Luraghi, Silvia.

Luraghi, Silvia. Born 1958. Associate professor of General and Historical Linguistics (Glottologia e Lingustica) at the Università di Pavia.

1978-1982 Università di Torino, Classics major.  Main areas of study: Greek, Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Sanskrit, History of Ancient Middle East, Indo-European Linguistics. Degree: Laurea in Lettere, 1982 (Master in Classics); title of master thesis: The system of cases and prepositions in Ancient Greek (in Italian). 1982-1983.  Fulbright Fellowship. Yale University, New Haven, Conn. (USA).  First year Ph.D. in Linguistics.  Main areas of study: General Linguistics, Indo-European Linguistics, Anatolian Languages. 1983.  Università di Udine. Summer school of the Italian Society for Indo-European Linguistics (Società Italiana di Glottologia); 1983-1986. Università di Pavia. Ph.D. in Linguistics; main areas of study: Linguistic Typology, Anatolian Languages. Title of Ph. D. dissertation: Problems in Hittite syntax, with particular reference to the structure of the simple sentence and of sentence constituents in Old Hittite (in Italian). 1985-1986,  Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany). Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Scholarship. Main areas of study: Indo-European Linguistics, Anatolian Languages. 1990. Agrigento, Accademia di Studi Mediterranei. Summer school on the use of computers in the humanities. 1991-1992, Winter semester.  Universität Konstanz (Germany). Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Scholarship. Research project on the syntax of cases in Indo-European. 1991-1992.  Università di Torino. Post-doc reasearch fellowship in Classics. 1996. Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Scholarship. Research project on Indo-European syntax. 1998. Thesaurus Linguae Latinae, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, München (Germany). Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Scholarship. Research project on Latin pronouns. 2000. Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung Scholarship. Research project on the encoding of grammatical relations and semantic roles.

1987-1990.Lecturer for Linguistics at Istituto Universitario di Lingue Moderne, Milano. 1988-1990.  Teacher for Italian, Latin, and Greek, Liceo Classico “V. Gioberti”, Torino. 1990. Lecturer for Linguistic Typology, Università di Torino.1992-1994.  Associate Professor for General Linguistics at Università di Roma 3 with additional appointment for Indo-European Linguistics.

Memberships: Società Italiana di Glottologia, Societas Linguistica Europaea , Association for Linguistic Typology. Member of the Italian Association of Music Critics. Member of the National Guild of Italian Journalists, and writer for several Italian and American publications on classical music (L’Opera, Classic Voice, Opera News, Amadeus, Vogue Italia, Oltre). Publications: 12 books and many articles and reviews.


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