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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. She is Associate Editor of the Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology, and member of the Permanent Committee of the Mediterranean Morphology Meetings (MMM) and of the Executive Committee of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE).

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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

Next office hours:

  • Thursday 7 February h. 14.30-15.30
  • Wednesday 20 February h. 12.00-13.00
  • Tuesday 26 February h. 11.00-12.00

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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