İpek Yıldız

Title and affiliation:             Research assistant

Contact

Office:                                    Department of English Language and Literature

                                               Faculty of Science and Letters

                                               Mersin University, Çiftlikköy

                                               33343, Mersin

Telephone:                            +90 324 361 00 01 / (extension) 4676

Fax:                                       +90 324 361 00 46

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Education

2012                          MA in English Language and Literature Department, English Linguistics Programme, Mersin University

2008                        BA in English Language and Literature Department, English Linguistics Programme, Mersin University

Academic Positions

2009-                     Research Assistant, English Language and Literature Department, Mersin University

Research Projects

2010-2012: A corpus-based analysis of verb categories that are used in the introduction and conclusion parts of the Turkish academic texts. Funded by Mersin University, grant no: BAB-SBE-İDE (İY) 2010-5 YL, Project director: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aksan.

2010-2011: An analysis of conversational humor in Turkish. Project scholar; funded by Mersin University, grant no: BAB-FEF-İDE (AU) 2010-5A, Project director: Asst. Prof. Dr. Aygül Uçar.

2009-2010: Building a corpus of Turkish newspapers. Project scholar; funded by Mersin University, grant no: BAB-FEF-İDE (MA) 2009-3, Project director: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aksan.

2008-2011: Building a national corpus of Turkish. Project scholar; supported by Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Institution, grant (108K242), Project director: Prof. Dr. Yeşim Aksan.

 

Chapter in a book

Öz, S. & Yıldız, İ. (2011). Building Turkish Language course book corpus. In V. Doğan Günay et al. (Eds.). Türkçe Öğretimi Üzerine Çalışmalar, (pp. 387-396). İzmir: Dokuz Eylül University Press.

 

Proceedings

Uçar, A. & Yıldız, İ. (in press). Humor and Impoliteness in Turkish: A Corpus-based Analysis of the Television Show Komedi Dükkanı ‘Comedy Shop’. In Ş. Ruhi and Y. Aksan (Eds.), Exploring (Im)politeness in Specialized and General Corpora: Converging Methodologies and Analytic Procedures. (pp. 40-81). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Yıldız, İ. & Aksan, M. (2014). Verbs in Turkish Scientific Articles: A Corpus-based Study.  S. N. Büyükkantarcıoğlu, I. Özyıldırım, E. Yarar & E. Yağlı (Eds.), 27th National Linguistics Conference Proceedings (pp. 247-253). Hacettepe University.

Aksan, Y., Aksan, M., Koltuksuz, A., Sezer, T., Mersinli, Ü., Demirhan, U., Yılmazer, H. Atasoy, G., Öz, S., Yıldız, İ. (2012). Construction of the Turkish National Corpus (TNC). In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2012). İstanbul. Türkiye. http://www.lrec-conf.org/proceedings/lrec2012/papers.html

Öz, S. & Yıldız, İ. (2011). A corpus of Turkish newspapers and fiction: Design and implamentation. In Ç. Sağın Şimşek & Ç. Hatipoğlu (Eds.), 24th National Linguistics Conference Proceedings (pp. 388-397). Ankara: ODTÜ Press.

Uçar, A., Kurtoğlu, Ö. & Yıldız, İ. (2011). Ambiguity in context: A corpus-based observation. H. Çubukçu et al. (Eds.). In 25th National Linguistics Conference Proceedings (pp. 227-236). Adana: Çukurova University Press.

 

Presentations

Yıldız, İ. (2014). Polysemy of içinde ‘in’: A corpus-based analysis. 22nd Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media (MCLLM). March 28-29. Northern Illinois University. IL.

Aksan, Y., Öz, S. & Yıldız, İ. (2010). Challanges in the construction of the Turkish National Corpus. 15th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, 20-22 August 2010. Szeged, Hungary.

Öz, S. & Yıldız, İ. & Kabakçıoğlu, İ. (2009). Seemingly synonymous words in Turkish: A corpus-based analysis. 23rd National Linguistics Conference, 14-15 May 2009. Eastern Mediterranean University, KKTC.

Öz, S. & Yıldız, İ. (2009). A corpus-based study on seemingly synonymous nouns in Turkish. 2nd Mediterranean Graduate Students Meeting in Linguistics, 12-13 March 2009. Mersin University, Turkey.

 

Conference Organizing Board Member

2007- 1st Mediterranean Graduate Students Meeting in Linguistics, 25-26 October 2007, Mersin University, Turkey.

2007- 27th National Linguistics Conference, 10-11 May 2007, Mersin University, Turkey.

2009- 2nd Mediterranean Graduate Students Meeting in Linguistics, 12-13 March 2009, Mersin University, Turkey.

2012- 5th International Turkish Language Teaching Conference, 5-6 July 2012, Mersin University, Turkey.