Proceedings of IATL 19

Edited by Yehuda N. Falk

This is the proceedings volume for the nineteenth annual conference of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics. 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 2003

Table of Contents

Emmanuel Aim, Université Paris 7
Aspects of Templatic Morphology in Syriac

Idit Avram
& Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar Ilan University
The Autonomous Contribution of Syntax and Pragmatics to the Acquisition of the Hebrew Definite Article
[abstract] [paper]

Michael Becker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Lexical Stratification of Hebrew — The Disyllabic Maximum
[abstract] [paper]

Nora Boneh , Université Paris 8
Participles, Temporal Structure and Finiteness: The Case of Modern Hebrew, Syrian Arabic and Standard Arabic

Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
How Does Focus Affect Logical Form?
[abstract] [paper]

Edit Doron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Bare Singular Reference to Kinds
[abstract] [paper]

Naama Friedman, Tel Aviv University
The Vase Fell (The Vase): The Online Processing of Unaccusatives

[abstract] [paper]

Galina Gordishevsky, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, & Sergey Avrutin, Utrecht University
Subject and Object Omissions in Child Russian
[abstract] [paper]

Yael Greenberg, Bar Ilan University
Tolerating Exceptions with “descriptive” and “in virtue of” Generics: Two Types of Modality and Reduced Vagueness

Julia Horvath & Tal Siloni, Tel-Aviv University
Against the Little-v Hypothesis
[abstract] [paper]

Kyle Johnson, University of Massachusetts
Invited Speaker
Manufacturing Phases

Pino Longobardi, University of Trieste
Invited Speaker
Reference and Definiteness

Anita Mittwoch, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Do States Have Davidsonian Arguments? Some Empirical Considerations

Rama Novogrodsky & Naama Friedmann, Tel Aviv University
The Movement Deficit in SLI:  Trace Deletion or Thematic Role Transfer Impairment?
[abstract] [paper]

Carmen Rotstein & Yoad Winter, Technion
Total Adjectives vs. Partial Adjectives: Scale Structure and Higher-order Modifiers
[abstract] [paper]

Jeannette Schaeffer & Aviya Hacohen, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, & Arielle Bernstein, University of Pennsylvania
The Dissociation Between Grammar and Pragmatics: Evidence from English SLI
[abstract] [paper]

Shalom Zuckerman , Nada Vasic , Sergey Avrutin & Iris Mulders, Utrecht University
What Can Eye Movement of Non-Brain-damaged Adults Tell Us About Pronoun Resolution in Child Language and Agrammatism?