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Wed Sep 18 2002

Confs: Greek Syntax & Minimalist Seduction

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  1. Spyridoula Varlokosta, Greek Syntax Workshop

Message 1: Greek Syntax Workshop

Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:33:12 +0100
From: Spyridoula Varlokosta <>
Subject: Greek Syntax Workshop

We are pleased to announce the final version of the programme for the
Workshop on Greek Syntax and the Minimalist Seduction, which will be
held at the University of Reading on 20-22 September 2002.

Friday 20 September
14:30-15:30 Registration
15:30-16:30 Invited Talk: Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland) On
		the EPP
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-17:30 Dimitra Theophanopoulou-Kontou (University of Athens) The
		structure of 'VP' and the mediopassive morphology. The
		passives and anticausatives in Modern Greek
17:30-18:00 Gaberell Drachman (University of Salzburg) Comp-deletion

Saturday 21 September
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:00 Invited Talk: Norbert Hornstein (University of Maryland)
		Back to the future: Pronouns in Minimalism and the
		Standard Theory
10:00-10:30 Irene Philippaki-Warburton & Vassilios Spyropoulos
		(University of Reading & University of the Aegean)
		Infinitely intriguing: The question of finiteness of
		Greek subjunctives
10:30-11:00 Phoevos Panagiotidis & Stavroula Tsiplakou (University of
		Cyprus) 'What I said this time?' Evidence for the left
		periphery in the acquisition of L2 English by Greek L1
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:00 Dimitra Papangeli (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, OTS)
		Greek reflexives and the issue of productivity
12:00-12:30 Vina Paraskevi Tsakali (UCL/MIT) Against the unification
		of nominal CPs
12:30-13:00 George Kotzoglou (University of Reading) Verb movement and
		particles in Greek
13:00-13:45 Lunch
14:30-15:00 Konstantina Haidou (SOAS, University of London) Stress
	mechanisms in the syntactic and phonological domain of focus in Greek
15:00-15:30 Evi Sifaki (University of York) The syntax of subject
		inverted orders in Greek: VSO
15:30-16:00 Michalis Georgiafentis (University of Reading) Towards a
		minimalist account of the VOS order in Greek
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Dora Alexopoulou & Caroline Heycock (University of
		Edinburgh) Resumption and quantification
17:00-17:30 Anna Roussou & Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli (University of Patras
		& University of Thessaloniki) On VSO again!

Sunday 22 September

9:00-10:00 Invited Talk: Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)
		Complementation in some Southern Italian varieties
10:00-10:30 George Tsoulas (University of York) Floating quantifiers?
10:30-11:00 Theodore Markopoulos & Christina Sevdali (University of
		Cambridge) Determiner spreading and floating
		quantifiers in Modern Greek: A minimalist approach
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:00 Eric Mathieu & Ioanna Sitaridou (UCL/University of
		Newcastle & University of Manchester) Null head
		nominals, determiner spreading and the topic/focus
		articulation in Modern Greek
12:00-12:30 Natalia Kariaeva (Rutgers University) Determiner spreading
		in Modern Greek: Split DP hypothesis
13:00-13:45 Lunch

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the following bodies:
Levendis Foundation
London Hellenic Society
Joannou & Paraskevaides (UK) Limited
Linguistics Association of Great Britain

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