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Name: Marina  Terkourafi
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Sociopragmatics, history of the Cypriot dialect
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
Selected Publications: (2005a) ‘Understanding the present through the past: processes of koineisation on Cyprus’. Diachronica 22:2, 309-372.

(2005b) ‘Beyond the micro-level in politeness research’. Journal of Politeness Research 1:2, 237-262.

(2005c) ‘Identity and semantic change: aspects of T/V usage in Cyprus’. Journal of Historical Pragmatics 6:2, 283-306.

(2005d, editor) An English-Greek Dictionary of False Friends / Αγγλοελληνικό Λεξικό Ψευδόφιλων Μονάδων. Athens: Athens University Press. xxiii+346pp.

(2004) ‘Testing Brown and Levinson's theory in a corpus of conversational data from Cypriot Greek’. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 168, 119-134.

(2002) ‘Politeness and formulaicity: evidence from Cypriot Greek’. Journal of Greek Linguistics 3, 179-201.

(1999) ‘Frames for politeness: A case study’. Pragmatics 9:1, 97-117.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Languages of Global Hip Hop
 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Im/politeness
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistic Theory, Language History and Use, Semantics and Pragmatics, Cognitive Linguistics, Translation and Lexicography, Sociolinguistics II, Introduction to Formulaic Language
Dissertation Abstract: Politeness in Cypriot Greek: A frame-based approach
Dissertation Director * of: Corpus Study of Tense, Aspect, and Modality in Diglossic Speech in Cairene Arabic
(Ola Moshref, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Crossing the Lexicon: Anglicisms in the German Hip Hop Community
(Matthew Garley, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The pragmatic variable: Toward a procedural interpretation

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