PhD awarded: Dr Vera Vázquez López

25 June 2013: join us in congratulating Dr Vera Vázquez López on the successful completion of her PhD. Vera’s thesis is entitled Action nominalisations in Early Modern scientific English

Supervisors: Teresa Fanego (USC) and María José López Couso (USC)

Examination Chair: J. Carlos Acuña Fariña (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Examination Committee: Javier Calle Martín (University of Málaga), Belén Méndez Naya (University of Santiago de Compostela), Javier Pérez Guerra (University of Vigo), Nila Vázquez (University of Murcia)

Venue: Faculty of Philology, USC

Room: Sala de Graos

Time: 10.30

IWodA’13: Second International Workshop on Discourse Analysis

19-21 June 2013: the Faculty of Philology (USC) hosted IWoDA’13. The workshop was organized by the same teams that made the first edition, IWoDA’11, such a great success in 2011: SCIMITAR (Santiago-Centred International Milieu for Interactional, Typological and Acquisitional Research) and D&I (Discourse & Identity), two research groups affiliated to the Department of English and German of the University of Santiago de Compostela.

SCIMITAR and D&I collaborated with three partner groups from the University of A Coruña, namely AMERGIN (Instituto Universitario de Estudios Irlandeses), CLIN (Literatura e Cultura Inglesa Moderna e Contemporánea) and MuSTe (Multidimensional Corpus-based Studies on English).

Professors Dawn Archer (University of Central Lancashire), Catherine Emmott (University of Glasgow), Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin), Martin Hilpert (Université de Neuchâtel), Geoffrey Leech (Lancaster University), Sara Knight (University of Leicester), Geoffrey Pullum (University of Edinburgh) and Stephen Regan (University of Durham) gave plenary presentations.

PhD awarded: Dr María Casado

18 June 2013: congratulations to Dr María Casado Villanueva, who recently defended her PhD dissertation on the short fiction of Katherine Mansfield and D.H. Lawrence

Supervisor: Laura Lojo Rodríguez (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Examination Chair: María Lozano (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Examination Committee: Mª Jesús Lorenzo Modia (University of A Coruña), Carmen Lara Rallo (University of Málaga), Manuel Míguez Ben (University of Santiago de Compostela), Manuela Palacios (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Venue: Faculty of Philology, USC

Room: Sala de Graos

Time: 11.00

 

PhD awarded: Dr Ana Belén López Pérez

17 June 2013: congratulations to Dr Ana Belén López Pérez, who has defended her PhD dissertation entitled Geografía de la identidad en la obra de Katherine Mansfield [‘The geography of identity in the work of Katherine Mansfield’]. European Doctorate

Supervisor: José Manuel Barbeito Varela (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Examination Chair: Darío Villanueva  (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Examination Committee: María Lozano (Autonomous University of Madrid),  Ulrika Maude (University of Bristol), Manuela Palacios (University of Santiago de Compostela), Aránzazu Usandizaga (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Venue: Faculty of Philology, USC

Room: Sala de Graos

Time: 17.30

34th Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English

22-26 May 2013: the research teams VLCG (Variation, Linguistic Change and Grammaticalization) and SPERTUS (Spoken English Research Team at the University of Santiago de Compostela), both affiliated to the Department of English and German at Santiago de Compostela, hosted the 34th International Conference of the International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME34). Prior meetings in the series were held at Lancaster (2009), Giessen (2010), Oslo (2011) and KU Leuven (2012), among other universities abroad.

Over 200 participants from 24 different countries and international organisations attended. Professors Jenny Cheshire (Queen Mary, University of London), Holger Diessel (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena), Marianne Hundt (University of Zurich) and Ken Hyland (University of Hong Kong) gave plenary presentations.

 

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