Nuria Yáñez becomes Senior Lecturer

It is a pleasure to announce that on 1 March 2019 Nuria Yáñez Bouza became Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) of History of the English Language at the University of Vigo. Congratulations are in order!

Belén Martín Lucas becomes Full Professor

It is a pleasure to announce that on 18 February 2019 Belén Martín Lucas became Full Professor of English Literature, Society, Gender and Identity at the University of Vigo. Congratulations are in order!

Teresa Caneda receives a Iacobus Papers Award

The scientific paper “Atlantic Communities: Translation, Mobility, Hospitality” has received a Iacobus Papers Award within the framework of the Higher Education Cooperation Program for the Euro-Region of Northern Portugal and Galicia. The article, published in the special issue of the journal Atlantic Studies 15:3 (2018), was co-authored by the FIFA Department member M.

Rosalía Rodríguez and Miguel Cuevas

The University of Vigo will lay the foundation for the Language and Cognition Lab at  the Faculty of Philology and Translation, a project that will be implemented thanks to generous funding from the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (291,000 Euros). The lab is led by Rosalía Rodríguez Vázquez and Miguel Cuevas, members of the LVTC research group.

Xubilación Eduardo

O Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa, Francesa e Alemá despide con honores a Eduardo Varela Bravo. Profesor da área de Filoloxía Inglesa durante décadas (dende a época do antigo Colexio Universitario de Vigo), Eduardo xubilouse o pasado mes de agosto. Eduardo, as/os compañeiras/as do FIFA desexámosche toda a sorte nesta nova etapa!

AEDEI PhD awards

Former UVigo Doctoral students José Carregal Romero and Aida Rosende Pérez were the recipients of the Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award granted by AEDEI (Asociación Española  de Estudios Irlandeses). The winners were announced at the closure of the 17th AEDEI Conference held at the University of Santiago de Compostela, May 31-June 1. In the picture, Jose and Aida celebrate the good news with Teresa Caneda, also present at the Irish Studies Conference. Congratulations!

Xubilación de Inés Alonso

O Departamento de Filoloxía Inglesa, Francesa e Alemá despide con honores a Inés Alonso de Soto. Profesora da área de Filoloxía Francesa durante décadas (dende a época do antigo Colexio Universitario de Vigo), Inés xubílase como docente mais non como amiga. Inés, as/os compañeiras/as do FIFA desexámosche toda a sorte nesta nova etapa!

Modelling conference

The LVTC research group, a member of the ELC network, organised in Vigo (24-25 May 2018) the international conference “Modelling the linguistic architecture of English: theories and methods”. The ELC network was established in 2006 under the coordination of Prof Teresa Fanego and comprises five research teams based at the Universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo.

Graduate Day 2018

The Inter-university Doctoral programme in Advanced English Studies: Linguistics, Literature and Culture (IDAES), run by the Universities of A Coruña (UDC), Santiago de Compostela (USC) and Vigo (UVigo), organised the event Graduate Day 2018 in Vigo on May 4th 2018.

Cristóbal Lozano

Dr. Cristóbal Lozano conducted the research seminar “Investigating word order in L2 English: triangulating corpus and experimental approaches” at the Faculty of Philology and Translation in Vigo, on 27 Nov 2017. In the first part, he discussed the findings from a series of studies he carried out in collaboration with Dr. Amaya Mendikoetxea (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) on the acquisition of word order in L1 Spanish-L2 English by considering Subject-Verb inversion structures like those in examples (1-4):