Talks

Conference talks on Romeyka (Refereed)

  1. Sitaridou, I. (2017). On the nature of a local Asia Minor Greek koine: The view from Romeyka, 1st International Conference on Koine, koines and the formation of Standard Modern Greek, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 03-04/11/2017. 
  2. Dimitris Michelioudakis, Cristina Guardiano, Giuseppe Longobardi, Melita Stavrou, Ioanna Sitaridou, Metin Bagriacik (2017). Diagnosing syntactic effects of language contact and historical transmission, poster session at the Workshopon Emerging grammars in language contact situations, University of Crete, 19/07/2017.
  3. Michelioudakis, D., I. Sitaridou, M.Stavrou, M. Bagriacik, C.Guardiano, G. Longobardi (2017).  Greek meets other languages: Diagnosing structural borrowing in Asia Minor and Southern Italy, International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL 13), University of Westminster, 7-9/09/2017.
  4. Sitaridou, I. (2017). The rise of novel negators in Romeyka: Negative Existential Cycle and monoclausality’, Workshop on The Negative Existential Cycle from a historical-comparative perspective, Stockholm University, 4-5/05/2017.
  5. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Null objects in Romeyka: Contact with Turkish or internal conditioning?; Workshop on Historical language contact in English and beyond, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 31/03-02/04/2017.
  6. Guardiano, C., D. Michelioudakis, M. Stavrou, M. Bagriacik, G. Longobardi, I. Sitaridou (2016). Diagnosing syntactic effects of language contact and historical transmission: Asia Minor Greek as a key study, 1st International Conference on Language Contact in the Balkans and Asia Minor, Thessaloniki, 3-5/11/2016.
  7. Neocleous, N. & I. Sitaridou (2016). A contact explanation for the rise of final auxiliaries in Asia Minor Greek: a more complex tale from a dialectological perspective, 1st International Conference on Language Contact in the Balkans and Asia Minor, Thessaloniki, 3-5/11/2016.
  8. Guardiano, C., D. Michelioudakis, M. Bagriacik and I. Sitaridou (2016).Dialectal variation in the syntax of Greek demonstratives', The 7th International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT7, Retymno (Crete), 6-8/10/2016. 
  9. Neocleous, N. & I. Sitaridou (2016). 'The rise of final auxiliaries in Asia Minor Greek', The 7th International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT7, Retymno (Crete), 6-8/10/2016. 
  10. Guardiano, C., D. Michelioudakis, A. Ceolin, M. Irimia, G. Longobardi, N. Radkevich, G. Silvestri, I. Sitaridou(2016) 'Probing the vertical and horizontal signal of parametric linguistics', Diachronic Generative Syntax (DiGS), Ghent, June 28/6-1/7/2016.
  11. Guardiano, G., M.Bagriacik, D. Michelioudakis, I. Sitaridou (2016). Microvariation in the syntax of demonstratives in Asia Minor Greek: the role of contact. (2016). 37th Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, Schoolof Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 12-14/05/2016.
  12. Guardiano, C., D. Michelioudakis, A. Ceolin, M. Irimia, G. Longobardi, N. Radkevich, G. Silvestri, I.Sitaridou (2016). 'Measuring syntactic diversity in Southern Italy: a microparametric approach', 46th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 46), Linguistics Department at Stony Brook University (SUNY), 29/03 -3/04/2016.
  13. Sitaridou, I. (2015). ‘Null objects in Romeyka: Contact with Turkish or internal conditioning? Workshop on Turkish, Turkic and the languages of Turkey, University of Massachussets, Amherst, 21/11/2015.
  14. Guardiano, C., D. Michelioudakis, A. Ceolin, M. Irimia, G. Longobardi, N. Radkevich, G. Silvestri, I. Sitaridou ( 2015 ). 'South by Southeast',  12th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL 12), Berlin, 16-19/09/2015.
  15. Guardiano, Cristina, D. Michelioudakis, A. Ceolin, M. Irimia, G. Longobardi, N. Radkevich, G. Silvestri, I. Sitaridou ( 2015 ). 'South by Southeast', International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL22), Naples, 27-31/07/2015.
