2nd UWM Symposium on Luso-Hispanic Linguistics

Andrés Enrique-Arias Interview

This interview with Dr. Enrique-Arias was carried out at UW-Milwaukee by Ms. Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras and Dr. Vera Vázquez-López during the 2nd UWM Symposium on Luso-Hispanic Linguistics (November 23, 2013). You will hear Dr. Enrique Arias reflecting on a number of topics, such as the problems and benefits of corpus linguistics or the impact of language contact on linguistic change. The interview comes to an end with some encouraging words by Dr. Enrique Arias to graduate students.

Dr. Andrés Enrique-Arias obtained his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Southern California. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of History of the Spanish Language at the University of Illes Balears (Palma de Mallorca, Spain). His main research interests are corpus linguistics, historical linguistics, language contact and sociolinguistics, among others. Since 2004, he leads the project Biblia Medieval, a corpus of medieval biblical translations. Dr. Enrique Arias has authored more than fifty publications, some of which are published in journals such as Lingüística, Studies in Language, Romance Philology or Bulletin of Hispanic Studies.