Outputs

Our Research Papers

Ledgeway, Adam, Norma Schifano and Giuseppina Silvestri. 2019. Differential Object Marking and the properties of D in the dialects of the extreme south of Italy. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 4(1): 51. 1–25. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.569

Ledgeway, Adam, Norma Schifano and Giuseppina Silvestri. 2018. The Expression Of Progressive Aspect In Grico: Mapping Morphosyntactic Isoglosses In An Endangered Italo‐Greek Variety. Transactions of the Philological Society 116(2), 179-217. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-968X.12118

Our Research Presentations

Schifano, N., Silvestri, G. Inchieste linguistiche sul griko. Sternatia, Centro Studi ‘Chora-ma’, 27-04-2016.

Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., Language contact in Salento: preliminary results of a language investigation into Griko. Cambridge, Pembroke College, 4-05-2016.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘The negative imperative in Southern Calabria. Spirito greco, materia romanza again?’, Romance Linguistics Seminars, University of Oxford, St John’s College, 20-10-2016 (presentation given by Schifano).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘The negative imperative in Southern Calabria. Spirito greco, materia romanza again?’, Formal Approaches to Romance Microvariation, Al 16-lea Colocviu Internațional al Departamentului de Lingvistică: Perspective Comparative și Diacronice asupra Limbii Române, Facultatea de Litere, University of Bucharest, 25-26/11/16 (presentation given by Schifano).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Variazione nella codifica degli argomenti verbali nelle varietà romanze e greche della Calabria meridionale: “dativo greco” e marca differenziale dell’oggetto diretto’, Dialetti: Per Parlare e Per Parlarne. Quinto Convegno Internazionale di Dialettologia. Progetto dell’Atlante Linguistico della Basilicata, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, 1-3 December 2016 (presentation given by Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Variazione nella codifica degli argomenti verbali nelle varietà romanze e greche della Calabria meridionale: i costrutti causativi’, Dialetti: Per Parlare e Per Parlarne. Quinto Convegno Internazionale di Dialettologia. Progetto dell’Atlante Linguistico della Basilicata, Università degli Studi della Basilicata, 1-3 December 2016 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Investigating the Properties of D in the Varieties of the Extreme South of Italy: Greek-style Genitive and Differential Object Marking’, paper presented at NEREUS 2016. Referential Properties in the Romance DP in the Context of Multilingualism, University of Cambridge, 2-3/12/16 (presentation given by Schifano).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Greek-style Genitive and Differential Object Marking: Mapping Correlations in southern Calabria’, paper presented at the XLV Romance Linguistics Seminar, University of Cambridge, 5-6 January 2017 (presentation given by Schifano and Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Microvariation in dative-marking in the Romance and Greek varieties of southern Italy’, Dative Structures and Beyond, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 26-27 January 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Progressive periphrases in Grico and Salentino: a “chaotic phase of grammaticalisation”?’ Romance Linguistics Seminars, University of Oxford, February 2017 (presentation given by Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Microvariație în marcarea dativului și în structurile cauzative în dialecte romanice și grecești din Italia din sud’, Department of Linguistics, University of Bucharest, 23 February 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., Magna Graecia Symposium: ‘Fading Voices in Southern Italy Project: case studies’, Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge, March 2017 (presentation given by Schifano and Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Microvariation in argument-marking in the Romance and Greek varieties of southern Italy’, Cambridge Linguistics Forum, University of Cambridge, 27 April 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Greek-Romance contact in southern Calabria: properties of D and differential object marking’, Research Seminar for Research Unit for Experimental Syntax and Heritage Languages, Humboldt University Berlin (presentation given by Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Language Contact in Magna Graecia in the Clausal Domain: The Imperative’, Workshop: (Italo-)Greek Dialects Past & Present: Investigating the Grammars of Endangered Varieties, Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting 12, University of Cambridge, 3-5 July 2017 (presentation given by Schifano)

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Language Contact in Magna Graecia in the Clausal Domain: The Progressive’, Workshop: (Italo-)Greek Dialects Past & Present: Investigating the Grammars of Endangered Varieties, Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting 12, University of Cambridge, 3-5 July 2017 (presentation given by Silvestri).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Language Contact in Magna Graecia in the Clausal Domain: The Causative’, Workshop: (Italo-)Greek Dialects Past & Present: Investigating the Grammars of Endangered Varieties, Cambridge Italian Dialect Syntax-Morphology Meeting 12, University of Cambridge, 3-5 July 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Greek and Romance in Contact: When finite becomes non-finite’, Language Variation and Change in Contact Situations, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, Stellenbosch University, 5 September 2017 (presentation given by Schifano).


Forthcoming invited presentations:

Ledgeway, A., ‘Dative want-passives in southern Italy’, Passive – A Cross-linguistic Workshop, Departments of Linguistics and Romance Studies, University of Vienna, 16-18/09/17 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., ‘Comparing and classifying the dialects of southern Italy: a parametric hierarchy approach’, Comparazione e classificazione dei dialetti d’Italia, Dipartimento di Comunicazione ed Economia, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 17 November 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Topic and Focus fronting in volitional clauses in extreme southern Italy’, Leiden University Center for Linguistics, Netherlands, Seminars in Linguistics, 9 November 2017 (presentation given by Schifano).

