“English and Italian verbs of cognitive attitude”, Lexical Complexity and Translation, Pisa, March 20-21, 2006
“Let’s assume it is both conceptual and procedural… A hypothesis about the information encoded by verbs of cognitive attitude”, XXIV Congreso Internacional AESLA, Madrid, March 30 – April 1, 2006
“Lexical Complexity: Theoretical considerations and Lexicographic Implications”, Glossari, Dizionari, Corpora: Lessicologia e Lessicografia delle Lingue Europoee, Gargnano del Garda (BS), May 25-27, 2006
“Insights into the lexicon of vision in domain-specific English”, with Daniele Franceschi and Maria Ivana Lorenzetti. Paper presented in the English Language panel at the conference Lexicology and lexicography of domain-specific languages, Palermo, Sicily (June 2007). Abstract.
“Antonymy and verbs of cognitive attitude: when know is the opposite of think and believe“. Paper presented in the panel “Lexical Contrast in Discourse”, 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, Sweden (July 2007). Presentation slides.
“The texture of thought: a corpus-based study in lexical pragmatics”, with Marcella Bertuccelli Papi. Paper presented at the 10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg, Sweden (July 2007). Presentation slides.
Invited presentation of the book “I reckon I know how Leonardo da Vinci must have felt…” Epistemicity, evidentiality and English verbs of cognitive attitude at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, March 26, 2008.
“Travelling words: Languaging in English tourism discourse.” Paper presented at the British Academy Colloquium 3: Translations and Travels. In Medias Res: British-Italian Cultural Transactions, Pisa, Italy, (April 4-6, 2008). Presentation slides
Invited talk. “Syntactic, semantic, pragmatic negation and English verbs of cognitive attitude”, Lexical-semantic relations from theoretical and practical perspectives, Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, Germany (June 5-6, 2008). (Unfortunately, I had to cancel).
- “Spatial representation in English and Italian guidebooks”. Paper presented at the 24th Conference of the Italian Association for English Studies, Challenges for the 21st Century: Dilemmas, Ambiguities, Directions, Rome, Italy (October 1-3).
- “Epistemic verbs and the procedural/conceptual issue”, Workshop on Metaphor, Lexical Pragmatics and Relevance Theory (Prof. Robyn Carston), organized by the Scuola di Dottorato in Discipline Umanistiche, Dottorato in Linguistica, Università di Pisa (invito).
- “Languaging and the construction of Italianness” (with Daniele Franceschi). Intercultural Communication: Examples from English and Italian, Pisa.
- “Narratives in post-trip genres of tourism discourse”, Paper presented at the XXVI AIA Conference, Parma (12-14 September).