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Javier Cabezas Zapata

Javier Cabezas
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PhD Candidate
Spanish Instructor of Record

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Romance Languages (Linguistics) at UGA. My current research includes language variation and change, grammaticalization, and computational and corpus linguistics. 

My dissertation aims to create a quantifiable system that can be used to measure grammaticalization from a synchronic perspective. Specifically, I examine temporal anchors and their gradience in Spanish.

In the past, I taught courses in Spanish (1110, 2001, 1001E), held the position of Director of the Spanish Language Community, and headed up the Spanish Conversation Table. Currently, I teach SPAN 2001 and SPAN 3050. I also lead the Spanish Conversation Table for LACSI.

Don't hesitate to contact me directly with any questions relative to my research or any of the programs and courses listed above. I look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

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Associate Professor

Committee Members

Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Professor of French and Spanish

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