Institute of Culture and Society
University of Navarre
Esther Linares Bernabéu
Esther Linares Bernabéu was hired as a post-doctorate professor at the University of Navarre. She is a doctor in Philosophy and Arts. She has been a pre doctorate researcher in the GRIALE project entitled PROMETEO 2016/052 “Humor de género: observatorio de la identidad de mujeres y hombres a través del humor” (Gender humour: observatory for male and female identity by means of humour (Valencian Regional Government, 2016-19). She has specialised in pragmalinguistic studies on verbal humour, the discursive construction of female gender identity and the acquisition of second languages. Some of her most noteworthy publications are “El estilo de habla en el discurso directo como estrategia para la construcción del género en el monólogo humorístico”. (“Speech style in direct discourse as a strategy for constructing gender in humorous stand-up acts”) Revista Signos Estudios de Lingüística, (Signos Journal and Linguistics Studies )53(102) (2020); and “Subversive humour in Spanish stand-up comedy. Humor”, 33(1) (2020) (in collaboration with Leonor Ruiz Gurillo). Likewise, she has made some outstanding contributions in such prestigious journals as ELUA, Normas (Rules) or Pragmática Sociocultural (Sociocultural Pragmatics).