María José Coperías-Aguilar Profile

ProfilesMaría José Coperías-Aguilar is a professor at the University of Valencia, where she teaches in the Department of English and German Philology.

MJ Coperías-Aguilar

She has a PhD in English Literature. Her main teaching areas are literature, cultural studies and English for specific purposes, especially for the media. She has participated in many international conferences and published widely on several fields of English studies both in books and journals. Her main areas of research are cultural studies, intercultural communicative competence, the media, and literature by women. She is a member, and the current Secretary, of the International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication (IALIC).

Selected publications:

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. & Gómez-Mompart, J.Ll. (2019). Hispanic cultural identity in US Spanish-Language newspapers. In R. A. Lind (Ed.), Race / gender / class / media: Considering diversity across audiences, content, and producers (pp. 109-114). New York, Routledge.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2019). Diversity and second language acquisition in the university classroom: A multilingual and multicultural setting. In A. Gras-Velázquez (Ed.), Project-based learning in second language acquisition: Building communities of practice in higher education (pp. 9-24). New York,  Routledge.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2015). Double intercultural dialogue in the Hispanic press in the United States: the case of New York newspapers. Language & Intercultural Communication, 15(3), 376-390.

Gómez-Mompart, J.L. & Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2014). Importancia de la prensa hispana. La victoria de Obama en los periódicos en español estadounidenses [The importance of the Hispanic press. The victory of Obama in newspapers in Spanish in the United States]. Comunicación y Sociedad / Communication and Society, 27(2), 101-124.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2010). Intercultural Communicative Competence as a Tool for Autonomous Learning. Revista de Estudios Canarios, 61, 87-98

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2009). Intercultural Communicative Competence in the Context of the European Higher Education Area. Language & Intercultural Communication, 9(4), 242-255.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2007). Dealing with Intercultural Communicative Competence in the Foreign Language Classroom. In Alcón, E. & Safont, P. (eds.), Intercultural Language Use and Language Learning, Dordrecht, Springer, 59-78.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (2002). Intercultural Communicative Competence: A Step beyond Communicative Competence. ELIA. Estudios de Lingüística Inglesa Aplicada, 3, 85-102.

Coperías-Aguilar, M.J. (1998). Intercultural (Mis)Communication. The Influence of L1 and C1 on L2 and C2: A Tentative Approach. Cuadernos de Filología Inglesa, 7(1), 99-113.


Work for CID:
María José Coperías-Aguilar wrote KC84: Double Intercultural Dialogue.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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