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Research Seminar: “The discursive representation of migrants and refugees in the written press from a CADS perspective”, Gema Alcaraz Mármol (University of Castilla-La Mancha) and Jorge Soto Almela (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

On behalf of the research network ENGLISH LINGUISTICS CIRCLE (ELC), we are pleased to announce the 30th ELC Research Seminar (online). Details follow here:

 

Date and time: Tuesday 18 May, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, via Microsoft Teams 

Speakers: Gema Alcaraz Mármol (University of Castilla-La Mancha) and Jorge Soto Almela (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Title of talk: “The discursive representation of migrants and refugees in the written press from a CADS perspective”

Convenor: Fátima Faya Cerqueiro 

 

Registration is free, but required. The registration form can be found at: 

https://forms.gle/A2xen9Px6PiMnFmF9 

Upon registration, a link will be sent to registered attendees the day before the seminar.

 

ELC seminars are intended for members of staff and MA and PhD students at Departments of English and, more generally, for anyone interested in linguistics.

 

Brief profiles: 

Gema Alcaraz Mármol holds a PhD (2011) in English Linguistics from the University of Murcia, with a dissertation on “Quantity and rate of vocabulary acquisition in the context of non-systematic input: Elementary students of English as a Foreign Language”. Since 2014 she has worked at the Department of Modern Philology of the University of Castilla-La Mancha, where she is an Associate Professor.

Jorge Soto Almela received his PhD (2014) in Translation and Interpreting from the University of Murcia, with a thesis on “Los términos culturales en el ámbito turístico español-inglés: traducción, manipulación y recepción real en usuarios anglófonos”. He has been a Lecturer in English at the Universidad Católica de San Antonio in Murcia (2012-2019) and is currently a Lecturer in English for Professional and Academic Communication at the Department of Applied Linguistics of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

Recent publications on the seminar’s topic: 

  1. Gema Alcaraz Mármol & Jorge Soto Almela. Refugees’ dehumanization in the Spanish media: A corpus-assisted study within the semantic preference framework. Applied Linguistics Review. Published online: February 20, 2020.
  2. 2019. Jorge Soto Almela & Gema Alcaraz Mármol. Victims or non-humans: Exploring the semantic preference of refugees in Spanish news articles.
  1. Gema Alcaraz Mármol & Jorge Soto Almela. Refugees in the Spanish press: A corpus-assisted study of the semantic prosody of the term ‘refugiado’ from a diachronic perspective. Sintagma 30: 95-113.
  2. Jorge Soto Almela & Gema Alcaraz Mármol.Comparing the portrayal of immigration in two Spanish newspapers: Asemantic prosody analysis. Onomázein. Revista de lingüística, filología y traducción de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile 38: 147-168.

Seminar series ‘Verse-Music and the Ring of Ideas: Christopher Norris on Poetry and Poetics’ by Christopher Norris (U of Cardiff)

registration: https://forms.gle/D3SszNb5rR3Jr1Bp8 

Research Seminar “Grammaticalization, analogy, and linguistic cycles – insights from the development of (mainly) purpose subordinators in the history of English”

A new ELC research seminar will be held online, via Microsoft Teams.

Details follow here:

Date and time: Tuesday 20 April, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, via Microsoft Teams

Speaker:  Dr. Jerzy Norbert Nykiel (University of Bergen, Norway)

Title of talk: “Grammaticalization, analogy, and linguistic cycles – insights from the development of (mainly) purpose subordinators in the history of English”

Registration is free, but required. The registration form can be found at:https://forms.gle/8axRbPpAKDjyWESz5 Upon registration, a link will be sent to registered attendees a few days  ahead of the seminar.

ELC seminars are intended for members of staff and MA and PhD students at Departments of English and, more generally, for anyone interested in linguistics.

Brief profile: Jerzy Norbert Nykiel holds a PhD (2010) from the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland). He has been a Lecturer in English at the University of Silesia and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar (2012-2013) at Arizona State University. Since 2015 he is an Associate Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Bergen (Norway).

Some recent publications:

2020. So that in clauses of result and purpose in Middle English. In Hans Sauer & Piotr P. Chruszczewski (eds.), Mostly Medieval. In Memory of Jacek Fisiak. San Diego, CA: Æ Academic Publishing, 354-370.

2019. ‘Thone vpon thother’. On pronouns one and other with initial th- and t- in Middle English. In Claudia Claridge & Birte Böss (eds.), Developments in English Historical Morpho-Syntax. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 57-75.

2018. Onmang Þæt – Incipient grammaticalisation in Old and Middle English. Transactions of the Philological Society 116(3): 574-593.  2017. Grammaticalization of the English adverbial subordinator in order that: (Inter)subjectification and directionality. In Daniel Van Olmen, Hubert Cuyckens & Lobke Ghesquière (eds.), Aspects of Grammaticalization. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 237-256. (With Andrzej M. Łęcki.)

2017. (Ed.), Current Developments in English Historical Linguistics. Studies in Honour of Rafał Molencki. Katowice; Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego. (With Artur Kijak & Andrzej M. Łęcki.) 2015. The reduced definite article th’ in Late Middle English and beyond: An insight from the definiteness cycle. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 27(2): 105-144.

2014. Grammaticalization reconciled: Functionalist and minimalist insights into the development of purpose subordinators in English. Language Sciences 42: 1-14.

Conferencia «El Aparato Fonador: Una Perspectica desde la Medicina», por la Dra MArta Paulos Novoa. 8 de marzo de 2021, 16:30h.

28th ELC Research Seminar “Discourse Grammar and its applications: Evidence from language disorder and diachrony” Prof. Dr. Gunther Kaltenböck (University of Graz, Austria)

«On behalf of the research network ENGLISH LINGUISTICS CIRCLE (ELC), we are pleased to announce the 28th ELC Research Seminar (online). Details follow here:

 

Date and time: Monday, 15 March, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, via Microsoft Teams 

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gunther Kaltenböck (University of Graz, Austria)

Title of talk: “Discourse Grammar and its applications: Evidence from language disorder and diachrony”

Convenor: María José López-Couso

 

Registration is free, but required. The registration form can be found at https://forms.gle/QF9tx2r2yo9WPG8i7

Upon registration, a link will be sent to registered attendees a few days  ahead of the seminar.

 

ELC seminars are intended for members of staff and MA and PhD students at Departments of English and, more generally, for anyone interested in linguistics.

 

Brief profile: 

Gunther Kaltenböck is Professor of English Linguistics at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz. His main research interests lie in the domain of Cognitive-Functional Grammar, Syntactic variation and change, and Pragmatics and the communicative function of linguistic elements in speaker–hearer interaction.

 

Some recent publications: 

2021. The rise of discourse markers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (with Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva, Haiping Long).

2020. (ed.) Grammar and Cognition: Dualistic Models of Language Structure and Language Processing. Amsterdam: Benjamins (with Alexander Haselow).

2020. (ed.) Investigating stance in English: Synchrony and diachrony – Special issue of Language Sciences (with María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya).

2020. “Exclamatives as a thetical category of English”, Functions of Language 27.2: 207-233. (with Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva, Haiping Long).

2019. (ed.) Insubordination: theoretical and empirical issues. Berlin: De Gruyter (with Karin Beijering, María Sol Sansin͂ena).

 

With best wishes,

Teresa Fanego

Ignacio M. Palacios Martínez

J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña

Rosa Alonso Alonso

Isabel Fraga

Javier Pérez-Guerra »

Seminar «Virginia Woolf Beyond Words»

Certificates of attendance will be issued

Research Seminar “Don’t take it out on words, blame the suffixes”, Prof. José Antonio Sánchez Fajardo (University of Alicante) 

Research seminar online, via Microsoft Teams, today Monday, 22 February, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. 

Speaker: José Antonio Sánchez Fajardo  (University of Alicante)

Title of talk: “Don’t take it out on words, blame the suffixes: On the morphopragmatic properties of pejorative suffixation in English” .

       Convenor: Ignacio M. Palacios Martínez (USC)

       Certificates of attendance will be issued.

Registration is free. Those interested in connecting online, please send an email to Lidia Gómez García (lidiagogar@gmail.com), indicating the name and surname with which you wish to appear on the certificate.

