Author Archive: teresa

 
 

Mario Serrano-Losada has obtained a three-year postdoctoral contract

Mario Serrano-Losada, a member of the VLCG team, has been awarded a three-year competitive postdoctoral fellowship (reference ED481B 2018/041; €42,000 per annum) by the Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion of the Regional Government of Galicia. Mario, currently a substitute lecturer at the University of Cantabria, defended his PhD on 22 June 2018. Within the [...]

 

Teresa Fanego, nova presidenta electa da Societas Linguistica Europaea

Teresa Fanego, coordinadora do ELC, vén de ser nomeada este venres 31 de agosto presidenta electa (‘President Elect’) da Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) no marco da asemblea xeral de socios celebrada na Universidade de Tallin (Estonia). Trala súa elección, Teresa Fanego incorporouse ao Comité Executivo da SLE para converterse, a partir do 1 de setembro de 2019, en [...]

 

Iria de Dios ha obtenido una beca Iberoamérica – Santander Investigación

Iria de Dios Flores, miembro del grupo PCC, ha obtenido una beca Iberoamérica – Santander Investigación en la convocatoria 2018/2019. La dotación de estas becas, altamente competitivas, asciende a 5.000 euros, destinados a la realización de una estancia de investigación de cuatro meses en un país iberoamericano.  A esta convocatoria han concurrido tanto alumnos de [...]

 

Conference closing at Vigo: Modelling the Linguistic Architecture of English: Theories and Methods

La primera edición del Congreso Internacional Modelling the Linguistic Architecture of English: Theories and Methods, organizado por el grupo LVTC y la red ELC en la sede del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (MARCO) de Vigo, finalizó el pasado viernes con enorme éxito. Durante dos días, el MARCO reunió a algunos de los especialistas sénior y [...]

 

Ph.D. Viva Announcement

Ph,D. candidate: Mario Serrano-Losada Title of Ph.D. Dissertation (International Doctorate): Evidential and mirative expressions in English and Spanish: grammaticalization and discourse functions  Examiners: Professor Kristin Davidse (KU Leuven), Professor Juana Marín Arrese (Complutense University of Madrid), Dr María José López-Couso (University of Santiago de Compostela) Supervisors: Teresa Fanego and Belén Méndez-Naya Date and time: Friday 22 June 2018 at 10:30 am [...]

 

Belén Méndez-Naya has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that Belén Méndez-Naya, a member of the VLCG team, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a chair in English Language and Linguistics.   This is indeed a great achievement. Congratulations, Belén!

 

Yolanda Fernández Pena obtains a position as Lecturer at the University of Cantabria

Yolanda Fernández Pena, a member of the LVTC team, has obtained a position as Lecturer in English (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Congratulations to Yolanda and her PhD advisor, Javier Pérez Guerra!  It was also announced today that Mario Serrano Losada, a member of the VLCG team, has obtained a position at the same University, as Substitute Lecturer in [...]

 

21st ELC research seminar: la Prof. Isabel Fraga impartirá el seminario “Las palabras emocionales desde una perspectiva psicológica (o cuando el usuario de la lengua es el lingüista)”

El próximo martes 20 de marzo la profesora Isabel Fraga-Carou, coordinadora del grupo Procesos Cognitivos y Conducta (PCC) impartirá un seminario de investigación titulado “Las palabras emocionales desde una perspectiva psicológica (o cuando el usuario de la lengua es el lingüista)”. Resumen. Dicho seminario tendrá lugar en la Facultad de Filología de la USC, aula D03, [...]

 
ELC teams pay tribute to Professor Teresa Fanego

ELC teams pay tribute to Professor Teresa Fanego

The research teams of the ELC network VLCG, SPERTUS, PCC and LVTC have edited two collective volumes that will be published by De Gruyter (Subordination in English, diachronic and synchronic perspectives) and Bloomsbury (Crossing linguistic boundaries: Systemic, synchronic and diachronic variation in English) in tribute to Professor Teresa Fanego, leader of the English Linguistics Circle [...]

 

EmoFinder now accessible online

EmoFinder, a web-based search engine for Spanish word properties developed by researchers of the PCC group led by Isabel Fraga, is now accessible online at http://usc.es/pcc/emofinder. This wonderful tool incorporates subjective word properties for 16,375 distinct words. Although it focuses particularly on normative ratings for emotional dimensions (e.g., valence and arousal) and discrete emotional categories (fear, [...]