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Upcoming events

Creteling 2024. July 2024, Course on Polydefiniteness, co-teaching with Sabine Iatridou (MIT).

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk, DFG Network Definiteness across domains, September 2-3, 2024, Berlin

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk, 8th Croatian Syntax Days Conference, November 28-30, 2024. Osijek.



Alexiadou, A. Invited talk at RTG Nominal Modification Conference: Predicativization structures and the modification requirement. May 23-24, 2024. Frankfurt.

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk at Chicago Linguistic Society 60. All nominalizations big and small: a typology of complex event nominals. April 26-28, 2024. Chicago.

Alexiadou, Artemis, A. & V. Rizou. Negative concord in Heritage Greek: a case study. ISTAL 26, April 19-21, 2024, Thessaloniki

Alexiadou, A., N. Angelopoulos & D. Michelioudakis. N+CP Constructions and Nominalized Clauses: Insights into Clausal Complementation. Colloquium Talk, IGRA Leipzig, April 9, 2024.

Alexiadou, A. Workshop on Morphology, Princeton March 22-23, 2024. Invited.

Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Dimitra (University of Cambridge), Artemis Alexiadou & Elena Castroviejo-Miró  (Universidad del País Vasco) The well-defined kind restriction: experimental evidence from Greek, German and Catalan , AG 9: DGfS, 2024, February 28, 2024.

Alexiadou, A., N. Angelopoulos & D. Michelioudakis. N+CP Constructions and Nominalized Clauses: Insights into Clausal Complementation.  49° Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG49), February, 22-23, 2024.

Driemel, I,,  J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, V. Tsakali, A. Alexiadou, U. Sauerland, and M.T. Guasti will present a poster on “Quantifying kind/generic statement preferences across four languages, 49° Incontro di Grammatica Generativa (IGG49), February, 22-23, 2024.

Alexiadou, A. Language variation and language change @ International Greek Language Day, February 9, Berlin, FU.

Alexiadou, Artemis, Johannes Hein, Ivona Ilić, & Uli Sauerland. The third person is present: An argument from determiners in generic statements, 54th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 54), MIT, January 24, 2024

Alexiadou, A. Predicativization: the view from Greek. Invited talk at LAK, Cologne, January 17, 2024.



Alexiadou, Artemis, Johannes Hein, Ivona Ilić & Uli Sauerland.  “The third person is present: An argument from determiners in generic statements” at the Workshop Issues in the Syntax and Semantics of Definiteness, University of Bucharest, December 8-9, 2023.

Martin, Fabienne, Yining Nie & Artemis Alexiadou. “A prepositional cycle in French” at Going Romance, Nijmegen University, December 1, 2023.

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk the Linguistics Colloquium, IIT Delhi, November 3, 2023.

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk at SinFonIJA 16, September 21-23, 2023, Brno. Portmanteau sentences: some puzzles and challenges

Alexiadou, A. Invited talk at ICLC 10, July 19-21, 2023, Mannheim. Overmarking in inflectional morphology: the view from language contact and acquisition.

Paspali, A., T. Marinis & A. Alexiadou. Voice Processing in Greek heritage children. July, 4, Konstanz, Heritage Language Syntax 4.

Alexiadou, A. Double plurals and nominal structure: monolingual and multilingual perspectives, Exo-words workshop, Penn State, March 24, 2023 (via zoom). Invited.

Maria Martynova, Onur Özsoy, Vasiliki Rizou, Natalia Gagarina, Artemis Alexiadou, & Luka Szucsich. Pro-drop realization in heritage Greek, Russian and Turkish is modulated by typological differences. Talk at AG 3, DGfS 2023, March 9, 2023, Köln.

Imke Driemel, Johannes Hein, Desiré Carioti, Jakob Wünsch, Vina Tsakali, Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti, Uli Sauerland. Number and definiteness in kinds across languages: Insights from an experimental study. Talk at AG 2, DGfS 2023, March 8, 2023, Köln. 

