ΣΤΑΥΡΟΥΛΑ ΤΣΙΠΛΑΚΟΥ
STAVROULA TSILPAKOU
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
1998: Ph.D. in Theoretical Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Ph.D. thesis: Focus in Greek: its Structure and Interpretation.
1991: M.Phil. in Theoretical Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge. M.Phil. thesis: The relative pronoun /pu/ as a sociolinguistic variable in Standard Modern Greek.
1989: B.A. Honors (first class, 9,33/10) in Greek Literature (major: Linguistics), Department of Philology, School of Philosophy, University of Athens.


EMPLOYMENT
Teaching
Jan. 2010- : Associate Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open University of Cyprus.
Academic Co-ordinator of the M.A. and Ph.D. Programs in Greek Linguistics and Literature.
2006- 2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Cyprus.
2001-2005: Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Cyprus.
1998 - 2001: Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.
1995 - 1998: Teaching Fellow, The Language Institute, School of European Languages and Cultures, University of Hull.
1994 - 1995: Visiting Lecturer, School of English, Middlesex University.


Research Projects
2011-: Prinicpal Investigator, Mapping the Linguistic Landscape of Cyprus.
Funded by the Open University of Cyprus.
2009-2011: Research Associate, Lost in Intonation: The Interaction of Intonation and Meaning in the Speech of L1, L2 and Heritage Speakers of Greek and its Implications for Cross-Cultural Communication and Education. Funded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).
2008-2009: Research Associate, GeMIC (Gender, Migration, Intercultural Interaction) http://gemic.eu/
2001-2004: Research Associate, Polyxena Project. Development of Polyxena: I am Learning Greek CD Rom. Funded by the European Commission - Lingua (72099-CT-2-2-2001-1-Lingua-L2). http://www.polyxena.org
1998-2001: Research Associate, Odysseas Project. Development of the Odysseas Online Intelligent Language Tutor for Greek.Program in Hellenic Studies, Department of Linguistics & Natural Language Laboratory, Simon Fraser University. http://www.sfu.ca/hellenic-studies/greekonline.html
1997-1998: Research Associate, Small is Beautiful (S.I.B.). Development of a multimedia course pack for Greek as second language. European Commission - Lingua (Action D-UK 36724). http://www.hull.ac.uk/sib/


Consulting
2010-2012: Committee for the reform of Language Curricula for Primary and Secondary Education, Greek Ministry of Education.
2009-2012 : Committee for the reform of Language Curricula for Primary and Secondary Education, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.
2009- 2010: Committee for the development of Evaluation Standards for Greek as Second Language in Primary and Secondary Education, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.
2001- 2009: Standing Member, Committee for Language Arts in Primary Education, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture.
2002-2004: Committee for the development of National Evaluation Standards for Language in Secondary Education (Deputy Chair/Chair).University of Cyprus, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and Cyprus Institute of Education.



Reviewer (selected)
Educational Research and Evaluation (ERE); International Journal of Bilingualism; Journal of Pragmatics; Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication; Language@Internet; Linguistics and Education; Mediterranean Language Review; Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis; Studies in Language Variation; Studies in Greek Linguistics

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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS (selected)
Doctoral Dissertation
Tsiplakou, S. (1998) Focus in Greek: Its Structure and Interpretation. Ph.D. thesis, University of London.


Books
Tsiplakou, S., P. Coutsougera & P. Pavlou (forthc.) A Grammar of Contemporary Cypriot Greek. Műnchen: Lincom Europa.


Monograph
Hadjioannou, X., S. Tsiplakou & M. Kappler (2011) Language policy and language planning in Cyprus. Current Issues in Language Planning, 1-67. (CILP Monograph Series). Reprinted in Kaplan, R., R. Baldauf & N. Kanwangamalu (eds) (2013) Language Planning in Europe. London: Routledge.


Edited Volumes
Tsiplakou, S. & X. Hadjioannou (eds) (2008) Special Issue: Current Issues in Educational Linguistics. Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis - International Journal of Experimental Research in Education XLV.1.


Tsiplakou, S., M. Karyolemou & P. Pavlou (eds) (2009) Studies in Language Variation: European Perspectives II. Selected Papers from the 4th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 4), University of Cyprus, 17-19 June 2007. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.


V Journal Papers
Tsiplakou, S & G. Floros (2013) Never mind the text types, here's textual force: Towards a pragmatic reconceptualization of text type. Journal of Pragmatics 45, 119-130.
 
Tsiplakou, S. &. E. Ioannidou (2012) Stylizing stylization: the case of Aigia Fuxia. Multilingua 31, 277-299.


Tsiplakou. S. (2009a) Doing (bi)lingualism: Language alternation as performative construction of online identities. Georgakopoulou, A. & V. Lytra (eds) Pragmatics. Special Issue: Language, Discourse and Identities. Snapshots from Greek Contexts, 361-391.


