Prof. Milena Žic Fuchs

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2014 Chair of the ERC Advanced Grant Panel SH4 “The Human Mind and Its Complexity“
2013 Full Member of Academia Europaea
2010 Full Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2008 Full Professor
2002-11 Chair of Linguistics, Department of English, University of Zagreb
2002-10 Associate Member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
1996 Associate Professor
1995/96 New York State University at Buffalo (SUNY), teaches course European Structuralism vs. Cognitive Linguistics, graduate level for PhD candidates in Linguistics and Cognitive Science
1990 Assistant Professor
1989 PhD in Linguistics at the University of Zagreb
1984/85 Doctoral Fulbright scholarship, Linguistics Department, UCLA
1982 MA in Linguistics at the University of Zagreb
1978 Assistant, Chair of Linguistics, English Department, University of Zagreb
1977 BA in English language and literature, and ethnology, University of Zagreb

Research interests
Semantics, Cognitive Linguistics, discourse analysis, syntax, sociolinguistics

Undergraduate courses
Semantics

Graduate courses
Cognitive Linguistics
(Linguistic seminars: Discourse Analysis, Semantics, Syntax – not on offer in 2012-13)

PhD courses
PhD Programme in Linguistics, University of Zagreb: Semantics, Cognitive Linguistics, and American linguistics
PhD Programme in FL Education, University of Zagreb: Cognitive Linguistics
PhD Programme in Linguistics, University of Osijek: Semantics, and European Structuralism vs. Cognitive Linguistics

Other

2009- Chair of the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation (ESF)
2009- Chair of the Council for the Humanities of the National Science Council in Croatia
2008- Member of ERC Panel (European Research Council) “The Human Mind and Its Complexity” for Advanced Grants
2005-2008 Member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities of the European Science Foundation
2005- Member of the Editorial Board of Jezikoslovlje
2003- Member of the Committee for National Science Awards in the Humanities, Croatia
2003-2009 Member of the Council for Scholarly Publications and Journals of the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
1999–2000 Minister of Science and Technology
1998-2002 Member of the National Scientific Council of Croatia
1994-1999 Member of the Council for Linguistics and the Croatian language, Ministry of Science and Technology
1994-1995 Chair of the Council for Scholarly Publications and Journals, Ministry of Science and Technology
1991-1998 Editor-in-Chief of journal Suvremena lingvistika
1978-1988 Member and editorial assistant of journal Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia

Scientific Research Projects
2007 –  Principal researcher: Theoretical cognitive linguistic research of Croatian and other languages, (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, project no. 130-1301049-1047)
2005 – 2007    Principal researcher: Cognitive linguistic research of Croatian and English (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, project no. 0130547)
1996 – 2001    Principal researcher: Semantic fields and syntax (Ministry of Science and Technology, project no. 130719)
1991 – 1996    Principal researcher: Principles of lexical organization at the Institute of Linguistics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb (Ministry of Science and Technology project no. 6-03-217)

Selected bibliography
Books

° Cognitive Linguistics: Convergence and Expansion. (eds. Brdar, Mario, Gries, stefan, Žic Fuchs, Milena). Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2011. (monograph)
° Kognitivna lingvistika i jezične strukture: engleski present perfect. Zagreb: Nakladni zavod Globus, 2009. (monograph)
° Rječnik kratica. (with Stjepan Babić, Vlatko Broz i Sanja Fulgosi). Zagreb: Nakladni zavod Globus, 2007. (dictionary)
° Znanje o jeziku i znanje o svijetu. Zagreb: Filozofski fakultet, Odsjek za opću lingvistiku i orijentalne studije, 1991. (monograph)

Articles
“Communication technologies and their influence on language: Reshuffling tenses in Croatian SMS text messaging” (with Nina Tuđman Vuković). In: Jezikoslovlje 9, 2008., 1-2, pp. 109-122
“Metaphorical processes as basis of proper names” (with Dunja Brozović Rončević). In: Quaderni Internazionali di Rivista italiana di onomastica: RIOn International Series 1. 1, 2005., pp. 33-44
“Communication technologies and their influence on language: an example from Croatian”. In: Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia. 47-48. 2002-2003. pp. 597-608
“’Here’ and ‘There’ in Croatian: A Case Study of an Urban Standard Variety”. In: The Construal of Space in language and Thought, Dirven, René, Pütz, Martin (eds.), Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1997., pp. 49-62

Complete bibliography
http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=83311&lang=EN

Full biography available at
http://info.hazu.hr/en/member_of_academy/personal_pages/m_z_fuchs_en