The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Milwaukee and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UW-Madison are pleased to announce the 6th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (LHLS6), to be held on September 29-30, 2017 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. This Symposium will include presentations on different fields of descriptive, applied, social and theoretical linguistics from a synchronic or diachronic perspective. Language contact issues will be highlighted in this event.
Curtin Hall, room 175
3243 N. Downer Avenue. Milwaukee WI 53211
September 29-30, 2017
Professor of Galician and Portuguese Philology, he teaches in the School of Philology and is a Research Scholar in the Instituto da Lingua Galega, University of Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain). He holds a B.A. in Romance Philology (1982) and a Ph.D. (1989) at USC. His research interests include phonetics and phonology, language variation, contact and standardization, and historiography of linguistics. He has taken part in multiple research projects in these fields, and is PI in the Cambio lingüístico no galego actual project. The projects he has participated in and/or directed include: Cambio lingüístico no galego actual, Corpus Oral Informatizado da Lingua Galega (CORILGA), Dicionario de pronuncia da lingua galega, Contacto e cambio lingüístico en galego, Gramática da lingua galega, and Estudo perceptivo da variación prosódica dialectal do galego. He has been general editor of the journal Cadernos de Lingua since 1990, as well as a permanent member of the Real Academia Galega since 2012.
Patricia Giménez-Eguíbar is an Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Western Oregon University and current Chair of the Modern Languages Department. She received her PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010 and she graduated with two BA in Spanish Philology and Italian Philology from the University of Salamanca. Her research focuses on socio-historical approach to language especially on how social and cultural factor combine to influence lexical changes. Among her publications are Algunas cuestiones sobre la pérdida de arabismos (Romance Philology, 2011), Attitudes Toward Lexical Arabisms in 16th Century Spanish Texts (John Benjamins, 2016) and Obras completas by José Ortega y Gasset (Taurus, 2009). She has worked as an assistant researcher for the Real Academia Española (RAE) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) for the New Historical Dictionary of Spanish (Nuevo Diccionario Histórico del Español) and Fundación Ortega y Gasset.
Ana María Casas Olcoz, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Milwaukee
Jesús Alberto García Bonilla, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Milwaukee
Mark Hanson, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Milwaukee
Isabel Méndez Santalla, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Milwaukee
Gabriel Rei-Doval, Co-chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Milwaukee
Fernando Tejedo, Co-chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison
1st UWM Symposium on Luso-Hispanic Linguistics
2nd UWM Symposium on Luso-Hispanic Linguistics
3rd Luso-Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
4th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
5th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
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