Program: IATL 29

The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

29th Annual Meeting

October 6-7, 2013
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
LLCC, Australia Complex, Education Building, Mount Scopus

Sunday, 6 October 2013

10:00-10:50 Registration and coffee
10:50-11:00 Welcoming remarks
11:00-12:00 Invited speaker: David Pesetsky
Stacked and Phrasal Case in Russian and Lardil: Richard's Conjecture and the Unity of the World's Languages
12:00-12:40 Idan Landau
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Agreement at PF: An argument from partial control
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Matthew Reeve
University College London
A unified approach to gapping and cleft ellipsis
14:40-15:20 Noam Faust and Vered Silber-Varod
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Open University Israel
Modern Hebrew prepositions are enclitics: converging evidence from lexical  morpho-phonology and natural speech segmentation
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:20 Sergei Tatevosov
Lomonosov Moscow State University
Event structure of the anticausative and unaccusative
16:20-17:00 Ana Müller
University of São Paolo
Ways of expressing plurality: cumulativity, pluractionality and distributivity in Karitiana
17:00-17:20 Coffee break
17:20-18:00 Jing Lin, Fred Weerman and Hedde Zeijlstra
University of Amsterdam & University of Göttingen
Emerging NPIs
18:00-18:40 Elbert Jan Booij and Galit Weidman Sassoon
ILLC, University of Amsterdam & Bar-Ilan University
Big Differences: The standard for 'big' as used by adults and children
19:30 Conference Dinner

Monday, 7 October 2013

9:00-9:20 Coffee
9:20-9:30 Greetings by Prof. Reuven Amitai, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities
9:30-10:30 Invited Speaker: David Beaver
The University of Texas at Austin
In Search of the Genuine Articles: A Minimal Theory of (In)Definiteness
10:30-11:10 Carla Umbach and Helmar Gust
Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin & Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück
Similarity demonstratives
11:10-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:10 Hadil Karawani and Hedde Zeijlstra
University of Amsterdam/ZAS & University of Göttingen
If you want a future darling, why don’t you get a past?
12:10-12:50 Dina Orenstein and Yael Greenberg
Bar-Ilan University
Hebrew exclusives: A core meaning and varying parameters
12:50-13:10 Business Meeting
13:10-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:10 Julie Fadlon
Tel-Aviv University
The directionality of verbal diathesis: a psycholinguistic study
15:10-15:50 Nicola Lampitelli
Université François Rabelais de Tours & Laboratoire Ligérien de Linguistique (CNRS)
Templates, phonological government and stem allomorphy in Italian verbs
15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-16:50 Ana Scher, Marcus Lunguinho and Aline Rodero-Takahira
Universidade de São Paulo & Centro Universitário de Brasília
Innovative participles in Brazilian Portuguese
16:50-17:30 Edit Doron
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Adjectival constructs in Hebrew


Olga Kagan
Ben-Gurion University
Gradability across domains: The semantics of the degree modifier čut'
Evan-Gary Cohen and Carmen Savu
Tel-Aviv University & University of Bucharest
Crazy Little Thing Called /r/: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Hebrew Rhotic