  16. Guardiano, Cristina; D. Michelioudakis, A. Ceolin, M. Irimia, G. Longobardi, N. Radkevich, G. Silvestri, I. Sitaridou ( 2015 ). 'South by Southeast',  Italian Dialects Meeting (IDM) and Cambridge Italian Dialects Syntax Meeting (CIDSM) X, Leiden, 22-24 /06/2015.  
  17. Sitaridou, I. (2015). Zητήματα  ταξινόμησης  και  ιστορικής  εξέλιξης  της  ποντιακής. 36th Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, School of Philology, Aristotle  University of Thessaloniki, 23-25/03/2015.
  18. Ceolin, A., Guardiano, G., Longobardi, G., Michelioudakis, D., Silvestri, G., Sitaridou, I. (2015). Greek and Romance : a syntactic phylogeny. 36th Annual Meeting of the Department of Linguistics, School of Philology, Aristotle  University of Thessaloniki, 23-25/03/2015.
  19. Sitaridou, I. (2015). (In)Vulnerable inflected infinitives as complements to volitionals and modals: Evidence from Portuguese and Romeyka. Poster presentation, 17th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DiGS), University of Iceland, 29-31/05/2015.
  20. Chatzopoulou, K. & I. Sitaridou. (2014). Jespersen’s cycle for NEG2 and conditional inversion in the history of Greek: Evidence from Romeyka conditionals. 16th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference, Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 3-5 July 2014.
  21. Michelioudakis, D. & I. Sitaridou. (2012). Multiple wh-fronting in different varieties of Pontic Greek. 5th International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory, Ghent, 20-22 September 2012.
  22. Sitaridou, I. (2012). Ottoman linguistic survival in a post-Ottoman context: The case of Romeyka, presented at the panel entitled When empires clash: modern-day outcomes of historical Greek and Turkish language encounters, MedWorlds 4, 29 Mayis University, Istanbul 5-7 September 2012.
  23. Chatzikyriakidis, S. & I. Sitaridou. (2012). Cultural survival shifts focus: The case of Pontic Greek, presented at the panel entitled When empires clash: modern-day outcomes of historical Greek and Turkish language encounters, MedWorlds 4, 29 Mayis University, Istanbul 5-7 September 2012.
  24. Michelioudakis, D. & I. Sitaridou. (2012). Multiple wh-fronting in different varieties of Pontic Greek. EdiSyn VI, Cambridge, 31 March 2012.
  25. Michelioudakis, D. & I. Sitaridou. (2011). Ethical Datives as (the only) non- truth-functional datives: evidence from Greek and Romance. Societas Linguistica Europaea, Logroño (La Rioja), 8-11 September 2011.
  26. Sitaridou, I. (2011). Syntactic microvariation in complementation strategies in Pontic Greek varieties. European Dialect Syntax Workshop 5, KNAW/Meertens Institute, 25 June 2011.
  27. Sitaridou, I. (2011). Towards a methodology: Syntactic investigations of an endangered language embedded under an anthropological approach. Language Endangerment: Documentation, Pedagogy and Revitalisation, University of Cambridge, 25 March 2011.
  28. Michelioudakis, D. & I. Sitaridou. (2010). Syntactic Microvariation: Dative Constructions in Greek. 4th European Dialectal Syntax Meeting in Syntactic Microvariation, Donostia-San Sebastian, 21-23 June 2010.
  29. Sitaridou, I. (2007). Infinitives with subjects in Greek and southern Italian dialects: A Sprachbund effect. VIII Incontro di dialettologia italiana, University of Bristol, 5-6 October 2007.


Invited Talks on Romeyka and Pontic Greek

  1. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Title TBC. British School of Athens, 09/2017.
  2. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Title TBC, at the conference on Language Contact and Language Change in Western Asia 2, University of Frankfurt, 2-3/12/2017.
  3. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Romeyka in Turkey: Throwing new light on the historical development of the Greek language. Wiener Sprachgesellschaft/VLACH, at the Austrian Academy, 19-21/11/2017.
  4. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Romeyka: continuity, contact and change at the north-eastern extremity of the Greek-speaking world, CNRS, Paris, 20/10/2017.
