"Phonological Intuitions vs. Speech Production in Italian and Catalan"
Brian Gravely: “Ulo u? A Diachronic View of the Grammaticalization of the Galician u”
Gary Waters: “Interpretatio et Inventio: The Tragic in Italian Renaissance Poetics”
Jenna Robinson (PhD student, Hispanic Linguistics) and Mary Virginia Hahn (MA student, Hispanic Linguistics) presented a poster on the second language acquisition of Spanish syntax and pragmatics at the Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World (BHL) conference at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL on Friday, January 27, 2017.
Dr. Tim Gupton has published a book chapter entitled “Early minority language acquirers of Spanish exhibit focus-related interface asymmetries: Word order alternation and optionality in Spanish-Catalan, Spanish-Galician, and Spanish-English bilinguals” in an edited volume entitled Bilingualism and Minority Languages in Europe published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Dr. Peggy Renwick has been published in two articles recently:
The first is "Phonetic Distinctiveness vs. Lexical Contrastiveness in Non-Robust Phonemic Contrasts," co-authored with D. R. Ladd and published in Laboratory Phonology in December 2016; it’s freely available.
Dr. Renwick has been awarded a Willson Center Research Fellowship for the 2017 - 2018 academic year, for her project titled "Mapping Spoken Language in Digital and Social Space: Evidence from Italian.” Congratulations!
Romance Languages Colloquium: Special Guest Gilbert Laumord, Artistic Director of SIYAJ Theater Company
Wednesday, February 8th 2:30PM
"L’ESPRIT GWOKA: Vers une définition d’une pratique culturelle caribéenne"
Dr. Paulo Caetano
"Discursive changes and orientations to difference in racial relations in Brazil"
Special Guest Colloquium:
Amanda Powell, University of Oregon
“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation”