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Upcoming ELC research seminars: September-December 2021

We are pleased to announce that the following invited speakers have agreed to participate in the research seminars to be held next term: Thursday, 28 September, 5:00-6:30 pm: Dr Raquel P. Romasanta (University of Vigo) [32nd ELC Research Seminar] Thursday, 9 November, 5:00-6:30 pm: Prof Dr Claudia Claridge (University of Augsburg) [33rd ELC Research Seminar] Thursday, [...]

 

Noelia Castro-Chao has brilliantly obtained a three-year postdoctoral contract

Por resolución de 10/06/2021, conjunta de la Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Universidade y la Consellería de Economía, Empresa e Innovación da Xunta de Galicia, Noelia Castro-Chao, miembro del grupo VLCG y actualmente Profesora interina de sustitución en la UVigo, ha obtenido un contrato postdoctoral de tres años de duración (referencia ED481B2021-046). Noelia defendió su [...]

 

PhD defence: Alba Pérez-González

The following PhD dissertation will be publicly defended in the coming weeks: 4 May 2021 (10:30 am, blended): Alba Pérez González, The extender tags and the like and or something in late Modern English: A formal and functional approach. Supervisor: María José López-Couso. Examiners: Ignacio Palacios Martínez (USC), Javier Calle Martín (University of Málaga), Nila Vázquez (University of Murcia). Link: If you [...]

 

AESLA’s 2021 Book Award goes to a joint volume by Teresa Fanego and Paula Rodríguez-Puente

Teresa Fanego and Paula Rodríguez-Puente have obtained the AESLA 2021 Book Award (‘Premio de Investigación Rafael Monroy 2021 de la Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada’) for the volume Corpus-based Research on Variation in English Legal Discourse (Studies in Corpus Linguistics 91, Amsterdam:  John Benjamins, 2019; viii + 294 pp. ISBN 978 9027202352). Corpus-based Research on Variation in [...]

 

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PhD defences: Iria de Dios-Flores and Daniela Pettersson-Traba

The following PhD dissertations will be publicly defended in the coming weeks: 23 March 2021 (5:30 pm, online): Iria de Dios-Flores, Processing long-distance dependencies: An experimental investigation of grammatical illusions in English and Spanish. Supervisors: J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña and Manuel Carreiras (Ikerbasque – Basque Foundation for Science). Examiners: Isabel Fraga (USC), Sol Lago (Goethe University Frankfurt), Brian Dillon [...]

 

Upcoming ELC research seminars: April-June 2021

The following invited speakers have agreed to participate in the research seminars to be held from April to June 2021: Tuesday 20 April, 5:00-6:30 pm: Jerzy Nykiel, University of Bergen: “Grammaticalization, analogy, and linguistic cycles – insights from the development of (mainly) purpose subordinators in the history of English”. [29th ELC research seminar] Tuesday 18 [...]

 

Iván Tamaredo-Meira has obtained the Extraordinary PhD Award 2018-2019

We are happy to announce that Iván Tamaredo-Meira, a member of the VLCG team, has received the Extraordinary PhD Award 2018-2019 from the International Doctorate School at the University of Santiago de Compostela, for his dissertation entitled Processing grammatical structures: Morphosyntactic complexity and efficiency in varieties of English around the world, with special reference to pronoun [...]

 

Fátima Faya Cerqueiro obtains a permanent position as Contratada Doctora

Fátima Faya Cerqueiro, a member of the VLCG team, has brilliantly passed the examination for promotion to a permanent position as ‘Contratada Doctora’ (Associate Professor) at the USC. Congratulations!

 

Upcoming ELC research seminars: January-March 2021

The following invited speakers have agreed to participate in the research seminars to be held this term: Thursday, 28 January, 5:00-6:30 pm: Iria de Dios Flores (USC), “Negative Polarity Item illusions: experimental and theoretical insights.” [26th ELC Research Seminar] Monday, 22 February, 5:00-6:30 pm: José Antonio Sánchez Fajardo (University of Alicante), “Don’t take it out [...]