CV

EDUCATION

Degrees:

  •  Ph.D. in «Letterature moderne e studi filologico-linguistici/Modern literatures and philological-linguistic studies», University of Palermo (Italy) supervisor Professor Maria Lucia Aliffi; Co-tutorship of the doctoral thesis at the University of Burgundy (France) supervisor Professor Philippe Monneret (Title of thesis: Models, texts, processes: a cognitive study of delexicalised and creative metaphors; Date of degree: 10 March 2014; Committee made up by Professors Philippe Monneret, Maria Lucia Aliffi, Guy Achard-Bayle, Patrizia Torricelli, Mark Turner; mark: Félicitations du Jury).
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    Case Western Reserve University “Soutenance”
  • Research Scholar at the Cognitive Science Department of the Case Western Reserve University of Cleveland (Ohio – USA), Supervisor Professor Mark Turner.
  • M.A. in «Lingue e letterature moderne euro-americane», Faculty of Letters and Philosophy – University of Palermo (Italy), Result: 110/110 with a first-class degree (date of degree: 26th June 2009).
  • Master in «Herbstschule des European Masters “Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters im europäischen Kontext“ – Erasmus International Intensive Programme», University of Porto (Portugal) and University of Palermo (Italy), 23/09/2007-06/03/2010.
  • B.A. in «Lingue e Culture Moderne», Faculty of Letters and Philosophy – University of Palermo (Italy), Result: 110/110 with a first-class degree (date of degree: 14th March 2007).

Affiliations:

 

HONORS, AWARDS, AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Award «Primoli 2014» – Recherche en langue et culture française, French Embassy Rome (Italy).

Award «Vinci 2012 – Contributi di mobilità per tesi di Dottorato in co-tutela», Italian-French University of Turin (Italy).

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN COLLECTIVE PROJECTS

  • Organizer of the conference (with Professor Dan Savatovsky) « Repenser le figement: enjeux et perspectives en phraséodidactique des langues ». Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, 25-26 November 2016.
  • Organizer of the seminar of Professor Pierre Vives «Motivation et enseignement : la composante ludique de l’air du temps. Les langues étrangères à travers le panorama audiovisuel actuel, médias, réseaux sociaux et nouvelles technologies». Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, 15 April 2o16.
  • Organizer of the conference « Sostenibilità, ambiente e salute psico-fisica dell’individuo ». Palermo (Italy), 28 July 2014.
  • Organizer of the Seminar « Approcci contemporanei nell’ambito della linguistica cognitiva ». Palermo (Italy), 10 March 2014 (Participants: Professeurs Mark Turner, Philippe Monneret and Guy Achard-Bayle).
  • Member of the organization committee of the international conference « Vers une histoire des théories phono-symboliques » (organizer : Luca Nobile). Dijon (France), 20-21 February 2014.
    Phono-symbolique Conference
  • Member of the organization committee of the international conference « Gli spazi turistici trateorie e pratiche » (organizer : Stefano Montes). Palermo (Italy), 07-09 July 2011.
  • Research about «Sui processi di formazione di parola in prospettiva diacronica: morfologia dei composti dall’indoeuropeo al greco omerico» – Project directed by Professor Anna Maria Bartolotta, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, University of Palermo (Italy), from February 2011 to February 2012.
  • Research about «Motivazioni del turismo reale in Sicilia. Mobilità interna e relative tracce economiche» – PRIN (Project of National Relevance) Project directed by Professor Franco Vaccina, Faculty of Economy, University of Palermo (Italy), 14/09/2009-30/10/2009.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016

  • 31/08 – 03/09 :« Metaphor Festival 2016 », University of Amsterdam (UvA) (Netherlands), Organizer : Steen G. J. [French Idioms: blending and analogy in the treatment of figurativeness by Italian students].
  • 27-28/05 : « Crossing Boundaries in Culture and Communication », Romanian-American University, Bucharest (Roumania), Organizer : Ciobanu M. [La traduzione delle espressioni lessicalizzate nella sottotitolazione interlinguistica: il caso del film « La stanza del figlio » di Nanni Moretti].
  • 11-13/02 : « Lexemkombinationen und typisierte Rede im mehrsprachigen Kontext », Universität Innsbruck, Responsable : Konecny C. [Interpretative Dynamiken von Idiomen: Deutschsprachige Studierende von Französisch als Fremdsprache und ihre Interpretation französischer Idiome].

2015

  •  8-9/05 : « Crossing Boundaries in Culture and Communication (Noi orizonturi în cultură şi comunicare)», University of Bucureşti, Responsible : Ciobanu M., [Une approche plurilinguistique à l’apprentissage des langues étrangères: les frontières d’une communication migrante].
  • 29/06-01/07 : « Europhras 2015», Universidad de Málaga, Responsible : Corpas Pastor G., [Traduire des expressions figées françaises en langue étrangère (italien, allemand, espagnol) : traitement cognitif, stratégies d’interprétation et élaboration].

