MMM11 Program

11th Mediterranean Morphology Meeting


MMM11 will be broadcasted live: YOUTUBE

Conference program (final version): PROGRAM

Book of abstracts (final version): ABSTRACTS

The program of the excursion (June 25) is available here


Thursday, 22 June – WORKSHOP “Morphological issues in Modern Greek lexicography”
15.00-15.30 Registration
15.30-16.00 Opening
16.00-16.20 French-Greek and Greek-French general language dictionaries of the 19th and 20th centuries: morphology, language learning and Greek language diversity

Theodoros Vyzas (Technological Educational Institute of Epirus)

16.20-16.40 Morphological issues in early Modern Greek dictionaries

Eleni Karantzola (University of the Aegean)

16.40-17.00 Morphology as a lemmatization criterion in dialectal and historical lexicography

Christina Bassea-Bezantakou (Academy of Athens)

17.00-17.20 On the limits between synchrony and diachrony: etymology in historical and dialectal lexicography

Io Manolessou (Academy of Athens)

17.20-17.40 Morphology and lexicographic economy: the case of the Historical Dictionary of the Academy of Athens

Georgia Katsouda (Academy of Athens)

17.40-18.00 Morphological variation in Modern Greek dictionaries

Anna Iordanidou (University of Patras)

18.00-18.30 Discussion, Coordinator: Martin Hinterberger (University of Cyprus)
18.30 Garden party
Friday, 23 June – THEMATIC SESSION
08.30-09.00 Registration
Session 1 Chair: Jenny Audring
09.00-10.00 Keynote lecture: Morphological variation in synchrony and diachrony: the Latin suffix –men and its fate in the Romance languages

Franz Rainer (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

10.00-10.30 Morphological variation: the case of productivity in German compound formation

Katrin Hein (Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim)

10.30-11.00 Intensifying constructions in the interlanguage of French-speaking L2 learners of Dutch: a collostructional analysis

Isa Hendrikx / Kristel Van Goethem / Fanny Meunier (Université catholique de Louvain)

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
Session 2 Chair: Kristel Van Goethem
11.30-12.00 The plural of (some) Italian VN compounds: a possible instance of productive overabundance

Davide Ricca (Università di Torino) / Matteo Pellegrini (Università di Bergamo)

12.00-12.30 Variation and competition in realisational morphology: overabundance in Adyghe and Maay

Berthold Crysmann / Olivier Bonami (Laboratoire de linguistique formelle, CNRS & Université Paris Diderot)

12.30-13.00 Morphological variation and polysynthesis: the case of West Circassian

Yury Lander (Higher School of Economics)/ Irina Bagirokova (Institute of Linguistics RAS)

13.00-14.30 Lunch
Session 3 Chair: Marios Andreou
14.30 -15.00 Variation in Polish phrasal lexemes

Bożena Cetnarowska (University of Silesia, Katowice)

15.00-15.30 English compounds with participial heads

Gergana (Geri) Popova (University of London)

15.30-16.00 Parameters of variation in the syntax of gender

Olga Steriopolo (ZAS, Berlin)

16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
Session 4 Chair: Nikos Koutsoukos
16.30-17.00 Modal verbs in German dialects – a test case for modeling morphological variation

Oliver Schallert (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) / Antje Dammel (Universität Freiburg)

17.00-18.00 Keynote lecture: Variation in contact morphology

Angela Ralli (University of Patras)

18.00-18.30 Poster Session-Group A
Conference dinner


Saturday, 24 June – FREE TOPIC SESSION
Session 5 Chair: Francesca Masini
09.00-10.00 Keynote lecture: Inside ‘transposition’ morphology: a constructional view

Mirjam Fried (Charles University in Prague)

10.00-10.30 Multi-layered constructions in morphology: the example of Italian ‘parasynthetic’ verbs

Fabio Montermini (CNRS & Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès) / Giuseppina Todaro (Università Roma Tre & Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès)

10.30-11.00 Constructionist perspectives on two competing associative plural constructions

Gerhard B. van Huyssteen (North-West University, South Africa)

