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Name: Alexandra  Bagasheva
Institution: University of Sofia
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State and/or Country: Bulgaria   
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
Selected Publications: • “Reflexes of theorizing temporality in language – aspect and thematic relations reconsidered from a cognitive semantics perspective”, in Litora Psycholinguistica: Selected Papers in Honor of Penka Baltova, Sema RSH 2002, p. 236 - 245
• “Misrepresenting America - from ‘exotic’ grammars to universal human cognition - Yucatec Mayan classifiers as tensors - the identity of a language”, in Proceedings of the America Across Cultures: Europe and Beyond Conference, held in Veliko Turnovo 7- 9 April 2002
• “On the semantics of some types of event construal in English and Bulgarian” в Съпоставително езикознание, 1/2003, стр. 17- 24
• “Some Remarks On Boundedness Modeling in Resultatives in English and Their Bulgarian Equivalents” in Proceedings of Plovdiv University 10th Anniversary Conference “Dialogues”: American Studies in an International Context, Printing House Zombori, 2002, p. 17-23
Явлението “глаголни класове” в английски и някои типологични следствия от него, в “Словото класическо и ново” т. 2, стр. 204-214
• In Search of the Language Organ (Re-visiting some conceptual discontinuities in linguistic theory) in Journal of American and Transatlantic Studies Issue 2, 02 10 2007
• Картина на метафората в лингвистиката (за природата на лингвистичното познание и за езиковата картина на света) (под печат в сборника на ФКНФ за 2007 г.)
• Глаголът в предлога, предлогът в глагола. (в съавторство с М. Събев); в сборника “За езика и човека” , Университетско издателство СУ “Св. Климент Охридски”, 2007
• Can a bluestocking be a Potterhead? What can boundary crossing and conceptual blending theory tell us about English exocentric compounds?, BSBS, Blagoevgrad, 2007
• Teaching General Linguistics – Tradition and Perspectives: (The teaching of General Linguistics to 1st year students of British and American Studies at Sofia University) – Plovdiv workshop 2008
• The globalizing discourse(s) of linguistics in the 21st century. BSBS Conference Proceedings (a selection), Sofia University Press, 2009
Courses Taught: Introduction to General Linguistics
English Syntax (Functional)
Analytical English Grammar
Language and Mind
Linguistic Anthropology
Introduction to semantics
Reviewer of: Semantics: An Introduction to Meaning in Language (LL Issue 21.1565)
Questioning Linguistics (LL Issue 20.2375)

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