Conf/Prog - Naylor Lecture 20th Anniversary Conference on Balkan Linguistics, 20-21 January 2017, Ohio State University

Publish Date: Dec 29, 2016


A Symposium in recognition of the 20th anniversary f the Kenneth E. Naylor Memorial Lecture Series

20-21 January 2017, at the Blackwell Campus, Ohio State University

SPONSORED BY: The Kenneth E. Naylor Professorship of South Slavic Linguistics, The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, The Center for Slavic and East European Studies, The Hilandar Research Library and Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, and Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University.

CONTACT: Brian D. Joseph --

Friday, 20 January

The Naylor Legacy

1:30 – 2:00     Introductory Remarks (Yana Hashamova; Brian Joseph; Myrtle Naylor)
2:00 – 2:30      Howard Aronson, “Reminiscences on the Balkan Scene”
2:30 – 3:00    Robert Greenberg, “The Breakup of Serbo-Croatian: Some Unresolved Issues”
3:00 – 3:30     COFFEE BREAK

The Naylor Legacy (continued, and then some)

3:30 – 4:00    Donald Dyer, “‘Indeterminedly Definite’ after All These Years: A Tribute to Naylor 1983”
4:00 – 4:30    Victor A. Friedman, “LINGUISTIC EMBLEMS AND EMBLEMATIC LANGUAGES:  On Language as Flag in the
                                    Balkans in the 21st Century”
4:30 – 5:00    Tom Priestly, “‘Shunt’ Happens: But Where and When? Some Unexpected Positionings of Pronouns and of
                                    Adverbials in ‘Brace’-Constructions in Slovenian Dialects in Austria”
5:30 – 7:30     RECEPTION (for all in attendance)

Saturday, 21 January

Text and Translation

9:30 – 10:00    Joseph Schallert, “Tradition and Innovation in the Lexicon of 19th Century Aegean Macedonian Vernacular Gospels”
10:00 – 10:30,     John Leafgren, “Bulgarian Literary Translation of Verbal Adverbs”
10:30 – 11:00,     Olga Mladenova, “Reception of Theophanēs Eleavoulkos in Bulgaria”
11:00 – 11:30     COFFEE BREAK

Language Variation

11:30 – 12:00    Grace Fielder, “Takin' it to the streets: Language Ideology in post-1989 Bulgaria”
12:00 – 12:30    Ronelle Alexander, “Approaches to Dialect Diversity”
12:30 – 1:30     LUNCH (for speakers only)

Sociology of Language

1:30 – 2:00,     Catherine Rudin, “Language Contact Continues: Bulgarian-Turkish Code Switching and Mixing in the
                                    21st Century”
2:00 – 2:30,     Wayles Browne, “Language names in South Slavic languages”
2:30 – 3:00,     Christina Kramer, ‘Reimaging the Linguascape of Skopje’
3:00 – 3:30     COFFEE BREAK

Grammatical Analysis

3:30 – 4:00    Cynthia Vakareliyska, “Comparing [N[N]] Constructions in Macedonian and Bulgarian”
4:00 – 4:30    Marc Greenberg, “Clausal complementation in the Slovene Mura River dialect and its Balkan parallels”
4:30 – 5:00     Brian D. Joseph, “Multiple Determination in Greek and the Balkans
5:00 – 5:15    Closing Remarks

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