LINGUIST List 27.3904

Mon Oct 03 2016

Confs: General Linguistics/Israel

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <kenlinguistlist.org>


Date: 30-Sep-2016
From: Luka Crnic <luka.crnicmail.huji.ac.il>
Subject: 32nd Annual Conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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32nd Annual Conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL)
Short Title: IATL 32


Date: 25-Oct-2016 - 27-Oct-2016
Location: Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Elitzur Bar-Asher Siegal
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.iatl.org.il/?page_id=970

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 32nd annual conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) will take place at the Language Logic Cognition Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, October 25-27, 2016. The conference will consist of a general session as well as a special session on experimental and historical approaches to semantics.

Invited Speakers:

Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford)
Uli Sauerland (ZAS)

Program:

Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics: 32nd Annual Meeting
October 25-26, 2016
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Tuesday, October 25, 2016:

9:30-10:00: Registration and coffee

10:00-10:20:
Greetings

10:20-11:20:
Invited speaker: Uli Sauerland

11:20-11:40: Coffee

11:40-12:20:
Grammatically Relevant Ontological Categories Underlie Manner/Result Complementarity
Malka Rappaport Hovav

12:20-13:00:
Semelfactives in English and in Hungarian: a countability-based analysis
Zsofia Gyarmathy

13:00-14:30: Lunch

14:30-15:10:
Proportional Comparatives and Relative Scales
Stephanie Solt

15:10-15:50:
Expletive negation and Only
Daniel Margulis

15:50-16:30:
A structural approach to vowel reduction
Markus Alexander Pöchtrager

16:40-17:00: Coffee

17:00-17:40:
Metalinguistic Contrast and Scalar Implicatures: The case of 'x, but X'
Yael Greenberg

17:40-18:20:
Why Rhetorical Questions
Edit Doron and Lavi Wolf

19:30: Conference Dinner


Wednesday, October 26, 2016:

10:00-11:00:
Invited speaker: Cleo Condoravdi

11:00-11:20: Coffee

11:20-12:00:
Embedded gapping
David Erschler

12:00-12:40:
Speech Act Control: An Unrecognized Type
Idan Landau

12:40-13:00:
Business Meeting

13:00-14:30: Lunch

14:30-15:10:
Proxy control
Aaron Doliana and Sandhya Sundaresan

15:10-15:50:
Emergence of relative clause construction in Israeli Sign Language
Svetlana Dachkovsky and Wendy Sandler

15:50-16:10: Coffee

Thematic Session: experimental/historical semantics

16:10-16:50:
From possibility to necessity in the history of Hebrew
Aynat Rubinstein

16:50-17:30:
The reaction times associated with processing 'few' and 'many' are more similar to proportional quantifiers than to degree adjectives
Galit Agmon, Yonatan Loewenstein and Yosef Grodzinsky

17:30-17:50: Coffee

17:50-18:30:
Conjunctive Disjunctions: Evidence for the Ambiguity Theory
Uli Sauerland and Kazuko Yatsushiro

Alternates (in alphabetic order):

A unified existential semantics for bare conditionals
Itai Bassi and Moshe E. Bar-Lev

Phonological ''Roots''
Si Berrebi

The dative alternation again: an argument in favor of a representational account
Nora Boneh and Lea Nash

A surface-scope analysis of authoritative readings of modified numerals
Brian Buccola and Andreas Haida


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