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., ‘Il contatto tra il greco e le varietà romanze nell’Italia meridionale’, Primo Colloquio Internazionale sul Plurilinguismo, University of Udine, 23-24 November 2017 (presentation given by Ledgeway).


Our Publications

Published outputs

Ledgeway, A., 2016. ‘The Dialects of Southern Italy’, in Adam Ledgeway and Martin Maiden (eds), The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 246-269.

Ledgeway, A., 2016. ‘From Coordination to Subordination: The Grammaticalisation of Progressive and Andative Aspect in the dialects of Salento’, in A. Cardoso, A.M. Martins, S. Pereira, C. Pinto, and F. Pratas (eds), Coordination and Subordination. Form and Meaning. Selected Papers from CSI Lisbon 2014. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 157-184.

Silvestri, G., 2016. ‘Adverb and participle agreement: For a parameter hierarchy in Italo-Romance microvariation’, in E. Bidese, F. Cognola, M. C. Moroni (eds), Theoretical Approaches to Linguistic Variation. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins, 98-118.

Silvestri, G., 2016. ‘South by Southeast’, L’Italia dialettale 77, 95-166 (joint work with Guardiano, C., Michelioudakis, D., Ceolin, A., Irimia, M., Longobardi, G., Radkevich, N., Sitaridou, I.).

Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., 2016. ‘Some preliminary observations on auxiliary selection and participle agreement in Greko and Bovese’, Proceedings of the International Conference on modern Greek dialects and linguistic theory 6: 166-177 (joint work with M.O. Squillaci).

Ledgeway, A., 2017. ‘Marking presuppositional negation in the dialects of southern Italy’, in Silvio Cruschina, Katharina Hartmann and Eva-Maria Remberger (eds.), Negation: Syntax, Semantics, and Variation. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht/Vienna University Press, 105-30.

Ledgeway, A., 2017. ‘Parameters in Romance Adverb Agreement’, in Martin Hummel and Salvador Valera (eds), Adjective Adverb Interfaces in Romance. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 47-80.

Silvestri, G., 2017. ‘Adverb agreement in the dialects of the “Lausberg Area”’, in Martin Hummel and Salvador Valera (eds), Adjective Adverb Interfaces in Romance. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 173-204.


Publications which have been submitted and accepted for publication and are now in press

Silvestri, G., in press. ‘Greek and Romance unagreement in Calabria’, Journal of Greek Linguistics 17: 1-30 (joint work with G. Höhn and M.O. Squillaci).

Silvestri, G., in press. ‘Unagreement between Italian and southern Italian dialects’, Rivista di Grammatica Generativa (joint work with G. Höhn and M.O. Squillaci).

Schifano, N., in press. Verb Movement in Romance. A Comparative Study. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., in press. ‘Nuove indagini linguistiche sulla varietà greca del Salento’. L’Italia dialettale LXXVIII. Pisa: Edizioni ETS.

Ledgeway, A., Silvestri, G., in press. ‘L’accordo degli avverbi aggettivali e del participio passato nei dialetti meridionali’ in Patrizia Del Puente (ed.), Atti del IV Convegno internazionale di dialettologia – Progetto A.L.Ba. Rionero in Vulture: Calice Editore.

 

Publications which have been submitted and accepted for publication pending final revisions

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., submitted. ‘Variazione nella codifica degli argomenti verbali nelle varietà romanze e greche della Calabria meridionale: i costrutti causativi’, in Patrizia Del Puente (ed.), Atti del IV Convegno internazionale di dialettologia – Progetto A.L.Ba. Rionero in Vulture: Calice Editore.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., submitted. ‘Variazione nella codifica degli argomenti verbali nelle varietà romanze e greche della Calabria meridionale: “dativo greco” e marca differenziale dell’oggetto diretto’, in Patrizia Del Puente (ed.), Atti del IV Convegno internazionale di dialettologia – Progetto A.L.Ba. Rionero in Vulture: Calice Editore.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., submitted. ‘The expression of progressive aspect in Grico: mapping morphosyntactic isoglosses in an endangered Italo-Greek variety’, Transactions of the Philological Society.

Publications in preparation (and already accepted in some cases)

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., in prep. ‘Microvariation in dative-marking in the Romance and Greek varieties of southern Italy’, in Anna Pineda & Jaume Mateu (eds), Dative Structures and Beyond. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., in prep. ‘Greek and Romance in Contact: When finite becomes non-finite’, to appear in the publication ensuing from the workshop Language Variation and Change in Contact Situations, Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, Stellenbosch University, 5 September 2017.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., in prep. ‘The negative imperative in Southern Calabria. Spirito greco, materia romanza again?’ for submission in peer-reviewed journal.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., Silvestri, G., in prep. ‘Investigating the properties of D in the dialects of the extreme south of Italy: Differential object marking’ for submission in peer-reviewed journal.

Ledgeway, A., Schifano, N., in prep. ‘Parametric variation’, in A. Ledgeway & M. Maiden (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Romance Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Silvestri, G. in prep., ‘Key topics in semantics: Deixis, (in)definite descriptions, presupposition, anaphora, negation, tense and aspect’, in A. Ledgeway & M. Maiden (eds), The Cambridge Handbook of Romance Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (joint work with C. Gianollo).