Vally Lytra

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vally Lytra plays a role.


Language, discourse and identities: Snapshot from Greek contexts

Edited by Alexandra Georgakopoulou and Vally Lytra

Special issue of Pragmatics 19:3 (2009) ca. 125 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Subjects Contact Linguistics | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Georgakopoulou, Alexandra and Vally Lytra 2009 Language, discourse and identities: Snapshots from Greek contextsLanguage, discourse and identities: Snapshot from Greek contexts, Georgakopoulou, Alexandra and Vally Lytra (eds.), pp. 311–316 | Article
Since the early 90s, Greece has witnessed an unprecedented population movement: Members of indigenous linguistic minorities have moved from the periphery to urban centres and large numbers of people have moved to Greece, primarily from the Balkans, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. This “flow of… read more
Lytra, Vally 2009 Constructing academic hierarchies: Teasing and identity work among peers at schoolLanguage, discourse and identities: Snapshot from Greek contexts, Georgakopoulou, Alexandra and Vally Lytra (eds.), pp. 449–466 | Article
In this paper I look at how through the use of teasing as a socially recurrent activity the members of a multilingual, multicultural and multiethnic peer group (comprised of majority Greek and minority Turkish-speaking children of Roma heritage) make particular identity ascriptions and displays… read more
Lytra, Vally and Taşkın Baraç 2009 Multilingual practices and identity negotiations among Turkish-speaking young people in a diasporic contextYoungspeak in a Multilingual Perspective, Stenström, Anna-Brita and Annette Myre Jørgensen (eds.), pp. 55–78 | Article
In this paper, we explore a group of Turkish-speaking young Londoners’ multilingual practices and identity negotiations in a diasporic context, two Turkish complementary schools. The paper draws upon field-notes and digital recordings to investigate how the young people in question contextually… read more
Lytra, Vally 2003 Nicknames and teasing: A case study of a linguistically and culturally mixed peer-groupDiscourse Constructions of Youth Identities, Androutsopoulos, Jannis and Alexandra Georgakopoulou (eds.), pp. 47–73 | Article