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Elisabetta Antonietta Rita Maria Carmela Santoro


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Itália

She has a degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures at Università degli Studi di Bari (German / English) and in Translation at Ruprecht-Karls Universität de Heidelberg (German / Italian / Portuguese). Master in Italian Language and Literature and PhD in Linguistics were completed at the University of São Paulo (USP). In 2010-11, she developed a postdoctoral research at the Università degli Studi di Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (fellow Capes) in pragmatics. She is currently a PhD Professor (MS-3 - level 2) at the University of São Paulo, where she works in undergraduate and graduate courses (master's degree and doctorate). Her main research interests are in the area of Linguistics and Italian Language. She works mainly in the following subjects: Pragmatics, Acquisition / learning of second languages, Teaching Italian as L2, Narrative and discursive semiotics, Intercomprehension in Romance languages, migration and Brazil-Italy relations. She is president of the Brazilian Association of Teachers of Italian (Associação Brasileira dos Professores de Italiano - ABPI - 2019-2023), a member of the board oh the International Association of Teachers of Italian (Associazione Internazionale dei Professori di Italiano - AIPI) and a member of other scientific associations of the area. She is director of the Research Group ?Interlanguage, cross-cultural and intercultural Pragmatics? (GPP) and vice-director of the Research Group ?Language, Identity and Memory: the Italian of the Italians of Brazil? (GLIM), and also a researcher at LEER (Laboratory of Studies on Ethnicity, Racism and Discrimination at the University of São Paulo) and of the project "Deslocamentos humanos: narrativas e representações" (Fapesp - processo n. 2018/10053-8). She is co-founder of the GT at ANPOLL "Estudos Pragmáticos" and of the Brazilian Association of Pragmatics (Associação Brasileira de Pragmática). In 2022, she was Visiting Professor at Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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