Santiago Arrniz-Parra, originally from Seville, Spain, is a Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics. He received a B.A. in English Studies and an M.A. in Linguistics, Literature, and Culture Studies at the University of Seville. Santiagos research interests include Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Syntax, SLA, and Computational Linguistics. More specifically, his recent research has focused on a corpus-based analysis for the development of a predictive text tool for oncological children, as part of the Proyecto Sinergia at University of Seville in collaboration with the AEetc (an acronym for Spanish Association for the Effects of Oncological Treatment). Current projects include the study of the acquisition of humor by second language learners in the target language from the point of view of the Relevance Theory.
Doctoral Student, Hispanic Linguistics