Idoya Cancelas-León received a BA (July 2017) in Foreign Languages from the University of Vigo, with specialization in English, and an MA (July 2018) in Advanced English Studies from the University of Santiago de Compostela. During 2018 and early in 2019 she worked under contract for the project ViEW (‘Variation in English Worldwide’) at the University of Vigo, helping to transcribe and codify the written texts for the Gibraltar component of the International Corpus of English (ICE-GBR).
Idoya holds a four-year FPI grant (ref. PRE2018-086225; 01/07/2019 - 30/06/2023) from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. She is examining first person epistemic parentheticals in World Englishes, under the supervision of María José López-Couso and Belén Méndez-Naya.
Department of English and German
Facultad de Filología
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
E-15782 Santiago de Compostela, SPAIN
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MA Dissertation (July 2018): Exploring verbal complementation profiles in World Englishes. Ditransitive and transfer-caused-motion patterns in Indian and British English. Supervisors: Teresa Fanego and Elena Seoane.
(2022). Introducción. As clases de palabras en inglés e os principais procesos de formación de palabras. (Colección Unidades Didácticas; Servizo de Normalización Lingüística). Santiago de Compostela: Servizo de Publicacións e Intercambio Científico. ISBN: 9788419155139. [First author, with Ignacio Palacios-Martínez]
24-25 January 2022: English on the move: discourse and cognitive-functional approaches to linguistic variation (UPCEL 2022), Universidad Complutense de Madrid: "Examining first-person epistemic parentheticals across varieties of English: the case of I believe, I guess and I suppose in Hong Kong English and British English".
17-18 June 2021: New voices in English studies. ASYRAS VII Conference: "Comment clauses in World Englishes: A pilot study of I believe, I guess and I suppose in Hong Kong English".
1-2 July 2021: II AEDEAN Doctoral Seminar, University of Alicante: "First-person epistemic parentheticals in World Englishes: A cross-varietal comparison".
6 November 2020: IDAES Graduate Day 2020, University of A Coruña: "A preliminary approach to first person epistemic parentheticals in World Englishes".
3 May 2019: IDAES Graduate Day 2019, University of Santiago de Compostela: “Exploring verbal complementation profiles in World Englishes”.