CONFERENCE PAPERS

 
  1. [2017] The use of vocatives in service encounters [co-authored with Maria Sifianou]. Paper presented at the 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, London, United Kingdom, 7-9 September. [in Greek]
  2. [2017] Humorous majority voices and serious immigrant ones in an anti-racist campaign [co-authored with Argiris Archakis & Sofia Lampropoulou]. Paper presented at the 15th International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16-21 July.
  3. [2016] Images of the financial crisis in Greek crisis jokes. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference “Europe in Discourse: Identity – Diversity – Borders”, Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece, 23-25 September.
  4. [2016] Immigrant students’ ambivalent identities: In between assimilation and resistance [co-authored with Argiris Achakis]. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Sociolinguistics, Budapest, Hungary, 1-3 September.
  5. [2016] “Keep your hands off our crocodile!!!!!”: The interplay between humor, local culture, and resistance identities. Paper presented at the 27th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Dublin, Ireland, 27 June-1 July.
  6. [2016] Analyzing the political humor of the financial crisis: Incongruities and reactions. Paper presented at “Discourse analyses: Looking for syntheses”, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Thessaly and  Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Western Macedonia, Volos, Greece, 31 May. [in Greek]
  7. [2015] Immigrant students’ ambivalent identities: In between assimilation and resistance [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the conference “Identity, Otherness and Citizenship in Contemporary Europe”, Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece, 5 December.
  8. [2015] Constructing local identities via/for humor: A Cretan-Greek case study. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on Communication Styles, Krosno, Poland, 12-14 October.
  9. [2015] “Democracy is 4 wolves and 1 sheep voting for food”: Analyzing jokes about politicians in the financial crisis. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Greek Linguistics, Berlin, Germany, 16-19 September. [in Greek]
  10. [2015] Scrutinizing mass culture language ideologies in class [co-authored with Sofia Lampropoulou, Argiris Archakis, Anna Fterniati & Vasia Tsami]. Paper presented at Language in the Media 6, Hamburg, Germany, 7-9 September.
  11. [2015] “They won’t take humor and laughter from our lips”: Speakers’ metapragmatic comments on Greek crisis jokes. Paper presented at the 14th International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, 26-31 July.
  12. [2015] A critical literacy approach to teaching politeness in the kindergarten. Paper presented at the 9th International Im/Politeness Conference “Im/Politeness and Globalization”, Faculty of English Studies, University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 1-3 July.
  13. [2015] An experiential students practice about the use of the language of the majority in the classroom [co-authored with Georgios Mavrommatis & Antonis Sapountzis]. Paper presented at the conference “Cultural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Intercultural Education in 21st Century and Beyond” of the International Association for Intercultural Education, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece, 29 June-3 July. [in Greek]
  14. [2014] Multiliteracies and newspaper articles: A critical teaching proposal for L2 [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the Scientific Symposium “Greek Language in Multilingual Educational Contexts: Teaching and Sociolinguistic Approaches”, Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupoli, Greece, 31 October-1 November. [in Greek]
  15. [2014] The normative communities of humor and their competing metapragmatic stereotypes: A Greek case study. Paper presented at the 26th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Utrecht, The Netherlands, 7-11 July.
  16. [2014] Scrutinizing mass culture language ideologies in class [co-authored with Argiris Archakis, Sofia Lampropoulou, Anna Fterniati & Vasia Tsami]. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 20 (SS20), Jyväskylä, Finland, 15-18 June.
  17. [2013] Crossing the sociolectal borders: Creating humor in a Greek TV series [co-authored with Argiris Archakis, Sofia Lampropoulou & Vasia Tsami]. Paper presented at the International Conference on Communication Styles, Krosno, Poland, 14-16 October.
  18. [2013] Humor reception and the GTVH. Paper presented at the 3rd North Eastern Texas Humor Research Conference (NETHRC) “Humor in the Professions, Psychology, Philology: Intercultural Perspectives”, Dallas, Texas, USA, 22-24 February.
  19. [2012] Political debates over humor and the GTVH: Towards a theory of the audience. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Humor in Conventional and Unconventional Politics (ICHCUP), Galaţi, Romania, 5-8 November.
  20. [2012] Media and literacy: Evidence from literacy practices of elementary school students and the current teaching practices in Greece [co-authored with Anna Fterniati, Argiris Archakis & Vasia Tsami]. Στο 1st International Conference on the Media in Our Lives: Infotainment, Edutainment and Entertainment, Galaţi, Romania, 3-5 November.
  21. [2012] Putting Greece in a plaster cast: The recent history of an old metaphor. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 19 (SS19), Berlin, Germany, 21-24 August.
  22. [2012] Parliamentary punning: Is the Opposition more humorous than the ruling party? Paper presented at the 24th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies. Krakow, Poland, 25-29 June.
  23. [2010] Critical education and narrative analysis: A model for the exploitation of conversational narratives in language teaching [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 18 (SS18), Southampton, United Kingdom, 1-4 September.
  24. [2010] On prosody and humor in Greek conversational narratives [co-authored with Argiris Archakis, Maria Giakoumelou & Dimitris Papazachariou]. Paper presented at the International Conference on Conversation Analysis 10 (ICCA10), Mannheim, Germany, 4-8 July.
  25. [2009] Humorous narratives in the Greek parliament [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on Humor in Conventional and Unconventional Politics (ICHCUP), Galaţi, Romania, 6-8 November.
  26. [2008] Humor as a means of political identity construction in the Greek parliament. Paper presented at the 20th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 7-11 July.
  27. [2008] Creativity in parliamentary discourse: Pragmatic goals and institutional affordances. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 17, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 3-5 April.
  28. [2007] Functional literacy in practice: The use of parliamentary and media discourse in a literacy educational framework [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the 10th International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden, 8-13 July.
  29. [2006] Analyzing news in the press: The representation of parliamentary discourse in Greek newspapers [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 16, Limerik, Ireland, 6-8 July.
  30. [2006] Cartoons analyzed in GTVH terms: Towards a theory of verbal and visual humor. Paper presented at the 18th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-7 July.
  31. [2005] Constructing identities via humor: Evidence from Greek conversational data [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the 9th International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) Conference, Riva del Garda, Italy, 10-15 July.
  32. [2004] Observing vs. creating incongruity: Gender differences in humor production and use among Greek young people [co-authored with Argiris Archakis]. Paper presented at the 16th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Dijon, France, 14-18 June.
  33. [2002] Punch vs. jab lines. Paper presented at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS), Bertinoro, Italy, 3-7 July.