Morphosyntactic change in the brain: capitalizing on language variation in Italo-Romance
Michele Loporcaro is Professor of Romance Linguistics at the University of Zurich. Born in Rome, he studied in Pisa and Vienna and obtained his PhD in linguistics at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (1993). He held previous positions at the Universities of Padova and Cosenza, in addition to visiting professorships in several universities in Europe and the USA, and visiting fellowships at Magdalen College Oxford (2012) and Wisseschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2013-14). He is also a fellow of Academia Europaea and received in 2012 the Premio Antonio Feltrinelli from the Accademia dei Lincei for his work in Italian linguistics.