Informe Provisional de Evaluación para la Renovación de la Acreditación de iMAES 2019-2020 (Cursos 2016-2020)

La Axencia para a Calidade do Sistema Universitario de Galicia (ACSUG) ha remitido el Informe Provisional de Evaluación para la Renovación de la Acreditación de iMAES 2019-2020 (Curos 2016-2020). Nuestro título ha obtenido: valoración «A – Se supera excelentemente» en 4 Criterios (Criterio 1. Organización y desarrollo; Criterio 4. Recursos humanos; Criterio 5. Recursos materiales y servicios; Criterio 6. Resultados de aprendizaje) y valoración «B – Se alcanza» en los 3 Criterios restantes (Criterio 2. Información y transparencia; Criterio 3. Sistema de garantía de calidad; Criterio 7. Indicadores de satisfacción y rendimiento). El Informe Provisional de Evaluación para la Renovación de la Acreditación de iMAES 2019-2020 (Curos 2016-2020) puede descargarse aquí 

Listaxe definitiva de adxudicións de prácticas externas 2021-2022

A listaxe definitiva de adxudicacións de prácticas externas para o curso 2021-2022 pode consultarse aquí.

34th ELC Research Seminar (online): «What is Multicultural London English?, by Dr Christian Ilbury 

34th ELC Research Seminar (online).

Date and time: Tuesday 14 December, 5:00 – 6:30 pm (CET), via Microsoft Teams

Speaker: Dr Christian Ilbury

Title of talk: What is Multicultural London English?

 

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

https://forms.gle/FcgHdhmQYBMccbBLA

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

 

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.

Listaxe provisional de adxudicións de prácticas externas 2021-2022

A listaxe provisional de adxudicacións de prácticas externas para o curso 2021-2022 pode consultarse aquí.

Lecture: «We Are of the World: Introduction to Posthumanism», by Małgorzata Kowalcze (Department of English Studies, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland)

Lecture: «We Are of the World: Introduction to Posthumanism», by Małgorzata Kowalcze (Department of English Studies, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland)

Monday, November 22, 2021

10:00am

Vía MS TEAMS

 

Register here: https://forms.gle/mRVoz6Mw47tC1Ww4A

 

 

 

ONLINE LAUNCH OF BOOK BY FORMER IMAES STUDENT Wednesday, 3 November at 7.30pm (Irish Time)// 8.30pm (Spanish Time)

ONLINE LAUNCH OF BOOK BY FORMER IMAES STUDENT Wednesday, 3 November at 7.30pm (Irish Time)// 8.30pm (Spanish Time)

To celebrate the release of Queer Whispers, author Jose Carregal and critically acclaimed fiction writer and poet, Mary Dorcey will be in conversation with novelist and scholar Eibhear Walshe, UCC.

All welcome for what will be a fascinating discussion.

 

The eventbrite link is here to sign up https://bit.ly/3bcCESZ
A zoom link will be sent to all attendees on the day of the event.

 

ALL WELCOME
RSVP ucdpress@ucd.ie

The UCD Press team

CFP workshop “Comparative research on youth language. New trends and challenges”

Prof. Ignacio Palacios Martínez (USC) and Paloma Núñez Pertejo (USC)  would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the workshop entitled “Comparative research on youth language. New trends and challenges” that we will hopefully be convening at the 55th SLE Conference (https://societaslinguistica.eu/sle2022/) to be held at the University of Bucharest (in partnership with the “Iorgu Iordan – Al. Rosetti” Institute of Linguistics, the Romanian Academy) from 24 to 27 August 2022.

 Abstracts should include a title and maximum of 300 words.

The deadline for submission is 15 November 2021. If the proposal is accepted, it will be necessary to submit a revised version of the abstract of about 500 words in January 2022. Please, feel free to distribute this CFP to anyone that you may feel be interested in it.

 33rd ELC Research Seminar (online): «The pragmatics of intensifiers in the Late Modern English courtroom», by Professor Dr Claudia Claridge 

On behalf of the research network ENGLISH LINGUISTICS CIRCLE (ELC), we are pleased to announce the 33rd ELC Research Seminar (online). Details follow here:

 

Date and time: Tuesday 9 November, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, via Microsoft Teams  

Speaker:  Professor Dr Claudia Claridge

Title of talk: The pragmatics of intensifiers in the Late Modern English courtroom

 

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

https://forms.gle/2W58udFv6myKpSPt6

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 profile: 

Claudia Claridge holds an MA (1992) from the University of Bamberg and a PhD (1999) from the University of Chemnitz, with the thesis “Multi-word Verbs in Early Modern English”. In 2007 she obtained a position as Full Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and in 2015 she moved to the University of Augsburg, where she is Professor and Chair.

She has published widely on phraseology, pragmatic markers, intensifiers, historical pragmatics, genre evolution, and the development of history writing. Some of her recent journal articles include “A little something goes a long way: LITTLE in the Old Bailey corpus” (Journal of English Linguistics 49, 2021), “Degree and related phenomena in the history of English: evidence of usage and pathways of change” (Journal of English Linguistics 49, 2021),  “Entirely innocent: a historical sociopragmatic analysis of maximizers in the Old Bailey Corpus” (English Language and Linguistics 24, 2020), and “NOW in the historical courtroom: users and functions” (Journal of Historical Pragmatics 19, 2018).

Xornada “Lob@s. Natureza-Cultura”

O venres 15 de outubro a través de MS Teams desenvolverase unha colaboración interdisciplinar que reúne a especialistas dos ámbitos da Xeografía, a Ética, o Dereito, a Bioloxía e a Filoloxía para falar da figura do lobo.
Podedes inscribirvos na seguinte ligazón: https://forms.gle/pHE4P43xrSpJnJE4A
Esta xornada está organizado por:
Grupo de investigación Discurso e Identidade (ED431C 2019/01)
Proxecto de investigación «O Tropo Animal: Unha Análise Ecofeminista da Cultura Contemporánea de Galicia e Irlanda» (PGC2018-093545-B-I00 MCIU/AEI/FEDER, UE)
Proxecto de investigación «Interseccións: Xénero e Identidade na Narrativa Breve de Autoras Británicas Contemporáneas» (FEM2017, 83084P, AEI, FEDER)
E coa colaboración do Instituto de Derecho de los Animales de la Asociación de Abogados de San Martín,Buenos Aires, Argentina.

TFMs: Oportunidade de Setembro de 2021

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

 

USC: UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

1) Título: Videogames in English language Teaching and Learning: The Users’ Views

Autor: Antía Fandiño Bon

Titor: Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Tribunal:

Presidenta: Paloma Núñez Pertejo

Secretaria: Susana Mª Doval Suárez

Vocal: Mario Cal Varela

 Data, hora e lugar de defensa: martes, 14 de setembro de 2021, ás 17:00, Aula B03

 

2) Título: A comparative analysis of the speech of individuals with fluent and non-fluent aphasia

Autora: Nerea Fernández Quiroga

Titor: J. Carlos Acuña Fariña

Tribunal:

Presidenta: Paloma Núñez Pertejo

Secretario: Mario Cal Varela

Vocal: Elsa Mª González Álvarez

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: mércores, 15 de setembro de 2021, ás 10:30, Aula B03

 

3) Título: (The teaching of) English as a Foreign Language at the 4th level of Primary Education: A course syllabus, with special reference to a cultural exchange between Galicia and the US

Autor: Gonzalo Filloy López

Titora: Paloma Núñez Pertejo

Tribunal:

Presidente: Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Secretaria: Susana Mª Doval Suárez

Vocal: Belén Méndez Naya

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: mércores, 15 de setembro de 2021, ás 17:00, Aula B03

 

4) Título: “She hadn’t realized how long it takes to become somebody else”: Race, Gender and Identity in Brit Bennett’s The Vanishing Half

Autora: María Victoria Fuentes Del Río

Titores: Jorge Sacido Romero e Laura Mª Lojo Rodríguez

Tribunal:

Presidente: Constante González Groba

Secretaria: Susana Mª Jiménez Placer

Vocal: Margarita Estévez Saá

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: mércores, 15 de setembro de 2021, ás 11:30, via MS Teams

 

5) Título: Changing Skins and Blurring Borders: Woman-Animal Metamorphosis and the Posthuman in Sarah Hall’s “Mrs Fox”

Autora: Lara Macías Alonso

Titora: Laura Mª Lojo Rodríguez

Tribunal:

Presidenta: Manuela Palacios González

Secretario: Jorge Sacido Romero

Vocal: Margarita Estévez Saá

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: venres, 17 de setembro de 2021, ás 11:30, Aula B13

 

6) Título: Her Horrible Body and Other Parties: The Female Body In Carmen María Machado’s Short Fiction

Autor: Olalla Rubines Chisca

Titora: Laura Mª Lojo Rodríguez

Tribunal:

Presidenta: Patricia Fra López

Secretario: Jorge Sacido Romero

Vocal: Margarita Estévez Saá

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: venres, 17 de setembro de 2021, ás 10:00, Aula B13

 

7) Título: Exploring Sexism with Corpora: Adjectives in Focus

Autor: Guillermo Santos Sánchez

Titora: Belén Méndez Naya

Tribunal:

Presidente: Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Secretaria: Elsa Mª González Álvarez

Vocal: Xabier Fernández Polo

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: xoves, 16 de setembro de 2021, ás 18:00, Aula B06

 

8) Título: A corpus-based study of conjunctive connectors: nevertheless and nonetheless

Autora: Adina Vladu

Titora: Belén Méndez Naya

Tribunal:

Presidente: J. Carlos Acuña Fariña

Secretaria: Susana Mª Doval Suárez

Vocal: Paloma Núñez Pertejo

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: xoves, 16 de setembro de 2021, ás 16:30, Aula B06

 

 

 UDC: UNIVERSITY OF A CORUÑA

 

1)Título: Studying the Impact of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in the Beginnings of Science Fiction and its Later Evolution.

Autor/a: María Asunción Alonso Lemus

Titor/a: David Clark

Tribunal: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Presidenta), Isabel Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño (Vocal), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretario)

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: 23 de septiembre; 12:00h; on-line (plataforma Teams).

 

2) TítuloThe Twentieth Century Irish Peasant Play: Modernisation and Bourgeois «Respectability» in the Country Cottage Kitchen.

Autor/a:  Brendan Carr

Titor/a: David Clark

Tribunal: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Presidenta), Isabel Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño (Vocal), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretari0)

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: 23 de septiembre; 12:30h; on-line (plataforma Teams).

 

3) Título: Uzbek students learning English as a foreign language: Error analysis using corpora.

Autor/a:  Barno Kutlimuratova

Titor/a: María Begoña Crespo García

Tribunal: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Presidenta), Isabel Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño (Vocal), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretario)

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: 23 de septiembre; 13:00h; on-line (plataforma Teams).

 

LECTURE ‘Witness Trees: Postcolonial Landscapes in Irish Poetry’, by Lorna Shaughnessy (National University of Ireland, Galway)

LECTURE
‘Witness Trees: Postcolonial Landscapes in Irish Poetry’, by Lorna Shaughnessy (National University of Ireland, Galway)
27th Sept, 2021
10.00h via MS Teams

Research Seminar «Contact-induced variation and change in World Englishes», by Dr. Raquel P. Romasanta

On behalf of the research network ENGLISH LINGUISTICS CIRCLE (ELC), we are pleased to announce the 32nd ELC Research Seminar (online). Details follow here:

 

Date and time: Tuesday 28 September, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, via Microsoft Teams  

Speaker:  Dr. Raquel P. Romasanta

Title of talk: Contact-induced variation and change in World Englishes

 

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

https://forms.gle/ysoVBiFQtwqrx7yH9

 

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 profile: 

Raquel P. Romasanta is currently a full-time postdoctoral fellow at the University of Vigo, on a competitive one-year contract funded by the Spanish State Research Agency.

She defended her PhD in December 2020, on the topic “Variation in the clausal complementation system in World Englishes”; her PhD advisors were Elena Seoane(UVigo) and Manfred Krug (UBamberg, Germany).

