Semantics in Athens II

Workshop on semantics and the interfaces with semantics

Friday, December 22nd 2017

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The workshop will take place at the Athens University History Museum, Tholou 5 (for map click here).

Attendance is free. Please send us a brief note by Thursday if you plan to join us for dinner (20:00, at Το Καφενείο)

Organizers: Winfried Lechner (Athens) & Giorgos Spathas (Berlin/Stuttgart)


09:00 – 09:10


Session  1

  Material & reading

09:10 – 09:50

Nikos Angelopoulos

(University of California, L.A.)

On scrambling and the status and hierarchy of clitics: evidence from CLLD

Angelopoulos & Sportiche 2017

09:50 – 10:30

Maria Margarita Makri

(University of York)

Typology meets acquisition: Evidence from comparatives

10:30 – 11:10

Athanasios Michail Ramadanidis (University of Vienna)

Realizing and interpreting applicatives: morphosyntax vs. semantics

11:10 – 11:40


Session  2

11:40 12:20

Ekali Kostopoulos

(University of York)

Semantic aspects of floating quantification with ola

12:20 13:00

Christos Christopoulos

(University of Connecticut)

Polarity and focus in Greek sentences

13:00 15:00

Lunch Break

Session  3

15:00 – 15:40

Stavroula Alaxandropoulou

(Utrecht University)

Teasing apart accounts of numeral modifiers: a reading eye-tracking study

Alexandropoulou, Dotlacil and Nouwen 2017

15:40 16:20

Stergios Chatzikyriakidis

(University of Gothenburg) 

Verifying our formal semantics accounts? Proof assistants to the rescue


16:20 17:00

Maria Barouni

(University of Crete)

Arguments from Greek particles for a scope theory of even