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Being Intense in Portuguese and Spanish: Corpus Approaches to Tracking Language Change

3031 Houser Hall

Public lecture given by Dr. Chad Howe, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of Georgia. This presentation will focus on the use of corpus data in understanding ongoing linguistic change in Spanish and Portuguese intensifiers. Intensifiers are known to be prime candidates for gauging language change and variation (across regions and age groups)

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Language and Identity Against All Odds: Judeo-Spanish in Istanbul and New York City

3031 Houser Hall

Dr. Rey Romero (University of Houston-Downtown) will address the role of language in society and the incidence of sociopolitical contexts in language development and use, with a focus on language shift, language and identity, and language maintenance. Dr. Romero is an Associate Professor of Spanish (Ph.D., Georgetown University) at The University of Houston-Downtown. In addition

Spanish Section Great Welcome Gathering (GWG)

ten Hoor Hall 116

¡Celebremos! The Spanish section Great Welcome Gathering  (GWG) will take place on Thursday, September 19, 3:30-6, in 116 Ten Hoor. Like last year, we are getting together as the Spanish section all faculty (TT, FTTI, PTTIs), graduate students, and undergraduate students from Spanish Club/LEASF and Spanish Honor Society - to socialize and get acquainted at