Colloquium

 

The colloquium takes place on Thursdays 16:15-17:45. Due to Covid-19, the talks will be held online via Zoom (unless otherwise announced).

School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Fall 2020-Winter 2021
22.10

Aya Meltzer-Asscher, Julia Horvath, Tal Siloni 

Tel Aviv University  

Graduate students meeting; invitation

29.10

Omer Preminger

University of Maryland

Waving goodbye to Ferdinand: natural language is not composed of Saussurean signs; read more

5.11

Hedde Zeijlstra

University of Goettingen 

vread moresee handout

12.11

Daniella Yariv

Tel Aviv University

The Markedness over Faithfulness Bias: Coda moraicity in the early acquisition of Hebrew; read more

19.11

Lior Laks

Bar Ilan University 

How do penguins differ from kangaroos? Vowel 'dropability' in the pluralization of vowel ending loanwords in Hebrew; read more

26.11

Michael Becker

University of Massachusetts, Amherst 

The incoherent stress of Kuikuro;  read more 

3.12

Uriel Cohen Priva

Brown University

Understanding lenition through its causal structure;  read more 

17.12

Radek Šimík

Charles University, Prague

How to derive a relative pronoun from an interrogative one; read more 

24.12

Itamar Shefi

Tel Aviv University

Evolution of Phonological Typology: an Iterated Learning Model of the Emergence of Phonological Patterns

31.12

Tal Tehan

Tel Aviv University

TBA

7.1

Omri Amiraz

Hebrew University  

All is not as it seems: A cross-linguistic study of inverse-scope constructions

14.1

Suzi Lima

University of Toronto

TBA 

 

Colloquia of Previous Semesters

School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Winter 2020-Spring 2020

12.3

Naomi Havron

École Normale Supérieure, Paris

Prediction as a Key Mechanism in Language Acquisition? read more - Cancelled due to COVID-19

19.3

Luigi Rizzi & Adriana Belleti

Universities of Geneva and Siena 

Cancelled due to COVID-19

26.3

Lotte Sommerer

University of Vienna 

On Shifting Strategies in the Coding of (In)definiteness: From Old English to Early Modern English - Cancelled due to COVID-19

2.4

Neta Haluts

Tel Aviv University

Signs for Similar Language Mechanisms: Phonological Output Buffer Impairments in Deaf Users of Israeli Sign Language; read more

23.4

Maayan Keshev

Tel Aviv University

Avoiding Marked Structures in Sentence Processing: Evidence from Hebrew Post-Verbal Subjects; read more

30.4

Alon Fishman

Tel Aviv University

Copulative Perception Verbs: The Sounds of Hebrew; read  more

7.5

Yechezkel Shabanov

Tel Aviv University

Double Negation in Hebrew: Interpretation and Motivation; read more

14.5

Carlo Meloni

Tel Aviv University

In Search of the Biblical Rhotic: A Phonological Reconstruction of resh; read more

21.5

Valeriya Afus

Tel Aviv University

The Role of Prosody and Segmental Features in the Perception of Palatalization; read more

4.6

Hila Davidovich

Tel Aviv University

Understanding Center Embedding Sentences: Can Agreement and Resumption Help? read more

11.6

Maayan Abenina-Adar

UCLA

Expressing Ignorance with Determiner Phrases; read more

18.6

Noa Geller

Tel Aviv University

Animacy, Attitudes, and Sentence Processing; read more

25.6

Anna Szabolcsi

NYU 

Obviation in Hungarian; read more; see slides

 

 
School of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Science Studies
Thursday Interdisciplinary Colloquium
Fall 2019-Winter 2020
Mess Mass Measure and Neat Mass Measure; read more; see handout
Fred Landman

Tel Aviv University
31.10
Cell Identification and the Duality of Questions; read more Danny Fox

MIT
07.11
Informative Counterfactuals; read more

Todd Snider


The Hebrew University

14.11
Semantic Characteristics of Schizophrenic Speech; read more Vered Zilberstein

Tel Aviv University
21.11
What Can Jewish Languages and Creoles Teach Us on Language Evolution? read more Ilil Baum

The Hebrew University
28.11

 

A Partially Unified Analysis of Japanese Internally and Doubly-Headed Relatives;
read more

 

Alex Grosu

Tel Aviv University
05.12

A Subregular Approach to the Problem of Learning Underlying Representations*;
read more

*Note that the lecture will be delivered on a Monday, at 16:15, in Gilman 496.

Adam Jardine


Rutgers University

09.12

Convex Geometry Methods in Phonology: Two Examples*; read more

*Note that the lecture will start at 16:15.

Giorgio Magri

CNRS and University of Paris 8
12.12

Expressing Experience: Not Necessarily 'Stoned', But 'Beautiful'; read more

Chris Kennedy

University of Chicago

19.12

On Sloppy Non-Pronominals in Focus Contexts; read more

Itai Bassi

MIT
26.12
Deconstructing Only; read more Aron Hirsch

McGill University & The Hebrew University
02.01
Category-Specific Phonology in the Acquisition of Hebrew; read more Noa Handelsman

Tel Aviv University
09.01
Phonology-Morphology (A-)Synchronization: Typical vs. Atypical Development; read more
Mor Haim

Tel Aviv University
16.01
Universal Principles and Statistical Learning in Phonology: Evidence from Early Hebrew Speech; read more
Outi Bat-El

​Tel Aviv University
23.01

 

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
28.02
Allomorphy and Abstractness: Empirical Considerations; read moresee handout Renate Raffelsiefen

Institute for German Language, Mannheim
07.03
On Timing of Ellipsis: Evidence from Parasitic Deletion Processes; read more
David Erschler


Ben-Gurion University

14.03
Representation and Learning of Quantificational Determiners; read more Noa Peled

Tel Aviv University
28.03
Countability Expressions in Hungarian: Can Classifiers and a Mass-Count Distinction Coexist? read more Bridget Schvarcz

Bar-Ilan University
04.04
Hierarchical Processing with Sequential Models? read more Yoav Goldberg

Bar-Ilan University
11.04

Homogeneity and the Distributive-Collective Distinction*; read more

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

Moshe Bar Lev

École Normale Supérieure, Paris

30.04

Intra-Dialect Diversity in Palestinian Arabic; read more Ori Shachmon

The Hebrew University
02.05
Russian Diminutives and the Semantics of Measure, Size, and Individuation; read more
Keren Khrizman

 

Bar-Ilan University
16.05
Towards a Relational Eigenplace; read more Jurģis Šķilters

University of Latvia
30.05
The Semantics of Prenominal Possessives in Russian; read more Maria Gepner

Bar-Ilan University
06.06
The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Verbal Alternations; read more Yuval Katz

Tel Aviv University
13.06

 

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
25.10
Grammaticalization Paths of Rectification Constructions; read more Ruti Bardenstein

Tel Aviv University
01.11
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

08.11
A Non-Unified Account of Obligatory "Focused" Expressions in Hungarian; read more Flóra Lili Donáti

Université Paris 8 - SFL, CNRS
15.11
American Sign Language Pronouns and Their Acquisition; read more Diane Lillo-Martin

University of Connecticut
22.11
Who Is Your Name?; read more David Gil

Max Planck Institute
29.11
The Spontaneous EMERGEnce of Recursion in Child Language; read more
Stephen Crain

Macquarie University
06.12
Positional Allomorphy: Pausal vs. Context Forms in Tiberian Hebrew; read more Roman Himmelreich

Tel Aviv University
13.12
Ellipsis Licensing and Redundancy Reduction: A Focus-Based Approach; read more
Hadas Kotek

 

Yale University
20.12
Mapping Natural Language Questions and Commands into Programs; read more Jonathan Berant

Tel Aviv University
27.12
Quantifier Float with Overt Restriction; read more; see handout Daniel Margulis

MIT
03.01
Minimum and Maximum Constructions: Semantics and Argumentation; read more Nicole Katzir

Tel Aviv University
10.01

 

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
08.03
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
15.03
Analyses of Japanese 'Internally-Headed' Relatives, and the Pitfalls of Homophony; read more
Alex Grosu & Koji Hoshi

Tel Aviv & Keio Universities
22.03
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
12.04
The New Field of Afro-Eurasian (Silk Road) Linguistics; read more Paul Wexler

Tel Aviv University
26.04
Strictly Incremental Parsing, Unconscious Deletion, and C-Command; read more Omer Rosenbaum

Tel Aviv University
03.05
On Abilities and Priorities: Existential Possessive Modals in Hebrew; read more
Aynat Rubinstein

The Hebrew University
10.05
Constraints on Propositional Anaphora; read more Todd Snider

Cornell & Hebrew Universities
17.05

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
24.05
On the Syntactic Abilities of Recurrent Neural Networks; read more Tal Linzen

Johns Hopkins University
07.06
Must/Need, May/Can, and the Scope of Negation: The Downside of Logical Paraphrases; read more Patrick Duffley

Laval University
14.06

 

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;
 
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