Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. Irene Philippaki-Warburton


University of Reading
Department of Linguistic Science


Ph.D. Indiana University (Linguistics, Classics)
B.A. University of Athens (English, Classics)

Principal Publications

The Verb in Modern Greek. Mouton 1970.

Modern Greek. In collaboration with B. Joseph. Croom Helm, 1987.

Isagogi sti theoretiki glossologia. Athens: Nefeli, 1992.

Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language. In collaboration with D. Holton and P. Mackridge. Routledge, 1997.

Translated into Greek: Patakis, 1999.

"Functional Categories and Modern Greek Syntax". The Linguistic Review (G. Drachman and D. Theophanopoulou-Kontou, eds.) 15 (1998): 159-186.

"On the Boundaries of Inflection and Syntax". In The Yearbook of Morphology (G. Booij and J. Van Marle, eds. Kluwer, 1999): 45-72.

Dept. of Linguistic Science
The University of Reading
P.O. Box 218
Reading, R66 6AA, UK

+44-118 9316269

Areas of Specialization

Theoretical and Descriptive Linguistics
The Structure of Modern Greek
The History of the Greek Language

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Aspects of the Greek Language
The Structure of the Greek Language
The History of the Greek Language

Additional Comments

For the past four years Prof. Irene Philippaki-Warburton has been the scientific coordinator of the team working in Britain on the international project "Paideia Omogenwn" (teaching of the Greek language to Greek immigrant communities). The project's director is Prof. M. Damanakis at the University of Crete.

In addition, Prof. Irene Philippaki-Warburton is a co-editor of the new Journal of Greek Linguistics.

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