Sarah Schlemmer is a 3rd year PhD candidate from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Department of English Philology I. While pursuing her PhD, she is currently working as an assistant teacher in the same department, teaching subjects on English language and Linguistics. Besides being a part-time university lecturer, she is a freelance English, German and Spanish teacher, translator and proofreader.
Sarah holds a BA in English Studies as well as an MA in English Linguistics: New Applications and International Communication, both from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. During her studies she was involved in the organization of conferences celebrated in our faculty (X Jornadas Internacionales de Estudios de la Mujer, EMEL 2014) and participated actively in research such as the project “Linguistic and social stereotypes in Europe: the identification and characterization of L2 accents in English” led by Dr. Gitte Kristiansen and the EUROVIDMOD project led by Dr. Juana Marín Arrese.
- Schlemmer, S., Ilian, L. 2014. The Representation of ‘women issues’: A Contrastive Analysis of Multimodal Realizations. X Jornadas Internacionales de Estudios de la Mujer, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
- Kristiansen, G., Schlemmer, S. 2014. Awareness and Perceptions of L2 accents: and Experimental Study of English as a Lingua Franca in Europe. IX Congreso Internacional AELCO “Applied Cognitive Linguistics: New Challenges”, Universidad de Extremadura.
- Schlemmer, S. 2015. The Use of Force Dynamic Expressions in Discourse Addressed to Women: A Contrastive Analysis. I Dissertation Proposal Workshop, Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
- Kristiansen, G., Schlemmer, S. 2015. Attitudes towards L2 accents: An Experimental Study of English as a Lingua Franca. 13th International Congress of Cognitive Linguistics ICLC, University of Northumbria.
- Linguistic immersion grant, (to New York) , awarded by Ministerio de Educación in 2013.
- Collaboration grant with the Department of English Philology I, Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2013 (involved working on project led by Dr. Gitte Kristiansen).