Name: Silvana Abalada

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Academic Degree: Master

Professional Status: Ph.D Student (Grant FCT/SFRH/BD/80331/2011)

CLUL's Research Sector: Grammar & Resources

Research Area: Acquisition of Syntax

Silvana

Academic Degrees:

  • 2011: Master in Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon.

  • 2008: Studies in Didactics and Education ("Ramo de Formação Educacional") in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon.

  • 2006: Bachelor ("Licenciatura") of Arts in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese Studies, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon.


Activities:

  • From April of 2011 to June of 2011: Linguistic annotation for INESC-ID/L2f, Spoken Language Systems Laboratory.

  • From March of 2010 to January of 2012: Assessor of the Directive Board of CLUL.
  • From January of 2010 to April of 2010: Linguistic annotation for Gracenote, Inc., company specialized in recognition and synthesis systems, specially for digital music.

  • June of 2009: Linguistic annotation in the project The Investigator's Dashboard (I-Dash), SIP-2007-TP-131703.

  • From April of 2009 to May of 2009 and from July of 2009 to December of 2010: Linguistic annotation for INESC-ID/L2f, Spoken Language Systems Laboratory.

  • From October of 2008 to March of 2009: Linguistic annotation in the project POrting Speech Technologies to other varieties of PORTuguese (POSTPORT), FCT (PTDC/PLP/72404/2006), under the protocol CLUL/INESC-ID.
  • From September of 2008 to July of 2009: Collaborator in data collection for the study Acrísio Pires, Jason Rothman & Ana Lúcia Santos (2010): “Inflected Infinitives in L1 European Portuguese: A case for intrinsic late acquisition?”. In João Costa, Ana Castro, Maria Lobo & Fernanda Pratas (eds.): Proceedings of GALA 2009: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

  • From January of 2008 to June of 2008: Linguistic annotation in the project TECNOlogias de reconhecimento e síntese de VOZ (TECNOVOZ), PRIME (3.1a) Project Number 03/165.

 


Projects:

  • 2009: I-Dash (The Investigator’s Dashboard), SIP-2007-TP-131703.
  • 2008-2009: PoSTPort (POrting Speech Techonologies to other varieties of PORTuguese), FCT (PTDC/PLP/72404/2006).
  • 2008: TECNOVOZ (TECNOlogias de reconhecimento e síntese de VOZ), PRIME (3.1a) Project Number 03/165.

Organization Committees

  • Bringing together research and practice: language teaching, language learning and teacher training in Portuguese and Spanish, Lisbon, November 2nd-3rd, 2017.
  • V Congresso Internacional de Linguística Histórica, Lisbon, July 17th-21st, 2017.
  • International Conference on Language Acquisition for Young Researchers 2014 (ICLAYR 2014), Lisbon, June 27th, 2014.
  • Workshop on Linguistics, Language Development and Impaiment IV, Lisbon, January 31st - February 1st, 2014.
  • 22nd Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE XXII), Lisbon, January 8th-10th, 2014.
  • Workshop on Linguistics, Language Development and Impairment III, Lisbon, February 15th, 2013.
  • Romance Turn V, Lisbon, July 2nd-4th, 2012.
  • Workshop on Linguistics, Language Development and Impairment II, Lisbon, January 19th, 2012.

 


Posters:

2014

  • Abalada, Silvana, Inês Duarte & Ana Lúcia Santos: "Left and Right Peripheries: Asymmetries". Selected poster presented in the 24th Colloquium on Generative Grammar (in honor of Violeta Demonte). Madrid, May 28th-30th, 2014.
  • Santos, Ana Lúcia, Michel Généreux, Aida Cardoso, Celina Agostinho & Aida Cardoso: "A corpus of European Portuguese child and child-directed speech". Selected poster presented in the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014). Reykjavik, May 26th-31th, 2014.
2011
  • Abalada, Silvana: "Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese". Selected poster presented in the UMinho Summer School of Linguistics 2011: Neuro and Psycholinguistic Approaches to Language Processing. Braga, July 18th-22nd, 2011.

2009

  • Abalada, Silvana, Vera Cabarrão & Aida Cardoso: "Proposta de Classificação Semântica de Unidades Lexicais Multipalavra Nominais". Selected poster presented in the XXV Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon, October 22nd-24th, 2009.

Communications:

2017

  • Santos, Ana Lúcia, Alice de Jesus & Silvana Abalada (2017): “Controlo de objeto com infinitivo (não) flexionado”. Selected communication presented in the XXXIII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Évora, September 27th-29th, 2017.
  • Santos, Ana Lúcia, Maria do Carmo Lourenço-Gomes, Alice de Jesus & Silvana Abalada (2017): “On children’s interpretation of object control with (un)inflected infinitives”. Selected communication presented in the XIII International Symposium of Psycholinguistics. Braga, April 5th-8th, 2017.
  • Abalada, Silvana, Ana Lúcia Santos & Inês Duarte (2017): "Olhar para as periferias da frase: pistas para a aquisição e o desenvolvimento de estruturas linguísticas que envolvem a interface sintaxe-discurso". Communication presented in the Workshop on Linguistics, Language Development and Impairment VII. Lisbon, January 3rd, 2017.

