IGDAL 1 – Program

IGDAL 1 poster


9:15 – 9:45 Coffee and reception

9:45 – 10:00  Greetings

Prof. Reuven Amitai, Dean of Humanities

Prof. Moshe Taube, Head of Linguistics Dept.

Ilona Spector and Orit Eshel, conference organizers.

10:00-10:45 Invited speaker: Prof. Malka Rappaport-Hovav, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “A scalar analysis of directed motion verbs”.

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee break

Session 1 – Chair: Gili Diamant, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem:

11:00 – 11:30 Tzu-I Chiang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan. “Framing Force Dynamics: A Case Study on Unilateral Force Interaction Verbs in Mandarin”.

11:30 – 12:00 Hagen Blix, Universität Leipzig, Germany. “Complex Nuclei in Turkish Relative Clauses: Incorporation as an Obligatory Voice Construction”.

12:00 – 12:30 Lavi Wolf, Ben Gurion University of the Negev. “Epistemic Ambiguity”.

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Session 2 – Chair: Lavi Wolf, Ben Gurion University of the Negev:

14:00 – 14:30 Oksana Tkachman, The University of Haifa. “Basic Noun/Verb Distinction in Two Young Sign Languages”.

14:30 – 15:00 Vered Silber-Varod, The Open University of Israel/ACLP. “The SpeeCHain Perspective: Prosody-Syntax Interface in Spontaneous Spoken Hebrew”.

15:00 – 15:30 Einat Keren, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “Negative Concord in Modern Israeli Hebrew and its Origin”.

15:30 -16:00 Coffee break

Session 3 – Chair: Dolly Goldenberg, Tel Aviv University:

16:00 – 16:30 Haggit Sofer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “Conversational implicatures: interpretation and awareness of computability”.

16:30 – 17:00 Yuval Pinter, Tel Aviv University. “Modal Aspects of Before”.

17:00 – 17:30 Alexandra Anna Spalek, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain. “Verb Meaning in Context”.