Proceedings of IATL 20

Edited by Yehuda N. Falk

This is the proceedings volume for the conference. All the papers that were presented at the conference are listed in the Table of Contents. For those papers which were submitted to the proceedings, there are links to short web-page abstracts and to the full papers in PDF format.

The editor would like to thank everyone who submitted a copy of the paper for the proceedings.

Jerusalem, Israel
December 2004

Table of Contents

Emmanuel Aïm, Université Paris 7 and Université d’Orléans
Aramaic and Hebrew Metathesis
[abstract]   [paper]

Outi Bat-El, Tel Aviv University
The Emergence of the Binary Trochaic Foot in Hebrew Hypocoristics
[abstract]   [paper]

Irena Botwinik-Rotem, Tel-Aviv University
Externalization in Hebrew and English Object Gap Constructions
[abstract]   [paper]

Hana Filip, SRI-Discern and Stanford University
invited speaker
Measure Verbal Prefixes and Non-Specific Indefinites

Na’ama Friedmann, Tel Aviv University
The Acquisition of Hebrew Unaccusatives: Young Children and A-Chains
[abstract]   [paper]

Galina Gordishevsky & Jeannette Schaeffer, Ben Gurion University
On the Relation between Case and Number in Early Child Language
[abstract]   [paper]

Alex Grosu, Tel Aviv University, & Manfred Krifka, Humboldt University
Argumental Relative Constructions with a Postcopular Gap

Galia Hatav, University of Florida
Syntactic and Semantic Tense Shift

Idan Landau, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Chain Resolution in Hebrew V(P)-fronting
[abstract]   [paper]

Jean Lowenstamm, Université Paris 7
On the Universality of Root and Template Organization

Susan Rothstein, Bar-Ilan University
Two Puzzles for a Theory of Lexical Aspect: Semelfactives and Degree Achievements

Tal Siloni, Tel-Aviv University
Garden Path: Illicit Movement

Gabriella Toth, University of Szeged
Inner Aspect and Negation: The Internal Structure of VP

Dafna Yitzhaki, Bar-Ilan University
The Semantics of Lexical Aspect in Modern Hebrew
[abstract]   [paper]

Draga Zec, Cornell University
invited speaker
On the Prosodic Status of Function Words