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Mon Aug 15 2011

Confs: Linguistic Theories, General Linguistics/Israel

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        1.     Nora Boneh , 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Message 1: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Date: 14-Aug-2011
From: Nora Boneh <nora.bonehgmail.com>
Subject: 27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
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27th Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics
Short Title: IATL 27

Date: 24-Oct-2011 - 25-Oct-2011
Location: Haifa, Israel
Contact: Nora Boneh
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/27/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Linguistic Theories

Meeting Description:

The 27th Annual Meeting
Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

Dates October 24-25 (Monday/Tuesday), 2011
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Conference website: http://linguistics.huji.ac.il/IATL/27/

Invited Speaker:

Marina Nespor, University of Milano-Bicocca
Bencie Woll, University College London

IATL 27, The 27th Annual Meeting of The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics, will be held at The University of Haifa on October 24-25, 2011.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Registration and coffee

Welcoming remarks

~Invited Speaker~
Marina Nespor, University of Milano-Bicocca (work in collaboration with Alan Langus)
Different Cognitive Systems Struggling for Word Order

Coffee break

Gabi Danon, Bar Ilan University
Agreement Features and Non-agreeing Copulas in Modern Hebrew

Lena Ibnbari, Ben-Gurion University
Russian Gerundive Gaps as Topic Drop


Sascha Alexeyenko, University of Osnabrück
A Slow Typist When Tired: On Adverbial Modifiers of Predicative Nominals

Aviya Hacohen, Dana Kozlowski and Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University
Superlative Quantifiers as Speech Act Modifiers: Experimental Evidence from Hebrew

Chen Gafni, Tel-Aviv University
The role of Consonant Harmony in Child Language

Coffee break

Wendy Sandler, Haifa University
Introduction to the Sign Language Sessions

Vadim Kimmelman, University of Amsterdam
Doubling in RSL and NGT - a Unified Account

Christina Healy, Svetlana Dachkovsky and Wendy Sandler, University of Haifa
The Universal and the Particular in Sign Language Prosody

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
9:30-10:30 ~Invited Speaker~
Bencie Woll, University College London.
Using a Linguistic Savant's Learning of British Sign Language to Explore Linguistic Theory

Coffee break

Roland Pfau and Enoch Aboh, University of Amsterdam
Spatial Adpositions in Sign Languages

Annika Herrmann and Markus Steinbach, University of Goettingen
Strategies of rRference in German Sign Language Fables

Business Meeting


Yaron Mcnabb, University of Chicago
Hebrew Definite Marking as Post-Syntactic Local Dislocation

Fabienne Martin and Florian Schaefer, University of Stuttgart
The Argument Structure of Abstract Verbs with Manner/result Readings

Coffee break

Keren Kharizman and Yael Greenberg, Bar Ilan University
Bixlal: A General Strengthening Operator in Hebrew

Micha Y. Breakstone, MIT/Hebrew University
Inherent Evaluativity

Galit W. Sassoon, University of Amsterdam
A Slightly Modified Economy Principle: Stable Properties have Non-stable Standards

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