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LINGUIST List 22.877

Tue Feb 22 2011

Confs: General Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Greek/USA

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        1.     Marina Terkourafi , Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics

Message 1: Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics
Date: 22-Feb-2011
From: Marina Terkourafi <mt217illinois.edu>
Subject: Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics
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Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics

Date: 04-Mar-2011 - 04-Mar-2011
Location: Chicago IL, USA
Contact: Anastasia Giannakidou
Contact Email: giannakiuchicago.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Greek (ell)

Meeting Description:

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

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

9:00-9:30: Nikos Vergis (UIUC): The rhotics 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: To be held in 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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