The colloquium takes place on Thursdays 16:00-17:30 at Webb 103 (unless otherwise announced). After the colloquium refreshments are served at Webb 405.

School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Winter 2019-Spring 2019
The Interface between Syntax and Theory of Mind in Pronoun Use of Children with Autism; read more
Rama Novogrodsky

University of Haifa
Allomorphy and Abstractness: Empirical Considerations; read moresee handout Renate Raffelsiefen

Institute for German Language, Mannheim
On Timing of Ellipsis: Evidence from Parasitic Deletion Processes; read more
David Erschler

Ben-Gurion University
Representation and Learning of Quantificational Determiners; read more Noa Peled

Tel Aviv University
Countability Expressions in Hungarian: Can Classifiers and a Mass-Count Distinction Coexist? Bridget Schvarcz

Bar Ilan University
TBA Yoav Goldberg

Bar Ilan University
Homogeneity and the Distributive-Collective

.Note that the lecture will be delivered on a Tuesday, at 14:00*
Moshe Bar Lev

École Normale Supérieure, Paris


Dialect Diversity in Palestinian Arabic Ori Shachmon

The Hebrew University
Keren Khrizman
Bar Ilan University
TBA Jurgis Skilters

University of Latvia
The Semantics of Prenominal Possessives in Russian Maria Gepner

Bar Ilan University
TBA Yuval Katz

Tel Aviv University


Colloquia of Previous Semesters

School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Fall 2018-Winter 2019
Language from Gesture: Case Studies from Kenya and Mexico; read more
Kate Mesh and Hope Morgan

University of Haifa
Grammaticalization Paths of Rectification Constructions; read more Ruti Bardenstein

Tel Aviv University
No Case for Case (or Gender) in Stamford Hill Hasidic Yiddish; read more
Kriszta Szendroi, in collaboration with Zoe Belk and Lily Kahn

University College London
A Non-Unified Account of Obligatory "Focused" Expressions in Hungarian; read more Flóra Lili Donáti

Université Paris 8 - SFL, CNRS
American Sign Language Pronouns and Their Acquisition; read more Diane Lillo-Martin

University of Connecticut
Who Is Your Name?; read more David Gil

Max Planck Institute
The Spontaneous EMERGEnce of Recursion in Child Language; read more
Stephen Crain

Macquarie University
Positional Allomorphy: Pausal vs. Context Forms in Tiberian Hebrew; read more Roman Himmelreich

Tel Aviv University
Ellipsis Licensing and Redundancy Reduction: A Focus-Based Approach; read more
Hadas Kotek
Yale University
Mapping Natural Language Questions and Commands into Programs; read more Jonathan Berant

Tel Aviv University
Quantifier Float with Overt Restriction; read more; see handout Daniel Margulis

Minimum and Maximum Constructions: Semantics and Argumentation; read more Nicole Katzir

Tel Aviv University


School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Winter 2018-Spring 2018
Expression of Negation in Hebrew: From Grammar to Co-Speech Gestures; read more
Anna Inbar and Leon Shor

Tel Aviv University
The Interrelation between Root and Nominal-Pattern Extraction in the Course of the Morphological Decomposition of Hebrew Words in a Fast Priming Procedure for Sentence Reading; read more Avital Deutsch

The Hebrew University
Analyses of Japanese 'Internally-Headed' Relatives, and the Pitfalls of Homophony; read more
Alex Grosu & Koji Hoshi

Tel Aviv & Keio Universities
From Predication to Prediction: Grammaticalization of the Temporal, Aspectual, and Modal Senses of the Hebrew Past Tense Copula; read more Elior Elkayam

Tel Aviv University
The New Field of Afro-Eurasian (Silk Road) Linguistics; read more Paul Wexler

Tel Aviv University
Strictly Incremental Parsing, Unconscious Deletion, and C-Command; read more Omer Rosenbaum

Tel Aviv University
On Abilities and Priorities: Existential Possessive Modals in Hebrew; read more
Aynat Rubinstein

The Hebrew University
Constraints on Propositional Anaphora; read more Todd Snider

Cornell & Hebrew Universities

Working Memory, Speech Perception, and Eye-movements: The Interaction of Working Memory Load, Working Memory Span, and Noise on Spoken Word Recognition; read more

Boaz Ben-David
IDC Herzliya, University of Toronto, & Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
On the Syntactic Abilities of Recurrent Neural Networks; read more Tal Linzen

Johns Hopkins University
Must/Need, May/Can, and the Scope of Negation: The Downside of Logical Paraphrases; read more Patrick Duffley

Laval University


School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Fall 2017-Winter 2018
02.11 Luka Crnič

The Hebrew University
Some Questions in the Theory of Antonymy; read more
09.11 Galia Hatav

University of Florida
Secondary Predication and Converbs in Hebrew; read more
16.11 Annamária Kresztyankó

Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Language Socialization and Hierarchy: Identity, Ethnicity, and Language Practice of Gypsy Children in Hungary; read more
23.11 Gabi Danon

Bar-Ilan University
The Hebrew Genitive Alternation: Empirical Data and Theoretical Questions; read more
30.11 Julie Fadlon

The Hebrew University
It Depends: Structural Choices in the Production of Filler-Gap Dependencies;
read more
07.12 Ravit Melamed

Tel Aviv University
Processing Costs of Non-Canonical Word Order Sentences in Hebrew; read more
14.12 Itamar Shatz

Tel Aviv University
Phonological Selectivity in the Acquisition of English Clusters; read more
21.12 Isabelle Charnavel

Harvard University
Independence from Perspective: French (Exempt) Anaphora; read more
28.12 Jonathan Avidan

Tel Aviv University
The Rhyming Grammar of Modern English: A Study in Musical Theater; read more
04.01 Eli Dresner

Tel Aviv University
Formal Proofs and Textual Cohesion;
read more
11.01 Moshe Ziat

Tel Aviv University
Null Complement Anaphora and Null Object in Hebrew; read more
18.01 Yakir Dalal

Tel Aviv University
The Controlled Passive in Hebrew;
read more



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