2014

  • 10/03/2014 « Mirror Neurons and metaphors », University of Palermo (Italy).
  • 19/05/2014 « La metafora concettuale alla luce delle relazioni fra embodiment e agency» – Director Professor Stefano Montes, University of Palermo (Italy).
  • 5-6/06/2014 « Gendered division of space » – « Gender, spaces and roles in car commercials: a joint anthropological and linguistic approach » Spiru Haret University in Bucarest (Romania).
  • 23-27/06/2014 «Langage et stratégies narratives dans la préface de Dieu d’eau de Griaule », Conference « Narrative Matters – Narrative Knowing/ Récit et Savoir », Université Paris Diderot (France).
  • 28/07/2014 «Emozioni, neuroni specchio e neurotrasmettitori», University of Palermo (Italy).

2013

  • 28-02-2013 « Linguistique et analogie » – « La métaphore inventée chez Friedrich Dürrenmatt: une analyse cognitiviste pour la comprendre», University of Besançon (France).
  • 20-03-2013 Colloquia series – «Delexicalised metaphor : a cognitive analysis of Kassandra, by Christa Wolf», Case Western Reserve University (Ohio).
    CWRU Conference
  • 22-04-2013 Work in Progress Quartet: Four Short Talks on Cognitive Linguistics. – «Bodies, emotions and tourism: a study of Costa Crociere’s commercials», Case Western Reserve University (Ohio).
  • 18-05-2013 Conference at the University of Palermo organized by Professor Aliffi M. L. (University of Palermo) and Kostikova N. A. (University of Moscow) – Prioritety Universitetskoj Molodezhi. Globalizirujushemsja mire.
    19-05-2013 Journée doctorale at the University of Burgundy.
    1 and 2- 11- 2013 Conference «Crossing Boundaries in Culture and Communication – Journeys from Europe to Other Continents and Back», University of Bucharest (Romania).

2012

  • 11- 12/05/2012: «Crossing Boundaries in Culture and Communication – Journeys from Europe to Other Continents and Back», University of Bucharest (Romania).
    Conference Interview
  • 08/06/2012 : «Analogie, figement, figuration» Projet de journée ConSciLa – École Normale Supérieure de Paris (France).
  • 4-7/07/2012: «Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) 9», University of Lancaster (United Kingdom).
  • 6-8/09/2012: «Metaphors’ Festival», University of Stockholm (Sweden).
  • 2-7/10/2012: «Language and Analogy. Frozenness. Argumentation», University of Sfax (Tunisia).
  • 10-12/10/2012: «German Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference», University of Freiburg (Germany).
  • 17-19/10/2012: «Construals in language, thought and brain: what shapes what?», University of Almería (Spain).
  • 6/12/2012 : Journée d’étude « La comparaison et la métaphore comme figures analogique », Université de Bourgogne (France).
  • 17/12/2012 : Sciences Humaines en Dialogues – Séminaire interdoctoral d’épistémologie et de méthodologie des SHS, Université de Bourgogne (France).

2011

  • 25-26/11/2011: «Corps dans l’espace. Espaces du corps. Interagir dans/avec le monde», University of Tallinn (Estonia).
  • 6-7/10/2011: «Specialized Communication in Tourism/Fachkommunikation rund um den Tourismus/Comunicazione Specialistica in Ambito Turistico», University of Sassari (Italy).
  • 07-09/07/2011: «Gli spazi turistici tra teorie e pratiche», University of Palermo (Italy).
  • 23-26/06/2011: «Cognition, émotion, communication», University of Cyprus (Cyprus).
  • 09-10/06/2011: «Images, Constructions, Domaines», University of Burgundy (France).
  • 23/05/2011 : «Priorities of university young people in the globalizing world», University of Palermo (Italy) and «Journalism sub-department of Russian State University for the Humanities» of Moscow.
  • 14-15/04/2011: «First International Congress on Tourism and Foreign Languages», University of Palma de Mallorca (Spain).
  • 25-26/02/2011: «Traduction, sémiotique, anthropologie : le transfert des repères spatiaux et identitaire», University of Bucharest (Romania).

2010

  • 23-24/03/2010: «Multidisciplinary approaches to linguistic and literary research», University of Bucharest (Romania).
  • 28/04/2010: «Come leggere i testi letterari», ADI- S. D. (Associazione degli Italianisti) – Liceo scientifico di Canicattì, University of Palermo (Italy).
  • 6-8/05/2010: «From Observation to Text, from Text to Culture Two Paths of Semiotics?», University of Tallinn (Estonia).
  • 17-19/06/2010: «Tourism belongs to whom? Exploring tourism in theory and practice», University of Palermo (Italy).
  • 19-22/09/2010: «How global are we? The Impact of Globalisation on Business Communication: Linguistic and Didactic Aspects of Language», University of Hamburg (Germany).
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