I. Driemel, J. Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M. T. Guasti and U. Sauerland. Genericity and the too-many-structures puzzle: Insights from an experimental study. Poster at NELS 53, January 12, 2023, Göttingen.

A. Alexiadou & E. Anagnostopoulou. Building blocks for idioms: the 'noncanonical' syntax of phi featuresInvited talk at NELS 53, Form-meaning mismatches, January 12, 2023, Göttingen




I. Driemel, J.Hein, D. Carioti, J. Wünsch, A. Alexiadou, M. T. Guasti and U. Sauerland. Genericity and the too-many-structures puzzle: Insights from an experimental study. Poster at Amsterdam Colloquium 2022 workshop on Biases in Language and Cognition, December 19-21, 2022

Fabienne Martin, Yining Nie, Chiara Dal Farra, Silvia Silleresi, Maria Teresa Guasti & Artemis Alexiadou. Agentivity in child and adult Italian event descriptions. Talk at Going Romance 2022, November 30-December 2, 2022

A. Alexiadou. Multiple plural marking and nominal interpretation, Invited talk at Workshop on the syntax of small objects, University of Hamburg, December 1-2, 2022

A. Alexiadou. Multiple plural marking in language contact: a radical decomposition approach, Invited talk at Workshop: Flexible and Multiple Plural Marking in Language Contact and Creolization: Social and Situational Correlates, ZAS, November 28-29, 2022

S. Silierest, C. Dal Farra, Y. Nie, F. Martin, A. Alexiadou and T. Guasti (talk) The agen bias holds in production too, at BUCLD 47, November 5-6, 2022

A. Alexiadou & I. Ilic poster on “Acquiring Japanese passives: a production study” at BUCLD 47, November 5-6, 2022

F. Martin and A. Alexiadou. Commissive productions in child heritage language: A case study of child heritage French in Germany, Talk, Heritage Language Syntax 3 Workshop, Paris, October 20-21, 2022

H. Wiese, A. Alexiadou, S. Allen, O. Bunk, N. Gagarina, K. Iefremenko, K. Katsika, A. Labrenz, O. Özsoy, T. Pashkova, V. Rizou and C. Schroeder, What is distinctive about heritage language syntax? Talk, Heritage Language Syntax 3 Workshop, Paris, October 20-21, 2022

Alexiadou & I. Ilic “Overt and implicit arguments and Voice in Japanese passives: a child language perspective” at BCGL 15, October 6-7, 2022

O. Özsoy, M. Martynova, V. Rizou, N. Gagarina, L. Szucsich, and A Alexiadou. Does pro-drop in heritage Greek, Russian and Turkish decline? (talk) GAL Jahrestagung September 28-30, 2022

I.Ilic & A. Alexiadou.  “Silent and overt arguments in child language”,  Sinfonija 1,  September 22-24, 2022

Chiara Dal Farra, Fabienne Martin, Yining Nie, Maria Teresa Guasti and Artemis AlexiadouBigger is better! Older Italian children prefer heavy locative prepositions, GALA 15, Frankfurt, September 22-24, 2022

Silvia Silleresi, Chiara Dal Farra, Artemis Alexiadou, Maria Teresa Guasti and Uli Sauerland. Impersonal și in Italian, GALA 15, Frankfurt, September 22-24, 2022A.

Despoina, Oikonomou, Vasiliki, Rizou, Nikolaos, Tsokanos & Artemis, Alexiadou, How to describe what didn't happen: Heritage and monolingual strategies converge. (talk) ICGL15 (ONLINE) 15-18 September 2022

Artemis Alexiadou, Fenia Karkaletsou and Despina Oikonomou (talk) Double comparatives are more stronger! evidence from Greek I CGL15 (ONLINE) 15-18 September, 2022

I. Ilic, F. Martin, & A. Alexiadou “What do children do with do? Superfluous do as a marker of agency in child English” at LAGB 2022, September 12-15, 2022

