3rd Annual Midwest Greek Linguistics Workshop

11am-4:30pm, Saturday, May 18 , 2013
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 707 s. Mathews Ave., Urbana IL 61801

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11:00am-11:15: Opening remarks by Prof. James Yoon (Linguistics Department Head)
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”
Coffee break
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”

Sponsored by: Modern Greek Studies, Beckman Institute (CS/AI steering committee), Department of Linguistics