Beate Anna BAUMANN

Researcher of Language and translation - German [L-LIN/14]
Office: studio 304
Email: b.baumann@unict.it
Phone: 0957102588
Office Hours: Monday from 14:00 to 16:00 Prima di venire a ricevimento consultare sempre gli avvisi. | Wednesday from 09:00 to 10:00 Su appuntamento.



Academic Year  

Scientific and research activities

Main research interests: intercultural studies, didactics of GFL, plurilinguism and language creativity in transcultural literature, applied linguistics and empirical research methodologies in the area language acquisition

Vice President of the Inter-University Research Center POLYPHONIE (University of Catania and  Genoa, http://www.lcm.unige.it/polyphonie/index.php?op=home&lang=de). Scientific responsibility for the Catania-Group.

International research projects

2014-2015: Development, coordination and conduction (with Dr. Otten, Freie Universität Berlin) of the scientific and didactic project „Interkulturelles Lernen im internationalen universitären Kontext. Ein Austauschprojekt mit Texten zur deutsch- und italienischsprachigen Migrationsliteratur für Jugendliche / L’apprendimento interculturale nel contesto universitario internazionale. Un progetto di scambio con testi appartenenti alla letteratura giovanile e di migrazione di lingua tedesca e italiana"

Since 2010: Development, coordination and conduction (with Prof. Bürger-Koftis, University of Genoa and Dr. Vlasta, University of Mainz) of the international research project „Polyphonie. Mehrsprachigkeit_Kreativität_Schreiben” (www.polyphonie.at)

Research activities at the University of Catania

2017-2018: Scientific responsibility for the research project PROMETEO 1 („Processi di apprendimento linguistico e culturale attraverso testi della letteratura interculturale“) (University of Catania)

Since 2017: Participation at the research project PROMETEO 3 (“Migrazioni, conflitti, interculturalità: strategie e metodi per la costruzione di nuove competenze linguistico-culturali e simboliche“) (University of Catania)

2014-2016: Participation at the research project „Identità e interazione tra lingue, letterature ed espressioni culturali“ (University of Catania)

2008: Scientific responsibility for the research project „Plurilinguismo e fenomeni linguistici performativi nelle scritture transculturali di lingua tedesca” (University of Catania)