Maria Martynova, Vasiliki Rizou, Onur Özsoy, Luka Szucsich, Natalia Gagarina and Artemis Alexiadou.  Does pro-drop in heritage Greek, Russian and Turkish decline? (poster) ISBPAC 2022 (4th International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 Processing in Adults and Children), August 4-5, 2022

Talk at (Non)-canonical part-whole relations at the interface between morpho-syntax, semantics and philosophy of language, Lille, June 24, 2022

Talk at DiGS 23, NYU, June 9, 2022 (online)

Talk at Frankfurt graduate school seminar, June 7, 2022 (online), Numeral-noun combinations and the hidden partitive hypothesis revisited

Talk at the Workshop: part-whole structures, Brno, May 26-27, 2022 (online)

Talk at the Workshop: Adverbs and Adverbials at the form-meaning interface, Göttingen, May 18-20, 2022

Two talks at WCCFL 40, Stanford, May 13-15, 2022

Talk at NYU Syntax Brown Bag talk series, 15 April 2022

Talk at Webinar, University of Thessaloniki, 7 April 2022

Talk at ISMBS 22, April 6-9 2022

Talk at ILLS 14, February 26 2022

Talk at AG 4: Change of state verbs, DGfS 44, Tübingen, February 25 2022

Poster at IGG 47, Catania, February 24 2022

Talk at Syntax-Semantics Colloquium, Potsdam, January 11, 2022



Talk at the 2nd Heritage Language Syntax Conference, Utrecht, December 15-17, 2021

Multiple exponence: sometimes two is better than one, Talk at Austrian Linguistic Society 2021, December 9, 2021

Talk at Workshop Multiple Exponence, ZAS Berlin, December 3, 2021

Talk at Going Romance 2021, Workshop on Acquisition, Amsterdam, December 1, 2021

Talk at Complexity and Register Workshop, HU Berlin, November 19, 2021

Poster at the 27th LIPP Symposium: Language and Migration, Munich, November 16, 2021

Talk at BUCLD 46, November 7, 2021

Poster at NELS 52 @Rutgers, October 29-31, 2021

Talk at UConn, October 26, 2021

Poster at  the 12th  annual workshop on immigrant languages in the Americas, Helsinki October 7, 2021

Poster at Sensus 21, UMass, October 1, 2021

Talk at 13th WFL @Brasília, September, 16, 2021

SLE 2021 The building blocks of causation: evidence from non-canonical realizations, WS 4: Causation: from concept(s) to grammar, August 30, 2021

SLE 2021 What heritage languages can tell us about the category adjective: evidence from Heritage Greek, WS 1: Adjective. the unkown catetory, August 31, 2021

Leopoldina Schulvorlesung. The multilingual individual. July 8, 2021.

Talk at 12 NGL Conference, Oslo, June 16, 2021, Double comparatives crosslinguistically: structural complexity and evaluativity

Flashmob discussion on Voice, May 27, 2021.

DeMiNeS Lecture Series, May 12, 2021.

Moderating Targeted Collaborative Debate on Semi-lexicality @GLOW 44, April 15, 2021.

Poster at WCCFL 39, Special session on Roots, April 9, 2021 (with Terje Lohndal).Online Seminar talk in Geneva, March 30, 2021. Double comparatives (with Fenia Karkaletsou & Despina Oikonomou. Slides

Online talk at Princeton Symposium on Syntactic Theory 2021, March 19, 2021. Slides

Online talk at Milano/Bicocca, Acquisition Seminar, March 17, 2021 (with Uli Sauerland & Maria Teresa Guasti).

Online talk at Super Linguistics Colloquium Series, February 12, 2021 (with Uli Sauerland).



Online talk at StuTs 68, Berlin, Heritage Languages: the role of register, November 29, 2020.

Online talk at the Discovering Linguistics - Linguistic Discoveries Lecture Series, Ghent University, on October 19, 2020. Linguistic changes in heritage grammars.

Argument structure in the 21st century. Nominalization, Abralin ao vivo, September 30, 2020.