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
Session 6 Chair: Angela Ralli
11.30-12.00 Formalizing evaluative morphology in Frame Semantics

Marios Andreou (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)

12.00-12.30 Intensification and deintensification in Modern Greek verbs

Angeliki Efthymiou (Democritus University of Thrace)

12.30-13.00 Semantic variability and semantic change in word-formation: the role of metonymy

Laurie Bauer (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)

13.00-14.30 Lunch
Session 7 Chair: Geri Popova
14.30-15.00 Formal variation does not affect morphological processing

Sabrina Piccinin / Serena Dal Maso (Università di Verona) / Hélène Giraudo (Université de Toulouse)

15.00-15.30 Morphological decomposition through lexical gaps: tapping into morphological rules during visual word recognition

Swetlana Schuster / Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford)

15.30-16.00 Broken and sound plural in Maltese: evidence from a nonce word experiment

Jessica Nieder / Ruben van de Vijver (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)

16.00-16.30 Coffee Break
Session 8 Chair: Geert Booij
16.30-17.00 Phonetic evidence for morphological structure: segmentability effects in English complex words

Ingo Plag (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)

17.00-17.30 Stress variability in English –able and –ory adjectives: markedness, faithfulness, and usage

Sabine Arndt-Lappe / Javier Sanz (Universität Trier)

17.30-18.00 A chapter in the early history of Morphology: the brothers de Saussure and the theory of Word Structure.

Stephen R. Anderson (Yale University)

18.00-18.30 Poster Session-Group B
Business meeting
Sunday, 25 JuneEXCURSION (download)


POSTER session – Group a
From hypocoristic to stance marker: the grammar of the Hebrew suffix –

Jonathan Avidan (Tel-Aviv University)

Number inflection in Adjective-Noun and Noun-Adjective compounds in Italian: observing morphological variation through corpora

Silvia Micheli (University of Pavia)

Inherited French morphological schemas in Creole: a case of French variation?

Florence Villoing (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre) / Maxime Deglas (Université Paris 8 Saint-Denis)

Inflectional doublets within Croatian double-gender nouns: from a diachronic to a synchronic perspective

Gordana Hržica / Tomislava Bošnjak Botica / Jurica Budja (University of Zagreb, Institut of Croatian Language and Linguistics)

Morphological variation in the nominal system of the Early Modern Greek (16th-17th c.)

Eleni Karantzola (University of the Aegean) / Asimakis Fliatouras (Democritus University of Thrace)

Morphological code-mixing: the case of Cypriot Maronite Arabic

Natalia Pavlou (University of Chicago)

POSTER session – Group b
Constraints on the French [non-N] construction

Edwige Dugas (Université Charles de Gaulle Lille 3)

Phonetic reduction in NNN compounds: the role of boundary strength

Annika Schebesta / Gero Kunter (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)

Prefix conceptual salience in L2 acquisition and processing

Madeleine Voga (University Paul-Valéry Montpellier III) / Georgia Nikolaou / Anna Anastassiadis-Symeonidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

“What does a cireși ‘to cherry’ mean?” Creative variation in the interpretation of denominal verbs. An experimental and structural approach

Camelia Bleotu (University of Bucharest)

Ordinal variables: acquiring ordinal numerals in Dutch and English

Caitlin Meyer / Sjef Barbiers / Fred Weerman (University of Amsterdam)

Neurophysiological evidence for morphology-based decomposition of Dutch nouns and verbs

Hernán Labbé Grünberg (Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication) / Jan Don (University of Amsterdam)

Processing of morphologically complex words: evidence from Bengali

Sandra Kotzor / Hilary S.Z. Wynne / Beinan Zhou / Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford)

Transparency and predictability in Modern Greek conjugation: implications for models of word processing

Stavros Bompolas (University of Patras) / Claudia Marzi / Marcello Ferro / Franco Alberto Cardillo / Vito Pirrelli (Institute for Computational Linguistics, Pisa) / Angela Ralli (University of Patras)

Type disambiguation of English –ment derivatives

Gabriella Lapesa / Lea Kawaletz / Marios Andreou / Max Kisselew / Sebastian Pado / Ingo Plag (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)



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