8th Midwest Workshop on Greek Language & Linguistics

January 30, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00am to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 12:30pm
103 Oxley Hall 1712 Neil Avenue The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
Picture of Parthenon with OSU Classics Logo

SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY – SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY, 2019

Inaugurating the OSU Laboratory for Greek Dialectology, on the occasion of the International Greek Language Day (February 9)

103 Oxley Hall (1712 Neil Avenue).  The Ohio State University.  Columbus, Ohio

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Sponsored by the Modern Greek Program, the Laboratory for Greek Dialectology, and the Naylor Professorship in South Slavic Linguistics (The Ohio State University)

SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY

8:15 – Coffee (100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

103 Oxley Hall

8:45 – Words of Welcome (Cynthia Clopper, Interim Chair, Department of Linguistics / Brian Joseph, Director, Laboratory for Greek Dialectology)

Session 1: Dialects of Modern Greek

9:00 – 9:30 Matthew Hadodo ((University of Pittsburgh): Η ώρα 4 πάρα κάρτο κεντιανό τρώγω: Contact-induced change at different structural levels of Istanbul Greek

9:30 – 10:00 Marianna Katsoyannou (University of Cyprus): Some observations on the symbiotic evolution of Greco and Calabrese verbal systems

10:00 – 10:30 Michalis Marinis (University of Patras):  Language change in the Griko nominal inflectional paradigm

BREAK (100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

Session 2: Classical Greek

11:00 – 11:30 Jimmy Wolfe (OSU):  Unaugmentation Part 2: The case of εὔχομαι in Homer and elsewhere

11:30 – 12:00 Colleen Kron (OSU):  Prosody and authenticity in Prometheus Bound

LUNCH (for all in attendance -- 100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

Session 3: Culture and Language

1:00 – 1:30 Emily Pandis (OSU):  Growing up Bilingual--in between Greek and American language and culture

1:30 – 2:00 Rexhina Ndoci (OSU):  Gender and the perception of well-wishing expressions: Some preliminary results

Session 4: Phonological Analysis — Synchronic and Diachronic

2:00 – 2:30 Junyu Ruan (OSU):  Constraints on Attic-Ionic αρ/ρα variation from the Proto-Indo-European syllabic rhotic

2:30 – 3:00 Andrea Sims (OSU):  When the default is the exception: A formal analysis of word stress in Modern Greek nouns

BREAK (100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

Session 5: The Greek Lexicon

3:30 – 4:00 Fritz Graf (OSU):  A new old inscription: Lexicon and religion

4:00 – 4:30 Brian D. Joseph (OSU):  An insight from Gothic into the Post-Classical Greek lexicon

Session 6: Writing and Contact

4:30 – 5:00 Rex Wallace (University of Massachusetts / OSU):  On the Euboean Greek origins of the Paleo-Umbrian alphabet

5:00 – 5:30 Ekaterina But (OSU):  Greek elements in Latin letters from Egypt: Private archives of Rustius Barbarus and Claudius Terentianus

SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY

8:30 – Coffee (100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

103 Oxley Hall

Session 7: Perspectives on Developments in Post-Classical Period

9:00 – 9:30 Christopher Brown (OSU):  Greek Ancient to Modern: A web resource for diachronic study of Greek

9:30 – 10:00 Anthony Kaldellis (OSU):  When did Greek become the 'Romaic’ language?

10:00 – 10:30 Ahmad Al-Jallad (OSU):  The phonology of Near Eastern Greek from the 1st c. to 6th c. CE

BREAK (100 Oxley Hall and Lobby area)

Session 8: Syntax and Semantics

10:45 – 11:15  Anastasia Giannakidou (University of Chicago): Mood and truth matters

11:15 – 11:45 Domenica Romagno (Università di Pisa): The morphosyntax/semantics interface in Ancient Greek: Evidence from verb system and argument structure

11:45 – 12:15 Mina Giannoula (University of Chicago): Searching for πολύς and λίγος in Modern Greek

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