LINGUIST List 7.735

Thu May 23 1996

Confs: Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

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  • Laboratory for Computational Linguistics, IATL 1996 Annual Meeting

    Message 1: IATL 1996 Annual Meeting

    Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 17:17:43 +0300
    From: Laboratory for Computational Linguistics <>
    Subject: IATL 1996 Annual Meeting
    The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 1996 Annual Meeting The Hebrew University of Jerusalem June 17-18, 1996

    Following is the program of the IATL 1996 Annual Meeting, to be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (the Maiersdorf Faculty Club, room 502, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem) on Monday and Tuesday, June 17-18, 1996.

    Monday, June 17

    10:30-11:00 Coffee

    11:00 Opening 11:10-12:10 Invited speaker - David Dowty, Ohio State University Argument Alternation and Semantic Predicate Transfer 12:10-12:50 Malka Rappaport Hovav, Bar Ilan University Two Kinds of Resultatives

    12:50-14:30 Lunch break

    14:30-15:10 Irit Meir, Hebrew University and University of Haifa Verb classifiers and noun incorporation in ISL 15:10-15:50 Regine Eckardt, Universitat Dusseldorf What does it mean, to be inside a VP? A new perspective on the stage level/individual level contrast 15:50-16:30 Graham Katz, University of Tuebingen Against underlying states

    16:30-17:10 Coffee

    17:10-17:50 Galia Hatav, University of Florida Coordination and the interpretation of situation types 17:50-18:30 Anita Mittwoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Perfective Sentences Under Negation and Durative Adverbials

    Tuesday, June 18

    10:00-10:40 Andrew Simpson, SOAS, University of London Wh-licensing, movement and the locality of feature-checking 10:40-11:20 David Johnson and Shalom Lappin, IBM and SOAS, U. of London Wh-questions: unification in a typed feature structure grammar vs feature checking in the minimalist program 11:20-12:00 Victoria Blond, Bar Ilan University Multiple questions in Russian

    12:00-13:40 Lunch

    13:40-14:20 Miriam Engelhardt, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem The licensing of subjects in noun phrases 14:20-15:00 Mira Ariel, Tel Aviv University Grammaticalization of Person Agreement: An Accessibility vs. Markedness Account

    15:00-15:40 Coffee

    15:40-16:20 Danny Fox, MIT Economy, parsing and semantic interpretation 16:20-17:00 Jonathan Ginzburg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Sentence Fragments in Dialogue and why Generative Semantics got it (half) right.

    Alternate: Sergey Avrutin and Bernhard Rohrbacher, Yale University and Brown University Syntax, discourse and licensing of pro in Russian

    For more details please contact: Dr. Edit Doron English Department The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Mount Scopus, Jerusalem phone: +972-2-883581 home: +972-2-784845 e-mail: