Douglas Ponton

Associate Professor of LINGUA E TRADUZIONE - LINGUA INGLESE [L-LIN/12]
Email: dponton@unict.it douglas.ponton@unict.it
Office Hours: martedi 12.00-14.00


Curriculum

Educazione


Dottorato di ricerca Università di Catania, Italia. Studi Inglesi ed Angloamericani (2007)

Masters (MSc) Università di Aston, Birmingham, England. TESOL (Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages) (2008)

B.A. (hons) Sidney Sussex College, Università di Cambridge. Letteratura Inglese, specializzazione in Francese. (1980).

M.A. (hons) Sidney Sussex College, Università di Cambridge. Letteratura Inglese, specializzazione in Francese. (1987).

Certificato Trinity College, Londra. TESOL (1997).

Diploma Trinity College, Londra. TESOL (2002).

Scuola Secondaria (1969- 1976)
St. Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St. Albans, Herts.

Oxford & Cambridge Examination Board: 3 A Levels
Inglese (A), Storia (A), Economia (D).

Esperienza Lavorativa

Professore Associato, Università di Catania, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali 2017 – al presente.

Ricercatore di Lingua Inglese, Università di Catania, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali 2009 - 2017.

Organizzazioni professionali

- Membro di A.I.A (Associazione Italiana d’Anglistica) dal 2005.
- B.A.A.L (British Association for Applied Linguistics) dal 2016.
- AILA (Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée) dal 2016.
- I-LanD (Identity, Language and Diversity) dal 2017.


Visiting Professor

- Settembre 2015. The People’s Friendship University of Russia, Mosca.
- September 2017. The People’s Friendship University of Russia, Mosca.
- Febbraio 2018. Ritsumeikan Asian Pacific University, Beppu, Giappone.
- Febbraio 2020. Ritsumeikan Asian Pacific University, Beppu, Giappone.

Progetti di ricerca

- 2009 (Università di Catania). “Identity and the bounds of community. A linguistic perspective”.
- 2012 (Università di Catania). “Analyzing modern political rhetoric.”
- 2014-15 (Università di Catania) “Smart Assemblages: Frictions, Disasters and Green Economy”.
- 2017 (durata 3 anni) PRIN: Ecofrizioni dell'antropocene. Sostenibilità e patrimonializzazione nei processi di riconversione industriale.

Qualche pubblicazione recente

- 2017. Persuasive farce: dialogial pragmatics in the novels of P.G. Wodehouse. Lingue e Linguaggio Vol. 23.
- 2017. Resisting cultural dislocation in emigration. An Italo-American case study. In Cavaliere, Flavia (ed) Civiltà del Mediterraneo - Special monographic edition - Translation and Migration – narratives of a transition. XVI (XXI) n. 28. Diogene Edizioni.
- 2018. Book review. Gregory Haimovsky: a pianist's journey to freedom. Journal of Contemporary European Studies.
- 2018. Book review. Claudia Elena Stoian, The Discourse of Tourism and National Heritage: A Contrastive Study from a Cultural Perspective. Discourse and Society vol. 29, p. 455-456
- 2018. The rigid club rules: discourse-historical perspectives on British and Italian Eurocriticism. (with Rossana Sampugnaro). AIA Textus 2018, Carocci Editori.
- 2018. Representing global cruise tourism: a paradox of sustainability (with Vincenzo Asero). Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines www.cadaadjournal.com Vol 10 (1): 45 – 62.
- 2018. Social Class, Interactional Pragmatics and the Likely Lads. Open Linguistics, Volume 4, Issue 1, 227–240.
- 2018. Reaching breaking point: right-wing migration rhetoric in mainstream media (with Peter Mantello). In Mignone, Mario (ed) The Challenges of Migration in North America and Europe: Comparing Policies and Models of Reception. Stony Brook: Forum Italicum Publishing, 65-90.
- 2019. Fair Trial in the Digital Era. English and Italian standpoint (with Marco Canepa). Media Laws 2019: 1, online at http://www.medialaws.eu/rivista/fair-trial-in-the-digital-era-english-and-italian-standpoint/.
- 2020. Blues in the 21st Century: Myth, Self-Expression and Trans-Culturalism (edited by Douglas Ponton and Uwe Zagratzki. Wilmington: Vernon Press.

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