Claudio IACOBINI Curriculum

Claudio Iacobini is Professor of General Linguistics at the Department of Human studies of the University of Salerno. He graduated in linguistics at the University of Rome La Sapienza, and had a post-PhD grant at the university of L’Aquila. He taught general linguistics at the University of Ferrara, he held seminars and conferences in several Universities in Europe and in the USA. He collaborated with the Institute of Psycholinguistics of CNR in Rome. He has worked for several international and national research projects, and is currently involved in three research projects about the typology of the expression of motion, the collection and analysis of corpora of spoken Italian, the diachronic morphology of the Italian language. His main research interests are morphology, lexicology, typology.

Selected list of recent publications

2008 – Iacobini C., Scalise, S., “Contraintes sur la catégorie de la base et de l’output dans la dérivation”, in B. Fradin (éd.), La raison morphologique. John Benjamins, 93-112.

– Iacobini C., “Morphological Typology” in Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World, K. Brown, S.  Ogilvie (eds.), Elsevier, 730-734.

2009 – Iacobini, C., “The role of dialects in the emergence of Italian phrasal verbs”, Morphology 19-1, 15-44.

– Iacobini, C., “Phrasal verbs between syntax and lexicon”, Italian Journal of Linguistics, 21.1, 97-117.

2010 – Iacobini, C., “Les verbes parasynthétiques: de l’expression de l’espace à l’expression de l’action” De lingua Latina, numéro 3, janvier 2010.

– Iacobini, C., “Le parole per guerra e duello nelle lingue romanze in relazione con le altre lingue europee: tipi morfologici e rapporti lessicali”, Actes du XXVe Congrès International de Linguistique et de Philologie Romanes. De Gruyter, tome II, 731-740.     

– Iacobini C. “The number and use of manner verbs as a cue for typological change in the strategies of motion events encoding”, in G. Marotta, A. Lenci, L. Meini, F. Rovai (eds.), Space in language, ETS, Pisa, 495-514.

– Iacobini C., Giuliani A. “A multidimensional approach to the classification of neoclassical combining forms”, Italian Journal of Linguistics 22, 287-316.

2011 – Iacobini, C., Morfologia, voce della Enciclopedia dell’italiano, Roma Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana, 921-929.

– Iacobini C., Fagard B., A diachronic approach to variation and change in the typology of motion event expression. A case study: From Latin to Romance, Faits de Langues - Les Cahiers 3, 152-171.

2012 – Iacobini C. “Grammaticalization and innovation in the encoding of motion events”, Folia Linguistica 46.2, 359-385.

– Iacobini C., Vergaro C., Manner of motion verbs in Italian: semantic distinctions and interlingual comparisons, in S. Ferreri (ed.), Lessico e lessicologia, Bulzoni, 71-87.

2013 – Iacobini C. “Il tipo “videoregistrare”: da retroformazione all’emergere di un nuovo processo compositivo fondato su di un vecchio modello romanzo”, in J. Born, W. Pöckl (eds.) "Wenn die Ränder ins Zentrum drängen..." Außenseiter in der Wortbildung(sforschung), Berlin; Frank & Timme, 189-212

in stampa – Iacobini C. “Foreign word-formation in Italian”, in P. O. Müller, I. Ohnheiser, S. Olsen, F. Rainer (eds.) Word-Formation. An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe, De Gruyter.

– Iacobini C. “Particle-Verbs in Romance”, in P. O. Müller, I. Ohnheiser, S. Olsen, F. Rainer (eds.) Word-Formation. An International Handbook of the Languages of Europe, De Gruyter.

– Iacobini C., Corona L. Un’analisi diacronica dell’espressione della direzione del moto dal latino classico alle lingue romanze, É. Buchi, J.P. Chauveau, J.M. Pierrel (éd.): Actes du XXVIIe Congrès international de linguistique et de philologie romanes, 3 voll. Strasbourg : ÉLiPhi.