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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | language acquisition, neurolinguistics

Rita Franceschini

Rita.Franceschini@unibz.it

+39 0471 012461

BZ C5.05
Faculty of Education
Regensburger Allee 16 - viale Ratisbona, 16
39042
Brixen-Bressanone

Short bio

– 1980-87 Studies in Romance and Germanic Languages,
U Zurich, Trieste, Bielefeld;
— PhD 1992 U Zurich
— assistant then deputy Prof. and 'professore a contratto' in U Zurich, U Basel and U Bergamo
– research grant 1995-99, Swiss national Foundation
— 1999 Habilitation U Basel
— 2000-0 full Prof. U Saarland
— since 2004 full Prof. of Linguistics (L-LIN/01), Free University of Bozen
— guest prof.: Middlebury (USA), Mannheim, "Michel Clyne-Chair" Munich (LMU), Göttingen, Erlangen, Regensburg
— Rector 2004-08 and Director Language Study Unit 2004-16
– Editor VOX ROMANICA (2001-2016), since 2017 President of the Curatorium
– Editor of LiLi (2001-17)

Research interests: sociolinguistics, language contact, code-switching,  language acquisition, neurobiology of multilingualism, conversational analysis
 

Courses

Comparative Grammar of German and Italian

11415C · L-FIL-LET/12 · Master Education Italian section (LM-85 bis) · IT

Introduction to Academic Writing (Lab.)

12403B · L-LIN/14 · Master Education German section (LM-85 bis) · DE

Introduction to Italian as an L2

11415A · L-FIL-LET/12 · Master Education Italian section (LM-85 bis) · IT

Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism

54105A · L-LIN/01 · Master Linguistics (LM-39) · IT

Main Research Areas

Languages and multilingualism in South Tyrol

- textual competences
- multilingualism in elderly
- language biographies
https://www.unibz.it/de/home/research/competence-centre-language-studies/
 

Info

more thna 200 publications,
for the total list see  plattform BORIS at unibz

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