The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics

24th Annual Meeting

October 26-27, 2008
Beit Belgia
Givat Ram campus
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

sponsored by


Sunday, October 26, 2008

 9:30-10:20   Gathering and refreshments
10:20-10:30   Welcome and greetings
      Cyril Aslanov, Institute of General Humanities
      Eran Cohen, Department of Linguistics
10:30-11:30   ~Invited Speaker~
    Richard Kayne
      New York University
      Why is English is to as rare as it is?
11:30-12:10   Ivy Sichel
      The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Sabine Iatridou
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      English NegDPs and Scopal Predicates
12:10-12:25   Coffee break
12:25-13:05   Noam Faust
      Université Paris 7
      The Template as a Morphology-Syntax Interface in Modern Hebrew
13:05-13:45   Chris Reintges
      Université Paris 7
      INCREASING Morphological Complexity
13:45-15:10   Lunch
15:10-15:50   Gabi Danon
      Bar Ilan University
      Grammatical Number in Numeral-Noun Constructions
15:50-16:30   Frederick Hoyt
      University of Texas at Austin
      Negative Concord in Levantine Arabic
16:30-16:45   Coffee break
16:45-17:25   Martin Hackl, Jorie Koster-Moeller, and Andrea Gottstein
      Pomona College
      Processing Opacity
17:25-18:25   ~Invited Speaker~
    Louise McNally
      Universitat Pompeu Fabra
      Modification and Saturation

Monday, October 27, 2008

10:00-10:40   Beth Levin
      Stanford University
    Malka Rappaport Hovav
      The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
      Lexicalized Manner and Result are in Complementary Distribution
10:40-11:20   Boban Arsenijevic
      University of Amsterdam
    Berit Gehrke
      Universitat Pompeu Fabra
      Accusative Case in PPs
11:20-11:35   Coffee break
11:35-12:15   Jenny Birger
      Tel Aviv University
      L1 Acquisition of Unaccusatives: Reconsidering the "Unergative Misanalysis Hypothesis"
12:15-12:55   Pavel Braginsky
      Bar Ilan University
      On the Semantics of Prefixation in Russian: A Case Study of the Prefix ZA-
12:55-13:25   Business Meeting
13:25-14:50   Lunch
14:50-15:30   Lena Ibnbari
      Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
      Asymmetries in Russian Predicate Clefts
15:30-16:10   Gabriela Bilbiie
      Université Paris 7
      Towards a Fragmentary Analysis of Gapping in Romanian
16:10-16:25   Coffee break
16:25-17:05   Galit Sassoon
      Ben Gurion University of the Negev
      Vagueness Pertaining to Degree Constructions
17:05-18:05   ~Invited Speaker~
    Danny Fox
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Economy and Embedded Implicatures
(joint work with Benjamin Spector, CNRS)

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