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Núria Alturo
Universitat de Barcelona
Professora titular del Departament de Filologia Catalana
nalturo@ub.edu
Grup d'Estudis de Pragmàtica i Anàlisi del Discurs (GrEPAD)
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nuria_Alturo


QUALIFICATIONS
  • BA (“llicenciatura”) in Catalan Philology (Universitat de Lleida, 1986)
  • Postgraduate research diploma (“grau de llicenciatura”) (Universitat de Lleida,1987). Title of dissertation: “Social and linguistic change in El Pont de Suert”. Advisor: Prof. Joan Josep Pujades (Department of Anthropology, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)
  • Master of Arts in Spanish (Predoctoral Merit Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1990-1992, Tutor: Carmen Silva-Corvalán)
  • Doctorate in Catalan Philology, Universitat de Barcelona (1997). Title of dissertation: “Catalan Verbal Semantics: the Representation of Events”. Advisors: Prof. Teresa Cabré Castellví and Prof. M. Teresa Turell Julià (Department of Translation and Philology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

TEACHING

Pragmatics, Applied Linguistics, Research methods, Genres of Written Communication 

RESEARCH

Catalan Linguistics, Discourse Coherence; Argumentation; Functional Discourse Grammar; Multimodal grammar

Head researcher of the project COHARGUMENT (Cohesion and Argumentation in Conversational Genres, FFI2011-25236, 01/01/2012-31/07/2015)

Guest researcher (Scholarship Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain, ref. PR2008-0176)

  • August 2008 - January 2009: Department of Speech Communication, Argumentation Theory and Rhetoric, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University van Amsterdam (dir. Prof. Frans H. van Eemeren)
  • February 2009 - July 2009, 17-31 August 2010: Functional Discourse Grammar group, Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication,  University van Amsterdam (dir. Prof. Kees Hengeveld)

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