Dr. Daria Protopopescu

Associate Professor of English
BA, University of Bucharest, 1998
MA, University of Bucharest, 1999
PhD, University of Bucharest, 2013
daria.protopopescu@lls.unibuc.ro
Office hours: by appointment

COURSES TAUGHT

Business Communication: Globalization, Business and Development

BIO & PUBLICATIONS

Daria Protopopescu has been teaching English Language and Linguistics, History of the English language and vocabulary and English Terminology and Business Communication at the University of Bucharest since 1999. Her research interests include the areas of linguistics, English syntax, history of the language and terminology. She was the recipient of a doctoral research scholarship at the University of Tilburg, The Netherlands (2007). She was a member of numerous research projects, the latest of which being Enhancing quality in innovative higher education about consumer awareness (ConsumeAware) – in partnership with the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland) as well as direct of the research project Cecuri de Inovare – Descrierea sintaxei limbii engleze folosind metalimbajul GRAALAN.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books and textbooks

  • Elements of English Terminology – Theories and Methods, Bucharest: E.U.B., 2014.
  • A Syntactic Approach to Adverbs in English and Romanian – Temporal and Aspectual Adverbs, Bucharest: E.U.B., 2014.
  • New Perspectives on English Grammar(co-author), Iasi: Institutul European, 2014.
  • English for Environmental Studies (co-author), Bucuresti: Redacţia Publicaţiilor pentru Străinătate, 2013.
  • Business English – Theory and Practice (editor), Bucharest: E.U.B., 2013.
  • The Syntax of Manner Adverbs in English and Romanian. Bucharest: E.U.B., 2012.

Journal articles and book chapters

  • Glossary of terms (co-author) for Consumer Protection Standards in Europe, ed. Slawomir Smyczek, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Placet, 2019.
  • ‘Word-formation patterns and terminological variation in air traffic and aviation terms – a contrastive analysis of English and Romanian’, in Foreign Language in Traffic Engineering Profession and Science, ed. Gordana Dimkovic-Telebakovic, Belgrade: Izd. Univerzitet u Beogradu – Saobraćajni fakultet, 2013, pp. 33-49.
  • ‘The Morphologization of Adverbs – An Instance of Grammaticalization’, in SCL, LXII, 1, 2011, pg. 57-71.
  • ‘Romanian Manner Adverbs – Syntactic Position’s, in SCL, LXIII, 2, 2012, pp. 203-215.
  • ‘Theories of Terminology – Past and Present’, in Studii şi cercetări de onomastică şi lexicologie (SCOL), anul VI, Nr. 1-2 / 2013, pp. 195-201.
  • ‘Derivational versus phrasal adverbials of manner’, in RJES / Romanian Journal of English Studies 1584-3734, vol. 11/2014, pp. 29-35.
  • ‘Multitudes of meaning, compensation and translation loss in P.G. Wodehouse’s Right Ho, Jeeves’, in Embracing Multitudes of Meaning, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2015, pp. 270-285.
  • ‘The Origin and Evolution of English Sentence Adverbs: An Instance of Secondary Grammaticalization’, 13th Conference on British and American Studies: Language Identity and Diversity in a Globalized World, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2017, pp. 24-38.