LINGUIST List 27.3904

Mon Oct 03 2016

Confs: General Linguistics/Israel

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 30-Sep-2016
From: Luka Crnic <>
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:

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)


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


Invited speaker: Uli Sauerland

11:20-11:40: Coffee

Grammatically Relevant Ontological Categories Underlie Manner/Result Complementarity
Malka Rappaport Hovav

Semelfactives in English and in Hungarian: a countability-based analysis
Zsofia Gyarmathy

13:00-14:30: Lunch

Proportional Comparatives and Relative Scales
Stephanie Solt

Expletive negation and Only
Daniel Margulis

A structural approach to vowel reduction
Markus Alexander Pöchtrager

16:40-17:00: Coffee

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

Why Rhetorical Questions
Edit Doron and Lavi Wolf

19:30: Conference Dinner

Wednesday, October 26, 2016:

Invited speaker: Cleo Condoravdi

11:00-11:20: Coffee

Embedded gapping
David Erschler

Speech Act Control: An Unrecognized Type
Idan Landau

Business Meeting

13:00-14:30: Lunch

Proxy control
Aaron Doliana and Sandhya Sundaresan

Emergence of relative clause construction in Israeli Sign Language
Svetlana Dachkovsky and Wendy Sandler

15:50-16:10: Coffee

Thematic Session: experimental/historical semantics

From possibility to necessity in the history of Hebrew
Aynat Rubinstein

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

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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