Universidade de Vigo

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Evelyn Gandón-Chapela holds an MA in English Language and Literature from the University of Vigo (2010) with a specialization in English Linguistics. In 2016 she completed her PhD in English linguistics with a dissertation, supervised by Dr. Javier Pérez Guerra (Vigo), on Post-Auxiliary Ellipsis in Modern English which was awarded the Faculty of Philology Extraordinary PhD Award 2015-2016. In October 2010 she joined the Department of English, French and German Studies at the University of Vigo, where she was integrated within the research group Language Variation and Textual Categorisation (LVTC), on a four-year FPI research grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. From January to October 2015 she was involved in the project “The Art of Writing English: A Corpus of Schoolchildren’s writings” as part-time research assistant and from October 2015 to February 2016 she held a replacement position ('Profesora de sustitución') at the Department of Philology of the University of Cantabria. At present, she holds a position as Assistant Lecturer ('Ayudante') at the same university. Her research focuses on the study of grammatical change in the recent history of the English language. As an Erasmus exchange student (2006-2007), Evelyn studied at the University of Adam Mickiewic in Poznan (Poland). During the academic year 2009-2010, she was an ISEP exchange student at Truman State University in Missouri (USA). She has developed research stays at the Universities of Ghent (February-April 2011), Chicago (January-July 2012), Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (April-October 2013, May-December 2014 and June-July 2015) and University College London (February 2017).

Phd Dissertation

Gandón-Chapela, Evelyn. 2016. A Corpus-Based Analysis of Post-Auxiliary Ellipsis in Modern English: Methodological and Theoretical Issues (defended 12 April 2016, International Doctorate). Supervisor: Dr. Javier Pérez Guerra. Examiners: Prof. Anne Abeillé (Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7), Dr. Rodrigo Pérez Lorido (University of Oviedo) and Dr. Arja Nurmi (University of Tampere).

MA dissertation

(June 2010) A Corpus-Based Analysis of Invisible Elements in English: A Pilot Study on Verb-Governed Ellipsis. Supervisor: Dr. Javier Pérez-Guerra

Publications

Book chapters

Gandón-Chapela, Evelyn. 2017. “‘We cou’d not fail of learning the Latin language, as well as we do the Modern Languages’: An Empirical Study of the Licensors and Genre Distribution of Post-Auxiliary Ellipsis in Late Modern English”. In New trends and methodologies in applied English language research III: Diachronic studies, discourse analysis and pragmatics, grammar and language processing, lexis and semantics, ed. by Sofía Bemposta-Rivas, Carla Bouzada-Jabois, Yolanda Fernández-Pena, Tamara Bouso, Yolanda J. Calvo-Benzies and Iván Tamaredo, 83-105. Bern: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-0343-2039-9.

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2014. A Corpus-Based Analysis of Predicate Ellipsis in Late Modern English”. In  Building Interdisciplinary Knowledge. Approaches to English and American Studies in Spain, ed. by Esther Álvarez López, Emilia María Durán Almarza and Alicia Menéndez Tarrazo. Oviedo: KRK Ediciones. ISBN: 978-84-8367-475-8.

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2013. "A Corpus-Based Comparison of Manual and Automatic Retrieval of Predicate Ellipsis in Late Modern English”. In Hopes and Fears: English and American Studies in Spain, ed. by Rosario Arias, Miriam López Rodríguez, Antonio Moreno Ortiz and Chantal Pérez Hernández. Málaga: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Málaga. ISBN: 978-84-616-6917-2.

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2013. "A corpus-based analysis of invisible elements in English: A pilot study on verb-governed ellipsis". In Reverberations of Silence: Silenced texts, Sub-texts and Authors in Literature, Language and Translation, ed. by Marta Pellerdi and Grabriella Reuss. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN (10): 1-4438-4326-1.

Journal articles

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2016. “Hunting for Post-Auxiliary Ellipsis in a Parsed Corpus of English”. Research in Corpus Linguistics 4 (2016). ISSN 2243-4712.

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn & Javier Pérez Guerra. 2016. “Ellipsis: licensing, structure and identity”. Special issue of The Linguistic Review, vol. 33, 3(4). ISSN 1613-3676.

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2016. First editor [with Javier Pérez Guerra]. “Ellipsis: licensing, structure and identity”. Special issue of The Linguistic Review, vol. 33, 3(4). ISSN 1613-3676.

Edited books

Gandón Chapela, Evelyn. 2014.  [third editor with Paula Rodríguez-Puente, Teresa Fanego, Sara María Riveiro-Outeiral and María Luisa Roca-Varela]. Current Research in Applied Linguistics: Issues on Language and Cognition. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN (10): 1-4438-5354-2.

 

Teaching

2016-2017     (Spring Semester) English Language and its Didactics (3rd year BA class). University of Cantabria.

2016-2017      (Winter Semester) Morphosyntax and Semantics of the English Language (3rd year BA class) and Second Language Acquistion Research Methodology (MA class). University of Cantabria.

2015-2016      (Spring Semester) English Language (1st year BA class) and English Language and its Didactics (3rd year BA class). University of Cantabria.

2015-2016      (Winter Semester) Morphosyntax and Semantics of the English Language (3rd year BA class). University of Cantabria.

2013-2014      (Winter Semester) Structure of the English language (4th year BA class; together with Dr. Javier Pérez-Guerra). University of Vigo.

2012-2013      (Winter Semester) Structure of the English language (4th year BA class; together with Dr. Javier Pérez-Guerra). University of Vigo.

                     (Spring Semester) Variation and change in the English language (4th year BA class; together with Dr. Dolores González-Álvarez). University of Vigo.

2011-2012      (Winter Semester) English Linguistics: Seminar (5th year BA class).University of Vigo. 

2008              Writing Skills. Writing Center. (1st and 2nd year BA extramural class). University of Vigo. 

 

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