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Tags: Romance Languages

The article entitled "A parte dos Críticos de 2666, de Roberto Bolaño, como análise da globalização" [The Part About the Critics, in Roberto Bolaño's 2666, as an analysis of Globalization], authored by Portuguese PhD student, Fábio Mariano, appeared in the most recent volume of the journal Revista da Associação Brasileira de Hispanistas (abehache). Congratulations to Fábio Mariano! 
Gabriela Werner is one of the new Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTA) at the University of Georgia. She holds a B. A. – Teaching License in English Language and Literature Studies from the Federal University of Technology – Paraná (UTFPR). She has been an English as a second language (ESL) and Portuguese as an additional language (PAL) teacher since 2018. Her research interests include culture studies within teaching-learning…
Luana Santos is an M.A. student at the University of Georgia. Her research interests are Brazilian music and literature. Luana also has an M.A. in education from Universidade Federal de Sergipe and has been teaching English and Portuguese as additional languages for the last nine years, in diverse settings. She likes writing poetry, singing, and practicing the acoustic guitar.
The article entitled "El foco, la estructura informativa y el ser focalizador en el español cibaeño" [Focus, information structure, and focalizing ser in Cibaeño Spanish], authored by Dr. Timothy Gupton, appeared in the most recent volume of the journal Revista International de Lingüística Iberoamericana (RILI). Congratulations to Dr. Gupton! 
The article "Why we need a gradient approach to word order" recently appeared (ahead of print) in the journal Linguistics. An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Language Sciences. This project was led by Dr. Natalia Levishna (Max Planck Institute) and Dr. Savithry Namboodiripad (University of Michigan), and was co-authored by a team of international researchers including Dr. Timothy Gupton. ​​​​This paper started as collection of separate workshop…
Natalie Navarrete, a triple major in Spanish, Russian, and International Affairs, and a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, was recently named a 2023 Rhodes Scholar. Natalie is currently completing a national security-focused scholarship in Kazakhstan as a Boren Scholar. She spoke with Dr. Tim Gupton, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, about the value of her language studies at UGA (full video below): ...All of the language…
Originally from North Carolina, Kyohei is working towards a B.S. in Software Development from Georgia Gwinnett College. His research interests include cognition, machine learning, and information processing theory. He enjoys reading about a variety of topics, ranging from behavioral psychology to art history, among others. 
Congratulations to Darío Lizancos Robles on the successful defense of his doctoral dissertation entitled “Fluidez oral en ASL: Aplicaciones a los programas de estudio en el extranjero" ("Oral fluency in SLA: Applications to study-abroad programs"). Furthermore, we are happy to announce that Darío has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance, German, & Slavic Languages & Literatures at George…
Congratulations to University of Georgia's newest PhD in Romance Linguistics, Dr. María Morado-Vázquez, who successfully defended her dissertation, "La adquisición del orden sujeto-verbo en la intransitividad y la interfaz sintaxis-discurso: Un estudio sobre la entrada lingüística dirigida al estudiante" on July 15, 2022. Enhorabuena and Parabéns, Dr. Morado-Vázquez! Timothy Gupton (major professor) Chad Howe Avizia Long Margaret Quesada
Congratulations to Jorge García-Granados, who has successfully defended his dissertation, La travesía de tres Faustos andinos: Dramas de condenación en el Perú colonial del siglo XVIII. Congratulations, Dr. García-Granados!  Examination committee: Luis Correa-Díaz José Antonio Rodríguez-Garrido, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima (external evaluator) Alberto Villate Elizabet Wright (major professor)

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