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Notes on Contributors FRANCISCO ALONSO-ALMEIDA is Senior Lecturer of English Historical Linguistics at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. His research interests include aspects of historical linguistics and manuscript studies, although his major research area is in the field of medical manuscripts and texts from a pragmatic and discourse perspective. Currently he is leading a project, which aims at the construction of a corpus of English recipes from 1375 to 1850, the Corpus of Early English Recipes (CoER). He has published extensively on recipes and their linguistic configuration in leading journals of the area. He also works on PDE scientific texts to study aspects related to modality. He is team leader of the project Evidentiality of a Multisciplinary Corpus of English Scientific Papers, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation. He also collaborates in a project dealing with the remote identification of users through handwriting and biometric parameters (project funded by Telefónica). ROSARIO CABALLERO is Associate Professor in English Language at the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Her main research areas are Cognitive Linguistics, and Genre and Discourse Analysis. Over the past years she has been working on issues related to metaphor in various genres and has given several invited talks on the topic (universities of Florence, Växjo, Zaragoza, Logroño). She has published several articles on these topics in international journals such as English for Specific Purposes (“How to talk shop through metaphor: Bringing metaphor research to the ESP classroom”), Applied Linguistics (“Metaphor and...
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