Dr Efrosini   Deligianni
Lecturer

Dr Efrosini Deligianni

B.A. Hons. Linguistics and Modern English Language (Lancaster University, UK), MA European Master's degree in Linguistics (University of Manchester, UK; Freie Universität, Germany), Ph.D. Linguistics (Lancaster University, UK)

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Efrosini Deligianni is a Lecturer of Greek studies at the School of Humanities and Languages, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW. Efrosini is a linguist specialising in Greek historical linguistics. Her research portfolio focuses on Greek syntactic change, as inextricably tied to sociocontextual and cognitive processing factors. Her future research is directed towards projects relevant to the Greek-Australian context, such as a portal of electronic resources on the study of Modern Greek, and a sociolinguistic study on shifting identity and language loss of Greeks and Greek Cypriots in Sydney. Her other academically related interests are historiography, translation and creative writing.

Research Areas

Greek Historical Linguistics, Applied and Educational Linguistics

Current Research Projects

See under 'Research Activities' below

Teaching Areas

Modern Greek language and culture, Linguistics

Current Teaching

ARTS1540 (Introductory Greek A)

ARTS1541 (Introductory Greek B)

ARTS2542 (Gods, Heroines And Heroes In Greek Mythology And Modern Culture)



Affiliations and Memberships

Australian Linguistics Society (ALS), Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), Societas Linguistica Europaea or SLE (EU), CYLing (CY)

 

Phone
(02) 9065 1983
Location
Rm 270, Level 2, Morven Brown Bldg

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Deligianni E, 2020, 'Prophecy without Oracle’: A Deep Existential and Religious Poem by S. S. Harkianakis.', The AALITRA Review: A Journal of Literary Translation, vol. 15, pp. 119 - 123, https://ojs.latrobe.edu.au/ojs/index.php/AALITRA/article/view/1177
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Deligianni E, 2017, 'Lead editor's foreword', AUSTRALIAN REVIEW OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS, vol. 40, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1075/aral.40.1.01edi
  • Other | 2014
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Giannakis GK (ed.), 2014, Hyperbaton, BRILL
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Deligianni E, 2009, 'Modern Greek word order in the process of syntacticization: preliminary evidence from Late Byzantine and Early Modern Greek', in Chatzopoulou K; Ioannidou A; Yoon S (eds.), Modern Greek word order in the process of syntacticization: preliminary evidence from Late Byzantine and Early Modern Greek, 29 October 2009 - 31 October 2009
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Deligianni E, 2009, 'Pragmatic factors that determine main clause constituent order in Greek: a diachronic consideration', in Kitis E; Lavidas N; Topintzi N; Tsangalidis T (eds.), Pragmatic factors that determine main clause constituent order in Greek: a diachronic consideration, 03 April 2009 - 05 April 2009
    Other |
    Dr Efrosini Deligianni
    Deligianni E; Croft W, Assymetries in NP word order

Awards

I was awarded the Mont Follick Fund by the University of Manchester for postgraduate research on Classical Greek.

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