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Tags: Romance Languages

Wed, 04/26/2023 - 10:06am
The article "Why we need a gradient approach to word order" recently appeared (ahead of print) in the journal Linguistics. An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Language Sciences. This project was led by Dr. Natalia Levishna (Max Planck Institute) and Dr. Savithry Namboodiripad (University of Michigan), and was co-authored by a team of international researchers including Dr. Timothy Gupton. ​​​​This paper started as collection of separate workshop…
Wed, 11/23/2022 - 12:10pm
Natalie Navarrete, a triple major in Spanish, Russian, and International Affairs, and a minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, was recently named a 2023 Rhodes Scholar. Natalie is currently completing a national security-focused scholarship in Kazakhstan as a Boren Scholar. She spoke with Dr. Tim Gupton, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, about the value of her language studies at UGA (full video below): ...All of the language…
Sat, 08/13/2022 - 5:26pm
Originally from North Carolina, Nick is working towards a B.S. in Statistics and a minor in Chemistry at UGA. His research interests include atomic emission spectrometry and machine learning. Outside of his work and studies, Nick can be found taking care of his many plants, running his photography business, or reading through his favorite sections of The New York Times. Nicholas is proud to be a part of the Romance Languages team, and is always…
Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:19pm
Congratulations to Darío Lizancos Robles on the successful defense of his doctoral dissertation entitled “Fluidez oral en ASL: Aplicaciones a los programas de estudio en el extranjero" ("Oral fluency in SLA: Applications to study-abroad programs"). Furthermore, we are happy to announce that Darío has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance, German, & Slavic Languages & Literatures at George…
Wed, 07/20/2022 - 11:35am
Congratulations to University of Georgia's newest PhD in Romance Linguistics, Dr. María Morado-Vázquez, who successfully defended her dissertation, "La adquisición del orden sujeto-verbo en la intransitividad y la interfaz sintaxis-discurso: Un estudio sobre la entrada lingüística dirigida al estudiante" on July 15, 2022. Enhorabuena and Parabéns, Dr. Morado-Vázquez! Timothy Gupton (major professor) Chad Howe Avizia Long Margaret Quesada
Sun, 04/24/2022 - 3:32pm
Congratulations to Jorge García-Granados, who has successfully defended his dissertation, La travesía de tres Faustos andinos: Dramas de condenación en el Perú colonial del siglo XVIII. Congratulations, Dr. García-Granados!  Examination committee: Luis Correa-Díaz José Antonio Rodríguez-Garrido, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima (external evaluator) Alberto Villate Elizabet Wright (major professor)
Wed, 04/20/2022 - 6:26pm
Congratulations to Fernán Gómez Monedero, who has successfully defended his dissertation titled Privilegios negociados en Don Quijote, Fuenteovejunay La serrana de la Vera. A hearty congratulations to Dr. Gómez-Monedero!   Examination Committee: Dana Bultman Alberto Villate-Isaza  Elizabeth Wright (major professor)
Fri, 04/15/2022 - 5:11pm
Congratulations to our newest PhD in Francophone Studies, Dr. Asmah Hyat, who has successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “The ‘I’ in Hybrid Identities: Paradoxes of Muslim Women Written and Writing in Contemporary French Fiction.” Félicitations, Asmah!   Rachel Gabara Catherine Jones Jonathan Haddad Jonathan Krell Esra Santesso
Thu, 04/14/2022 - 1:07pm
We are pleased to announce that Mélanie Hélin-Longayrou has successfully defended her master's thesis entitled “Des Accents d’Occitan: L’influence de l’occitan sur la prononciation des voyelles nasales en français méridional" in which she argues for Occitan influence in the distinctive Southern French pronunciation of nasal vowels. Félicitations, Mélanie! Diana Ranson Catherine Jones Gary Baker
Wed, 02/23/2022 - 10:50pm
We are pleased to announce that Raymond Friedman has passed his written and oral exams for the MA degree in French (non-thesis with a specialization in linguistics). Félicitations, Raymond ! Diana Ranson Catherine Jones Gary Baker

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