Antonio Romano

E-mail: antonio.romano(chiocciola)unito.it

Antonio Romano is Professor (habil. as Full Professor) at the Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of Turin and scientific director of the Laboratory of Experimental Phonetics "Arturo Genre" and Director of the Master in Translation for Cinema, TV and Multimedia.

After a graduation in 1994 at the Politecnico di Torino and a "Diplôme d'Études Approfondies" (D.E.A.) at the Université Stendhal in Grenoble (France), he attended a European PhD in Language Science in Grenoble. His doctoral dissertation (discussed in 1999) was judged "très honorable avec félicitations du Jury".

Address: c/o Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne - Università di Torino - via Sant'Ottavio, 20 - 10124 Torino - Italy.

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

His teaching activities in Italian Universities and abroad began in 1996. In the last years, he has been teaching in the following courses:

  • "General Linguistics" (54 hours) and "General Linguistics: Introduction to the study of the spoken languages" (27->54 hours) at the Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of Turin
  • "Glottology and Linguistics" at the School of Medicine of the University of Turin (Speech Therapy, 36 hours, and Audiometric Techniques, 24 hours).
  • "Glottology and Linguistics" at the Master in Traduzione per il Cinema, la TV e l'Editoria Multimediale (24h).

ONGOING RESEARCH ACTIVITY

Co-ordinator of AMPER Atlas Multimédia Prosodique de l'Espace Roman (with M. Contini) and director of the Italian committee (AMPER-ITA).

Research projects on specific issues.

Participation in the founding of AISV (Associazione Italiana di Scienze della Voce - Italian Association of Voice Sciences).

Member of the Direction Board (2004-2006 and 2011-2015).

Member of the Organising Committe of the X AISV (Turin, 2014).

THESES

Disseration: "Analisi della funzione di trasferimento del tratto vocale negli intervalli di chiusura della glottide ed estrazione dell'eccitazione glottidale".

D.E.A. Mémoire: "Développement d'un environnement de travail pour l'étude des structures sonores et intonatives de la parole".

PhD dissertation: "Analyse des structures prosodiques des dialectes et de l'italien régional parlés dans le Salento (Italie): approche linguistique et instrumentale".

AFFILIATIONS AND PRIZES

Department Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures of the University of Turin.

Member of the Direction Staff of the Department Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures (2011-).

Member of the Scientific Committe of the Dept. Library "G. Melchiori".

Member of the Self-assessment Commission of the Department Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Life member of the IPA - International Phonetic Association.

Member of the AISV - Associazione Italiana di Scienze della Voce.

Member of the Scientific Committee of the following journals: Bollettino dell'Atlante Linguistico Italiano (since 2003), Estudios de Fonética Experimental (since 2006), Estudos de Lingüística Galega (since 2007).

Winner of the prize "Apollo d'Argento" (2006) for his research in linguistics, granted by the Cultural Association "Il laboratorio - Archivio Storico Parabitano".

Habilitation as Full Professor (2013) in "Glottology and Linguistics" (ASN, Italian Ministery of University and Research).

Advisor for phonetic transcriptions of the Atlante Toponomastico del Piemonte Montano (ATPM 2005-2011).

Former expert in phonetics at CELI and Loquendo - Vocal Technology and Services S.p.A., Turin.

Publications:

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