A Teams link will be sent to you a few days before the seminar.

The ELC Research Network,

«Video Lecture «Academic Writing in English» (Ulla Connor & Matthew Hume (Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI))

TFMs: Oportunidade de Febreiro de 2021

[Cada un dos tribunais propostos conta co preceptivo membro suplente, aínda que non se indica nesta relación.]

 

Jack Kaakejian. COVID-19 in Online Media: A Comparative Critical Discourse Analysis.

Supervisor: Teresa Sánchez Roura.

Assessment Committee:  Luis Iglesias Rábade (Chair)

Cristina Mourón Figueroa (Secretary)

Manuela Palacios González.

Date of defence: Monday, February 8th, 2021; 16:00; Microsoft Teams

 

Irina Rumbo Calvo. Discourse of news values analysis: Hurricane Laura in online media.

Supervisor: Teresa Sánchez Roura.

Assessment Committee:  Luis Iglesias Rábade (Chair)

Elsa González Álvarez (Secretary)

Manuela Palacios González.

Date of defence: Monday, February 8th, 2021; 16:30; Microsoft Teams

 

Listaxe definitiva de adxudicións de prácticas externas 2020-2021

A listaxe definitiva de adxudicacións de prácticas externas para o curso 2020-2021 pode consultarse aquí.

Listaxe provisional de adxudicións de prácticas externas 2020-2021

A listaxe provisional de adxudicacións de prácticas externas para o curso 2020-2021 pode consultarse aquí.

ONLINE LECTURE «Victorian Periodicals & Travel Writing»

ONLINE LECTURE

«Victorian Periodicals & Travel Writing» 

Prof. Dr. Barbara Korte (University of Freiburg)

Friday, December 4, 2020, 10:00-11:30 @ MS Teams.

 

Registration: jorge.sacido@usc.es

 

Seminar: Carolina Amador-Moreno “Sure he does be always telling me my heart is too near my mouth: Irish English discourse markers in perspective”

The Research Network English Linguistics Circle (ELC; https://elc.org.es/), generously supported by the Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Universidade of the Regional Government of Galicia and the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through grants R2014/016 (2014–2015), FFI2014-51873-REDT (2014–2016), ED431D 2017/09 (2017–2019) and ED431B 2020/01 (2020–2022), among others, and by SEFORIN (Seminario de Formación e Innovación, Facultade de Filoloxía), announces the following seminar, to be held via Microsoft Teams:

Professor Carolina Amador-Moreno

University of Bergen / University of Extremadura

Title: “Sure he does be always telling me my heart is too near my mouth: Irish English discourse markers in perspective”

Date: Thursday, 26 November 2020

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Seminario Carolina Amador-Moreno_Irish English discourse markers in perspective

Ana Rita Sá Leite Dias “On the syntactic vs. lexical nature of grammatical gender: the Gender Acquisition and Processing (GAP) hypothesis”

 

Por iniciativa de la Red de Investigación English Linguistics Circle (ELC), nos complace anunciar el siguiente seminario online, via Microsoft Teams:

 

Ana Rita Sá Leite Dias

“On the syntactic vs. lexical nature of grammatical gender: the Gender Acquisition and Processing (GAP) hypothesis”

 

Fecha y hora: miércoles 11 de noviembre, 5 pm – 6:30 pm

La inscripción es gratis. Las personas interesadas en conectarse online pueden dirigirse por correo electrónico a Lidia Gómez García (lidiagogar@gmail.com), indicando su nombre completo (para poder emitir el certificado).

Esta actividad es posible gracias al apoyo del Gobierno Autónomo de Galicia (ayudas ED431C 2017/50, ED431B 2018/05, ED431B 2019/20 y ED431B 2020/01) y de la Agencia Estatal de Investigación del Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (ayudas FFI2016-77018-P, FFI2017-86884-P, FFI2017-82162-P, PGC2018-093622-B100 y PID2019-110583GB-100).

Seminario ZOE: Literatura, ecofeminismo e configuracións animais

Organizado polo proxecto coordinado por Manuela Palacios O Tropo Animal: Unha Análise Ecofeminista da Cultura Contemporánea de Galicia e Irlanda (PGC2018-093545-B- I00)

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