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Wed 20 Apr 1994

Confs: IATL Conference Program

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  • Karina Wilkinson, IATL Conference Program

    Message 1: IATL Conference Program

    Date: Tue, 19 Apr 1994 22:45:44 IATL Conference Program
    From: Karina Wilkinson <>
    Subject: IATL Conference Program

    The Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics Tenth Annual Meeting Haifa University June 12 - 13, 1994

    Sunday June 12th

    10:30-11:30 Invited speaker: John McCarthy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Optimality in Prosodic Morphology

    11:50-12:30 Yael Sharvit, Rutgers University An Optimality Theoretic Account of the Modern Hebrew Verbal System

    12:30-1:10 Hadass Sheffer, University of Pennsylvania Feature Spreading and Visibility: An Optimality Theoretic Account of Modern Hebrew Spirantization

    2:40-3:20 Wendy Sandler, Haifa University Establishing Criteria for Major Phonological Categories: The Case for Movements in Sign Language

    3:20-4:00 Karina Wilkinson, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Comparative Progressives and Bare Plural Subjects

    4:30-5:10 Tova R. Rapoport, Ben Gurion University of the Negev Specificity and Nominal Small Clauses

    5:10-5:50 Edit Doron, Hebrew University of Jerusalem The Predicate in Arabic

    Monday June 13th

    9:30-10:30 Invited speaker: Shalom Lappin, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London The Interpretation of Ellipsis

    10:30-11:10 Danny Fox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Quantifier Scope in VP Ellipsis

    11:40-12:20 Julia Horvath, Tel Aviv University On Wh-Expletives and Partial Wh-Movement

    12:20-1:00 Irit Meir, Haifa University & Hebrew University Backwards Verbs in Israeli Sign Language: Syntactic-Semantic Interaction

    2:30-3:10 Ellen Woolford, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Four-way Case Systems: Ergative, Nominative, Objective and Accusative

    3:10-3:50 Iris Elisha, City University of New York Inflection, Predication, and Case Assignment in Modern Hebrew

    4:20-5:00 David Gil, National University of Singapore Conjunctive Operators: A Cross-Linguistic Study

    5:00-5:40 Roger Schwarzschild, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Association with Focus: Semantics or Pragmatics?


    Michael Niv, Technion The Role of Information Content in Sentence Processing

    Jaume Sola, Groningen University How Morphology Predicts Word Order

    Michelle Sigler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Specificity and Agreement in Modern Western Armenian