Prof. Zohar Livnat

Prof.
Head of Department

Publications

Books

Livnat, Zohar, Rhetoric of the Scientific Article: Language and the Discourse Community, Bar-Ilan Press 2010 [in Hebrew].

Livnat, Zohar, Dialogue, Science and Academic Writing, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2012.

Livnat, Zohar, Introduction to the Theory of Meaning: Semantic and Pragmatics, The Open University 2014 [in Hebrew].

 

Selected Papers

Livnat, Zohar, “Ulay – From Biblical Hebrew to Modern Hebrew: A Semantic-Textual Approach”, Hebrew Studies XLII 2001, pp. 81-104.

 Livnat, Zohar and Tamar Sovran, “Creativity vs. Meaningfulness in Adverbial Derivation”, Folia Linguistica XXXV/3-4 2002, pp. 299-312.

Livnat, Zohar, “From Epistemic Modality to Deontic Modality: Evidence from Hebrew”, Folia Linguistica Historica XXIII/1-2 2003, pp. 107-114.

Livnat, Zohar and Il-il Yatziv, “Causality and Justification: The Causal Marker Ki in Spoken Hebrew”, Revue de Semantique et Pragmatique 13 2003, pp. 99-119.

Livnat, Zohar, “On verbal irony, meta-linguistic knowledge and echoic interpretation”, Pragmatics & Cognition 12:1 2004, pp. 57-70.

Wolf-Monzon, Tamar and Zohar Livnat, "The Poetic Codes of Rechovot Ha-nahar ("Streets of the River")", Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies 23 (2) 2005, pp. 19-33.

 Livnat, Zohar, "Argumentation in a Complex Action Game: A Court Judgement as a Dialogic Suasive Text", Studies in Communication Sciences, Special issue: Argumentation in Dialogic interaction, June 2005, pp. 203-214.

 Livnat, Zohar, "La rhétorique de l'objectivité: le rôle de l'auteur dans l’écriture scientifique", Questions de Communication 9, 2006, pp. 95-121.

Livnat, Zohar, "Gender online in Hebrew: New technology, old language", In: Thüne, E., C. Bazzanella and S. Leonardi (Eds.) Gender, Language and New Literacy: A Multilingual Analysis, London: Continuum, 2006, Ch. 11, pp. 169-181

Livnat, Zohar, "The concept of scientific fact: Perelman and Beyond", Argumentation 23 (3), 2009, pp. 375-386.

 Livnat, Zohar, "Impersonality and grammatical metaphors in scientific discourse: The rhetorical perspective", LIDIL 41, 2010, pp. 103-119.

 Livnat, Zohar, "Quantity, truthfulness, and ironic effect", Language Sciences 33:2, 2011, pp. 305-315.

 Livnat, Zohar, "Making analogy work in the public arena", Journal of Language and Politics 10:2, 2011, pp. 227-247.

Bronstein, Ilan, Nelson, Noa, Livnat, Zohar and Ben-Ari, Rachel, "Rapport in negotiation: The contribution of the verbal channel", Journal of Conflict Resolution 56 (6), 2012, pp. 1089-1115.

Livnat, Zohar and Dori-Hacohen, Gonen, "The effect of irony in radio talk-back programs in Israel", in: Fetzer, A. (ed.) The pragmatics of political discourse: Explorations across cultures. John Benjamins 2013, pp. 193-217.

Livnat, Zohar, "Apposition", in: EHLL: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, G. Khan, S. Bolozky, S. Fassberg, G. Rendsburg, A. Rubin, O.R. Schwarzwald, T. Zewi (Eds.), New York: Brill, 2013, Vol. I pp. 118-120.

Livnat, Zohar, "Intensifier: Modern Hebrew", in: EHLL: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, G. Khan, S. Bolozky, S. Fassberg, G. Rendsburg, A. Rubin, O.R. Schwarzwald, T. Zewi (Eds.), New York: Brill, 2013, Vol. II, pp. 302-303.

Livnat, Zohar, "Parenthesis", in: EHLL: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, G. Khan, S. Bolozky, S. Fassberg, G. Rendsburg, A. Rubin, O.R. Schwarzwald, T. Zewi (Eds.), New York: Brill, 2013 Vol. III, pp. 19-21.

Livnat, Zohar, "Rhetoric", in: EHLL: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, G. Khan, S. Bolozky, S. Fassberg, G. Rendsburg, A. Rubin, O.R. Schwarzwald, T. Zewi (Eds.), New York: Brill, 2013, Vol. III, pp. 416-418.

Livnat, Zohar, "Negotiating scientific ethos in academic controversy", Journal of Agumentation in Context 3 (2) 2014, pp. 126-152

Einat, Tomer and Livnat, Zohar, "Words, values and identities: The Israeli Argot (jargon) of prisoners", Israel Studies in Language and Society 6 (1) 2014, pp. 31-58.

Livnat, Zohar, "Dialogue on the continuum of confrontation: The dialogic aspect of academic articles", in: Brumme, J. and Lopez Ferrero, C. (Eds.), La ciencia como diálogo entre teorías, textos y lenguas Con la colaboración de FAN Cong. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 2015

Gonen, Einat, Livnat, Zohar and Amir, Noam, "The discourse marker axshav ('now') in spontaneous spoken Hebrew: Discursive and prosodic features", Journal of Pragmatics 89, 2015, pp. 69-84.

Dori-Hacohen, Gonen and Livnat, Zohar, "Negotiating norms of discussion in the public arena: The use of irony in radio phone-in programs", Journal of communication 65, 2015, pp 909-931.

Livnat, Zohar, "Linguistic-Rhetorical inquiry of concession structures in a confrontational academic context", REDIS: Revista De Estudos Do Discurso 4, 2015, 67-93.

Livnat, Zohar, "Dialogue on the continuum of confrontation: The dialogic aspect of academic articles", in: Brumme, J. and Lopez Ferrero, C. (Eds.), La ciencia como diálogo entre teorías, textos y lenguas Con la colaboración de FAN Cong. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 2015, pp. 247-268.

Livnat, Zohar and Lewin, Beverly, "The Interpersonal Strand of Political Speech: Recruiting the Audience in PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Speeches", Language and Dialogue, 6:2, 2016, pp. 275-305.

Research

Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Verbal Irony, Syntax and Semantics of Modern (spoken) Hebrew, Rhetoric and Argumentation, Academic and Scientific Discourse, Plitical Discourse, Language and Law