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Francesca Masini

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/01 Historical and General Linguistics

Short Bio

Associate Professor of Linguistics since 2014, her research revolves around how meaning is "packaged" in linguistic structures (lexicon, morphology, syntax), combining linguistic theory, usage-based methods and typology.

She was awarded (with Nicola Grandi) the National Award for Scientific Popularization 2017 (Humanities Area) for Tutto ciò che hai sempre voluto sapere sul linguaggio e sulle lingue and is now editor of Linguisticamente, the first Italian website for the popularization of linguistics.

She is Associate Editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology and member of the Permanent Committee of the Mediterranean Morphology Meetings (MMM).

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+39 051 20 9 7176

Other contacts


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

Office hours

Until further notice, office hours will be held online (on TEAMS) upon request.


Office hours:

  • Mondays, h. 12.00-13.00

Students working on their thesis should send me an e-mail and ask for an appointment.

Office 92, 3rd floor, "Scala D", LILEC (via Cartoleria 5).

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