44th ELC research seminar (online)

We are pleased to announce the 44th ELC Research Seminar (online). Details follow here:

  • Date and time: Tuesday, 19th December 2023, 5:00 – 6:30 pm (CET), via Microsoft Teams.
  • Speaker: Prof. Dr. Maria Gabriela Pavesi (University of Pavia) 
  • Title of talk: «A corpus perspective on spoken language in and across film dialogue»
  • Convenor: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Registration is free but required [deadline: 18/12/2023; 13:30 pm (CET)]. The registration form can be found at: https://forms.office.com/e/tGLZY7CQVg  

Upon registration, a link will be sent to registered attendees in the days before the seminar. Certificates will be issued upon request.  

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 of the invited speaker:

Maria Pavesi is Professor of English Language and Linguistics since 2002 at the University of Pavia (Italy) where she teaches English language, second language acquisition and audiovisual translation in the Department of Humanities. She was also in charge of the Section of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (2012-2019) and she is currently the Deputy Director. She has been invited speaker at several Italian and European universities, funded Visiting Scholar at the Universities of Stockholm, Konstanz, Birmingham, Manchester, East Anglia and Murcia, and Visiting Professor at the University of Roehampton.  

Her research has addressed several topics in English Applied Linguistics and Audiovisual Translation. In these fields she has published widely, both nationally and internationally. She sits on the Editorial Board of the following journals: Perspectives, Studies in Translation Theory and Practice, Status Quaestionis, Language, Text and Culture. Since 2005 she has been the coordinator of the Pavia Corpus of Film Dialogue, a parallel and comparable corpus of film transcriptions. Maria Pavesi is currently the Principal Investigator of the 2020 PRIN project “The informalisation of English language learning through the media: language input, learning outcomes and sociolinguistic attitudes from an Italian perspective”.