Maria-Eirini Panagiotidou

Maria-Eirini Panagiotidou

Associate Professor; Linguistics Program Coordinator
Main Hall 500


  • Ph.D., The University of Nottingham
  • M.A., The University of Nottingham
  • B.A., National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


  • Literary Linguistics/ Stylistics
  • Cognitive Poetics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Intertextuality
  • Ekphrasis
  • Iconicity
  • Multimodality

Selected Publications


Panagiotidou, Maria-Eirini (2022). The Poetics of Ekphrasis: A Stylistic Approach. Palgrave MacMillan Cham.

Articles and Book Chapters

Panagiotidou, M.E. (to appear). Body, Mind, and Nature in Rossetti's ‘For a Venetian Pastoral by Giorgione (In the Louvre)’. In M. Drewniok & M. Kuźniak From Ego to Eco: Applied Cognitive Stylistics in the New Era. Bloomsbury. 

Panagiotidou, M.E. (2022) Paradise lost: Cognitive grammar, nature, and the self in Diane Seuss’s ekphrastic poetry. Journal of World Languages, 8(3) 2022, 623-644.

Panagiotidou, M.E. (2017). Painting with words: A cognitive approach to iconicity. In A. Zirker, M. Bauer, O. Fischer, & C. Ljungberg (Eds.), Dimensions of Iconicity, (pp. 135-152). John Benjamins.

Panagiotidou, M.E. (2016). ‘In the mind’s eye’: Cognitive re-constructions of ekphrastic poems. Language and Literature, 25(2): 130- 144.

Panagiotidou, M.E. (2014). Intertextuality and the Pragmatics of Literary Reading. In S. Chapman & B. Clark (Eds.), Pragmatic Literary Stylistics, (pp. 132-151). Palgrave Macmillan.

Panagiotidou, M.E. (2012). An Introduction to the Semantics of Intertextuality. Journal of Literary Semantics, 41(1), 41-65. 

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