Jorge Bastos da Silva teaches in the Department of Anglo-American Studies, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto. His main fields of research are English Literature and Culture, Intellectual History, Utopian Studies, and Translation and Reception Studies. He has been a member of the Committee of the Utopian Studies Society / Europe since 2004, and a contributor to research projects at the universities of Porto, Lisbon, Gdansk and the Open University, UK. He has been a member of the teaching staff of two Erasmus Mundus PhD programmes: TEEME –Text and Event in Early Modern Europe and MOVES – Migration and Modernity: Historical and Cultural Challenges. He is a researcher of CETAPS as well as ULICES, and the editor of Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies. His publications include contributions to peer-reviewed journals like Studies in the Literary Imagination (USA), Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities (UK), Milton Studies (USA), Moreana (France), Utopian Studies (USA), Swift Studies (Germany), etc. He is the author and editor of a number of books, including Anglolusofilias. Alguns Trânsitos Literários (2018), English Literature and the Disciplines of Knowledge, Early Modern to Eighteenth Century: A Trade for Light (2017), Tradução e Cultura Literária. Ensaios sobre a Presença de Autores Estrangeiros em Portugal (2014), and A Instituição da Literatura. Horizonte Teórico e Filosófico da Cultura Literária no Limiar da Modernidade (2010). He is the current President of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies (APEAA).
Rosario Caballero has a degree in History and a Ph.D. in English Linguistics and is currently Professor in the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Her research interests include professional genres, the role of metaphor in genre and sensory language. She is the author of Re-Viewing Space. Figurative Language in Architects’ Assessment of Built Space (2006, Mouton), and Representing Wine – Sensory Perceptions, Communication and Cultures (2019, John Benjamins), the co-editor of Sensuous Cognition. Explorations into Human Sentience (2013, Mouton), and journal papers on metaphor in architectural and wine discourse.
Javier E. Díaz-Vera is a Professor in English Historical Linguistics and Sociolinguistics at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). His research focuses on the study of conceptual metaphor and metonymy from a variationist perspective, including historical, sociolinguistic and dialectal approaches. He has published a wide variety of papers and book chapters on the multimodal expression of emotions, cognition and sensorial perception in historical and Present-Day varieties of English, with special attention to Old English. Editor of Metaphor and Metonymy across Time and Cultures: Perspectives on the Sociohistorical Linguistics of Figurative Language (2014, Mouton) and co-editor of Sensuous Cognition. Explorations into Human Sentience (2013, Mouton).
Address for correspondence: Departamento de Filología Moderna, Facultad de Letras, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Avda. Camilo José Cela, s/n, 13071, Ciudad Real, Spain.
Nadia Hamade Almeida has a Ph.D. in English Linguistics from the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). Her research focuses on English historical linguistics, dialect variation and the linguistic study of northern dialects, in particular the Lancashire dialect. Her investigation into this vernacular variety tackles dialect representation in literature and the study of non-standard spellings represented in literary dialect texts. She is currently working as an Assistant Lecturer at the University Camilo José Cela, where she teaches several courses in the degrees in Teacher Training for Preschool Education and in Teacher Training for Elementary School.
Address for correspondence: Universidad Camilo José Cela, C/ Castillo de Alarcón, 49, 28692, Villafranca del Castillo, Madrid, Spain.
Erika Sajtós has BA degree in English and American Studies from Pázmány Péter Catholic University. Her field of research is the phonology and phonetics of New Zealand English with special emphasis on the pronunciation of vowel sounds. She is currently working on a project which also looks into New Zealand English, focusing on the KIT vowel from a sociolinguistic point of view.
Address for correspondence: Institute of English and American Studies, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Mikszáth Kálmán tér 1., 1088, Budapest, Hungary.
Carlos Soriano-Jiménez is a Research Assistant at the Department of English, French and German Philology of the University of Málaga (Spain). He received a collaboration research grant funded by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional in 2020. Once he graduated in English Studies (2020), he completed a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (2021). He is currently studying a Master’s degree in English Studies, Multilingual and Intercultural Communication at the University of Málaga. His research interests are the study of language change in World Englishes and Corpus Linguistics.
Address for correspondence: Departamento de Filología Inglesa, Francesa y Alemana, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Málaga, Campus de Teatinos, 29071 Málaga, Spain.