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María Bernal. Universitetslektor i spanska med språkvetenskaplig inriktning. Docent. Ämnesansvarig.

Maria Bernal Linnersand

Universitetslektor, Docent

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Works at Department of Romance Studies and Classics
Telephone 08-16 44 48
Email maria.bernal@su.se
Visiting address Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 5
Room B 548
Postal address Romanska och klassiska institutionen 106 91 Stockholm

Teaching

 

Teaching at BA and MA level

  • Spanish for Beginners.
  • Spanish Grammar (Spanish I, II).
  • Spanish Linguistics (Spanish II).
  • Communication (Spanish II).
  • Specialisation in the culture & society of Spain (Spanish III).
  • Linguistics, discourse and pragmatics (Spanish III).
  • Academic writing in Spanish (Spanish IV).
  • Scientific methodology (Spanish, BA level).
  • Supervision at the BA and MA level.

 

Teaching at PhD level

  • Pragmatics and sociopragmatics (Spanish).

 

Supervision and co-supervision of ongoing doctoral dissertation projects (SU = Stockholm University)

  • 2014- Supervision, doctoral student Marco Berton. La riqueza léxica en estudiantes suecos de Español Lengua Extranjera. SU.

Supervision of successfully completed doctoral dissertations (SU = Stockholm University)

  • 2012-2017. Supervision, doctoral student Geraldine Quartararo. La evidencialidad indirecta en aimara y en el español de La Paz. Un estudio semántico-pragmático de textos orales. Fospråk. SU.
  • 2009-2015. Co-supervision, doctoral student Susanne Henning. Opinión-acuerdo/desacuerdo y ofrecimiento-aceptación/rechazo en la conversación coloquial sueca y española entre familiares y amigos. SU.
  • 2010-2016. Co-supervision, doctoral student Janaina Negreiros Persson. Confrontación y (des)cortesía en los juicios orales a la junta militar en la Argentina. Presentación de la imagen pública y sus ecos sociales. SU.

 

Educational projects

 

  • 2010-2011. Course design and development Spanish for specific purposes.
  • 2010. Course design and development, Grammar.
  • 2002. Course design and, Spanish for Beginners.
  • 2002. Development, computer-based teaching materials (Palabras - spansk basvokabulär. Saskia Läromedel).

 

Research

Research areas

pragmatics, sociopragmatics, politeness studies, spoken Spanish, discourse markers in Spanish, courtroom discourse

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Research projects

Ongoing projects

  • 2005- . EDICE Program (Politeness studies in Spanish www.edice.org). COSOPRAG, Sociopragmatic Corpus
  • In collaboration with a European researcher group, participation in a project on narratives of conflict and its treatment by the Spanish press.
  • Social och diskursiv praxis i den rättsliga kontexten: interaktion, face och (o)artighetsstrategier i rättegången mot terrordåden i Madrid 2004.
  • Language, identities and subjectivities in political discourse in the Romance speaking countries: linguistic and social science perspectives (ROMPOL).

 

Concluded projects

  • 2011-2013. Research Exchange with the University of the Atlantic in Barranquilla, Colombia. Project leader: Prof. Diana Bravo. Funding body: Stockholms universitet.
  • 2010-2013: Fonocortesía (”Politeness, impoliteness and prosodic features”). Project leader: Prof. Antonio Hidalgo, University of Valencia (Spain). Funding body:  Ministery of Education, Spain.
  • 2009-2010. Participation in the scholarly exchange program ‘Verbal Interaction Studies in Santiago and Stockholm (VISSAS)’. 2006-2011. Funding body: The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Higher Education and Research (STINT), International Grant IG
  • 2006-2007. FIIK Forskningsprogram för interkulturell kommunikation, Pedagogiska institutionen, Stockholm university.

Scientific assignments

 

  • 2017- Assisting Managing Editor för the journal Sociocultural Pragmatics (SOPRAG), published with the financial support of Vetenskapsrådet (Swedish Research Council, Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Stockholm University, and EDICE Program (edice.org).Sociocultural Pragmatics (SOPRAG).
  • 2012-2017. Review Editor för the journal Sociocultural Pragmatics (SOPRAG).

 

Peer-reviewer (conference proceedings)

Escamilla Morales, J., & Henry Vega, G. (eds.) (2013)  Miradas multidisciplinares a los fenómenos de cortesía y descortesía en el mundo hispánico. Universidad del Atlántico-Programa EDICE, e-book.

