LINGUIST List 24.2088|
Fri May 17 2013
Confs: Greek, Phonetics, Pragmatics, Semantics, Socioling/USA
Editor for this issue: Anna Belew
From: Marina Terkourafi <mt217illinois.edu>
Subject: 3rd Annual Midwest Greek Linguistics Workshop
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3rd Annual Midwest Greek Linguistics Workshop
Date: 18-May-2013 - 18-May-2013
Location: Urbana, USA
Contact: Marina Terkourafi
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://faculty.las.illinois.edu/mt217/Midwest_Greek_Linguistics_3.html
Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
The Department of Linguistics and the program in Modern Greek Studies at the University of Illinois are delighted to announce the 3rd Annual Midwest Greek Linguistics Workshop which will take place at the Urbana campus on Saturday, May 18, 11am-4.30pm.
This year's plenary speaker will be Dr Anastassia Loukina (PhD Oxford, 2008) and the title of her talk is: 'Nature versus nurture in phonetic variation: what can we learn from Greek dialects?'.
For full program details and to download the abstracts booklet, please visit: http://faculty.las.illinois.edu/mt217/Midwest_Greek_Linguistics_3.html
The workshop is co-sponsored by the Department of Linguistics, the program in Modern Greek Studies, and the Beckman Institute (CS/AI).
11:00am-11:15: Opening remarks
11.15-12.15pm: Plenary speaker: Anastassia Loukina (PhD Oxford, 2008): ''Nature versus nurture in phonetic variation: what can we learn from Greek dialects?''
1.00-1.30: Chilin Shih (UIUC): ''The effect of articulatory factors on Greek duration''
1:30-2:00: Jason Merchant (Chicago): ''Theoretical implications of non-locally conditioned stem allomorphy in Greek''
2:00-2:30: Natalia Pavlou (Chicago): ''The connection between focus and exhaustivity: An investigation of the Cypriot Greek clefts in context''
3:00-3:30: Brian Joseph (OSU): ''Ottoman-era Adrianoupolis Greek: Lessons for Greco-Turkish language contact, and for contact linguistics more generally''
3:30-4:00: Nikos Vergis (UIUC): ''In-context interpretation of insults: The role of speaker's emotional state''
4:00-4:30: Marina Terkourafi (UIUC): '' 'I'm sorry that is that I'm eating like this': a corpus analysis of a Greek interjection''
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