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Camila Livio Emidio

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Teaching Assistant

Contact Information

322 - Gilbert Hall
Curriculum Vitae:
Romance Languages

I am a PhD candidate in Romance Languages (Linguistics) at UGA. I earned a MA degree in Language Studies from the Universidade Estadual de Londrina, in Brazil, and served as a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania before coming to Athens. My academic interests include language variation and change, computational and corpus linguistics, and finite-state systems as they apply to Romance languages and language learning. 

My dissertation project explores language variation in intensifying constructions in Portuguese, Spanish and related dialects. I rely on computational methods in order to observe and extract meaningful patterns of intensification both from social media and corpora. In this way, I seek to contribute to the understanding of affective language in Portuguese and Spanish. 

In addition, I am interested in the question of subject pronoun variability in these languages, particularly in the constraints that govern such variation. My colleague, Madeline Critchfield, and I will be presenting a paper on this topic in the upcoming 10th International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, also in April (event canceled due to Covid-19).

In late spring of 2019, I teamed up with Dr. Ana Bento and PhD candidate Lisa Lipani to establish a chapter of R-Ladies in Athens, GA. The main objective of the group is to promote diversity in the R world, a language used for statistical computing, by creating a community in which we share, support and learn. The group welcomes UGA and members of the Athens community. You can become a member and find information on our past events and tutorials here




Events featuring Bethany Bateman McDonald, Dallin V Larsen, Ryan Platz, Brian Gravely, Camila Livio Emidio, Madeline Critchfield

Gilbert Hall basement and Gilbert 118

A number of papers by students in the Departments of Romance Languages and Linguistics have been accepted for presentation at the 21st Hispanic Linguistics Symposium (HLS), which will take place on the campus of Texas Tech University October 26-28. Please join us for a special practice event in anticipation of HLS 21 on…

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Chad Howe

Chad Howe

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Diana Ranson

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