Dr. Micah McKay’s article “‘Pasto sin fin del basurero’: Trash and Disposal in the Poetry of José Emilio Pacheco”

Dr. Micah McKay’s article “‘Pasto sin fin del basurero’: Trash and Disposal in the Poetry of José Emilio Pacheco,” (published in the Latin American Literary Review, vol. 47, no. 93) received an Honorable Mention as Best Article in the Humanities from the Mexico Section of the Latin American Studies Association. […]

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Dr. Alicia Cipria’s chapter, “Español neutro and marketing in Latin American and U.S. audiovisual media”

Dr. Cipria’s chapter, “Español neutro and marketing in Latin American and U.S. audiovisual media”, has been published as part of the collection Aspects of Latin American Spanish Dialectology. In honor of Terrell A. Morgan, by Díaz-Campos, Manuel and Sandro Sessarego (eds.) [IHLL 32] . (2021, John Benjamins) https://benjamins.com/catalog/ihll.32.09cip […]

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Dr. Erin O’Rourke’s co-authored chapter, “Intervocalic phonemic stop realization in Amazonian Peru: The case of Yagua Spanish”

Dr. Erin O’Rourke’s co-authored chapter on “Intervocalic phonemic stop realization in Amazonian Peru: The case of Yagua Spanish” appeared in Spanish Phonetics and Phonology in Contact: Studies from Africa, the Americas, and Spain, edited by Rajiv Rao (2020, John Benjamins) https://benjamins.com/catalog/ihll.28.06hen […]

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Dr. Micah McKay’s article, “Una imagen deliciosa sobre los escombros: la producción y estética de las ruinas en Trilogía sucia de La Habana,”

Micah McKay’s most recent article, “Una imagen deliciosa sobre los escombros: la producción y estética de las ruinas en Trilogía sucia de La Habana,” was published in Romance Notes in December, 2019. […]

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MLC congratulates its newest MA and PhD graduates

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics was well represented at the recent Fall Graduation, with several of our students completing their programs. In the pictures below you can see Cole Lewter, Michaela Nuesser, Julius Zirngibl, Timothy Alford, Katherine Lightfoot, and Marcel Foerster, during the event, accompanied by our chair Dr. Douglas Lightfoot and Dr. […]

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

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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