Last updated – April 2015
Galit W. Sassoon
The Department of English Literature and Linguistics,
Bar Ilan University
2014, Predictors of linguistic gradability. Workshop Bridging Formal and Conceptual Semantics (BRIDGE-14), 12-13 April, Düsseldorf, Germany.
2015, Classification and gradability in the verbal domain. Lexical Semantics and Grammatical Structure in Event Conceptualization, February 16-18, Language, Logic and Cognition Center (LLCC), The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2015, Nominal comparisons, problems and prospects for a uniform analysis of the comparative morpheme. Colloquium of the Linguistics Department, 14 January, University of Cologne.
2015, From concepts to syntax: On the way adjectives differ from nouns. Research Colloquium, 13 January, University of Cologne.
2014, Degree modifiers: A new perspective on their semantics and the role of stress in it. Workshop on Focus sensitive particles from a cross-linguistic perspective, 3-5 February, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.
2014, Counting dimensions. McGill / MIT Workshop on Gradability and Quantity in Language and the Brain, 31 January - 1 February. MIT, Cambridge MA.
2013, A new look at adjectival positive forms - Evidence from quantificational modifiers. Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings (Lush), 13 December, Utrecht university.
2013, Between noun comparisons, Tenth International Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation, 23-27 September, Gudauri, Georgia.
2013, Dimension accessibility as a predictor of morphological gradability, Concept Composiition & Experimental Semantics/Pragmatics Workshop, 2-3 September, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, Utrecht University.
2013, Between noun comparisons, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, 4 July, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva.
2013, Size Adjectives as Adjectives, The Semantics and Philosophy of Language workshop, May 6, University of Chicago.
2012, The Rule vs. Similarity Hypothesis, The Gonda Brain Research Colloquium, December 24, The Gonda Research Center, Bar-Ilan University.
2012, Absolute vs. relative adjectives: From stage-level measurements and comparison classes to absolute properties, The interdisciplinary Colloquium of the Linguistics Department, December 6, Tel Aviv University.
2012, Rethinking of for phrases, Summer workshop of the Jerusalem / Tel Aviv Syntax Semantics Reading Group, Tel Aviv University.
2012, Absolute vs. Relative Adjectives and their comparison classes & The stage-Individual level distinction, The PhD seminar of the linguistics department, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2012, Antonymy. The seminar of the cognitive science program. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2012, Multidimensional antonyms and what they reveal about adjectives, Toward a cognitively grounded semantic account, Department of English, Bar Ilan University.
2012, Absolute Adjectives and their modifiers, LeGO Seminar, January 20, ILLC/UvA.
2012, The semantics of ‘for’ phrases and its implications, Joint work with Robert van Roij, Utrecht Syntax-Interface Meetings, January 16, Utrecht.
2011, From generalized quantifier theory to the Adjective-Noun distinction: A new approach to the research of adjectives, Approaches to the Lexicon (Roots III), 13-16 June, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem. [Slides]
2011, The flexibility of adjectival interpretations, VAAG workshop, 25-26 May, Lund.
2011, Logical vs. non logical operations in the semantics of adjectives vs. nouns. Workshop on the Syntax and Semantics of Nounhood and Adjectivehood, 23-25 March, The Center for Theoretical Linguistics of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
2011, Absolute vs. Relative Adjectives, Nijmegen semantic and pragmatic colloquium, March 22, Nijmegen.
2010, Antonymy in Multidimensional adjectives, LABORATORY OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, November 5, Leuven University.
2010, Against ‘POS’, The CL group meeting, May 27, Osnabruck University.
2010, Measurement theory in linguistics: Absolute vs. relative zeros in grammar, Colloq. of the Institute of Cognitive Science, May 26, Osnabruck University.
2010, Restricted quantification over tastes, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, May 11, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva.
2010, Measurement theory in linguistics – an overview, The interdisciplinary Colloquium of the Linguistics Department, May 6, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv.
2010, Mesurment theory and the licensing of degree morphemes, February 9, Tubingen University.
2009, Restricted quantification over tastes, LeGO Seminar, December 11, ILLC/UvA.
2008, Multidimensional adjectives versus nouns, A corpus-based study, June 10, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva.
2008, Negative predicates and transformation values, May 20, Department of English, Bar Ilan University, Ramat-Gan.
2008, Vagueness pertaining to degree constructions – Two case studies, Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva.
