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Sonja Starc

Sonja Starc is Associate Prof. in Slovene language, Text and Discourse, and Multimodal texts at the University of Primorska, Slovenia, Faculty of Education. Her previous work experiences encompass many educational fields, as teacher of Slovene in high school, adviser on the Slovene language for the National Institute of Education and National Examination centre, editor of the journal Slovene in Schools, editer and coediter of scientific monographs in Slovene and English. She was a member of the National Commission for Matura, currently she is a member of Slavists'  and European Systemic Functional Linguistics Associations. She has organized international conferences, including the 22nd ESFLCW, and publishes articles in Slovene and English. Her research areas are the application of SFL to the Slovene language, Slovene as L2, Slovene as an academic language, multimodal texts and varieties of discourse (advertisements, textbooks, scientific articles).


Some recent publications 

STARC, Sonja (ed).2012. Akademski jeziki v času globalizacije = Academic languages in the era of globalisation, (Knjižnica Annales Ludus). Koper: Univerza na Primorskem, Znanstveno-raziskovalno središče, Univerzitetna založba Annales. 334 p. ISBN 978-961-6862-28-8.

STARC, Sonja (ed), JONES, Carys (ed), MAIORANI, Arianna (ed). 2015. Meaning making in text : multimodal and multilingual functional perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 302 p. ISBN 978-1-137-47729-3.

STARC, Sonja. 2014. Multimodal advertisement as a genre within a historical context. MAIORANI, Arianna, CHRISTIE, Christine (eds). Multimodal epistemologies : towards an integrated framework, (Routledge studies in multimodality, 11). New York; London: Routledge. 94–107. 

STARC, Sonja. 2015. Jezik usvajamo in se ga učimo iz besedila - neumetnostnega in umetnostnega. Jezik in slovstvo, ISSN 0021-6933. 60/3–4. 151–159, 252.

STARC, Sonja. 2015. The differences in text structure between advertisements and classified advertisements from a diachronic perspective. BANKS, David (ed). Aspects linguistiques de la "petite annonce". Paris: l'Harmattan. 25–35. 

STARC, Sonja.2015. Decoding multimodal text by untrained readers: a message for mother tongue pedagogy. STARC, Sonja, JONES, Carys, MAIORANI, Arianna (eds). Meaning making in text : multimodal and multilingual functional perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 223–244.  

STARC, Sonja. 2016. Obravnavanje besedila v delih Jožeta Toporišiča. KRŽIŠNIK, Erika, HLADNIK, Miran (eds). Toporišičeva obdobja, (Obdobja, ISSN 1408-211X, Simpozij, = Symposium, 35). Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. 335–342. http://centerslo.si/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Starc.pdf.


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