Philip Limerick, PhD student in Spanish Linguistics, has received a Willson Center Graduate Research Award for his project "Investigating Language Change in a Georgia Latino Community". ¡Felicitaciones, Philip!
Special Screening of I Like Poems and I Like Life (2015)
Presented by Filmmaker Daniel Rodríguez Moya
Opening comments by Fernando Valverde (Emory University)
and Luis Correa-Díaz (University of Georgia)
Ingrid Abisambra Miccheli
“Foreign Language Didactics: The Use of Literature in a Second Language Class, ‘Crónica de una muerte anunciada’ by Gabriel García Márquez”
“Third Language Acquisition of Object Marking in Brazilian Portuguese”
"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.