LALIGI Forensic Linguistics Laboratory - Laboratorio di Linguistica Giudiziaria Linguistics Department of the University of Florence
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Forensic Linguistics Laboratory - Laboratorio di Linguistica Giudiziaria

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Prof. Patrizia Bellucci [Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics and Research Head]: Research planning and coordination and firsthand research.

Dott.ssa Maria Cristina Torchia [Degree in Sociolinguistics, Graduate student in "Linguistics"]: Analysis of sociolinguistic and sociocultural disadvantages in courts of law, parting from psychological discomforts/disturbances. Analysis of mass media's representation of criminal trials and the Justice System. Education in democratic legality and the continuing education of teachers of Italian L1.

Dott.ssa Erica Romagnoli [Degree in Sociolinguistics]: Analysis of a civil trial.

Dott.ssa Alessandra Marilli [Degree in Theory and Technique of Mass Communication, with a Masters in On-line Journalism through the University of Florence's School of Political Science, Graduate student in "Communication, Media, and the Public Sphere" at the University of Siena's School of Communications]: Analysis of journalistic communication and mass media's representation of criminal trials and the Justice System, beginning with television. The Justice System and television fiction. Analysis of media consumption, above all in children and young adults. In perspective: inquiry into the image of the Justice System held by the citizens, beginning with young adults.

Dott. Neri Binazzi [Degree in Italian Dialectology, Graduate Student in "Italian Linguistics", Researcher in Italian Linguistics and teacher of Italian Dialectology]: Forensic Dialectology: 1. Regional Italian dialects in penal procedures; 2. The dialectic or regional Italian component as a means of linguistic and cultural identity documentable in judicial situations.

Dott. Marco Biffi [Degree in History of the Italian Language, with specialization in "Historic-Artistic Discipline" c/o Teacher of Secondary Education Training School - Class of "Lettere e Filosofia" at the University of Pisa, Certified to teach "Elements of informatics for linguistics" and "Linguistic informatics" c/o the University of Florence's School of Arts, Contributor to the Accademia della Crusca (Supervisor of informatics activity)]: 1. Linguistic informatics consultant, in particular for the computerized control of legibility and the individuation of syntactic and lexical stereotypes; 2. Forensic linguistics in diachrony.

Dott.ssa Maria Palmerini [Degree in Sociolinguistics, Doctorate in "Linguistics and Italian Linguistics"]: Comparison of audio recordings and judicial transcriptions made by court reporters and relative analysis.

Dott.ssa Carmen Lucia [Degree in Sociolinguistics, with a Masters in "European Parliamentary Institutions and Constitutional History" (Political Science, "La Sapienza", Roma); House Aide (responsible primarily for regulatory drafting and the wording of amendments, with particular regard to the proposed constitutional reforms)]: Analysis of criminal trials, with particular attention given to trials dealing with terrorism (and to relative parliamentary proceedings). First experiences in the field of revision and simplification of institutional texts..

Sig.ra Caterina Albani [Student in Sociolinguistics] Analysis of a trial for organized crime.

Dott. Paolo Belardinelli [Degree in Sociolinguistics]: analysis of social deixis: honorific pronouns, appellative pronouns, and pronouns of courtesy used in the Law Courts. Bibliographic research. Content Editor of the website www.patriziabellucci.it.

Dott.ssa Cristina Aiolli [Degree in Languages, Specialization in the Teaching of Italian as a Foreign Language (University for Foreigners of Siena), Teaching Assistant of Italian abroad, Teacher of Italian L2 and Teaching Head of Eurocenters until 2003]: Linguistic Analysis of immigrants' Italian L2 in judicial contexts, relative analysis of errors, mapping of the problems of linguistic and cultural interaction and their ensuing Consequences.

Dott.ssa Angela Cavallaro [Degree in Classics, Specialization in the Teaching of Italian as a Foreign Language (University for Foreigners of Siena), Teacher of Italian L2]: Linguistic analysis of immigrants' Italian L2 in judicial contexts, mapping of the problems of linguistic and cultural interaction and their ensuing Consequences.

Dott.ssa Raffaella Setti [Degree in History of the Italian Language, Graduate student in "Italian Linguistics", Teaching Assistant (Italian Linguistics and Teaching of the Italian Language) in the University of Florence's School of Educational Science, Designated Researcher of the Department of Italianistics in the University of Florence's School of Arts, Contributor to the Accademia della Crusca]: Judicial Italian language in Italian cinema.

Dott.ssa Vera Gheno [Degree in Sociolinguistics, Graduate student in "Linguistics"]: Linguistic analysis of civil and criminal trials. Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) in the judicial and investigative realm. Web Designer of the website www.patriziabellucci.it.

Sig.ra Vanda Butera Organizing secretary.

Dott.ssa Cecilia Picchi [Degree in Languages]: Technical director of the Linguistics Department; Content Editor of the Laboratory's website www.unifi.it/linguistica/laligi.html/.

 

 

Note

i) The Group is subject to future expansion and/or modification.
ii) When no other indication is made, attributions are made to the School of "Lettere e Filosofia" or, in any case, to the University of Florence.
iii) Upon request, Curricula Vitae and a List of publications of each research Participant are available.

 

 

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