Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Conference Presentations

  • Zombolou, Katerina. 2015a. 'Special' verbal classes: Parallels between Greek deponents and German Inherent reflexives. Paper presented at the 22nd International Conference on Historical Linguistics. Naples, 27-31 July 2015.
  • Zombolou, Katerina. 2015b. An ongoing process of losing and creating deponents in Modern Greek. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, 16-19-September, 2015, Berlin.
  • Zombolou, K. & A. Alexiadou. 2015a. Parallels between monolinguals, early, and sequential bilinguals in the acquisition of German Voice alternations. Paper presented at the International Conference on Bilingualism, Malta, 23-25 March 2015.
  • Zombolou, K. & A. Alexiadou. 2015b.  The emergence of passives in early L1 German. Paper presented at SLE Conference, Societas Linguistica Europaea – 2-5 September, 2015, Leiden.
  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou. 2015c. The parallel development of Reflexives: A case study of an early bilingual German-Greek child. Paper presented at “Linguistic Complexity in the Individual and Society”, Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, October 15-16.
  • Zombolou, K. & A. Alexiadou. 2014a. The acquisition of Voice alternations by bilingual children (Greek-German) Project. Presented at the International Congress "Die Hundert Sprachen der Kinder", Stuttgart, Liederhalle, 9-10 October 2014, Ministerium für Kultus, Jugend und Sport Baden-Württemberg & Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart.
  • Zombolou, K. & A. Alexiadou. 2014b. Deponents in Greek: losing and creating active voice counterparts. Paper presented at the workshop "Voice Systems in Diachrony: a Comparative Perspective", Pavia, 11 September 2014.
  • Zombolou, K. & A.Alexiadou. 2014c. Acquiring verbal idiosyncrasy in heritage Greek. Paper presented at the Conference “IGG40 Italian Generative Grammar Meeting”, University of Trento, 13-15 February 2014.
  • Alexiadou, A. and K. Zombolou. 2013a. Early German-Greek bilingual Voice acquisition. Paper presented at the Conference Parallel grammars and multilingualism, October 16-18, 2013. University of NTNU-Trondheim, Norway.
  • Alexiadou, A. and K. Zombolou. 2013b. The acquisition of reflexives and anticausatives by young heritage bilingual German-Turkish and German-Russian children. Paper presented at the Workshop Acquisition of Syntax in Close Varieties. GLOW 36, Lund University.
  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou. 2012a. Incomplete acquisition of anticausatives in heritage speakers of Spanish-Greek and English-Greek bilingual adults. Paper presented at the Workshop “Variation in Language Acquisition”, February 10-11, 2012, University of Münster.
  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou. 2012b. Early Voice Acquisition of Heritage Greek in Germany. Paper presented at the Conference “Formal Approaches to Heritage Language”. April 21-22, 2012, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou 2012c. Early Voice Acquisition in German. Paper presented at the Workshop "Acquisition at the Interface", University of Tromsø, Norway, 22-23 October 2012.
  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou. 2012d. Anticausatives and Reflexives acquisition by L1-German children versus 2L1s heritage children in Germany with Russian, Turkish and Greek immigration background. Paper presented at the Workshop “Heritage Languages in Germany”, November 24, 2012, University of Stuttgart.
  • Zombolou, K. 2011. Grammars in contact or incompletely acquired grammars? Paper presented at the Conference “21st Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA 21)”, University of Stockholm.      
  • Zombolou, K. 2010. Voice acquisition in Greek Diaspora. Paper presented at the WorkshopMorphological Voice and its Grammatical Interfaces: Theoretic Modelling and Psycholinguistic Validation”. University of Vienna.      
  • Zombolou, K. 2009. Greek spoken in Argentina: maintenance and change. Paper presented at the Conference9th International Conference on Greek Linguistics”, University of Chicago.
  • Zombolou, K. 2008. The Greek Verb Lexicon Project. 9th biennial Conference of Modern Greek Studies Association of Australia and New Zealand. La Trobe University.
  • Zombolou, K. 2003. Comparing Passives with Anticausatives. Annual Conference on Greek Linguistics. University of Thessaloniki.
  • Zombolou, K. 2001. The Middle-Passive Voice in Greek: an Alternative Passivization Mechanism. 5th International Conference on Greek Language, Sorbonne University.
  • Zombolou, K. 2000. The Middle Voice as an Indicator of the Medium. Semantically Complex Verbs and Argument Structures (DFG). University of Marburg.
  • Zombolou, K. 1999a. Unaccusatives versus passives acquisition. Poster presented at the Conference “Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALA)”. University of Potsdam.
  • Zombolou, K. 1999b. Defining the Greek Voice System as a Non Active/Passive Dichotomy. Annual Conference on Greek Linguistics, University of Thessaloniki.

Selected Publications

  • Zombolou, K. and A. Alexiadou. 2013. The canonical function of deponent verbs in Greek. In Franz Rainer, Wolfgang U. Dressler, Francesco Gardani & Hans Christian Luschützky (eds.), Morphology and Meaning. Selected papers from the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 2012. John Benjamins.
  • Zombolou, K. 2011. Attrition in Greek Diaspora. In I. Ihemere (ed.), Language Contact and Language Shift: Grammatical and Sociolinguistic Perspectives. Studies in Language Typology 17, chapter 3, Lincom Europa.
  • Zombolou, K., 2010 (together with S. Varlokosta, A. Alexiadou and E. Anagnostopoulou). Acquiring Anticausatives versus Passives in Greek. Proceedings of the 34th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 2009, Vol. 2, pp. 515-524. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Zombolou, K. 1997. Distinguishing deponent verbs from passive-middle voice. Studies in Greek Linguistics. University of Thessaloniki, pp. 229-242.
  • Zombolou, K. 1996. Thematic Roles of the Greek deponent verbs. Studies in Greek Linguistics. University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1996: 160-171.
  • Warnash, C.A., S. Malkin and K. Zombolou (eds.). 2009. Spoken World Greek. New York: Random House.