• University of Cambridge Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Tasmania Featured PhD Programmes
  • Staffordshire University Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Pennsylvania Featured PhD Programmes
  • Aberdeen University Featured PhD Programmes
  • FindA University Ltd Featured PhD Programmes
University of York Featured PhD Programmes
Imperial College London Featured PhD Programmes
EPSRC Featured PhD Programmes
Norwich Research Park Featured PhD Programmes
University of Reading Featured PhD Programmes

Italian linguistics

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

A project with Dr Jacqueline Visconti will focus on any aspect of Italian linguistics, including historical and sociolinguistic accounts, excluding phonetics, morphology and generative syntax.

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, including full details of the research undertaken in the School, the funding opportunities available for your subject, and guidance on making your application, you can order a copy of our Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/drp

References

Monographs and editorships
1. I connettivi condizionali complessi in italiano e inglese. Uno studio contrastivo, Edizioni dell’Orso, Alessandria, 2000.
2. (ed.) Speech Acts in Legal Language, Special Issue of the Journal of Pragmatics, 41/3, 2009.
3. (ed. with Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen) Current Trends in Diachronic Semantics and Pragmatics, Studies in Pragmatics, Oxford, Emerald, 2009.
4. (ed.) Lingua e diritto, Milano: LED, 2010.
5. (with S. Ferreri et al.) Document quality control in public administrations and international organizations, Luxembourg, Publication Office of the European Union, 2013.
6. (ed. with Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen), The Diachrony of Negation, Amsterdam Philadelphia, John Benjamins, 2014.

Selected articles
7. “On the Origins of Scalar Particles in Italian”, Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 6: II, 2005, 237-261.
8. “The role of lexical semantics in semantic change”, Acta Linguistica Hafniensa 38, 2006, 207-234.
9. “From ‘textual’ to ‘interpersonal’: on the diachrony of the Italian particle mica”, Journal of Pragmatics, 41/5, 2009, 937-950.
10. “On legal translation: connectives from a comparative perspective", Revista General de Derecho Público Comparado. vol. 6, 2010, 13-31.
11. (with M-B Mosegaard Hansen), The evolution of negation in French and Italian: Similarities and differences . Folia linguistica, 2012, pp. 118-140, 2012.
12. European integration: connectives in EU legislation, International Journal of Applied linguistics, vol. 23/1, 2013, pp. 44-59.
13. Facets of Subjectification, Language Sciences, vol. 36/1, 2013, pp. 7-17.

How good is research at University of Birmingham in Modern Languages and Linguistics?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 33.10

Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Click here to see the results for all UK universities

Email Now

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X