2014

  • Duarte, Inês, Ana Lúcia Santos & Silvana Abalada (2014): "Periferias Esquerda e Direita: Assimetrias". Selected communication presented in the XXX Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Oporto, October 22nd-24th, 2014.

2013

  • Abalada, Silvana: "Tracking the Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese Using Eye Movements". Communication presented in the Workshop on Language Processing and Eyetracking. Lisbon, December 5th, 2013.
2012
  • Abalada, Silvana, Aida Cardoso & Vera Cabarrão: "Prosodic Effects of Syntactic Distribution in Vocatives in European Portuguese". Selected communication presented in the Parenthétiques 2012 - Les verbes parenthétiques: hypotaxe, parataxe ou parenthèse?. Paris, May 24th-26th, 2012.
  • Abalada, Silvana: "Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese". Communication presented in the Workshop on Linguistics, Language Development and Impairment II. Lisbon, January 19th, 2012.

2011

  • Abalada, Silvana: "Aquisição das Periferias Esquerda e Direita em Português Europeu". Selected communication presented in the VI Fórum de Partilha Linguística. Lisbon, November 24th-25th, 2011.

  • Abalada, Silvana: "Aquisição das Periferias Esquerda e Direita em Português Europeu". Selected communication presented in the XXVII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Lisbon, October 26th-28th, 2011.

  • Abalada, Silvana: "Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese". Selected communication presented in the GALA 2011: Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition. Thessaloniki, September 6th-8th, 2011.

2010

  • Abalada, Silvana, Vera Cabarrão & Aida Cardoso: "O Vocativo em Português Europeu: Estudos de Parâmetros Prosódicos em Vocativos com Diferentes Distribuições". Selected communication presented in the XXVI Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Oporto, October 21st-23rd, 2010.


Technical Report:

  •  

    Cabarrão, Vera, Helena Moniz, Céu Viana, Isabel Trancoso, Ana Isabel Mata & Silvana Abalada (in press): Relatório do Modelo Multilinear de Anotação do Corpus LECTRA, Internal Technical Report of the L2f/INESC-ID.


Publications:

2015

  • Abalada, Silvana & Aida Cardoso (2015): "Prosodic Effects of Syntactic Distribution in Vocatives in European Portuguese". In Stefan Schneider, Julie Glikman & Mathieu Avanzi (eds.): Parenthetical verbs. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 4-13.
  • Duarte, Inês, Ana Lúcia Santos & Silvana Abalada (2015): "Periferias Esquerda e Direita: Assimetrias". In António Moreno, Fátima Silva & João Veloso (eds.): Textos Seleccionados do XXX Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística. Braga: Edições Colibri/APL, pp. 229-246. [PDF]

2014

  • Santos, Ana Lúcia, Michel Généreux, Aida Cardoso, Celina Agostinho & Silvana Abalada (2014): "A corpus of European Portuguese child and child-directed speech". In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC 2014). Reykjavik: European Language Resources Association (ELRA), pp. 1488-1491. [PDF]

2013

  • Abalada, Silvana (2013): "Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese". In Stavroula Stavrakaki, Polyxeni Konstatinopoulou & Marina Lalioti (eds.): Advances in Language Acquisition: Proceedings of GALA 2011. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 4-13. [PDF]

2012

  • Abalada, Silvana (2012): "Aquisição das Periferias Esquerda e Direita em Português Europeu". In Armanda Costa, Cristina Flores & Nélia Alexandre (orgs.): Textos Seleccionados do XXVII Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística 2011. Lisboa: Edições Colibri/APL, pp. 45-65. [PDF]

2011

  • Abalada, Silvana, Vera Cabarrão & Aida Cardoso (2011):  "O Vocativo em Português Europeu: Estudo de Parâmetros Prosódicos em Vocativos com Diferentes Distribuições". In Armanda Costa, Isabel Falé, Pilar Barbosa (orgs.): Textos Seleccionados do XXVI Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística 2010. Lisbon: Edições Colibri/APL, pp. 1-16. [PDF]

2010

  • Abalada, Silvana, Vera Cabarrão & Aida Cardoso (2010): "Proposta de Classificação Semântica de Unidades Lexicais Multipalavra Nominais". In Ana Maria Brito, Fátima Silva, João Veloso & Alexandra Fiéis (orgs.): Textos Seleccionados do XXV Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Linguística 2009. Oporto: Edições Colibri/APL, pp. 81-94. [PDF]


Dissertation:

2011

 
  • Abalada, Silvana (2011): Aquisição de Estruturas com Constituintes nas Periferias Esquerda e Direita da Frase em Português Europeu. Master Dissertation, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. Advisors: Ana Lúcia Santos and Inês Duarte. [PDF]

Award:

  • Research Prize of the Portuguese Linguistics Society 2012, for the Master dissertation, entitled Aquisição de Estruturas com Constituintes nas Periferias Esquerda e Direita da Frase em Português Europeu (cf. https://apl.pt/premios-atribuidos/).
2013
  • Abalada, Silvana: "Tracking the Acquisition of the Left and Right Peripheries in European Portuguese Using Eye Movements". Comunicação apresentada no Workshop on Language Processing and Eyetracking. Lisboa, 5 de Dezembro de 2013.