2004, What does typicality stand for? in the Department of Foreign literatures and linguistics, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
2004, What does typicality stand for? in the Department of English, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
2003, Semantics with clusters of properties, The Syntax and Semantics Seminar, University of California Los Angeles, USA.
2002, Semantics with clusters of properties, the colloquium of The Linguistics department, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
2014, Conceptual effects in grammaticality judgments (poster). The first Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, February 10-12, Acre, Israel.
2013, The type of adjectives. The 19th Amsterdam Colloquium, December 18-20, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2013, Big Differences: The standard for 'big' as used by adults and children (with Elbert Booij), Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) 29, October 6-7, Tel Aviv University.
2013, Classification under 'big': The role of leaps in distributions and its delayed acquisition (poster with Elbert Booij), The 5th biennial Experimental Pragmatics conference (XPRAG), September 4-6, Utrecht University.
2012, Granularity shifting: Experimental evidence from numerals vs. Adjectives (with Natalia Zevakhina Lomonosov), Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics (IATL) 28, October 16-17, Tel Aviv University.
2012, Positive and negative polar questions in discourse (with Floris Roelofsen and Noortje Joost Venhuizen), Sinn und Bedeutung 17, Paris, France.
2012, Granularity shifting: Experimental evidence from degree modifiers (poster with Natalia Zevakhina Lomonosov). Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 22, University of Chicago.
2011, Experimental evidence for granularity shifting in the adjectival domain (poster, with Natalia Zevakhina Lomonosov), Saint-Petersburg Winter Symposium on Experimental Studies of Speech and Language, 16-17 December, Saint-Petersburg.
2011, Stable properties with non-stable standards, The 27th Conference of the Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics, October 24-25, Haifa University, Israel.
2011, Absolute vs. Relative Adjectives - Variance Within vs. Between Individuals (joint with Assaf Toledo), Semantics and Linguistic theory (SALT) 21, 20-22 May, Rutgers University. [slides]
2010, Invented Antonyms: Esperanto as a semantic lab (joint work with Andreas van Cranenburgh and Raquel Fernandez), The 26th Conference of the Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics, October 5-6, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel.
2010, A cognitive root for a word class distinction, Word classes: Nature, typology, computational representation, March 24-26, Universita degli studi Roma Tre, Italy.
2010, Disagreements about taste, Subjective meaning workshop: alternatives to relativism, Workshop of the 2010 Conference of the German Society for Linguistics (DGfS), February 24-26, Humboldt-University, Berlin, Germany.
2010, Adjectival vs. Nominal processing: The rule vs. similarity hypothesis, Utterance interpretation and cognitive models 3, February 5-7, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels.
2009, Evaluativity, Mini-Workshop: Degrees Under Discussion, October 30, Utrecht, Netherlands.
2009, Multidimensional adjectives versus nouns, The 25th Conference of the Israel Association of Theoretical Linguistics, October 12-13, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
2009, Multidimensional adjectives, A corpus-based study, LoMoReVI - Logical Models of Reasoning with Vague Information, September 14-17, Cejkovice, Czech Republic.
2009, "More", "twice", and measurement theory's classification of scalar properties, WORKSHOP: Vagueness, Approximation, and Granularity (VAAG), June 25-26, Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin.
2008, Three sources of vagueness in degree constructions, Sinn und Bedeutung 13, September 30 – October 2, Stuttgart, Germany.
2008, Multidimensional adjectives versus nouns, A corpus-based study, 16th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, June 26-28, Utrecht, Netherland.
2008, Vagueness pertaining to numerical degree constructions, Vagueness and Language use, April 7-9, Paris. (slides)
2008, Negative predicates – The quantity metaphor and transformation values, SALT 18, March 21-23, Umass, Amherst, MS. (slides)
2006, Acquisition order helps bootstrapping semantic knowledge, The Second International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association, October 5-7, Munich University, Munich.
2006, Category structure, context and truth conditions, The First Brussels Workshop on Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models, June 23-24, Universite Libre de Bruxelles , Brussels.
2005, Typicality: Findings, Analysis and Practical Implications, Script – The Israel Association for Literacy, The 20th Conference, Nir-Etzion, Israel.
2004, What does typicality stand for? A formal analysis of typicality as an effect of the gradual learning of predicate meaning, the 6th conference on Logic and the foundations of game and decision theory, Leipzig school of management, Germany.