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Date May 18, 2013
Time 11:00 am  
Location Foreign Language Bulding (FLB), Lucy Ellis Lounge (or Room1080)
Cost Free Entry
Sponsor Modern Greek Studies; Beckman Institute (CS/AI)
Contact Dr. Stefanos Katsikas-Director of the Modern Greek Studies Program
Event type Conference/Workshop
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11:00-11:15: Opening remarks

11.15am-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''

2:30-3:00: Anastasia Giannakidou (Chicago): ''What is the force of obligation in Greek?

Coffee break

3:30-4:00: Brian Joseph (OSU): ''Ottoman-era Adrianoupolis Greek:  Lessons for Greco-Turkish language contact, and for contact linguistics more generally''

4:00-4:30: Nikos Vergis (UIUC): ''In-context interpretation of insults: The role of speaker''s emotional state''

4:30-5:00: 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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