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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 [...]

 

ELC welcomes several new members

We are pleased to announce that ELC keeps growing: several new tenured members have recently joined the network, among others Susana Doval Suárez and Elsa González Álvarez, both affiliated now to the SPERTUS team coordinated by Ignacio Palacios Martínez. Welcome!

 

Nueva ayuda de investigación concedida al grupo VLCG

La convocatoria 2020 de Accións Transversais de Apoio á I+D del Vicerrectorado de Investigación e Innovación de la USC,  co-financiada por la Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Universidade da Xunta de Galicia, ha concedido al grupo VLCG una ayuda por valor de  €3.095 para costear la publicación en abierto de dos artículos aceptados en 2020 por revistas científicas [...]

 

Noelia Castro-Chao, invited speaker at the 25th ELC Research Seminar (15 December 2020)

A new research seminar will be held online, via Microsoft Teams, on Tuesday, 15 December, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Speaker: Dr Noelia Castro-Chao (USC) Title of talk: “Pathways to English complement clauses: from adverbial subordination to complementation in object territory” Convenor: Nuria Yáñez-Bouza (UVigo) Certificates of attendance will be issued. Registration is free. Those interested in connecting [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón Chapela obtains the ‘Leocadio Martín Mingorance’ Book Award on Theoretical and Applied English Linguistics 2020

At the General Assembly of AEDEAN held on 13 November, Evelyn Gandón Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, has received the prestigious ‘Leocadio Martín Mingorance’ Book Award on Theoretical and Applied English Linguistics 2020 for her research monograph On Invisible Language in Modern English: A Corpus-based Approach to Ellipsis (London, Oxford, New York, New Delhi & Sydney: [...]

 

Carolina Amador-Moreno, invited speaker at the 24th ELC Research Seminar (26 November 2020)

A new research seminar will be held online, via Microsoft Teams, on Thursday, 26 November, 5:30 – 7 pm. Invited speaker: Carolina Amador-Moreno (University of Bergen / University of Extremadura) Topic: “Sure he does be always telling me my heart is too near my mouth: Irish English discourse markers in perspective” (Click on the title to watch the [...]

 

Ana Rita Sá Leite Dias, invited speaker at the 23rd ELC Research Seminar (11 November 2020)

A new research seminar will be held online, via Microsoft Teams, on Wednesday, 11 November, 5 pm. Invited speaker: Ana Rita Sá Leite Dias (USC) Title: “On the syntactic vs. lexical nature of grammatical gender: the Gender Acquisition and Processing (GAP) hypothesis” (Click on the title to watch the video recording of the seminar) Convenor: Isabel Fraga Certificates [...]