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Dr Maria del Mar Vanrell Bosch
Dr Maria del Mar Vanrell Bosch
Tenure-track contract Lecturer with a PhD
Catalan Philology

Dr Maria del Mar Vanrell Bosch


Brief CV

Currently Dr. Maria del Mar Vanrell Bosch is an assistant professor at the Departament de Filologia Catalana i Lingüística General of the Universitat de les Illes Balears. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Catalan Philology at the Universitat de les Illes Balears in 2003 and then worked for two years as an associate lecturer at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona where she defended her Ph.D. dissertation in 2011. From October 2011 to September 2013 she worked as a postdoctoral researcher Alliance 4U at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. After this period, she worked as a postdoc/instructor until September 2016 at the Institut für Romanische Philologie of the Freie Universität Berlin. Her research activity spans several fields: intonational phonology of Romance languages, prosody-syntax and prosody-pragmatics interfaces, early acquisition of these interfaces, speech perception and processing, and methodological issues concerning ecological validity in data elicitation. Her research track record includes almost 70 publications, over 20 talks as invited speaker and over 100 presentations at national/international conferences. In 2010 she received the Best Student Paper award at Speech Prosody 2010 (Chicago, USA). She has also taught a variety of language and linguistics courses at different institutions (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Freie Universität Berlin, Universidad de Costa Rica, among others).


Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
09/09/2019 31/07/2020 Tuesday 14.00 15.00 BG 16

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2019-20

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
20717 - Descriptive Grammar of Catalan: Morphology and Lexicology
22132 - Final Degree Project
22112 - Initial Reading and Writing
20718 - Language Variation
20750 - Teaching Catalan as a L2
11515 - The Catalan Dialectal Variation understood as Heritage

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Degree
11514 - Pragmatics, Discourse and Oral Language
20726 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Catalan Language and Literature2017-18, 2018-19
22112 - Initial Reading and Writing
  • Degree in Primary Education 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
22126 - Practical Classes I
  • Degree in Primary Education 2018-19
22131 - Language Skills for Primary Education: Teaching-Learning of Catalan
  • Degree in Primary Education 2016-17, 2018-19
22132 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Primary Education 2017-18, 2018-19


Research groups

Group Membership type
Sociolinguistics of the Balearic Islands (GRESIB) Main researcher
Research group in linguistic analysis (GRALing) Collaborator
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