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Antonella Luporini

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/12 Language and Translation - English

Short Bio

Antonella Luporini obtained her PhD in English Linguistics from the University of Pisa in 2013. She is currently a researcher in English language and translation at the University of Bologna, Department LILEC. Her past teaching experience includes lectures and courses, at both undergraduate and graduate level, held at the University of Bologna and the University of Pisa. She is a member of the LILEC Department's Center for Linguistic-Cultural Studies (CeSLiC), where she is currently carrying out a research project on software-assisted literary stylistics and its pedagogic applications ("SSS, the corpus, and the consumer"). She is also working on the impact of computer-mediated communication (especially the Moodle e-forum) on L2 English teaching/ learning (CeSLiC project "CO-METS"). Her research interests include corpus-assisted studies on metaphor and media discourse, with particular reference to finance/economics: this was the topic of her PhD dissertation, which was awarded an honourable mention at the 2014 AIA-Carocci PhD Prize.

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+39 051 20 9 7240

Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne
Via Cartoleria 5, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours



For the whole of the second semester of lessons, weekly office hours take place on

Mondays from 10 to 11.30 am.


Office hours are cancelled on Monday, May 13 (out of Bologna).

Next office hours: Monday, May 20, from 10 to 11.30.


My office is no. 137 (Department LILEC - via Cartoleria 5, stair B, 4th floor).

Please check this page regularly for last-minute changes to office hours.