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CALS Visiting Research Fellow Lecture Thursday 15th December 2016 @ 14.30 - All welcome



Centre for Applied Language Studies Visiting Research Fellow Lecture

In association with the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics Annual Research Day


“I still call it home yet although I have lived longer here than in old Ireland”: A corpus pragmatic analysis of home in nineteenth-century Irish correspondence


Nancy Avila, Universidad Autónoma Madrid.


Thursday 15th December, 14.30 in the Pavilion



Nancy Avila is on a three month visiting research fellowship at CALS, funded by the Universidad Autónoma Madrid.  Nancy is a third year PhD student supervised by CALS Associate Member, Dr. Carolina Amador, and Dr. Jesús Romero. Her research interests cover migration and mobility and corpus approaches to studying emotions and pragmatics and gender studies, and she teaches academic writing in English at the UAM.