Symposium on Luso-Hispanic Linguistics Program

November 23, 2013, 9:00 - 19:00
UWM Campus, