​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tuesdays, 14:00-15:30 | Building 74, room 516 / ZOOM

Coordinator: Prof. Ariel Cohen

2023-2024 program​
​January 16, 2024
​Noa Bassel (UMASS Amherst):
Pronouns and prepositions
​February 13, 2024
Wendy Sandler (University of Haifa):
The Grammar of the Body and the ABC's of the Language Faculty
​February 20, 2024
Alona Golubchik (Bar Ilan University):​
Three Men Walk into a Bar: Quantifying Phonological Distance between Languages​

2022-2023 program
​November 8, 2022
Philip Shushurin (Institute of Linguistics, RAS & BGU):​
Nouns, adjectives and Structural Case​
​December 6, 2022
Dorit Ben Shalom (BGU)​:
What the brain tells us about theta roles
​January 3, 2023
​Zarina Levy-Forsythe (BGU):
bligatory classifiers and the mass-count distinction: the case of Tashkent Uzbek​  ​ 
​June 20, 2023
​Aya Zarka (BGU):
On the syntax and semantics of differential object marking in Levantine Arabic

2021-2022 program​
​November 9, 2021
Ruti Bardenstein (Shenkar College):​
​November 16, 2021
Olga Kagan (BGU)​:
The mass-count distinction is real! Evidence from the domain of derivational morphology​
​November 30, 2021
​Craig Sailor (Edinburgh) & James Griffiths (Tübingen):
Probing the Structure of Complex Possessive PPs in British English: Some Experimental Results
​December 14, 2021
​Fabienne Martin (Humboldt University):
​Agency as a Gradable Multidimensional Concept
​December 21, 2021
​Aviv Schoenfeld (Tel Aviv University):
​Bare NPs and the Kind-Instance Ambiguity
​January 11, 2022
​Elena Anagnostopoulou (University of Crete) and Luke Adamson (Harvard):
Representing Animacy and Markedness in Grammatical Gender Representation: On Coordination Resolution and Feature Interpretability in Greek
​March 29, 20​22
​Gísli Rúnar Harðarson (University of Iceland):
​April 12, 2022
​Colin Davis (Konstanz):
What Subject Parasitic Gaps Reveal About the Constraints of Movement​
​May 3, 2022
​Maria Gepner (Bar-Ilan):
Argument Incorporation in Prenominal Possessives in Russian
​May 17, 2022
​Maria-Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca):
Negative Connective in Child Language
​May 24, 2022
​Yael Greenberg & Micky Daniels (Bar Ilan University):
The Scalar Presupposition of even: Support from the Improvement Effect on Extreme-Adjective Comparatives
​June 21, 2022
​Rama Novogrodsky (Haifa):
What Can We Learn About the Pragmatic Domain from Children with Autism?​​
​June 28, 2022
​Yuval Pinter (BGU:
A Computer's Quest To Figure Out What an "Innoventor" Is​

​​​​​2020-202​1 program​​
​November 10, 2020​
​​Elena Titov (UCL):
Syntactic parameters: The case of IS-conditioned argument reordering
​November 17, 2020
Johannes Hein (Uni Potsdam): 
​November 24, 2020 ​Lena Borise (Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of ​Sciences) & David Erschler (BGU):
Verb height indeed determines prosodic phrasing: evidence form Iron Ossetic
​December 8, 2020
Ekaterina​ Vostrikova (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow):
Conditional analysis for clausal exceptives​
​January 12, 2021  ​Dorota Klimek-Jankowska (University of Wroclaw, Poland):
​​Idioms and aspect in Polish ​
(joint research with Joanna Błaszczak)

​April 6, 2021
​Pavel Rudnev (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)​: 
Revisiting Russian small nominals
​April 20, 2021
​Chen Gafni (University of Haifa):
Sound Symbolism in the Lexicon, Laboratory, and Literature
​May 4, 2021
​Monica-Alexandrina Irimia (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia):
Differential object marking beyond Case 
​June 1, 2021
Aron Hirsch (Leibniz-Zentrum Allg​emeine Sprachwissenschaft [ZAS], Berlin):
How scope reveals only concord​

​2019-202​0 program
​​December 10, ​2019
​Maayan Keshev (TAU): ​
Sentence processing, structural reanalysis, and the costs of disconfirmed predictions​​​​​​​​​
​December 17, 2019​Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago):
​​Points of Comparison​
​December 24, 2019​Idan Landau (BGU):
A Selectional Criterion for Adjunct Control ​
​January 7,  2020​Luka Crnič (HUJI):
Number in NPI Licensing​
​January 14, 2020 ​Moysh Bar-Lev (HUJI):​
Dispreference for co-varying distributivity as an upper bound inference​​
February 11, 2020
​Frederike Weeber (University of Cologne)​:
Conceptual and referential linking in discourse: The case of the German indefinite pronoun einer‘
​May 5, 2020
​Zehavit Segal (BGU):
The Causative/Stative Alternation with Hebrew Placing Verbs​