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 <>
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:

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 DemirdacheOrin PercusNicolas GuilliotAlain RouveretCaroline HeycockDora AlexopoulouAsh AsudehMartin SaltzmanUli SauerlandCarlo CecchettoCaterina DonatiRajesh BhattLauren EbySabine IatridouYael SharvitElaine GrollaAlex GrosuNaama FriedmanMaria 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

9:15-9:30Gathering and Coffee


9:45-11:00Session 1

Alain Rouveret, Université Paris VIIComputational and Interpretive Aspects of Resumption

Commentator: Rajesh Bhatt, University of Massachusetts Amherst

11:00-11:30Coffee Break

11:30-13:45Session 2

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

Martin Salzmann, Universität LeipzigEconomy 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


15:15-17:30Session 3

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

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

Commentator: Yael Sharvit, University of California Los Angeles

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

Day 2

9:15-9:30Gathering and Coffee

9:30-10:45Session 4

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

Commentator: Uli Sauerland, Zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin

10:45-11:15Coffee Break

11:15-13:30Session 5

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

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

Commentator: Luka Crnič, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


15:00-16:15Session 6

Ash Asudeh, Oxford UniversityThe Semantics of Resumption

Commentator: Nissim Francez, Technion

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

Day 3

9:15-9:30Gathering and Coffee

9:30-11:45Session 7

Naama Friedmann, Tel Aviv UniversityNeurolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Aspects of Resumption

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

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

11:45-12:15Coffee Break

12:15-13:30Session 8

Uli Sauerland, Zentrum für allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, BerlinPerson Features

Commentator: Roni Katzir, Tel Aviv University


15:00-17:15Session 9

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

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

Commentator: Sabine Iatridou, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

17:15-17:45Coffee Break

17:45-18:15Commentary by Edit Doron

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