Amaia Munarriz-Ibarrola

University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU
Dept. of Linguistics and Basque Studies
Faculty of Arts
Paseo de la Universidad, 5
01006 Vitoria-Gasteiz
+34 945 014390
amaia.munarriz@ehu.eus

orcid.org/0000-0002-1272-1142
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/I-2575-2015

She holds a BA degree in Basque Philology (2006) and a Ph.D. in Linguistics (2015) by the University of the Basque Country. She approached Basque aphasia research by a collaboration grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, a research field which she developed thanks to the predoctoral fellowship by the Basque Government. In 2015 she defended her International Ph.D. entitled "Language organisation in the bilingual brain: a case study on Spanish-Basque bilingual aphasia" developed under the supervision of Professor Maria José Ezeizabarrena. Over the last few years she has participated in a series of financed research projects and she has presented her research in several conferences on neuropsycholinguistics and bilingualism. She did a research stay in 2010 in ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice (Bangor, UK).

From 2009 on she is assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics and Basque Studies at the Faculty of Arts of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Language disorders (aphasia), bilingualism, language contact, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics.

EDUCATION

2008-2015 Ph.D. in Linguistics (International Ph.D.), UPV/EHU
Title: Hizkuntzen antolaketa burmuin elebidunean: gaztelania-euskara elebidun afasiko baten kasu-azterketa [Language organisation in the bilingual brain: a case study on Spanish-Basque bilingual aphasia]
Supervisor: M.J. Ezeizabarrena (UPV/EHU)

February 2009 Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica (CAP), Universidad de Navarra

June 2008 Diploma de Estudios Avanzados, UPV/EHU

2002-2006 Graduated with distinction in Basque Philology from the UPV/EHU

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2006-2010 Predoctoral fellowship, Basque Government (Ref: BFI06.65)

2005-2006 Collaboration Grant, Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia

PARTICIPATION IN FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS (last 5 years)

Title: "Estudio de la competencia léxica y gramatical de individuos bilingües" [FFI2015-68589-C2-1-P]
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
Duration: 2016 – 2018
Principal Investigator: Maria José Ezeizabarrena (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists" [CATs, COST action IS1208]. Working group 2 ("Aphasia Assessment and Outcomes")
Funding agency: European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Duration: 2013 - 2017
Principal Investigator: Marian Brady (Glasgow Caledonian University)

Title: "Adquisición enseñanza y usos del lenguaje. Euskara, bilingüismo y plurilingüismo" [IT676-13]
Funding agency: Basque Government
Duration: 2013 - 2015
Principal Investigator: Itziar Idiazabal (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Aproximación al estudio de la competencia léxica y gramatical de los bilingües; metodologías experimentales y no experimentales" [FF2012-378884-C03-02])
Funding agency: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
Duration: 2013 – 2016
Principal Investigator: Maria José Ezeizabarrena (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Adquisición de lenguas, literatura y traducción en la formación plurilingüe" [UFI11/06]
Funding agency: Basque Government
Duration: 2012 - 2015
Principal Investigator: Maria Pilar García Mayo (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Hizkuntzaren Jabekuntza eta Erabilerak. Euskara, Elebitasuna eta Eleaniztasuna (HIJE) / Adquisición y usos del Lenguaje. Euskara, Bilingüismo y Multilingüismo" [IT-418-10]
Funding agency: Basque Government
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Principal Investigator: Itziar Idiazabal (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Bilingüismo y Neurociencia Cognitiva CSD2007-00012"
Funding agency: CONSOLIDER-INGENIO, Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia.
Duration: 2007 - 2013
Principal Investigator: Nuria Sebastián-Gallés (Universidad Pompeu Fabra)
Head of the Linguistics group: Itziar Laka (UPV/EHU)

Title: "Bilingüismo y multilingüismo: adquisición, enseñanza y usos de las lenguas. Criterios explicativos del desarrollo lingüístico. BIMUDES" [FFI2009-13956-C02-01 (2009-2011) subprograma FILO)]
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN)
Duration: 2010 - 2012
Principal Investigator: Itziar Idiazabal (UPV/EHU)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ezeizabarrena, M. J. & Munarriz, A. (forthcoming). "Subject advantage in the production of relative clauses in Basque". In Lauchlan, F. & Parafita Couto, M. C. (Eds.), Bilingualism and Minority Languages in Europe: Current trends and developments. Newcastle (UK): Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ezeizabarrena, M. J.; Munarriz, A. & Loidi, U. (in press). "Bilingual production of relative clauses in languages with opposite head-complement directionality". In Bellamy, K.; Child, M.; Muntendam, A. & Parafita Couto, M. C. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary approaches to bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Munarriz, A. (in press). "The influence of structural distance in cross-linguistic transfer: a case study on Spanish-Basque bilingual aphasia". In Bellamy, K.; Child, M.; Muntendam, A. & Parafita Couto, M. C. (Eds.), Multidisciplinary approaches to bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Munarriz, A. (2015). Hizkuntzen antolaketa burmuin elebidunean: gaztelania-euskara elebidun afasiko baten kasu-azterketa. UPV/EHU.

