Publications

Selection of Publications

Books

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Sharifian, F. (in press-2017). Cultural Linguistics: Cultural conceptualisations and language.  Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [pre-published version] [book flyer]

Sharifian, F. (ed.) (2017). Advances in Cultural Linguistics. New York/London/Singapore: Springer Nature. [google preview]

Sharifian, F. (ed.) (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture. New York/London: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group). 

Sharifian, F. & Jamarani, M (eds.) (2013). Language and Intercultural Communication in the New Era. New York/London: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group).

Sharifian, F. (2011)Cultural Conceptualisations and Language: Theoretical Framework and Applications. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. [read the reviews of the book] 

Sharifian, F. (ed.) (2009). English as an International Language:  Perspectives and Pedagogical Issues. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters. table of contents

Sharifian, F. Dirven, R., Yu, N., & Neiemier, S. (eds.) (2008) Culture, Body, and language: Conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages. Berlin/New York: Mouton DeGruyter.

Sharifian, F. & Palmer, G. B. (eds.) (2007) Applied cultural linguistics: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication.Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. link to Google books

Journal Issue edited

Sharifian, F. & McKay, Sandra L. (2013) Globalization, localization, and Language Use/Learning. Multilingual Education. Special issue    

Sharifian, F. & Musgrave, S. (Eds.) (2013). Migration and multilingualism: Focus on Melbourne (In memory of Michael Clyne). Special Issue. International Journal of Multilingualism

Sharifian, F., & Clyne, M. (Eds.) (2008). International Forum on English as an International Language. Special Issue. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. 31 (3). link

Editorial

Sharifian, F. (2014). International Journal of Language and Culture. International Journal of Language and Culture, 1(1). 1-3[full-text]

Encyclopedia entries

Sharifian, F. (in press). English as an International Language. In Kim, Young Y (ed.) International Encyclopaedia of Intercultural Communication. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sharifian, F. (in press). Glocalization of English. In TESOL Encyclopaedia of English Language Teaching. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sharifian, F. & Xu, Z. (in press). Nativized varieties. In TESOL Encyclopaedia of English Language Teaching. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sharifian, F. (in press). Metacultural competence in ELT. In TESOL Encyclopaedia of English Language Teaching. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Sharifian, F. (forthcoming) Language. In M. Vellinga (ed.) Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, 2nd ed. (Bloomsbury: 2018)

Sharifian, F. (2015). World Englishes.  In Bennette, J. M (ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence. London: Sage Publications.

Sharifian, F. (2015). English as a Lingua Franca. In Bennette, J. M (ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Intercultural Competence. London: Sage.

Sharifian, F. (2012). Cultural linguistics. In C. A. Chapelle (ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Journal Articles

Sharifian, F. & Bagheri, M. (in press). Conceptualizations of xoshbaxti ‘happiness/prosperity’ and baxt ‘fate’ in Persian. Journal of Historical Pragmatics

Sharifian, F. & Tayebi, T. (2017). Perception of (im)politeness and underlying cultural conceptualisations. A study of Persian. Pragmatics and Society. 8(2),  31-253.

Sharifian, F. (2017). Cultural Linguistics and linguistic relativity. Language Sciences. 59, 83-92 [pre-published version]

Xu, Z. & Sharifian, F. (2017). Unpacking Cultural Conceptualizations in Chinese English. Asia-Pacific Journal of Communication. 27(1), 65-84. 

Sharifian, F. & Jamarani, M. (2015). Conceptualisations of damâ ‘temperature’ in Persian:  A Cultural Linguistic Study. Cognitive Linguistic Studies. 2(2), 239-256.

Sharifian, F. (2015). Cultural Linguistics and World Englishes. World Englishes. 34(4)-515-532.

Sharifian, F. & Musgrave, S. (2013). Migration and multilingualism: Focus on MelbourneInternational Journal of Multilingualism. 10(4), 361-374. 

