Graduate Program LS

Research Projects

Current research projects organized per research area. The list includes only current projects run by professors of the Graduate Program in Language Studies. Many of the program’s faculty members are also involved in projects run by other professors from the same program or interdepartmental or inter-institutional projects. For more details about the participants and to consult past projects, access the academic resumes of the professors and their individual websites. To do so, click on the name of the professor in question. 

 

Research Area 1: DESCRIPTION OF PORTUGUESE, TEACHING, AND TECHNOLOGY

Lexical constructs of portuguese: polysemy

Lead researcher: margarida maria de paula basilio 

 

Linguistic resources for the nlp of portuguese

Lead researcher: maria cláudia de freitas


intercultural issues of brazilian portuguese as a foreign language

Lead researcher: rosa marina de brito meyer

 

Research Area 2: LANGUAGE AND COGNITION: REPRESENTATION, PROCESSING, AND ACQUISITION OF LANGUAGE

Interface conditions in syntactic dependency

Lead researcher: cilene aparecida nunes rodrigues

Morphemes in romance languages: a theoretical-experimental study into the syntax-morphology interface

Lead researcher: cilene aparecida nunes rodrigues

Recursion/self-embedding in pirahã/mura

Lead researcher: cilene aparecida nunes rodrigues

Cognitive and metacognitive aspects of reading and writing from a psycholinguistic perspective
lead researcher: erica dos santos rodrigues 

 

Syntactic processing and questions of interpretation at the syntax-semantics interface

Lead researcher: erica dos santos rodrigues 

Language processing and acquisition from a minimalist perspective: extension and comparison of models
lead researcher: letícia maria sicuro corrêa 

Representation and access to grammatical information in sli: symptoms in common with high-incidence disorders in school-age children

Lead researcher: letícia maria sicuro corrêa

Undefined domains: a study of metaphor and metonymy in lexical expressions and compounds

Lead researcher: margarida maria de paula basilio


Research Area 3: LANGUAGE, MEANING, AND TRANSLATION

 

Language as a way of life and perspectivism

Lead researcher: helena franco martins 

Adaptations of the plays of william shakespeare for children & youth

Lead researcher: marcia do amaral peixoto martins 

Questions of poetics and ideology in different types of rewriting

Lead researcher: marcia do amaral peixoto martins 

Psychoanalysis, language, translation, teaching

Lead researcher: maria paula frota 

Translation of poetry

Lead researcher: paulo fernando henriques britto 

 


Research Area 4: DISCOURSE, SOCIAL LIFE, AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES

 

Identity and teaching: analysis of evaluative discourse in the social construction of pedagogic knowledge

Lead researcher: adriana nogueira accioly nobrega

Discursive practices and evaluation in the construction of meaning in pedagogic and professional settings

Lead researcher: adriana nogueira accioly nobrega

Reflexive, ethical, and investigative discourse in practitioner research

Lead researcher: inés kayon de miller

Exploratory practices: pedagogic and investigative actions for understanding life in the classroom

Lead researcher: inés kayon de miller

Teaching initiation program: exploratory actions for understanding of/in the school setting

Lead researcher: inés kayon de miller

Neutralizing deviance in mixed contacts: narrative, identity, and stigma in three layers

Lead researcher: liana de andrade biar

Tutorial education program: languages and identities from an interdisciplinary perspective

Lead researcher: liana de andrade biar

Narrative analysis: time, stigma, and interaction in different settings of contemporary social life

Lead researcher: liliana cabral bastos

Autoethnography in language studies and interdisciplinary areas: theoretical approaches, methodologies, and professional practices

Lead researcher: maria das graças dias pereira

Language in interaction with deaf and hearing people: professional practices in education and health  

Lead researcher: maria das graças dias pereira

Hybrid discursive practices in professional settings

Lead researcher: maria das graças dias pereira

Interactional expertise and professional practices
lead researcher: maria do carmo leite de oliveira

  

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