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Mairi McLaughlin

Mairi McLaughlin

Associate Professor

  • Office Location: 4224 Dwinelle
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Mairi McLaughlin’s CV

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History of the French language; Variation and change in contemporary French; Translation studies; Comparative Romance linguistics; History of the Italian language; History of the press; Syntactic change; Speech reporting; Contact linguistics.

Publications include:

Books:

Syntactic Borrowing in Contemporary French: A Linguistic Analysis of News Translation, Oxford: Legenda, 2011.

Articles:

“La Traduction comme source de changements linguistiques dans l’histoire de la langue française”, L’Histoire du français: État des lieux et perspectives, ed. by W. Ayres-Bennett and T. Rainsford, Paris: Garnier, 2014, pp. 273-88.

“Etat présent: Translation Studies”, French Studies, 68(iii), 2014, 377-85.

“News Translation as a Source of Syntactic Borrowing in Italian”, The Italianist, 33(iii), 2013, pp. 443-63.

“L’Oralisation et le discours rapporté dans les dépêches d’agences de presse”, Le discours et la langue, 2.2, 2012, pp. 89-98.

“When Written is Spoken: Dislocation and the Oral Code”, Journal of French Language Studies 21(2), 2011, pp. 209-29.

“(In)visibility: Dislocation in French and the Voice of the Translator”, French Studies 62(1), 2008, pp. 53-64.