Munarriz, A. (2015). "Irudikapen fonologikoa gaztelania-euskara afasia elebidunean". In Ezeizabarrena, M. J. & Gómez, R. (Eds.), Eridenen du zerzaz kontenta. Sailkideen omenaldia Henrike Knörr irakasleari (1947-2008). Bilbo: UPV/EHU, 437-456.

Parafita Couto, M. C., Munarriz, A., Epelde, I., Deuchar, M. & Oyharçabal, B. (2015). "Gender conflict resolution in Spanish–Basque mixed DPs". Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 18 (2), 304-323.

Munarriz, A. & Parafita Couto, M. C. (2014). "¿Cómo estudiar el cambio de código? Incorporación de diferentes metodologías en el caso de varias comunidades bilingües". In Epelde, I. (Ed.). Lapurdum. Basque Studies Review, XVIII, 43-73.

Munarriz, A. Ezeizabarrena, M. J. & Gutierrez-Mangado, M. J. (2014, online). "Differential and selective morpho-syntactic impairment in Spanish-Basque bilingual aphasia". Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Available on CJO 2014 doi:10.1017/S136672891400042X.

Ezeizabarrena, M.J. & Munarriz, A. (2012). "Orden de palabras en los enunciados mixtos (euskera-castellano) de bilingües típicos y atípicos". In Cestero Mancera, A. M., Molina Martos, I. & Paredes García, F. (Eds.), La lengua, lugar de encuentro. Madrid: Universidad de Alcalá, 3893-3902.

Munarriz, A. (2010). "La representación fonológica en la anomia bilingüe". Gutiérrez, Y.Mª; S. Martínez-Ferreiro et alii (Eds.) Interlingüística, XX. Barcelona: SPUAB, 1-11.

Munarriz, A. & Ezeizabarrena, M. J. (2009). "Parafasias fonológicas en el habla de un bilingüe adulto". In Bretones Callejas, C. M. et al. (Eds.), Applied Linguistics Now: Understanding Language and Mind. La lingüística Aplicada Actual: Comprendiendo el lenguaje y la mente. Almería: Universidad de Almería, 877-888.

Munarriz, A. & Ezeizabarrena, M. J. (2009). "La denominación como instrumento para el diagnóstico de la anomia". Marrero, V. & Pineda, I. (Eds.), La Lingüística ante el reto de la aplicación clínica. Madrid: Euphonia Ediciones & UNED, 159-167.

RESEARCH STAYS

ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory & Practice, Bangor (Wales, UK)
Date: 14/02/2010- 14/05/2010

SELECTED CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS (last 5 years)

Munarriz, A. & Ezeizabarrena, M. J., (2015). "The influence of structural distance across linguistic levels in Spanish-Basque bilingual aphasia". Oral presentation. Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference (EPC). Madrid, 7-9 October.

Ezeizabarrena, M. J., Munarriz, A. & Loidi, U. (2015). "Bilingual's production of relative clauses in languages with the opposite head-complement directionality". Poster presentation. Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone world (BHL). Leiden (Netherlands), 14-16 January.

Munarriz, A. (2014). "The role of typological distance in differential impairments in bilingual aphasia: evidence from Spanish-Basque bilingual agrammatism". Oral presentation. 15th Science of Aphasia Conference. Venice (Italy), 19-23 September.

Munarriz, A. (2013). "Another piece of evidence for processing based accounts". Poster presentation. 51st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia. Luzern (Switzerland), 20-22 October.

Ezeizabarrena, M. J., Iraola, M. & Munarriz, A. (2013) "Subject marking in the Basque language of early simultaneous and successive bilinguals". Oral presentation. International Congress of Linguist. Workshop: Native language influence in second language acquisition. Geneva (Switzerland), 22-27 July.

Munarriz A., Ezeizabarena, M. J. & Gutierrez-Mangado M. J. (2012). "Asymmetries in the linguistic impairment of a Spanish-Basque bilingual with chronic aphasia: Wh-questions and relative clauses" Oral presentation. International conference: 'NPL Aphasia. Neuropsycholinguistic Perspectives on Aphasia'. Toulousse (France), 21-23 June.

Parafita Couto, M. C., Munarriz A., Epelde, I., Deuchar, M. & Oyharçabal, B. (2011). "How do Basque-Spanish bilinguals handle gender in code-switching?" Poster presentation. Aix-en-Provence Workshop on Bilingualism. Aix-en-Provence (France), 12-14 September.

Ezeizabarrena, M.J. & Munarriz, A. (2011). "Orden de palabras en los enunciados mixtos (euskera-castellano) de bilingües típicos y atípicos". Oral presentation. XVI Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de la América Latina (ALFAL). Alcalá de Henares, 6-9 June.