Francesco Masala

  • Instructor of Spanish
  • Translator and Medical Interpreter
  • Hispanic Studies
Research Interests:
Education

Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies, Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky

M.A. in Hispanic Studies, Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Kentucky, in 2015.

B.A. in Translation and Interpreting Studies, Università degli Studi di Genova (University of Genoa, Italy) in 2011.

Academic year as Erasmus student, Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies in Soria, Spain (Universidad de Valladolid) from 2009 to 2010.

Academic language course at the University of Vienna, Austria (Universitaet Wien) in 2010.

Exchange student at the Technisches Gymnasium (Emmendingen, Freiburg) in 2005.

Biography

My interests include Hispanic linguistics with a focus on Critical Discourse Analysis, immigration studies, transnational studies, and cultural studies.

Selected Publications: 

1. Masala, Francesco. “Identity Crisis: Representation of Migrant Ecuadorians in La Utopía de Madrid.” Under review.

 

2. Masala, Francesco. “Ecuatorianos en España en el siglo XXI: ​Prometeo deportado y la representación del migrante a través del Análisis Crítico del Discurso.” Polifonía, vol. VII, no. 1, 2018, pp. 57-75.

 

3. Masala, Francesco, and Megan O’Neil. ‘YOU Think Therefore I Am’: Constructing and (Re)presenting Identity in and Outside Ecuador. Edited Volume in Progress.


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