Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280011006

Programme of Study: PPS School of Philology 2014

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Theoretical LinguisticsCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15
Applied LinguisticsElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-15
Historical and Balkan LinguisticsElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-15

Programme of Study: PPS School of Philology

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Theoretical LinguisticsCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-15
Applied LinguisticsCompulsory courses beloging to the selected specialisationWinter/Spring-15
Historical and Balkan LinguisticsElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
General Prerequisites
Students should have basic knowledge in Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics.
Learning Outcomes
Students are expected to: • understand the mechanisms of reference/deixis in spoken communication, • get introduced to recent theories of gender, • familiarize themselves with the basic principles of Conversation Analysis, • appreciate the interaction between theory and empirical research, • practice in the analysis/interpretation of qualitative data, • recognize the role of language in the construction of social categories (and inequalities) in communication.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Introduction: gender and talk-in-interaction/communication • Pragmatic theories of communication: comparison and evaluation • Feminist theories of gender • Language and gender I: reflecting society/gender • Language and gender II: constructing society/gender • Conversation Analysis • Person reference • Gendered reference to persons • Gender indexicality • Collection of conversational data (video-recordings) • Data transcription and processing • Focused analysis of aspects of interaction • Summary-synthesis-perspectives
person reference/deixis, gendered reference, non-referential construction of gender, talk-in-interaction, Conversation Analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1103.8
Written assigments2207.6
Student Assessment
Students are assessed on the basis of a) oral presentations (of relevant literature on specific topics), b) collecting and processing of empirical data, c) oral presentation of analysis of data, d) comprehensive final presentation (both oral and written)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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Person Reference in Interaction: Linguistic, Cultural, and Social Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Enfield, Nick J. & Tanya Stivers, 2007a. Person reference in interaction. In N. J. Enfield & T. Stivers (eds), 1-20. Fausto-Stirling, Anne, 2000. Sexing the Body. New York: Basic Books. Fausto-Sterling, Anne, 2004. Αντιμαχόμενοι δυϊσμοί: Άνδρας ή γυναίκα; Σύγχρονα Θέματα 85: 31-33. Goffman, Erving, 1977. The arrangement between the sexes. Theory and Society 4: 301-332. Holmes, Janet, 2007. Social constructionism, postmodernism and feminist sociolinguistics. Gender and Language 1(1): 51-67. Holmes, Janet & Miriam Meyerhoff (eds), 2003. The Handbook of Language and Gender. Oxford: Blackwell. Hopper, Robert & Curtis Lebaron, 1998. How gender creeps into talk. Research on Language and Social Interaction 31(3): 59-74. Jackson, Clare, 2011. The gendered ‘I’. In S. S. Speer & E. H. Stokoe (eds), 31-47. Kitzinger, Celia, 2000. Doing feminist conversational analysis. 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