PROGRAM (Preliminary)                                                                                       (Spanish version)

    Wednesday, May 16th    

    Saint Ignatius of Loyola Auditorium - Tucumán 1845
    Morning sessions
    8:30 Accreditation.
    9:30 Main celebration for the 60th Anniversary of the School of Modern Languages.
       Trad. Púb. Paula ORTIZ, MBA, PhD. Director of the School of Modern Languages, USAL.
       Tribute to former students and teachers with more than 35 years of teaching at our School.
    10:45 Plenary Session: Opening.
      Opening by the Director of the School. 
    11:00 Keynote conference:
    Intonation as the Sound of Discourse.
    Dr. Paul TenchCentre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University

    Auditorium, Rodríguez Peña 640
    Afternoon sessions
    13:30 a 14:00 Accreditation.
    Red Room:
    14:00 Translation and Interpreting
       KERR, Walter. Universidad de Buenos Aires
    An Essential Element in Interpreting Training. 
       ANDRADA, Norma. Universidad del Salvador
    15:30 Translation
    The Use of the Modal Verb Shall in Legal Texts. 
       CURTO, Jorge Christian. Universidad del Salvador / Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Total Quality in Translations. 
       GUIÑAZÚ, Dolores & ESCARRÁ, Gabriela
    Contrastive analysis of actualized forms of nominal infinitives in Spanish and their alternating forms in English within the scope of a translation. 
       ALVAREZ, Marina. Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina / Universidad del Salvador
    17:00 Translation
    ¿Fiel al original?  
       NARVAEZ, Raúl. Universidad de Buenos Aires
    ¿Quién tradujo Lolita? Censura, retraducción e invisibilidad en las versiones en español de la obra de Nabokov. 
       LIBARDI, Magalí. Universidad del Salvador
    La voz del traductor en la novela Half of a Yellow Sun de Chimamanda N. Adichie. 
       LOMBARDO, Andrea. Universidad Nacional de La Plata
    Green Room:
    14:00 Phonetics
       ZABALA, Francisco. I.S.P “Dr. Joaquín V. González” / I.E.S en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández” / Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Polysyllabic Words: Un-academic Activities for an Academic Matter. 
       IRAZÁBAL, Ana. I.S.P “Dr. J. V. González” / I.E.S en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández” / Profesorado CONSUDEC
    Intonation: Negative Domains in English and Spanish. 
       BASSO, Roxana; DURÁN, José & JAKULJ, Graciela. Universidad de San Martín
    15:30 Discourse Analysis / Applied Linguistics
    Lexical Relations and Meaning as Context. 
       CARBONE, Andrea Valeria. I.E.S en Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernández"
    Analysis of the phraseology of online newspaper articles: A brief corpus-based study on online newspaper articles about Robin Williams’ passing. 
       CARDOZO, Andrés & ZANFAGNINI, Franco. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
    La condolencia en las redes sociales en línea: una mirada pragmática basada en la teoría de los actos de habla. 
       CARDOZO, Andrés; RASPANTI, Rafael & ZANFAGNINI, Franco. Universidad Nacional de Córdoba

    Thursday, May 17th  

    Auditorium, Rodríguez Peña 640
    Morning sessions
    Red Room:
    9.00 Plenary Session
    Round Table 60th Anniversary of the School of Modern Languages. 
      English / Italian / Portuguese:
        Héctor Valencia, Advisor for English majors / Tutor School of Modern Languages.
        Néstor Saporiti, Translation majors in Italian.
        Santiago Ure, Translation majors in Portuguese.
    9:30 Irish Studies International Chair. History.
      ELISSALDE, Roberto
    The Argentine Development from 1850 to 1950, its extension to 1960 and the British and Irish Immigrations to Argentina. BIGNELI, Luis
    10:15 Book presentation
    “What, che?”
    by  DELANEY, Juan José
    “Irlandeses en la Ciudad de Buenos Aires”
    Red Room:
    11:00 Questions & Answers session with Dr. Paul Tench.
      Moderator: ZABALA, Francisco
    Green Room:
    11:00 Shakespeare Workshop: 
    Ecocritical Shakespeare in Buenos Aires: The Non Human as a Character in The Hollow Crown (BBC, 2015). 
       APARICIO, Malvina; BIASI, Susana; BARNA, Silvina; CALDERON, Laura; GARCíA, Guadalupe; GALLEGOS, Marcela.

    Auditorium, Rodríguez Peña 640
    Afternoon sessions
    Red Room:
    14:00 Teaching
    How to improve and enhance Reading skills. 
       PARISE, Silvia. Universidad de Buenos Aires / King’s College, University of London
    Teaching writing for publishing practices to language teacher trainees: A classroom experience. 
       COLOMBO, Laura. CONICET / Instituto de Lingüística de la Universidad de Buenos Aires / I.E.S en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández” / I.S.P “Dr. Joaquín V. González”
    A View of Grammar from its Teaching Perspective. 
       POLICASTRO, Patricia. Universidad del Salvador
    Teaching Essay-Writing from an ‘Appliable’ Linguistics Model. 
       DURAN, José Manuel. Universidad de San Martín
    15:00 Teaching
    Will technology ever replace teachers? 
       AGUILAR, Gabriela. Universidad del Salvador
    Beyond the limits. 
       CASALINI, Lidia & ALBERIO, Carla
    World Englishes and the challenge of teaching phonetics and phonology at higher education level. 
       GRASSO, Marina & MARTINO, Daniela. Universidad Nacional de La Plata / Instituto de Formación Docente 97
    16:30 Teaching
    Teachers´ perceptions on frequent and serious mistakes in students´ writings. The case of the Course of Sworn Translation studies. 
       KIRAC, Marina; SANCHEZ, Delma et al. Universidad Nacionald de Lanús
    Common Errors in Writing: The Case of Language I Students in the Course of Sworn Translation Studies. 
       BÉRTOLO, Claudia, KIRAC, Marina at al. Universidad Nacionald de Lanús
    Green Room:
    14:00 Literature
    Resisting Patriarchy and Petrarchy: Shakespeare, Ovid and a Rhetoric of the Assaulted Female Body. 
       RODRIGUEZ VAN DAM, Valeria. I.S.P “Dr. Joaquín V. González” / Profesorado CONSUDEC/ Universidad de Buenos Aires
    “Vietnam, Vietnam, Vietnam, we’ve all been there.” – The War Novel and the Experience of Vietnam. 
       RODRIGUEZ, Andrea. Universidad del Salvador
    Male Figures in The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood. 
       VALDÉS, Florencia & VERTULLO, Jorgelina
       FERRETTI, Juan. Universidad Tecnológica Nacional / Profesorado CONSUDEC

    Saint Ignatius of Loyola Auditorium - Tucumán 1845
    17:45  Plenary Session: Conclusions and Closing.
       A cargo de la Directora de la Escuela.
    18:00  Award ceremony of the XVI USAL Literary Contest in English.
    18:30  Representation of the play Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward. First play presented entirely by students of the Drama Club of the School, with the coordination of prof. Tiggie Donati and the collaboration of prof. Nuria Gómez Belart.

    Post-Graduate Seminar after conference

    Friday, May 18th

    Aula Magna, School of Modern Languages, Lavalle 1878
    10:00 a 13:00:
    Analysis of English Intonation for specialists: “How to Analyse Intonation”
       Dr. Paul Tench, Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University.
    Activity for teachers, university students and researchers in the area of Phonetics and Phonology, who accredit knowledgd and/or experience in the field.