Caffi, Claudia Update data
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Via Lambertenghi 10A, 6904 Lugano
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- Lecturer - Faculty of Communication Sciences
BiographyClaudia Caffi is Professor of Linguistics at Genoa University, Genoa, Italy at the Department of Italian, Romance Languages, Humanities and Arts (Dipartimento di Italianistica, Romanistica, Arti e Spettacolo, DIRAS). She is the coordinator of the courses in Italian language for the foreign students of Genoa University.
She studied at the University of Pavia, Italy, where she got a degree in semiotics and a post-lauream degree in epistemology. Her scientific work has been devoted to linguistic pragmatics.
Since 1981 she has been review-editor (for continental Europe) of the "Journal of Pragmatics" (North-Holland, Elsevier) and since 1990 has been one of the editors.
Her main research interests include: pragmatics, text linguistics, rhetoric, stylistics, psycholinguistics, emotive communication, institutional communication, discursive construction of identity. In these fields she has published extensively.