Biography

Dr Alberto Hijazo-Gascón holds a degree in Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature from the University of Zaragoza, Spain. He has a Master´s degree in Applied Linguistics of the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language from Nebrija University in Madrid. He completed a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Zaragoza in 2011. During his doctorate he made several research visits to the University of Southern Denmark, the University of Lund (Sweden), the University of California Berkeley (USA), and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Netherlands). He worked as a researcher and as an associate tutor for General and Comparative Linguistics at the University of Zaragoza in 2012. He has been working as a Lecturer in Intercultural Communication and Spanish at UEA since September 2012.

Career History

·         2007 to 2011 University of Zaragoza (Spain) PhD. (Doctor Europeus). Fellowship for pre-doctoral research Government of Aragón.

·         2011 to 2012 University of Zaragoza. Department of General and Hispanic Linguistics. Researcher and Associate Tutor (General Linguistics).

·         From 2012 University of East Anglia. Lecturer in Intercultural Communication with Spanish

Academic Background

·         2006 University of Zaragoza (Spain). Licenciatura en Filología Hispánica (BA Hispanic Philology). Prize for most outstanding student.

·         2007 University Antonio de Nebrija, Madrid (Spain). Masters in Applied Linguistics - Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language.

·         2011 University of Zaragoza (Spain) PhD. (Doctor Europeus). Cum laude

All Publications

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Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2017)

Motion events contrasts in Romance languages: Deixis in Spanish as a second language,

in Motion and Space across languages : Theory and applications.

John Benjamins

ISBN 9789027246752

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A., Moret-Oliver, M.

(2017)

The importance of minority languages in motion event typology: The case of Aragonese and Catalan,

in Motion and Space across Languages : Theory and applications.

John Benjamins

ISBN 9789027246752

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A., Mendo Murillo, S.

(2017)

Aspectos básicos de las preposiciones, las partículas del movimiento y el estilo retórico en ELE: un análisis desde la lingüística cognitiva,

in Cuadernos AISPI

10

pp. 63-90

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Cadierno, T., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2016)

The role of force dynamics and intentionality in the reconstruction of L2 verb meanings: A Danish-Spanish bidirectional study,

in Review of Cognitive Linguistics

14

(1)

pp. 136-160

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A., Cadierno, T., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I.

(2016)

Learning the Caused Motion Construction in L2 Spanish,

in Applied Construction Grammar.

Mouton de Gruyter

ISBN 978-3-11-045421-5

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Cadierno, T., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2016)

Semantic categorization of placement verbs in L1 and L2 Danish and Spanish,

in Language Learning

66

(1)

pp. 191-223

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2016)

Acquisition of motion events in L2 Spanish by German, French and Italian speakers,

in The Language Learning Journal

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I. (ed.), Hijazo-Gascon, A. (ed.)

(2015)

New horizons in the study of motion: bringing together applied and theoretical perspectives,

Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 1-4438-8091-4

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Cadierno (University of Southern De, T., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2014)

La expresión de los eventos de colocación en danés y español,

in Revista Scripta

18

(34)

pp. 63-84

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I.

(2013)

Las lenguas románicas y la tipología de los eventos de movimiento,

in Romanische Forschungen

125

(4)

pp. 467-494

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I.

(2013)

Same family, different paths: Intratypolgoical differences in three Romance languages,

in Variation and Change in the Encoding of Motion Events.

John Benjamins

pp. 39-54

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Cadierno (University of Southern De, T., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2013)

Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Second Language Spanish: A focus on Thinking-for-Speaking,

in The Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition.

Wiley-Blackwell

pp. 96-110

ISBN 978-0-470-67443-7

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2012)

Dos lenguas y una mente. Historia de la influencia interlingüística en la adquisición de segundas lenguas,

in La sabiduría de Mnemósine. Ensayos de historia de la lingüística ofrecidos a José Francisco Val Álvaro.

Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza

pp. 217-228

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2012)

Lexicalización y dialectología: eventos de movimiento en variedades del español,

in Actas del IX Congreso Internacional de Lingüística General

pp. 1292-1308

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2012)

Variation in motion events: Theory and applications,

in Space and Time across Languages and Cultures.

John Benjamins

pp. 349-372

ISBN 978 90 272 2390 6

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I.

(2012)

¿Qué puede aportar el aragonés a la tipología semántica?,

in Alazet: Revista de Filología

24

pp. 43-58

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2011)

Las metáforas conceptuales como estrategias comunicativas y de aprendizaje. Una aplicación didáctica de la lingüística cognitiva,

in Hispania - A Journal Devoted to the Teaching of Spanish and Portugese

94

(1)

pp. 142-154

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2011)

Variación intratipológica y diatópica en los eventos de movimiento,

in La expresión de tiempo y espacio y las relaciones espacio-temporales en el español norteño.

Editorial Cilengua

pp. 135-159

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A.

(2010)

La adquisición de eventos de movimiento en segundas lenguas,

in Interlingüística

20

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Hijazo-Gascon, A., Ibarretxe-Antunano, I.

(2010)

Tipología, lexicalización y dialectología aragonesa,

in Archivo de Filología Aragonesa

66

pp. 181-215

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


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Key Research Interests

Cognitive Linguistics, Linguistic typology, Second language acquisition, Language universals and language-specific effects in language use, Intra-typological contrasts (Romance languages), Geographical Varieties and Dialectology, Metaphor and Metonymy, Intercultural pragmatics, Intercultural communication in business and professional contexts.

Teaching Interests

Cognitive linguistics, Intercultural Communication, Spanish linguistics, Hispanic culture

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Research visit at Summer Linguistic Institute University of California Berkeley (USA).
  • Research visit at the University of Southern Denmark. Fellowship of the Spanish Ministry of Education for research visits to obtain the Doctor Europeus.
  • Research stay at the University of Southern Denmark. Fellowship “CAI Programa Europa”.
  • Pre-doctoral fellowship. Government of Aragon
  • Prize for most outstanding student in Hispanic Philology. University of Zaragoza.

Key Responsibilities

Head of Spanish