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Javier Cabezas Zapata

Javier Cabezas
PhD Candidate
Spanish Teaching Assistant
Director of the Spanish Language Community

Contact Information

Mary Lyndon Hall 218
Office Hours:
By appointment
Romance Languages

I am a PhD 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.

During 2016-2017, I taught courses in Spanish (1110, 2001, 1001E). Currently, I currently hold the position of Director of the Spanish Language Community in addition to teaching SPAN/LING 3050E. I also head up the Spanish Conversation Table

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!




Major Professor

Chad Howe

Chad Howe

Associate Professor

Committee Members

Timothy Gupton

Timothy Gupton

Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics
Diana Ranson

Diana L. Ranson

Professor of French and Spanish

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