Dr Sol Rojas-Lizana

Lecturer

School of Languages and Cultures
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
i.rojaslizana@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56718

Overview

Sol's research interests include: (Critical) Discourse Analysis, Discursive Psychology, Perceived Discrimination, Critical Translation Studies and (Applied) Cognitive Linguistics.

Sol’s first university studies covered Spanish Literature/Education/Teacher Training at the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación in Chile. She did a BA Classics (Latin) and Honours in African Studies (literature) at the University of Cape Town with the thesis: Feminism and historical reality in two ‘third world’ writers: Mariama Bâ (Senegal) and Ángeles Mastreta (Mexico): a comparison. In 1994 Sol relocated to the Galapagos Islands where she worked 6 years as editor translator and library assistant for the Publications Unit of the Charles Darwin Foundation. In 2002 she graduated with an MA (Linguistics) from the University of Queensland and in 2007 with a PhD in the area of Discourse Analysis and Comparative Cultural Studies. She is currently a Lecturer at the School of Languages and Cultures, University of Queensland in Australia.

Research Interests

  • Discourse Studies
    Discourse Analysis from a decolonial perspective using tools from Critical Discourse Analysis and Discursive Psychology.
  • Perceived Discrimination
    Perceived Discrimination in the field of Discourse Analysis is the study of discourse from the perspective of the victims of discrimination. Qualitative analysis of open ended interviews are used as data.
  • Critical Translation Studies
    The phenomenon of manipulation and censorship in translations Spanish-English-Spanish
  • Applied Cognitive Linguistics
    The use of cognitive linguistics in the teaching of foreign languages (Spanish).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Cape Town
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Cape Town
  • Master of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Translator English-Spanish, NAATI
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

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