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7th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

November 8, 2019, 1:00 pm - November 9, 2019, 5:00 pm

$60 – $90

The Departments of Spanish and Portuguese at both UWM and UW-Madison jointly present the 7th Lusophone and Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (LHLS7). Held on the UWM campus, this two-day Symposium includes 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.

Keynote speakers include Dr. Javier Rivas (University of Colorado, Boulder) on “A usage-based approach to inflected infinitives: a contrastive analysis of Galician and Portuguese,” and Dr. Sonia Barnes (Marquette University) on “Awareness and salience in language contact: the case of Asturian Spanish.”

For more information and the detailed schedule, see our conference web site.

Day 1 will be in Mitchell Hall, Room 361. Day two will be in Curtin Hall, Room 175.



UWM Mitchell Hall, Room 361
3203 N. Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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