Tsiplakou, S. (2009b) English in Cyprus: Outer or expanding circle? Bongartz, C. & J. Mukherjee (eds) Anglistik . International Journal of English Studies 20. 2. Special Issue: Non-native Englishes: Exploring Second-language Varieties and Learner Englishes, 75-88.


Tsiplakou, S. (2009c) Code-switching and code-mixing between related varieties: establishing the blueprint. The International Journal of Humanities 6, 49-66.


Tsiplakou, S. & F. Georgi (2008) Aspects of language alternation in a trilingual classroom setting. Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis - International Journal of Experimental Research in Education XLV. 1, 195-220.
 
Matsagouras, E. G. & S. Tsiplakou (2008) Who’s afraid of genre? Genres, functions, text types and their implications for a pedagogy of critical literacy. Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis - International Journal of Experimental Research in Education XLV. 1, 71-90.


Panagiotidis, P. & S. Tsiplakou (2006) An A-binding asymmetry in null subject languages and its significance for Universal Grammar. Linguistic Inquiry 37, 167-177.


Tsiplakou S. (2006) The emperorfs old clothes: linguistic diversity and the redefinition of literacy. The International Journal of Humanities 2, 2345-2352.


Heift T., J. Toole, P. McFetridge, F. Popowich & S. Tsiplakou (2000) Learning Greek with an adaptive and intelligent hypermedia system. Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning 2 (2). http:/imej/wfu.edu/articles/2000/2/02
Book Chapters

Tsiplakou S. (2009) ’Trouble talk’: female discursive strategies in To Trito Stefani. Karamalegou, E. & E. Makrygianni (eds) Studies on Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Literature and Culture. In Honour of J.-Th. A. Papademetriou. Stuttgart: Steiner Verlag, 615-624.

Tsiplakou, S. (2007a) Linguistic variation in the Cypriot language classroom and its implications for education. Papapavlou, A. & P. Pavlou (eds) Sociolinguistic and Pedagogical Dimensions of Dialects in Education. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 236-264.


Tsiplakou, S. (2007b) Linguistic variation and critical literacy: Associations and pedagogical implications. Matsagouras, E. G. (ed.) School Literacy. Athens: Grigoris, 466-511.



Encyclopaedia Article
Tsiplakou, S. (2006) Cyprus: language situation. Brown, K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. 2nd Edition. Oxford: Elsevier, 337-339.


Introductions
Tsiplakou, S., M. Karyolemou & P. Pavlou (2009) Introduction. Studies in Language Variation: European Perspectives II. Selected Papers from the 4th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 4), University of Cyprus, 17-19 June 2007.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 1-11.


Tsiplakou, S. & X. Hadjioannou (2008) Introduction. Linguistics and education: Overt and covert aspects of a long-standing relationship. Scientia Paedagogica Experimentalis - International Journal of Experimental Research in Education XLV. 1, 3-14.
 
Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings Volumes (selected)
Tsiplakou, S. (2013) Trilingualismus als Weg zum Monolingualismus? Eine Fallstudie aus Zypern. Karagiannidou, E., C.-O. Papadopoulou & E. Skourtou (eds) Sprachenvielfalt und Sprachenlernen: Neue Wegen zur Literalität, 633-644. Linguistik International. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
 
Melissaropoulou, D., Themistocleous, C., Tsiplakou, S. & Tsolakidis, S. (2013) The Present Perfect in Cypriot Greek revisited. Auer, P., J. Caro Reina & G. Kaufmann (eds) Studies in Language Variation - European Perspectives IV. Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), University of Freiburg, 27 June - 1 July 2011. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 159-172.
 
Tsiplakou, S. & X. Hadjioannou (2010) Teaching language variation: a pedagogical intervention. Studies in Greek Linguistics 30. Thessaloniki: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Institute for Modern Greek Studies, 617-629.
 
Tsiplakou, S. (2009a) Code-switching and code-mixing in situations of language contact: The case of contemporary Cypriot Greek. Studies in Greek Linguistics 29. Thessaloniki: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Institute for Modern Greek Studies, 400-412. (Reprinted in Voskos, A., D. Goutsos & A. Moser (eds) (2010) The Greek Language in Cyprus from Antiquity to the Present. Athens: National Capodistrian University of Athens, 228-241).


Tsiplakou, S. (2009b) Language alternation, competing grammars and interlanguage: Another facet of the Cyprus problem. Giannakis, G., M. Baltazani, G. Xydopoulos & T. Tsangalidis (eds.) Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. University of Ioannina, 1195-1209. http://www.linguist-uoi.gr/cd_web/docs/greek/044_Tsiplakou.icgl8.pdf


Tsiplakou, S. & E. Papanicola (2009) On the origin of phonotactic constraints: evidence from Cypriot Greek. Giannakis, G., M. Baltazani, G. Xydopoulos & T. Tsangalidis (eds) Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. University of Ioannina, 1210-1223.
http://www.linguist-uoi.gr/cd_web/docs/greek/045_Tsiplakou_PapanicolaICGL8-1.pdf


Papanicola, E. & S. Tsiplakou (2008) Capitalizing on linguistic variation in language teaching . Phtiaka, E, A. Symeonidou & M. Socratous (eds) Poceedings of the ƒ´ Pancyprian Conference of the Cyprus paedagogical Association. Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 623-644.
 
