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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Dr. Micah McKay’s co-edited volume, “Environmental Cultural Studies Through Time: The Luso-Hispanic World”

Dr. Micah McKay’s co-edited volume, with Kata Beilin and Kathleen Connolly, “Environmental Cultural Studies Through Time: The Luso-Hispanic World,” was published by Hispanic Issues On Line (University of Minnesota Press) in November, 2019. The volume feature’s Dr. McKay’s article, “Trash and the Coming Community: Portrayals of Trash and Trash Workers in Argentina and Brazil.” […]

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

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 […]

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Dr. Corbalán’s latest co-edited book, “Todos a movilizarse: Protesta y activismo social en la España del siglo XXI”

Dr. Ana Corbalán completed her latest co-edited (with María José Hellín) book, Todos a movilizarse: Protesta y activismo social en la España del siglo XXI. Published by Anthropos.  https://www.anthropos-editorial.com/DETALLE/TODOS-A-MOVILIZARSE-DA-008 […]

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Spanish Program hosts Spanish Clubs Convention SC18

For many years the Spanish Program has proudly hosted the Spanish Convention, which is organized in conjunction with La Federación de los Círculos del Español de Alabama (FCEA). The Spanish Convention brings together Alabama high school Spanish clubs for a fun day of competitions and events every spring. High school students have the opportunity to see […]

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