DAL CORSO Elia

Qualifica Assegnista
E-mail elia.dalcorso@unive.it
Sito web www.unive.it/persone/elia.dalcorso (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2019 - present : Assegnista di ricerca (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia)

2018 - 2019 : Cultore della materia (Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia)

2014 - 2018 : PhD in linguistics (SOAS University of London)
Thesis "Ainu Evidentiality: a semantico-pragmatic analysis and a morphosyntactic account"
Skills acquired in:
- indigenous languages
- language analysis and description
- semantics and pragmatics
- morphosyntax

2011 - 2013 : MA (Italian Laurea Magistrale) in Languages and Cultures of Asia and North Africa, Japanese Language (Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia)
Thesis "Giapponese e Ainu: due lingue a contatto - analisi di alcuni aspetti sintattico-funzionali" Grade 110/110 cum laude
Skills acquired in:
- Japanese language
- Japanese linguistics
- language comparison

2008 - 2011 : BA (Italian Laurea Triennale) in Languages and Cultures of Asia and North Africa, Japanese Language (Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia)
Skills acquired in:
- Japanese language
- Japanese linguistics



AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2014 - Japanese Studies Research Scholarship (Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute) for the attendance of the PhD programme in linguistics at SOAS University of London.

2015 - Postgraduate Studentship for International Students (British Association of Japanese Studies - BAJS) for the attendance of the PhD programme in linguistics at SOAS University of London.

2017 - John Crump Studentship (British Association of Japanese Studies - BAJS) for the attendance of the PhD programme in linguistics at SOAS University of London.

 

CONFERENCES, SYMPOSIA, AND WORKSHOPS

04/04 2017 - "Multilingual Japan" symposium at Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
"Why language revitalization needs language description: The case of Ainu evidentiality"

30/08 - 02/09 2017 - "European Association of Japanese Studies conference (EAJS 2017)" at University of Lisbon
"Inferential evidentiality in Sakhalin Ainu"

29/08 - 01/09 2018 - "Societas Linguistica Europaea conference (SLE 18)" at University of Tallinn
"Classificatory noun incorporation and internally-headed relative clauses in Ainu"

18-20/10 2018 - "Fourth International Bronislaw Pilsudski Conference (IBPC4)" at Krakow Manggha Museum
"A revision of the 'auxiliaries' class of Sakhalin Ainu"

08/03 2019 - "Giornata della ricerca - Focus on endangered languages and linguistics in Asia" symposium at Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia
"Ainu dyadic time and its encoding into language"



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  

01/03 2016 - present : Ainu language teacher at Tribalingual (tribalingual.com)
The position includes the creation and organization of a 10-week course on the Ainu language to be taught online, during weekly Skype sessions, with the help of an online platform that features language materials such as exercises, audios, and videos. 

20/09 2017 - 10/01 2018 : Teaching assistant (SOAS University of London)
The position includes assistance in teaching a BA course in general linguistics for first-year students from the departments of Linguistics and Foreign Languages.