The 4th International Graduate Student Conference on Diverse Approaches to Linguistics (IGDAL 4)

October 12, 2015

Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Building 604, room 11



09:45–10:15 Registration and coffee
10:15-10:30 Greetings
The Organizing Committee
Prof. Elinor Saiegh-Haddad
, Head of the Department of English Literature and Linguistics, Bar Ilan University
10:30-11:30 Invited Speaker
Dr. Lior Laks, Bar Ilan University
Morphological doublets – what triggers their formation and what blocks it?
11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:45 Session 1
Chair: Gal Belsitzman, University of Haifa
11:45-12:15 Mátyás Arató (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Linguistic varieties in the Boyash (Romanian speaking Tub-maker) communities in Central Europe
12:15-12:45 Annamária Kresztyankó (ELTE University, Hungary)
Gypsies and skinheads – Victims and principals’ discursive categorization conveyed by the Hungarian media
12:45-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Session 2
Chair: Naomi Havron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
14:00-14:30 Maria Gepner (Bar Ilan University)
Motion Verbs in Russian
14:30-15:00 Leon Shor (Tel Aviv University)
Referring with third-person pronouns to less-than-fully-activated referents
15:00-15:30 Itamar Shatz (Tel Aviv University)
An investigation of native language interference during second language acquisition
15:30-15:50 Coffee break
15:50-16:50 Session 3
Chair: Tatiana Philippova, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
15:50-16:20 Danny Kalev (Tel Aviv University)
Relative tenses in Hebrew: the posterior and the anterior
16:20-16:50 Noa Epstein Naveh (Bar Ilan University)
Pluralization and Mass Nouns- Can they go together in Modern Hebrew?

Registration: attending the conference is free of charge. However, if you intend to participate, we will appreciate if you can register here (this will help us estimating the number of expected participants and prepare accordingly).

  • The conference is supported by: The Lechter Institute for Literary Research; The Lewis Family Foundation for International Conferences in the Humanities; The Faculty of Humanities, Bar-Ilan University.

Local organizing committee:

Chen Gafni:

Bridget Schvarcz:

Maya Yablonski:

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