Workshop on Greek Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, March 4

Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics – Inaugural Meeting
Friday March 4, 2011
University of Chicago, Department of Linguistics

Program

Morning sessions: To be held at the Linguistics Lounge, Dept. of Linguistics

9:00-9:30
Nikos Vergis (UIUC): The rhetorics of shame: Language, women and stereotypes

9:30-10:00
Marina Terkourafi (UIUC): On the intonation/pragmatics interface: a prohibitive construction in Cypriot Greek

Break: 10-10:30

10:30-11:00
Anastasia Giannakidou (U Chicago), Despoina Papadopoulou (U Thessaloniki), and Melita Stavrou (U Thessaloniki): scope and epistemic judgment: evidence form Greek indefinites

11:00-11:30
Jason Merchant (U Chicago): A new argument for LF-copy? Evidence from ellipsis in the Greek NP

Lunch break: 11:30-1:00

Afternoon sessions: Harper 130

1:00-2:00
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Ioanna Sitaridou (U Cambridge): The Last Greek Infinitive — Continuity, Contact, and Change in the Greek varieties of Pontus

2:00-2:30
Christopher Brown (OSU) and Brian D. Joseph (OSU): Greek of Southern Albania — Preliminary Observations

Break: 2:30-3:00

3:00-3:30
Eleni Staraki (U Chicago): Greek modals interacting with tense and aspect

3:30-4:00
Katerina Chatzopoulou (U Chicago): Negation selection in Ancient Greek: the latest news

4:00-4:30
Anastasia Smirnova (OSU): Linguistic encoding of motion events in Greek in comparison to other Balkan languages

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