Raquel’s publications have appeared in Alicante Journal of English Studies, Nordic Journal of English Studies and the eSeries Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change (Helsinki: University of Helsinki).

Her research has received international recognition at forums like the 8th Biennial Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English (Bamberg, 2019; Best Junior Paper Award) and ISLE – International Society for the Linguistics of English (Richard M. Hogg Prize 2020, for her paper Negation as a predictor of clausal complement choice in World Englishes).

TFMs: Oportunidade de Xullo de 2021

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

 

USC: UNIVERSITY OF SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

 

1) Título: A Contrastive Critical Discourse Analysis of Right-wing Populism: The cases of Donald Trump and Santiago Abascal

Autora: Noelia Álvarez Alonso

Titora: María de los Ángeles Gómez González

Tribunal:

Presidente: Luis Iglesias Rábade

Secretaria: Laura Lojo Rodríguez

Vocal: Teresa Sánchez Roura

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: luns, 12 de xullo de 2021, ás 12:00, via MS Teams

 

2) Título: From lexis to grammar: a diachronic study of the modal verb will

Autor: Hugo Álvarez Manso

Titora: María Belén Méndez Naya

Tribunal:

Presidenta: María José López Couso

Secretario: Mario Cal Varela

Vocal: Paloma Núñez Pertejo

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: xoves, 15 de xullo de 2021, ás 18:30, B03 Facultade de Filoloxía / via MS Teams

 

3) Título: Rhythmic alteration in Standard American English and General Indian English: An analysis of broadcast news using the Praat tool

Autora: Diana Borisevičiūtė

Titora: María de los Ángeles Gómez González

Tribunal:

Presidente: Luis Iglesias Rábade

Secretaria: Margarita Estévez Saá

Vocal: Teresa Sánchez Roura

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: luns, 12 de xullo de 2021, ás 09:30, via MS Teams

4) Título: Racial Trauma in Toni Morrison’s Home

Autora: Katia Fernández Jorge

Titor: Constante González Groba

Tribunal:

Presidente: Patricia Fra López

Secretaria: Susana María Jiménez Placer

Vocal: Laura María Lojo Rodríguez

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: martes, 13 de xullo de 2021, ás 12:00, via MS Teams

5) Título: The impact of new technologies and their application in the teaching of English in the Galician educational system

Autor: Adrián García Suárez

Titor: Ignacio M. Palacios Martínez

Tribunal:

Presidente: J. Carlos Acuña Fariña

Secretaria: Susana María Doval Suárez

Vocal: Elsa María González Álvarez

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: venres, 16 de xullo de 2021, ás 10:00, via MS Teams

 

6) Título: Running Resultatives to the ground: A Construction Grammar approach to

                the status of the postverbal NP in “fake object” Resultative Constructions

                in English

Autor: Jesús Leiro Lorenzo

Titor: J. Carlos Acuña Fariña

Tribunal:

Presidenta: Teresa Fanego Lema

Secretaria: Belén Méndez Naya

Vocal: Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: venres, 16 de xullo de 2021, ás 16:30, Sala 303, Facultade de Filoloxía

 

7) Título: Behind the scenes: a study on teachers’ perceptions of the Flipped Classroom method

Autora: Tamara Pereiras Cristobo

Titoras: Elsa María González Álvarez e Susana María Doval Suárez

Tribunal:

Presidente: Ignacio Palacios Martínez

Secretario: Mario Cal Varela

Vocal: Francisco Javier Fernández Polo

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: xoves, 8 de xullo de 2021, ás 10:00, via MS Teams

 

8) Título: A corpus-based study of the speech acts of apology: A comparison of British English, American English, Hong Kong English and Philippine English

Autor: Marta Souto Casal

Titor: María José López Couso

Tribunal:

Presidente: Luis Iglesias Rábade

Secretaria: Elsa María González Álvarez

Vocal: María Belén Méndez Naya

Data, hora e lugar de defensa: xoves, 15 de xullo de 2021, ás 17:00, B03 Facultade de Filoloxía / via MS Teams

 

 

UVigo: UNIVERSITY OF VIGO

 

1) Abalo Dieste, Laura

Fragmentary constructions as proxies for colloquialisation in Present- Day written English

Supervisor: Javier Pérez Guerra

Committee: Dolores González Álvarez (Chair), Ana Elina Martínez Insua (Secretary), and Esperanza Rama Martínez

Date, time and place: 22 July 2021, at 13.00. Campus Remoto.