  5. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Continuity, contact, and change at the north-eastern extremity of the Greek-speaking world,  Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting (CIDSM 12), University of Cambridge, 3-5/07/2017.
  6. Sitaridou, I. (2017). Negative Existential Cycle in Romeyka: Aerial feature or internal development? at the conference on Language Contact and Language Change in Western Asia, University of Frankfurt, 10-12/03/2017.
  7. Sitaridou, I. (2016). The evolution of Asia Minor Greek: contact and change at the CLiCK conference, AMES, University of Cambridge, 9-10/12/2016.
  8. Sitaridou, I. (2016). Continuity, Contact and Change: The Greek varieties (Romeyka) in Turkey today at the Linguistic discoveries -Discovering Linguistics, Ghent University, 25/04/2016.
  9. Sitaridou, I. (2016). Towards a new phylogeny of Pontic Greek  at the ‘The Impact of Socio-Political Transformations on Language and Identity’ to take place in Tbilisi, 18/02/2016 - 20/02/2016. 
  10. Sitaridou, I. (2015). Reframing the phylogeny of Asia Minor Greek: The view from Pontic Greek. Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University, 04/12/2015. 
  11. Sitaridou, I. (2015). Language Continuity, Contact and Change: the Greek (Romeyka) Varieties in Turkey Today. Language Diversity Series, Stony Brook University, 10/09/2015.
  12. Sitaridou, I. & L. Schreiber (2015). Assessing sociolinguistic vitality: An attitudinal study of Romeyka(Rumca). University of Potsdam, 22/07/2015.
  13. Sitaridou, I. (2015). Phylogenetic approaches to the evolution of Pontic Greek. Ghent University, 29/04/2015.
  14. Sitaridou, I. (2015). Romeyka: The contribution of an endangered Greek variety to linguistic theory, language change, and typology. SOAS, 27/01/2015.
  15. Sitaridou, I. (2014). In search of the lost Greek infinitive: Continuity, Contact and Change in Romeyka of Pontus. Third Annual Hellenic Civilization Lecture, Department of Classics, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. 12 October 2014.
  16. Sitaridou, I. (2014). Romeyka in Anatolia: Continuity, contact and change. Workshop on "Visible and invisible borders: Language use expressing group belonging and change in the Georgian Greek community", Europa Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), 2 September 2014.
  17. Sitaridou, I. (2013). The emergence of the infinitive as a Negative Polarity Item in the history of Romeyka. Leverhulme Seminar, Centre for Language and Linguistic Studies, University of Kent, 1 July 2013.
  18. Sitaridou, I. (2013). Interaction of modality and negation in Romeyka. Workshop on ‘Interaction of modality and negation in the history of Greek and beyond’, Queens’ College, 26 April 2013.
  19. Sitaridou, I. (2012). Information structure in Pontic Greek. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 19 October 2012.
  20. Sitaridou, I. (2012). The null objects in Romeyka and the Turkish dialects of Trebizond: A case of reciprocal contact-induced change or internal conditioning? Second Workshop on ‘Romeyka and Asia Minor Greek’, Queens’ College, 1 April 2012.
  21. Sitaridou, I. (with S. Tsiplakou) (2012). On overt and covert language attitudes among Romeyka speakers. Workshop on ‘Romeyka and Asia Minor Greek’, Queens’ College, 1 April 2012.
  22. Sitaridou, I. (2011). The diachrony of the Romeyka infinitive. Modern Greek Graduate Seminar, University of Cambridge, 1 December 2011.
  23. Sitaridou, I. (2011). Ethic datives in Romance and Greek. UNICAMP, Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem, Sala dos Colegiado, 27 October 2011.
  24. Sitaridou, I. (2011). (Non-)Control in Ibero-Romance and Greek: Lessons to teach each other. Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH), 24 October 2011.
  25. Sitaridou, I. (2011). Syntactic Microvariation in Complementation Strategies in Pontic Greek Varieties. Linguistics Lunch Talk, Princeton University, 16 May 2011.
  26. Sitaridou, I. (2011). The last Greek infinitive in Romeyka: Non-finite tales of finiteness and language change. Inaugural meeting of the Midwest Consortium on Greek Linguistics, University of Chicago, 5 March 2011.
