LINGUIST List 4.391

Mon 24 May 1993

Confs: Bern, Israel, LASSO

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  • , change of deadline
  • , Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics
  • Garland Bills, LASSO Call for Papers

    Message 1: change of deadline

    Date: Thu, 20 May 93 17:30 MET
    From: <>
    Subject: change of deadline

    Change of Deadline: Bern Workshop on the L1- and L2-Acquisition of clause internal rules: Scrambling and cliticization, Bern, January 21-23, 1994.

    The deadline for the submission of abstracts is moved to September 10.

    Message 2: Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics

    Date: Sun, 23 May 1993 12:17 ISTIsrael Association of Theoretical Linguistics
    From: <HCURSHUJIVM1.bitnet>
    Subject: Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics

    -----Please Post-------



    will take place at:

    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel

    on June 21st and 22nd 1993.


    June 21st, Room 007 (the former Bank Ha'Poalim)

    9:30 AM - Registration

    10:00 AM - Opening Remarks

    10:15-11:45 - Irene Heim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (invited speaker)

    "Interrogative complements of 'know'"

    Coffee Break

    12:00-12:50 - Nissim Francez, Technion & Yoad Winter, Tel-Aviv University

    "A Generalized Definition for Quantifier Absorption"


    14:30-15:20 - Alex Grosu, Tel-Aviv University

    "A Unified Analysis of 'amount' Relative Constructions"

    15:20-16:10 - Yehuda N. Falk, Hebrew University

    "A New Look at Agreement"

    Coffee Break

    16:40-17:30 - Tali Siloni, Universite de Geneve

    "On Hebrew Event Nominals: Against a VP Analysis"

    17:30-18:20 - Talila Cohen, Bar-Ilan University

    "Definiteness, Sel phrases and Restructuring in Hebrew DPs"

    June 22nd, Room 007 (the former Bank Ha'Poalim)

    10:00-10:50 - Ariel Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University

    "A Uniform Theory of Nonsingular Noun Phrases"

    10:50-11:40 - Sharon Armon-Lotem, Tel-Aviv University

    "Neutral Functional Categories -- The Case of Hebrew Adjectives"

    Coffee Break

    11:50-12:40 - Wendy Sandler, Haifa University

    "A Sonority Cycle in American Sign Language"

    12:40-13:30 - Mori Rimon, Hebrew University & Yoad Winter, Tel-Aviv U.

    "Connectives of Contrast"


    15:00-15:30 - Business Meeting

    15:30-16:20 - Daniel Fox, Tel-Aviv University

    "Chain and Binding: A Modification of Reinhart and Reuland's 'Reflexivity'"

    16:20-17:10 - Tanya Reinhart, Tel-Aviv University and Eric Reuland, University of Utrecht

    "Anaphora in P and N Predicates"



    For additional information, you may contact:

    Roger Schwarzschild or Anita Mittwoch, English Department Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905


    Concerning accommodation and parking, please contact:

    Nomi Shir, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, 84105


    Message 3: LASSO Call for Papers

    Date: Sun, 23 May 1993 18:42 MSTLASSO Call for Papers
    From: Garland Bills <GBILLSBOOTES.UNM.EDU>
    Subject: LASSO Call for Papers

    Call for Papers


    21st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest

    October 22-24, 1993 Arlington, Texas

    Keynote Speakers: Joan Bybee, University of New Mexico Kenneth Pike, Summer Institute of Linguistics and University of Texas at Arlington

    Proposals for papers in any area of linguistics will be considered. Special sessions on morphology and the lexicon and on Spanish in contact with other languages are planned. Presentation time will be limited to twenty minutes plus ten minutes for discussion.

    The deadline for receipt of abstracts is June 15, 1993. Abstracts must be no longer than one page (approximately 250 words) and should summarize the main points of the paper and explain relevant aspects of the data, methodology, and argumentation employed; abstracts of accepted papers will be published exactly as received in a booklet for distribution at the meeting. At the beginning of your abstract place the paper title, and at the end of the abstract (or on a separate page) repeat the title along with your name, affiliation, and mailing address (and e-mail address if you have one).

    It is preferred that abstracts be submitted by e-mail to: In the absence of e-mail, or if your abstract contains any special symbols, send one hard copy (or diskette) of the abstract to: Richard Janda Department of Linguistics University of Chicago 1050 E. 59th Street Chicago, IL 60637-1512

    Presentation of papers at the LASSO annual meetings is a privilege of membership in LASSO. Annual membership dues for individuals are US$15.00 (or US$7.50 for students, retired persons, and those not employed), which includes a year's subscription to the _Southwest Journal of Linguistics_. To pay dues or for additional information, contact: Garland D. Bills Executive Director, LASSO Department of Linguistics University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131-1196 e-mail: or gbillsunmb.bitnet