Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics 26 -- Program

Yehuda N. Falk msyfalk at
Wed Aug 18 04:08:18 EDT 2010

Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
announces its
26th Annual Meeting
October 5-6, 2010
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan

Conference website:

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

9:00-9:50    Registration & Coffee
9:50-10:00   Welcoming remarks

10:00–11:00  ~Invited speaker~
              Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
              On semantic bleaching and compositionality: Subtraction
              or addition? On the bleaching of "lexical verbs" in
              Russian negated existential sentences

11:00–11:20  Coffee

11:20–12:00  Anna Chernilovskaya (Utrecht University)
              Wh-exclamatives and other non-interrogative questions

12:00–12:40  Olga Kagan (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
              A scalar approach to Slavic verbal prefixes

12:40–14:00  Lunch

14:00–14:40  Roey Gafter (Stanford University)
              A prominence based account of the Hebrew possessive
              dative construction

14:40–15:20  Edit Doron (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
              and Geoffrey Khan (University of Cambridge)
              The debate on ergativity in Neo-Aramaic

15:20–16:00  Ora Matushansky (University of Paris 8)
              As relatives?

16:00–16:20  Coffee

16:20–17:00  Fabienne Martin (University of Stuttgart)
              Epistemic modals and past tenses	

17:00–17:40  Eric Reuland and Yoad Winter (Utrecht University)
              Binding without identity: Reference by proxy and
              the functional semantics of pronouns

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

9:15-10:00   Coffee

10:00–11:00  Adriana Belletti (University of Siena)
              Computing complex derivations. Evidence from
              relatives, passive and related syntactic structures

11:00–11:20  Coffee

11:20–12:00  Shira Farby, Joel Walters, Gabi Danon and Michal Ben
              Shachar (Bar-Ilan University)
              The acceptability of resumptive pronouns in Hebrew

12:00–12:40  Evan-Gary Cohen (Tel Aviv University)
              The emergence of UG in the periphery: Vowel harmony
              in Hebrew loanwords

12:40–13:30  Lunch
13:30–14:00  Business Meeting

14:00–14:40  Andreas van Cranenburgh, Galit W. Sassoon and
              Raquel Fernandez (University of Amsterdam)
              Invented Antonyms: Esperanto as a semantic lab

14:40–15:20  Lavi Wolf (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
              An interpersonal approach to predicates of personal taste

15:20–16:00  Olga Kagan (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) and
              Sascha Alexejenko (University of Osnabrück)
              Degree modification in Russian morphology: the case of
              the suffix _-ovat_

16:00–16:20  Coffee

16:20–17:00  Dina Orenstein and Yael Greenberg (Bar-Ilan University)
              The semantics and focus sensitivity of the Hebrew
              (unstressed) _stam_

17:00–17:40  Susan Rothstein (Bar-Ilan University)
              Counting, measuring and the interpretation of classifier

              Sascha Alexejenko (University of Osnabrück)
              Adjectival manner modification and event pluractionality
              in English

              Xu-Ping Li (Bar-Ilan University)
              Counting and measure functions of classifiers in a
              classifier language

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