  27. Sitaridou, I. (2011). Continuity, Contact, Change: Infinitival Constructions in the Greek (Romeyka) Varieties in Pontus Today Methodological and Theoretical Issues. Hellenic Studies Workshop at Princeton University, 11 February 2011.
  28. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Evolution of Tense, Aspect and Mood in the history of Romeyka: Some preliminary conclusions. Workshop on ‘Evolution of Tense, Aspect and Mood in the History of Greek’, Queens’ College, 13 December 2010.
  29. Sitaridou, I. (2010). The last Greek infinitive in Romeyka: Nonfinite tales on finiteness and diachrony. The Philological Society, SOAS, 15 October 2010.
  30. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Το τελευταίο ελληνικό απαρέμφατο. Επιτόπια έρευνα στις ελληνικές ποικιλίες (ρομέικα) του Πόντου. University of Ioannina, 28 May 2010.
  31. Sitaridou, I. (with M. Kaltsa). (2010). The organisation of information structure in Pontic Greek. Poster at the workshop on ‘The Greek language in Pontus: Romeyka in contemporary Trabzon’, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 13 March 2010.
  32. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Language and Identity in the Romeyka-speaking communities of Pontus. Poster at the workshop on ‘The Greek language in Pontus: Romeyka in contemporary Trabzon’, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 13 March 2010.
  33. Sitaridou, I. (with D. Michelioudakis). (2010). Syntactic microvariation in Pontic Greek: Dative constructions. Workshop on ‘The Greek language in Pontus: Romeyka in contemporary Trabzon’, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 13 March 2010.
  34. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Survival against all odds: The infinitive in the Hellenic varieties of Pontus. Workshop on ‘The Greek language in Pontus: Romeyka in contemporary Trabzon’, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 13 March 2010.
  35. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Fieldworking on Romeyka in Pontus. Workshop on ‘The Greek language in Pontus: Romeyka in contemporary Trabzon’, Queens’ College, Cambridge, 13 March 2010.
  36. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Fieldworking on the Romeyka varieties of Pontus. Survival against all odds: The infinitive in the Of varieties. European
    Dialectal Syntax Group, Amsterdam, 12 February 2010.
  37. Sitaridou, I. (2009). Επιβίωση πέραν κάθε προσδοκίας: Η περίπτωση του απαρεμφάτου στις Οφίτικες ποικιλίες του Πόντου. Επιτόπια έρευνα στις ελληνικές ποικιλίες (ρομέικα) του Πόντου. University of Thessaloniki, 18 Decebember 2009.
  38. Sitaridou, I. (2009). Επιβίωση πέραν κάθε προσδοκίας: Η περίπτωση του απαρεμφάτου στις Οφίτικες ποικιλίες του Πόντου. Επιτόπια έρευνα στις ελληνικές ποικιλίες (ρομέικα) του Πόντου. University of Athens, 16 December 2009.
  39. Sitaridou, I. (2009). Επιβίωση πέραν κάθε προσδοκίας: Η περίπτωση του απαρεμφάτου στις Οφίτικες ποικιλίες του Πόντου. Επιτόπια έρευνα στις ελληνικές ποικιλίες (ρομέικα) του Πόντου. University of Patras, 6 December 2009.
  40. Sitaridou, I. (2009). Infinitives with subjects in Southern Italian and Greek dialects: a transcontinental Sprachbund effect. Invited talk at the workshop on ‘Complementation in Diachrony’, International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Nijmegen, 10-15 August 2009.
  41. Sitaridou, I. (2008). Contact and change: the syntax of endangered Greek dialects. Invited by European Dialectal Syntax Research Centre (EDISYN), University of Venice, 18-20 September 2008.


Outreach talks on Romeyka

  1. Sitaridou, I. (2012). In search of the last Greek infinitive: A story of survival in the hinterland of Trebizond. Bristol Anglo-Hellenic Society, 15 May 2012.
  2. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Τα ρομέικα του Πόντου. Μεθοδολογικά και θεωρητικά ζητήματα. Open University, Cyprus, 17 November 2010.
  3. Sitaridou, I. (2010). Window on the past: Studying an endangered language today. Queens’ Academic Saturday, 9 October 2010.