Sharifian, F. (2013). Globalisation and developing meta-cultural competence in learning English as an International Language. Multilingual EducationDownload

Sharifian. F. & Jamarani, M. (2011). Cultural schemas in intercultural communication: A study of Persian cultural schema of sharmandegi ‘being ashamed’. Intercultural Pragmatics. 8(2), 227-251.

Sharifian, F. (2010). Cultural conceptualizations in intercultural communication: a study of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians. Journal of Pragmatics, 42, 3367-3376. download prepublished version

Sharifian, F. (2009). Figurative language in international political discourse: The case of Iran. Journal of Language and Politics. 8(3), 416–432.

Sharifian, F. (2008). Cultural schemas in L1 and L2 compliment responses: A study of Persian-speaking learners of English. Journal of Politeness Research. 4(1), 55-80.

Sharifian, F. & Clyne, M. (2008) English as an International Language: Synthesis. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics.31 (3),pp. 36.1–36.19. link

Clyne, M. G. and Sharifian, F. (2008) English as an International Language: Challenges and possibilities. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics. 31 (3),pp. 36.1–36.19. link

Sharifian, F. (2008). Aboriginal English in the classroom: An asset or a liability? Language Awareness. 17(2), 131-138

Sharifian, F. (2007). Politics and/of translation: Case studies between English and Persian. Journal of Intercultural Studies. 28(4), 413-424.

Sharifian, F.& Lotfi, A. R. (2007). “When stones falls”: A conceptual-functional account of subject-verb agreement in Modern Persian. Language Sciences. 29(6), 787-803.

Sharifian, F. (2006). A cultural-conceptual approach and world Englishes: The case of Aboriginal English. World Englishes. 25(1),11-22.

Sharifian, F. (2005). The Persian cultural schema of shekasteh-nafsi: A study of complement responses in Persian and Anglo-Australian speakersPragmatics & Cognition. 13(2), 337-361.

Malcolm, G. I. & Sharifian, F. (2005). Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue: Australian Aboriginal students’ schematic repertoire. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 26(6), 512-532.Abstract

Sharifian, F. (2005). Cultural conceptualisations in English words: A study of Aboriginal children in Perth. Language and Education. 19(1), 74-88. Abstract

Sharifian, F., Rochecouste, J, & Malcolm, I. G. (2004). “It was all a bit confusing …”: Comprehending Aboriginal English texts. Language, Culture, and Curriculum. 17(3), 203-228. abstract

Sharifian, F. & Malcolm, I. G. (2003).The use of pragmatic marker like in English teen talk: Australian Aboriginal usage.Pragmatics & Cognition 11 (2), 327-344.

Sharifian, F. & Lotfi, A. R. (2003). Rices and waters: The Mass/count distinction in Modern Persian. Anthropological Linguistics, 45(2), 226-244.

Sharifian, F. (2003). On cultural conceptualisations. Journal of Cognition and Culture, (3) 3, 187-207. link to the article [download]

Sharifian, F. (2002). Processing hyponymy in L1 and L2. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, (31)4, 421-436.

Malcolm, I. G. & Sharifian, F. (2002). Aspects of Aboriginal English oral discourse: An application of cultural schema theory. Discourse Studies, 4(2), 169-181.

Sharifian, F. (2001). Schema-based processing in Australian speakers of Aboriginal English. Language and Intercultural Communication, 1(2), 120-134. Abstract

Book Chapters

Sharifian, F. (in press). Learning intercultural competence. In Burns, A. and Richards, J. (eds.) The Cambridge Guide to Learning English as a Second Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sharifian, F. (2017). Cultural Linguistics: The state of the art. In F. Sharifian (ed). Advances in Cultural linguistics. New York/London/Singapore: Springer Nature. 

Sharifian, F. and Tayebi, T. (2017). Cultural Linguistics and perceptions of impoliteness. In F. Sharifian (ed). Advances in Cultural linguistics. New York/London/Singapore: Springer Nature. 

Benczes, R., Burridge, K., Sharifian, F. & Allan, K. (2017) Ageing and Cultural Linguistics: What naming practices can reveal about underlying cultural conceptualisations.n F. Sharifian (ed). Advances in Cultural linguistics. New York/London/Singapore: Springer Nature. 

Xu, Z. & Sharifian, F. (2017). Cultural conceptualisations in Chinese English. In Xu, Zhichang., He, Deyuan. & Deterding, David. (eds). Researching Chinese English: State of the Art. New York/Singapore: Springer Nature. 

Sharifian, F. (2017). Cultural pragmatic schemas, pragmemes, and practs: A Cultural Linguistics Perspective. In  Keith Allan, Alessandro Capone, and Istvan Kecskes (eds.), Pragmemes and theories of language use. New York: Springer. [pre-published version]

Sharifian, F. (2015) Home dialect at school: The case of Australian Aboriginal English speaking students. In A. Yiakoumetti (ed.) Multilingualism and Language in Education: Current Sociolinguistic and Pedagogical Perspectives from Commonwealth Countries.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sharifian, F. (2015). Cultural Linguistics. In F. Sharifian (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture. New York/London: Routledge. 

Sharifian, F. (2015). Language and Culture: Overview. In F. Sharifian (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture. New York/London: Routledge. 

Sharifian, F. (2014). Teaching English as an International Language: A multilingual perspective. In J. Hajek  and Y. Slaughter, Challenging the Monolingual Mindset.  Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Sharifian, F. (2014). Teaching English as an International Language in Multicultural Contexts: Focus on Australia. In R. Marlina and R. Giri (eds.) The Pedagogy of English as an International Language. New York: Springer Nature.

Sharifian, F. (2014). Advances in Cultural Linguistics. In M. Yamaguchi, D. Tay, B. Blount (eds.). Approaches to Language, Culture, and Cognition:  The Intersection of Cognitive Linguistics and Linguistic Anthropology. London: Palgrave McMillan

Sharifian, F. (2014). Conceptual metaphor in intercultural communication between speakers of Aboriginal English and Australian English. In A. Mussolff, & F. MacArthur (eds.) Metaphor and Intercultural Communication.  London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Sharifian, F. (2014). Cultural schemas as common ground. In K. Burridge and R. Benczes (eds.) Wrestling with Words and Meanings. Clayton: Monash University Publishing.

Sharifian. F. and Jamarani, M. (2013) Cultural conceptualizations and translating political discourse. In Rojo, A. and Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I. (Eds.), Cognitive Linguistics and Translation: Advances in Some Theoretical Models and ApplicationsAmsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Sharifian, F. (2013). Conceptualisations of ruh ‘spirit/soul’; and jesm ‘body’; in Persian: A Sufi perspective. In R. Caballero, & Diaz Vera, J. (Eds.) Sensuous Cognition: Explorations into human sentience –imagination, (e)motion and perception. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Sharifian, F. (2013). Cultural Linguistics and Intercultural Communication. In F. Sharifian & M. Jamarani (eds.) Language and Intercultural Communication in the New Era. Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

Sharifian, F. & Jamarani. M. (2013). Language and Intercultural Communication: From the old era to the new one. In F. Sharifian & M. Jamarani (eds.) Language and Intercultural Communication in the New Era. Oxford: Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

Sharifian, F. & Marlina, R. (2012) English as an International Language (EIL): An innovative academic program. In. A. Matsuda, (ed). Principles and Practices of Teaching English as an International Language Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Sharifian, F. (2012).World Englishes, intercultural communication, and requisite competencies. In J. Jackson, (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication. New York/London: Routledge.

Sharifian, F. (2011). Conceptualisations of cheshm ‘eye’; in Persian. In Maalej, Z. and N. Yu (eds.) Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from Various Languages and Cultures. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Sharifian, F. (2010). Semantic and pragmatic conceptualisations in an emerging variety: Persian English. In A. Kirckpatrick (ed.) Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. New York/London: Rutledge.

Sharifian, F. (2010). Glocalization of English in World Englishes: An emerging variety among Persian speakers of English. In T Omoniyi & Mukul Saxena (eds.) Contending with globalisation in World Englishes. Clevedon,UK: Multilingual Matters.

Sharifian, F. (2009). English as an International Language: An overview. In F. Sharifian (ed.) English as an International Language: Perspectives and pedagogical issues. Bristol, UK : Multilingual Matters.

Sharifian, F. (2009). Cultural conceptualisations in English as an International Language. In F. Sharifian (ed.) English as an International Language: Perspectives and pedagogical issues. Bristol, UK : Multilingual Matters.

Sharifian, F. (2009). On collective cognition and language.In H. Pishwa (ed.) Language and Social Cognition: Expression of Social Mind. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. [download current version]

Sharifian, F. (2008). Cultural model of Home in Aboriginal children’;s English. In G. Kristiansen. & R. Divern (eds.), Cognitive Sociolinguistics. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

Sharifian, F. (2008) Conceptualizations of del ‘heart-stomach’; in Persian. In F. Sharifian, Dirven, R., Yu, N., & Niemeier, S. (eds.), Body, culture, and language: Conceptualisations of heart and other internal body organs across languages and cultures. Berlin/New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

Sharifian, F., Dirven, R., Yu, N. & Niemeier, S. (2008).Culture and Language: Looking for the Mind inside the Body. In F. Sharifian, Dirven, R., Yu, N., & Niemeier, S. (eds.) Body, culture, and language: Conceptualisations of heart and other internal body organs across languages and cultures. Berlin/New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

Sharifian, F. (2008). Distributed, emergent cultural cognition, conceptualisation, and language. In R. M.Frank, R. Dirven, T. Ziemke, & E. Bernandez (eds.) Body, language, and mind (Vol. 2): Sociocultural situatedness. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter (109-136).

Sharifian, F. (2007). L1 cultural conceptualisations in L2 learning. In F. Sharifian, & G. B. Palmer (eds.) Applied cultural linguistics: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Palmer, G. B. & Sharifian, F. (2007). Applied cultural linguistics: An emerging paradigm. In F. Sharifian & G. B. Palmer (eds.) Applied cultural linguistics: Implications for second language learning and intercultural communication. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Sharifian, F. (2007). Aboriginal Language Habitat and cultural continuity. In G. Leitner& I. G. Malcolm, The habitat of Australia’s Aboriginal languages. Berlin/New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

Malcolm, I. G. & Sharifian. F. (2007). Multiwords in Aboriginal English. In P. Skandera (Ed.), Phraseology and culture in English. Berlin/New York: Mouton De Gruyter.

Sharifian, F. (2004). Cultural schemas and intercultural communication: A study of Persian. In J. Leigh & E. Loo. Outer limits: A reader in communication across cultures (pp. 119-130). Melbourne: Language Australia CAE Press.

Sharifian, F. (2002). Chaos in Aboriginal English discourse. In A. Kirkpatrick (Ed.) Englishes in Asia: Communication, identity, power and education (pp. 125-141), Melbourne: Language Australia.

Articles in special journal sections

Sharifian, F. (2011). “They felt sorry about our Sorry”: Indigenising English by Aboriginal Australians. Asian Englishes,14(1). 70-73. [section of Asian Englishes at Large].

In Memoriam articles

Sharifian, F. & Sussex, R. (2010) Michael George Clyne (1939-2010): Scholar and champion of languages. Current Issues in Language Planning, 11(4), 371-377.

Sharifian, F. (2010). Michael Clyne (1939-2010). Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 31(6), 513. (Routledge: Taylor and Francis)

Publications based on PhD projects

Sadeghpour, M. & Sharifian, F. (in press). English language teachers’ perceptions of world Englishes: The elephants in the room. Asian Englishes.

Dinh, T. & Sharifian, F. (2017). The Vietnamese cultural conceptualisations of Lunar New Year. Asian Englishes. 19(1), 1-12.

Babai, H. & Sharifian, F. (2016)The refusal speech act in a cross-cultural perspective: A study of Iranian English-language learners and Anglo-Australian speakers. Language & Communication. 47, 75-88.

Babai, H. & Sharifian, F. (2013). Refusal strategies in L1 and L2:  A study of Persian-speaking learners of English. Multilingua. 32(6): 801–836.