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Name: Clara  Vanderschueren
Institution: Ghent University
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State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Infinitive constructions, adverbial constructions
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Doctoral Dissertation:

Infinitivo y sujeto en portugués y español. Un estudio empírico de los infinitivos adverbiales con sujeto explícito

Articles in international peer-reviewed journals:

(in press, with Kevin Diependaele), 'The Portuguese Inflected Infinitive. An Empirical Approach', Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory.

(2012) '¿Ao cair da noite o al caer el día? Análisis contrastivo de las construcciones infinitivas con al/ao en español y portugués', Zeitschrift für Romanische Philologie 128:2, 259-285.

(2010, with Marlies Jansegers) 'El infinitivo flexionado gallego: ¿entre portugués y castellano?' , Revue de Linguistique Romane 74: 295-296, 415-441.

(2010) 'The use of translations in linguistic argumentation A case study on Spanish and Portuguese subordinate clauses introduced by para', Languages in Contrast 10:1, 76-101.

(2009, with Renata Enghels) 'La construcción infinitiva tras verbos de percepción visual y auditiva. Un análisis comparativo entre el portugués y el español', Revue Romane 44:1, 25-46.


(2011, with Marlies Jansegers) 'La vitalidad del infinitivo flexionado gallego', XXXIX Simposio Internacional de la Sociedad Española de Lingüística, Santiago de Compostela, 1-4 Febr 2010.

(2011, with Renata Enghels) 'La expresión del causado en la factitiva con dejar/deixar. Un análisis comparativo español-portugués', Lavric, Eva / Pöckl, Wolfgang / Schallhart, Florian (eds.) Comparatio delectat. Akten der VI. Internationalen Arbeitstagung zum romanisch-deutschen und innerromanischen Sprachvergleich (Innsbruck, 3-5 Sept 2008), 2 vols., Frankfurt a.M et al.: Peter Lang, 323-336.

(2010, with Renata Enghels) 'La función sintáctica del participante percibido: un análisis contrastivo español-portugués', Maria Iliescu / Heidi M. Siller-Runggaldier / Paul Danler (eds.), Actes du XXV Congrès International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes, Tome II, Innsbruck, 3-8 Sept 2007, De Gruyter, 301-310.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Infinitivo y sujeto en portugués y español [Infinitive and Subject in Portuguese and Spanish]
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Infinitivo y sujeto en portugués y español [Infinitive and Subject in Portuguese and Spanish]
Courses Taught: Spanish Linguistics
Portuguese Linguistics

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