 

2) Custodio Adán, Tania

Looking Beyond Prostitution: Giving Voice to the Jilt and the Picara in The London Jilt or the Politick Whore (1683)

Supervisor: Jorge L. Bueno Alonso

Committee: Jorge Figueroa Dorrego (Chair), Jorge Luis Bueno Alonso (Secretary), and Araceli González Crespán

Date, time and place: 19 July 2021,  at 12.00. Campus Remoto (Room 318, password d9QmuvoJ)

 

3) Domínguez Viso, Muriel

Personal Truths and the Non-Fiction Essay: Shame, Silence and Pain in Emilie Pine’s Notes To Self and Sinéad Gleeson’s Constellations: Reflections from Life

Supervisor: Teresa Caneda Cabrera

Committee: Teresa Caneda Cabrera (Chair), Martín Urdiales Shaw (Secretary), and Araceli González Crespán

Date, time and place: 21 July 2021, at 12.30. Campus Remoto (Room 379 – password UAJHQKmZ)

 

4) Freire Gargamala, Lydia

Ecological Imperialism in Joseph Conrad’s Nostromo and Lord Jim

Supervisor: Jorge Figueroa Dorrego

Committee: Jorge Figueroa Dorrego (Chair), Martín Urdiales Shaw (Secretary), and Teresa Caneda Cabrera.

Date, time and place: 21 July 2021, at 11.00, Campus remoto (Room 917, password: UC1f9SEB)

 

5) Nieves Fernández, Mar

An Orthoepical Analysis of /ŋ/ in Thomas Spence’s The Grand Repository of the English Language (1775)

Supervisor: Nuria Yáñez Bouza

Committee: Dolores González Álvarez (Chair), Nuria Yáñez Bouza (Secretary), and Esperanza Rama Martínez

Date, time and place: 19 July 2021, at 13.00. Campus remoto (Room 2747, password: Nuria2020)

 

 

UDC: UNIVERSITY OF A CORUÑA

 

1) Santiago Carreira Rodríguez

Mystic River and Prisoners Viewed from Masculinity Studies and Affect Theory

Supervisor: Carolina Núñez Puente

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 9:00, via MS Teams

 

2) Paula García Domínguez

“Progress—Isn’t That Wonderful?”: An Analysis of Ethnic American Fiction on the Future(s) of Race

Supervisor: Begoña Simal González

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 9:30, via MS Teams

 

3) Xoán Guitián Carril

All Else Confusion: A Study of the Textual Violence on Alan Moore’s From Hell

Supervisor: María Jesús Cabarcos Traseira

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 10:00, via MS Teams

 

4) Diego López Pombo

“Property, and a Valuable Property”: A Study of Disposability, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Slaves in Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Water Dancer”

Supervisor: Begoña Simal González

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 10:30, via MS Teams

 

5) Rocío Moreno Carreira

Deconstructing Ian McEwan’s Atonement through Trauma, Memory and Imagination, the Hyperreal and Gender Roles

Supervisor: David Mitchell Clark Mitchell

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 11:00, via MS Teams

 

6) Yarizán Pan Pérez

Culture, Humour, and Subtitles: The Translation into English of Ocho Apellidos Vascos

Supervisor: Elizabeth Anne Woodward Smith

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 12:00, via MS Teams

 

7) Carla Portela Marín

Reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah Transculturally

Supervisor: José Manuel Estévez Saá

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 12:30, via MS Teams

 

8) Elena Sánchez Barbeito

The Significance of Second Wave Feminism for Networked Feminism: The #MeToo Movement

Supervisor: Carolina Núñez Puente

Committee: María Jesús Lorenzo Modia (Chair), José Miguel Alonso Giráldez (Secretary), and Isabel Sofía Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño

Date, time and place: 14 July 2021, at 13:00, via MS Teams

 

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 

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