Session 3

Hamida Demirdache & Orin Percus, Université de Nantes
The Anatomy of Resumptives: Epithets and related species

Nicolas Guilliot, Université de Nantes & Nouman Malkawi, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
On Covariation and Competition

Commentator: Yael Sharvit, University of California Los Angeles

18:00
Reception at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Givat Ram

Day 2

9:15-9:30
Gathering and Coffee

9:30-10:45
Session 4

Theodora (Dora) Alexopoulou, Cambridge University & Raffaella Folli, University of Ulster
Resumption and Nominal Morphosyntax

Commentator: Uli Sauerland, Zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin

10:45-11:15
Coffee Break

11:15-13:30
Session 5

Lauren Eby Clemens, Maria Polinsky, Adam Morgan, Sam Pokross, Harvard University
Listening to Resumption in English


Carlo Cecchetto, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca & Caterina Donati, Sapienza - Università di Roma
Labelling and Relativization: A theory and some experimental corollaries

Commentator: Luka Crnič, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

13:30-15:00
Lunch

15:00-16:15
Session 6

Ash Asudeh, Oxford University
The Semantics of Resumption

Commentator: Nissim Francez, Technion

17:30
Reception and Poster Session
at the Logic, Language and Cognition Center (LLCC), Mount Scopus

Day 3

9:15-9:30
Gathering and Coffee

9:30-11:45
Session 7

Naama Friedmann, Tel Aviv University
Neurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Aspects of Resumption

Elaine Grolla, Universidade de São Paulo
The Acquisition of Resumptive Pronouns and Economy

Commentator: Carlo Cecchetto, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

11:45-12:15
Coffee Break

12:15-13:30
Session 8

Uli Sauerland, Zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin
Person Features

Commentator: Roni Katzir, Tel Aviv University

13:30-15:00
Lunch

15:00-17:15
Session 9

Alex Grosu, Tel Aviv University
Internally Headed Relatives, with and without Resumptive Pronouns

Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh
Reconstructing Reconstruction: Can we arrive at a unified picture?

Commentator: Sabine Iatridou, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

17:15-17:45
Coffee Break

17:45-18:15
Commentary by Edit Doron



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