Conference presentations and talks

upcoming

Experimental evidence on genericity and universal quantification in English and Greek. Joint work with Napoleon Katsos and Linnaea Stockall. Talk at the 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL13). University of Westminster. London, UK. 7-9 September.

recent

Exceptionality and Strikingness in the Acquisition of Generics. With Napoleon Katsos and Linnaea Stockall. Talk at ‘The Generic Notebook: Current Approaches to Genericity‘. RUESHeL group. HU-Berlin. 2 June.

Exceptionality and Strikingness in the Acquisition of Generics. Joint work with Napoleon Katsos and Linnaea Stockall. Poster presentation at the 14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language (IASCL 2017). Lyon, France. 17-21 July.

Generic and Universal Generalisations: Contextualising the ‘Generic Overgeneralisation’ Effect. Joint work with Napoleon Katsos and Linnaea Stockall. Talk at CogSci 2017: Computational Foundations of Cognition. 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. London. 27-29 July.
2017

Generic Plurals in English and Greek: Bare or Definite? An Experimental Approach. Joint work with Napoleon Katsos and Linnaea Stockall. Talk at “New Perspectives on the Form and Meaning of (Bare) Nominals“. USP. São Paulo (Brazil), 27-28 April.

Generic noun phrases in German-Greek bilinguals: an experimental approach. Joint work with Artemis Alexiadou. Presentation at the workshop on “Heritage language in children and adults” organised by Natalia Gagarina and Artemis Alexiadou at ZAS, Berlin, 27 January.

Generic and universally quantified generalisations: a cross-linguistic experimental study in English and Greek. Presentation at the “Cross-Linguistic Pragmatics” workshop organised by XPRAG.de at ZAS, Berlin, 25-27 January.

2016

23 May
On borps and glippets: the acquisition of generics.
Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics Reading Group
University of Cambridge

18 May
On borps and glippets: the acquisition of generics.
Ling Lunch Talk, Queen Mary, University of London

18-20 January
The effect of context on generic and quantificational statements. Poster at Trends in Experimental Pragmatics-TiXPrag1, organised by XPRAG.de at ZAS, Berlin.

2015

30 October
How exceptional are generics? An experimental approach
CLT seminari
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

3 October
The Effect of Context on Generic and Quantificational Generalisations
The Generic workshop: genericity in philosophy and linguistics
Organized by Rachel Sterken, Bernhard Nickel and Torfinn Huvenes
Harvard University, MA

Wednesday 13 May
How to be a bare noun in Greek
London Semantics Day 2
13 May
Queen Mary, University of London

Tuesday 28 April
Generics are exceptional – an experimental investigation
Experimental Semantics and Pragmatics Workshop
University of Cambridge

Thursday 26 February
Distributive quantifiers in Greek : slack and rigid distributivity
Workshop (Co-)Distributivity 2015
CNRS Pouchet

2014

Wednesday 19 November
Bare nouns in Greek: the view from Spanish and Catalan
Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars
University of Cambridge

7 May 2014
Generics are exceptional! Experimental evidence on the interplay between generics and exceptionality (work with L.Stockall)
London Semantics Day 1
Queen Mary, University of London

L2 phonetic proficiency and enhanced cognitive control in unimodal bilinguals. Poster with de Leeuw, Esther, Bogulski, Cari A., Stockall, Linnaea.
BAAP 2014
7-9 April

2013

Do (all) tigers have stripes? Experimental evidence on generic bare plurals and universals, with Linnaea Stockall, Poster at the 5th Experimental Pragmatics Conference XPRAG 2013, 4-6 September 2013, at Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Pronunciation proficiency and cognitive control in Spanish-English bilinguals, with Esther
de Leeuw and Linnaea Stockall. Poster at Workshop on Neurobilingualism 2013. 25-27 August. University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Pronunciation Proficiency and Non-Linguistic Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism
Esther de Leeuw, Linnaea Stockall & D. Lazaridou-Chatzigoga
9th International Symposium on Bilingualism, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, June 10-13

Do (all) ducks lay eggs? Processing generic and universal statements
Poster with Linnaea Stockall
XPRAG London Master Class organised at UCL by the ESF research network EURO-XPRAG, May 28-29

Pronunciation proficiency and non-linguistic cognitive advantages in unimodal bilinguals
Poster with Esther de Leeuw, Linnaea Stockall
New Sounds 2013 conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, May 17-19

2012

A corpus study of Greek bare singulars: implications for an analysis
Poster with S. Alexandropoulou
(In)Definites and Weak Referentiality: Conference in Florianópolis, Brazil. 20-21 August

Generics and domain restriction: experimental evidence from comparison with universals (with L. Stockall)
Sinn und Bedeutung 17, 08-10 September, École normale supérieure, Paris

Generics and Universal Quantification: how many tigers have stripes and how many lions have manes?
Queen Mary Ling Lunch, 22 of May

2011

To distribute and to make an exception: Genericity and universal quantification in Greek. GENIUS III conference: Genericity in linguistics, philosophy, and cognitive science, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France, 5-6 December

The distribution and interpretation of bare singular count nouns in Greek. Invited talk at LUSH (Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings), Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, the Netherlands, 12 October

The distribution and interpretation of bare singular count nouns in Greek. Workshop on Weak Referentiality, Satellite Workshop of the 16th Sinn und Bedeutung conference, Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, the Netherlands, 9 September

Ο επιμεριστικός ποσοδείκτης κάθε με το οριστικό άρθρο (The distributive quantifier kathe with the definite article, in Greek) 32nd Annual Meeting at the Department of Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 6-8 May

Distributivity and genericity in Greek: kathe with the definite article, 20th International symposium on theoretical & applied linguistics, School of English, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1-3 April

2009

Co-occurrence of the Greek definite article with κάθε (kathe) and οποιοσδήποτε (opjosdhipote), 30th Annual Meeting at the Department of Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, poster, 2-3 May

2008

Absence and presence of the definite article in Greek, Workshop on Bare Singulars, Argument Structure and Their Interpretation, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 11 December

2007

Greek generic noun phrases involving the Free Choice Item opjosdhipote Workshop on Greek Syntax and Semantics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA, USA, 20-22 May

2006

Free Choice items and definiteness: Evidence from Greek Sinn und Bedeutung XI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 21-23 September

Free Choice items and definiteness: Evidence from Greek, Workshop on Syntax and Semantics 2006, University of Paris 8, Paris, France, 13-15 September

Presentation of a comment on a paper entitled “A non-uniform semantic analysis of the Italian temporal conjunctions ‘prima’ and ‘dopo’” delivered by Fabio del Prete (Università di Milano) 12th Italo-Spanish Meeting of the Analytic Society, Universitat de Valencia, Spain, 12-13 January