Asst. Prof. Renata Geld

 CV

2013 tenured assistant professor at English Department (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb)
2012 assistant professor (University of Zadar)
2011 scientific associate in TEFL
2011 scientific associate in cognitive science
2009 PhD in applied (cognitive) linguistics/ SLA
2002-present TEFL and SLA section at English Department
2000 postgradute certificate in TEFL (The University of Reading)
1996 BA in English Language and Literature
1996-2002 English teacher and head of English studies (Aliter)

Research interests
cognitive aspects of L2 acquisition and processing; applied cognitive linguistics; cognitive grammar; language and cognition; conceptualization, mental imagery and aspects of construal in the blind.

Graduate courses
Application of cognitive linguistics in learning and teaching L2
Learners with special needs: blindness and SLA
Language and cognition: from theory to application
Teaching English as a foreign language
Practicum

Other:
Member of the following projects:

- English in Croatia (No 0130514)
- Acquisition of English from the early age: analysis of learner language (No 130-1301001-0988)

Memberships:
www.hdpl.hr
www.hupe.hr

http://www.cognitivelinguistics.org
HDAS – Croatian Association for Anglophone Studies (Current Secretary of HDAS)

International cooperation:
- 2008  visiting lecturer at the Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of  Philosophy, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico (intensive elective courses, international cooperation Zagreb-Mexico City)
- 2006  visiting lecturer at the Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Philosophy, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico (intensive elective courses, international cooperation Zagreb-Mexico City); visiting researcher at the Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Philosophy, UNAM (doctoral research)
- 2005  visiting researcher, UAQ, Querétaro, Mexico (MA research)
- 2004  visiting researcher, UCSB, Santa Barbara, USA

 Awards:
2011/2012 Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship, Cognitive Science Department, Case Western Reserve University
2007  Best student paper of the 10th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (Krakow 2007) (coauthored with Mateusz Milan Stanojevic)
2006  University of Zagreb Award for Promoting International Cooperation (a joint award – members of TEFL and SLA Section, English Department, Faculty of Philosophy )

Selected bibliography:
1. Geld, Renata (coauthored with Ricardo Maldonado): Strategic construal of in and out in English PVs // Language Value, 3 (1),  Multiword patterns: considering phrasal verbs and their underlying semantic systems. Servei de Publicacions de la Universitat Jaume I: Castelló, Spain, 2011, pp. 76-113.  http://www.languagevalue.uji.es/index.php/languagevalue
2. Geld, Renata: Topological and lexical determination in English PVs, // Language Value, 3 (1),  Multiword patterns: considering phrasal verbs and their underlying semantic systems. Servei de Publicacions de la Universitat Jaume I: Castelló, Spain, 2011,  49-75. http://www.languagevalue.uji.es/index.php/languagevalue 
3. Geld, Renata: Konceptualizacija i vidovi konstruiranja značenja: temeljne kognitivnolingvističke postavke i pojmovi [Conceptualization and aspects of construal: fundamental cognitive linguistic premises and concepts] // Suvremena lingvistika. 62, 2006. pp. 183-211
4. Geld, Renata: Strateško konstruiranje značenja engleskih fraznih glagola [Strategic construal: English particle verbs]  // Jezikoslovlje. 7.1-2, 2006. pp. 67-111.
5. Geld, Renata (coauthored with Mateusz Milan Stanojević): New current relevance in Croatian: epistemic immediacy and the aorist // Cognitive Approaches to Tense, Aspect, and Epistemic Modality / Patard Adeline; Brisard, Frank (eds.). Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2011. pp. 159-180.
6. Geld, Renata (coauthored with Stela Letica Krevelj): Centrality of space in the strategic construal of up in English particle verbs // Space and Time in Language // Brdar, Mario; Omazić, Marija; Buljan, Gabrijela; Bagarić, Vesna; Gradečak-Erdeljić, Tanja  (eds.). Frankfurt / New York: Peter Lang Verlag, 2011. pp. 145-166.
7. Geld, Renata (coauthored with Maja Šimunić): A case study of a blind speaker of English as L2 // Cognitive Approaches to English: Fundamental, Methodological, Interdisciplinary an Applied Aspects / Brdar, Mario; Omazić, Marija; Pavičić Takač, Višnja (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. pp. 403-430.
8. Geld, Renata (coauthored with Snježana Đurđek): Gradience in L2 procesing: the importance of the non-protoypical // Cognitive Approaches to English: Fundamental, Methodological, Interdisciplinary and Applied Aspects / Brdar, Mario; Omazić, Marija ; Pavičić Takač, Višnja (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. pp. 363-383.

 For full bibliography see

   http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=249824&lang=EN

 

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