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Date: 17-Jun-2013
From: Nora Boneh <>
Subject: 29th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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29th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics Short Title: IATL29

Date: 06-Oct-2013 - 07-Oct-2013 Location: Jerusalem, Israel Contact: Nora Boneh Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

29th Annual Meeting
Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
October 6-7 (Sunday/Monday), 2013The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Conference website:

IATL 29, the 29th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on October 6-7, 2013. We are interested in research which tests theories of language in general, including traditional areas of theoretical linguistics and also experimental areas such as psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, and language acquisition.

Invited Speakers:

David Beaver, The University of Texas at Austin
David Pesetsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


IATL publishes its proceedings online and in MITWPL; the authors of all accepted and alternate papers are invited to submit their papers for the proceedings.

Sunday, October 6

Registration and Coffee

10:50 - 11:00
Welcoming remarks

11:00 - 12:00
Invited speaker: David Pesetsky

12:00 - 12:40
Idan Landau
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Agreement at PF: An argument from partial control

12:40 - 14:00

14:00 - 14:40
Matthew Reeve
University College London
A unified approach to gapping and cleft ellipsis

14:40 - 15:20
Jean Lowenstamm
University Paris 7 / Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (CNRS)
German Umlaut, compositionality vs. non-compositionality

15:20 - 15:40
Coffee Break

15:40 - 16:20
Serge Minor
CASTL, University of TromsøA non-cumulative analysis of dependent plurals

16:20 - 17:00
Ana Müller
University of São PauloWays of expressing plurality: Cumulativity, pluractionality and distributivity in Karitiana

17:00 - 17:20
Coffee Break

17:20 - 18:00
Jing Lin, Fred Weerman and Hedde Zeijlstra
University of Amsterdam & University of Göttingen
Emerging NPIs

18:00 - 18:40
Elbert Jan Booij and Galit Weidman SassoonILLC, University of Amsterdam & Bar-Ilan University
Big differences: The standard for ‘big’ as used by adults and children


Monday, October 7

9:30 - 10:30
Invited Speaker: David Beaver
The University of Texas at Austin

10:30 - 11:10
Carla Umbach and Helmar Gust
Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin & Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück
Similarity demonstratives

11:10 - 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:10
Hadil Karawani and Hedde Zeijlstra
University of Amsterdam / ZAS & University of Göttingen
If you want a future darling, why don’t you get a past?

12:10 - 12:50
Dina Orenstein and Yael Greenberg
Bar-Ilan University
Hebrew exclusives: A core meaning and varying parameters

12:50 - 13:10
Business Meeting

13:10 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:10
Edit Doron
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Adjectival constructs in Hebrew

15:10 - 15:50
Nicola Lampitelli
University Paris 7 / Laboratoire de Linguistique Formelle (CNRS)
Templates, phonological government and stem allomorphy in Italian verbs

15:50 - 16:10
Coffee Break

16:10 - 16:50
Julie Fadlon
Tel-Aviv University
The directionality of verbal diathesis: A psycholinguistic study

16:50 - 17:30
Giorgio Magri
CNRS / Université Paris 8
Batch vs. error-driven models of the child’s acquisition of phonotactics: David defeats Goliath


Ana Scher, Marcus Lunguinho and Aline Rodero-Takahira
Universidade de São Paulo1 & Centro Universitário de Brasília
Innovative participles in Brazilian Portuguese

Sergei Tatevosov
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Event structure of the anticausative and unaccusative

Noam Faust and Vered Silber-Varod
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Open University Israel
Modern Hebrew prepositions are enclitics: Converging evidence from lexical morpho-phonology and natural speech segmentation

Olga Kagan
Ben-Gurion University
Gradability across domains: The semantics of the degree modifier čut'

Evan-Gary Cohen and Carmen Savu
Tel-Aviv University & University of Bucharest
Crazy little thing called /r/: Unlocking the mysteries of the Hebrew rhotic

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