Research interests of faculty members fall into three main areas of study, which are organized as separate sections in the Department:

1) Anglophone Literature and Cultural Studies
2) Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
3) Translation Studies

Faculty members of all three sections actively participate in the Cyprus Society for the Study of English (CYSSE); the Linguistics Section and the Translation Studies Section are also responsible for the recent foundation of the Cyprus Linguistics Society (CyLing).

Research activities of faculty members in the area of Anglophone Literature and Cultural Studies include theatre studies (especially the work of William Shakespeare, comparative European theatre and melodrama), critical and cultural theory, postcolonial and postmodern literature, 18th and 19th century fiction, continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminist studies, American studies, and literary translation in a comparative literature context. Members of staff are involved in the Institute for World Literature at Harvard University.
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Faculty members in the area of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics undertake various research projects in these areas. The former includes generative approaches to syntax, semantics, and phonology as well as language change and development (first and second language acquisition), that is, biolinguistics at large. Applied research revolves around language contact between English and Greek in the sociolinguistic frame of Cyprus (diglossia, lexical borrowing, prosodic and syntactic phenomena, etc.) as well as the teaching of English in primary schools and the development of language tests. Members of staff are involved in the following current and recent research projects:
Faculty members in the area of Translation Studies undertake research in literary translation (including drama), intercultural studies, cultural translation, translation theory, translation methodology, translation didactics, text linguistics, and interpreting studies. Based on an interdisciplinary approach, Translation Studies combines research from and is informed by many of the sub-areas included by the other two main areas of study at the Department. Members of staff are involved in the following research projects: