6th Annual Midwest Workshop on the Greek Language

April 11, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Room 347, University Hall
The Greek Parthenon
Please join us for presentations and discussions on Ancient and Modern Greek.
 
Session A’: Homeric Greek
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Jimmy Wolfe (OSU):
The Speech of Nestor: A Preliminary Analysis
of Un-augmented verb forms in Iliad 1
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Chiara Zanchi (University of Pavia/ OSU):
Multiple preverbs in Homeric Greek
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Yaroslav Gorbachov (University of Chicago):
Thoughts on the prehistory of the Homeric dual
 
Session B’: Analysis of Modern Greek
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Natalia Pavlou (University of Chicago):
How hybrid is gender? Evidence from diminutives
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Matthew John Hadodo (University of Pittsburgh):
Large Difference/Little Difference: Istanbul Greek, Identity and Language Ideologies
LUNCH (catered for all in attendance) 
 
Session Γ’: Multiple Stages of Greek
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Yiorgos Anagnostou (OSU):
Classics and Modern Greek, in Conversation
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM William Little (OSU):
An initial foray into Greek historical linguistics
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Coleman Connelly (OSU):
From Asclepius to Allah: Translating the Greek Gods in Ninth-Century Iraq
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Christopher Brown (OSU):
Bachtin and Thomson: Teaching Greek dialectically
 
Session Δ’: Etymology
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Gregory Pellam (OSU):
Apollo and the Mother of the Gods:
Delphi and Demeter–Ceres and the libri Sibyllini
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Catalin Anghelina (Columbus State):
Emulating the Byzantine Emperor:
The Wallachian (Romanian) βασιλεύς
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Brian D. Joseph (OSU):
Generational Distance Terms in Greek and the Source
of Dialectal Modern Greek πρόσπαππος

 

Sponsored by the Modern Greek Studies Program, the Department of Classics, and the Kenneth E. Naylor Professorship in South Slavic Linguistics
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