Tsiplakou, S., Panagiotidis, P.  & Grohmann, K. K.  (2007). Properties of Cypriot Greek wh-question formation. In G. Tsoulas & A. Galani (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. York: University of York. http://icgl7.icte.uowm.gr
 
Tsiplakou, S., A. Papapavlou, P. Pavlou & M. Katsoyannou (2006) Levelling, koineization and their implications for bidialectism. Hinskens, F. (ed.) Language Variation. European Perspectives. Selected Papers from the 3rd International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 3), University of Amsterdam, 23-25 June 2005. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 265-276.
 
Tsiplakou, S., X. Hadjioannou & C. Constantinou (2006) Ten myths around the communicative approach, or ’When are we gonna do Greek, Sir’? Phtiaka, E, A. Gagatsis, I. Ilia& M. Modestou (eds) Poceedings of the Iƒ´ Pancyprian Conference of the Cyprus Paedagogical Association. Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 581-590.


Grohmann K., P. Panagiotidis & S. Tsiplakou (2006) Some properties of wh-question formation in Cypriot Greek. Janse, M., B. Joseph & A. Ralli (eds) Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory. Patras: University of Patras, 83-98.


Katsoyannou, M., A. Papapavlou, P. Pavlou & S. Tsiplakou (2006) Bilectal speech communities and linguistic continua: the case of Cypriot Greek.  Janse, M., B. Joseph & A. Ralli (eds) Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory. Patras: University of Patras, 156-171.


Katsoyannou, M, A. Papapavlou, P. Pavlou & S. Tsiplakou (2005) Pratiques langagieres et description linguistique en contexte bidialectal: le grec chypriote. Actes du XXIXème Colloque International de Linguistique Fonctionnelle. Helsinki: Publications du Département des langues romanes de l’Université de Helsinki, 109-113.


Tsiplakou, S. (2005) The Greek connective ke: towards a unitary radical pragmatic account. Hall, D., J. Laury, M. Pak, M. Ravindranath, T. Scheffler, C. Valdes, Z. Song, S. Wagner & J. D. Wright (eds) Proceedings of the 28th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania, 293-304.


Tsipakou, S. (2005) Common Underlying Language proficiency: An attempt at definition. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference ‘Greek as Second Language. An Intercultural Approach’. Patras: University of Patras, 315-329.


Tsiplakou, S. (2004) Attitudes towards language and language change: a two-way relation? Catsimali, G., A. Kalokairinos, E. Anagnostopoulou & I. Kappa (eds) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Rethymno: Linguistics Lab. CD-Rom.


Panagiotidis, P. & S. Tsiplakou (2004) ’What I said this time?’Wh-questions in the acquisition of English L2. Catsimali, G., A. Kalokairinos, E. Anagnostopoulou & I. Kappa (eds) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Greek Linguistics. Rethymno: Linguistics Lab. CD-Rom.


Panagiotidis, P. & S. Tsiplakou (2004) Linearity and Binding: Condition C in null subject languages. Crouzet, O., H. Dermidache & S. Wauquier-Graveline (eds) Actes de/Proceedings of Journees d'Etudes Linguistiques 2004 - Domain[e]s. Nantes: AAI, 243-248


Tsiplakou, S. & T. Vrana (2002) Greek and technology. The Polyxena project. Gagatsis, A., L. Kyriakidis, N. Tsaggaridou, E. Phtiaka & M. Koutsouli (eds) Poceedings of the VII Pancyprian Conference of the Cyprus Paedagogical Association. Nicosia: University of Cyprus, 479-488.


Tsiplakou, S., J. Toole, P. McFetridge, F. Popowich, D. Turkato & T. Heift (2002) An internet based system for learning Greek as second language. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference ‘Greek as Second Language. An Intercultural Approach’. Patras: University of Patras, 315-329.


Heift, T., J. Toole, P. McFetridge, F. Popowich & S. Tsiplakou (2000) An interactive course-support system for Greek. Bourdeau, J. & R. Heller (eds) Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 00, World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. Charlottesville, VA: AACE, 394-399. (best paper award)


Turcato, D., J. Toole, S. Tsiplakou, T. Heift & P. McFetridge (2000) An approach to lexical development for inflectional languages. Gavrilidou, Z., G. Carayannis, S. Markantonatou, S. Piperidis & G. Stainhaouer (eds) Second International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC-2000. Paris: ERLA, 1441-1445.


Turcato, D., D. Nicholson, T. Heift, J. Toole, S. Tsiplakou (2000) A parsing methodology for error detection. Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Parsing Technologies, IWPT-2000, 319-320.



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