Orletti, F. & Mariottini, L. (eds.) (2010). (Des)cortesía en español. Espacios teóricos y metodológicos para su estudio). Roma Tre-Programa EDICE, e-book.

Rodríguez Alfano, L. (2009) La (des)cortesía y la imagen social en México. Estudios semiótico-discursivos desde varios enfoques analíticos. Nuevo León, México: FFyL, UANL-Programa EDICE.

 

Peer-reviewer (international scientific journals)

Sintagma, Pragmatics, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Moderna Språk, Signo y Seña, RILL-Revista del Instituto de Investigaciones Lingüísticas y Literarias Hispanoamericanas, BeLLS-Bergen Language and Linguistics Studies, Iberoamericana-Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Spanish in Context

 

Scientific Committee

(2017) The Pragmatics of Negation. Stockholm University.

(2016) ROMPOL II. Political discourse and the extremes in the Romance Speaking Countries: Linguistics and Social Science perspectives. Stockholm University.

(2014) Political discourse in the Romance speaking countries: new perspectives at the crossroads of linguistics and social sciences. Stockholm University.

(2014) Hablar las lenguas romances. The ninth GSP International Conference. Stockholm University.

(2013) VI Coloquio Internacional del Programa EDICE. Universidad de Nuevo León, Monterrey, México.

(2011) EUROSLA 21. 21st Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association. Stockholm University.

(2011) Interfaces en el Estudio del Diálogo, Stockholm university 2011.

(2010) V Coloquio Internacional del Programa EDICE. Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia.

(2008) IV Coloquio Internacional del Programa EDICE. Universitá Roma Tre, Italy.

(2007) II Congreso de Hispanistas y Lusitanistas Nórdicos. Stockholm University.

 

Assessments for academic posts

- Docentur. Oslo University. 2017.

- Tenure-track assistant professorship in Spanish language. University of Copenhage. 2015.

- Assoc. Professor, Spanish Linguistics. Bergen University. 2014.

- Post doc. Romance Languages. Romling/Stockholm University. 2016.

- Adjunktur i spanska. Stockholm University. 2012.

 

Examining committee (doctoral thesis)

- 2017. Franco Pauletto. L’ordine sociale a tavola. L’interazione tra genitori e figli in famiglie italiane e svedesi. ITALIAN. Stockholm University.

- 2016. Natalia Morollón Martí. Concienciación sociopragmática en el aula de español como lengua extranjera. SPANISH. Aarhus University.

- 2016. Aránzazu Santos Muñoz. Copresencia y disponiblidad. Estudio pragmático del preámbulo de reuniones multi-partitas por videoconferencia. SPANISH. Uppsala University.

 

Invited lecturer

  • 2014, 2012. University of Copenhagen, Danmark.
  • 2012. Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia.
  • 2012. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 2009. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • 2004. Universidad de Valencia, Spanien.

 

Recent publications

  • Bernal, M. (forth. 2017) Teaching Sociopragmatics: Facework, Politeness and Impoliteness in Spanish Colloquial Conversations. In Gutiérrez Bassols, J. & Dumitrescu, D. (ed.) The Learning of Spanish Pragmatics: From Research to Practice. Oxford: Routledge.
  • Bernal, M. & Hernández Flores, N. ( 2016) Variación sociopragmática en la enseñanza del español: aplicación didáctica de un cuestionario de hábitos sociales. Journal of Spanish Language Teaching, ISSN 2324-7797, E-ISSN 2324-7800.
  • Bernal, M. (2016) Autoimagen e imagen de rol en el metadiscurso parlamentario: Iglesias (Podemos) vs. Villalobos (PP). In Dumitrescu, D. & Bravo, D. (eds.). Actividades de imagen y situación comunicativa en discursos en español. Buenos Aires: Editorial Dunken. 
  • Bernal, M. (2015) Barbarie, hordas y tiros de gracia: discurso autoritario, ideología e imagen social en las esquelas recordatorias de las víctimas de la Guerra Civil Española. In Bravo, D. & Bernal, M. (eds.) Perspectivas sociopragmáticas y socioculturales del análisis del discurso. Buenos Aires: Editorial Dunken, 91-139.
  • Bravo, D. & Bernal, M. (eds.) (2015) Perspectivas sociopragmáticas y socioculturales del análisis del discurso. Buenos Aires: Editorial Dunken.
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Last updated: October 12, 2017

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