MedLangCon2019 (Minority languages in the Mediterranean)

Minority languages in the Mediterranean


Grammatical aspects of language contact and language decline


Workshop organisers: Georg Höhn and Stavros Skopeteas


Support: Matthias Kracht, Florian Fischer, Maya Gálvez Wimmelmann, Antonio Masotti, Pauline Sander, Andrea Schröter



Poster

Programme (as of 11 June 2019)

Programme and abstracts (as of 11 June 2019)


Venue on Friday: Historische Sternwarte, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Geismar Landstraße 11, 37083 Göttingen

Venue on Saturday: Georg August Universität Göttingen, Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar, Käte-Hamburger-Weg 3, room 0.108

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Friday, 14 June 2019


9.00–9.20 Registration


9.20-9.30 Introduction


9.30-10.30 Marika Lekakou, University of Ioannina: Convergence in the absence of contact: the case of Griko and Greko


10.30–10.45 Break


10.45–11.15 Johannes Mücke, University of Graz: Infinitive reduction in Corfiot Italian: Language contact and language decline


11.15-11.45 Carolina Spiegel, University of Bremen: Contact-induced variation in spoken 21st century Judeo-Spanish in Izmir


11.45–12.15 Leonardo Maria Savoia & Benedetta Baldi, University of Florence: Inflection, gender class and animate sexed denotation in the Lucanian Arbëresh of Ginestra


12.15–13.45 Break


13.45–14.05 Georg F.K. Höhn, Georg-August-University Göttingen: Observations on quantifiers in Greko (and southern Calabrese)


14.05–14.35 Antonio Masotti & Pauline Sander, Georg-August-University Göttingen: Influences of language death and language contact - On the ordering of adjectives in today’s Calabrian Greek


14.35–15.05 Saverio Dalpedri & Astrid Rümper, Georg-August-University Göttingen: Indirect objects in Calabrian Greek: a fading encoding


15.05–15.20 Break


15.20–16.20 M. Olimpia Squillaci, Smithsonian Institution: Eliciting data from minority languages. Examples from Calabrian Greek


16.20–16.40 Break


16.40–17.10 Oliver Gerlach: Introduction into the Musical Traditions of il Sud within the Context of Subaltern Orthodoxy



17.10-18.15 Anna Stratigò & Maria De Filippo: Concert: The Musical Heritage of the Italo-Albanian community of Lungro


19.30 Dinner at Kartoffelhaus (Goetheallee 8)



Saturday, 15 June 2019


9.00–10.00 Evangelia Adamou, CNRS: Disentangling effects of language contact, bilingualism, and L1 attrition in the Balkan Sprachbund


10.00–10.15 Break


10.15–10.45 Anastasia Makarova & Olivier Winistörfer, University of Zürich: Interference phenomena in the languages of the Western regions of the Republic of North Macedonia


10.45–11.15 Laurentia Schreiber, University of Bamberg: Nominal inflection in Romeyka in the light of contact-induced change and language decline: Data from a heritage community in Germany


11.15–11.45 Stavros Skopeteas, Georg-August-University Göttingen: OV-VO in Caucasian Urum


11.45–13.15 Break


13.15–13.45 Gulshen Sakhatova, Georg-August-University Göttingen: On mood in Cypriot Turkish, Greek induced and non-turkic?


13.45–14.15 Spyros Armostis, Open University of Cyprus; Charalambos Christodoulou, Ministry of Education and Culture and Marilena Karyolemou, University of Cyprus: The VOT of Cypriot Arabic geminate occlusives: convergence towards Cypriot Greek phonology?


14.15–14.30 Break


14.30–15.30 Alexander Borg, Ben Gurion University of the Negev: The linguistic diachrony of a diaspora community: The case of Cypriot Arabic


15.30–16.45 Final discussion