Dr. Alicia Urquidi Díaz


De la mente al diccionario. Innovación con metáforas y cambio semántico en el discurso económico mediático.  Abstract.

The doctorate was completed in 2017 in co-tutelle with the Universitat d’Alacant (País Valencià) and the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg. The defense took place in Bamberg on July 25th, 2017.

The dissertation was published by the University of Bamberg Press (volume 18 of the Bamberger Beiträge zur Linguistik series) and is available in full text at the university library OPUS server.


Short CV

Since 2018Master of Library and Information Studies at the University of British Columbia.
July 2018Dr. phil. in Romance Linguistics.
October 2011 – July 2017Doctoral Student in Romance Linguistics at the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg.
April 2014 – March 2015Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Department of Romance Linguistics at the University of Bamberg (Prof. Dr. Hans-Ingo Radatz).
August 2012 – July 2013Library Assistant at the Human Sciences Branch of the Bamberg University Library.
2010–2014Assistant Lecturer in Spanish Language and Spanish Linguistics at the University of Bamberg.
October 2010Magistra Artium in Romance Literature at the University of Bamberg. Thesis title: “Material de vida, material de novela” – lo poético en la vida, lo vital en la literatura y la obra de Roberto Bolaño.
2008–2010Student Librarian at the Central Branch of the Bamberg University Library.
2009–2010Student Assistant at the Department of International Relations at the University of Bamberg.
2007–2010Magister Artium in Romance Studies (Hispanic Literature) at the Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, with minors in Political Science and Computing in the Humanities.
2005–2006Academic exchange at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, in Tübingen, Germany.
2003–2006Undergraduate studies in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.