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1 October 2018
09:00 - 11:00
Drift 15, room 0.03

ROCKY mini-workshop: reciprocal predicates in Italian, Dutch and Hebrew

Reciprocal predicates in Italian, Dutch and Hebrew

This mini-workshop will report recent findings of the ROCKY team (https://rocky.sites.uu.nl) on reciprocal predicates in three typologically different languages: Italian, Dutch and Hebrew. The two talks will discuss the semantics of reciprocal predicates and the SI construction in Italian, the reciprocal middle template in Hebrew, and the interpretation of discontinuous reciprocal predicates (knuffelen met “hug with”) in Dutch.

Workshop program —
9.00-10.00: Giada Palmieri and Joost Zwarts: Lexical reciprocity vs. grammatical reciprocity: the case of Italian
9.00-11.00:  Yoad Winter: Selectional restrictions and the meaning of reciprocal alternations

Tryout talks for NELS 2018 (http://cornell2018.nelsconference.org) and IATL 2018 (https://www.iatl.org.il/?page_id=1475).