A one hour lecture exploring register variation in Modern Greek. Part of the Gr7 paper (MML Tripos, University of Cambridge). You can download here a PDF file with the slides used in the lecture. The short movie extract demonstrating the use of καθαρεύουσα can also be found here.
This short extract from the 1959 film «Ο Ηλίας του 16ου» demonstrates the use of καθαρεύουσα in formal settings. You can find a simple transcription in Greek below. Update 02.01.2010: Have a look at this example (from the Digital Archives of Greek Television – ERT), a more extreme example of καθαρεύουσα use from an institutional […]
Sometimes it is difficult to explain the hype about web 2.0 etc. to students. I have seen this in techorati’s most popular videos: This is a quite brilliant introduction to «Web 2.0”, I am not sure I agree with the last sentence («change ourselves”) but this is a subject of a different post.
Μεταπτυχιακό σεμινάριο στον Τομέα ΜΝΕΣ του ΑΠΘ που διοργάνωσε ο Μίλτος Πεχλιβάνος στα πλαίσια της επιστημονικής συνάντησης «Φιλολογία και Νέες Τεχνολογίες”. Οι διαφάνειες της παρουσίασης είναι διαθέσιμες εδώ.
The Tale of the Quadrupeds and the Poulologos in the same manuscript: the illustrated codex Serail gr. 35 International Congress “Miscellaneous Manuscripts of Late Byzantine and Early Modern Greek Literary Texts”, Athens (Danish Institut of Athens) [5.2002]
Handing over of knowledge through discourse in Medieval Greek Diglossia Plenary talk at the Research Centre 538: Multilingualism of the University of Hamburg [4.2002] This is the first major talk I did on my own, it’s all about trasfer of knowledge through language and written texts in the Greek-speaking Middle Ages. The Powerpoint presentation is […]
From instructing to entertaining: the institutional functions of narrative discourse in the Greek medieval World 24. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS) at the University of Mannheim [03.2002] This was a paper about the use of narrative text in language education in Byzantine times and their transformation to entertainment texts in the Early Modern […]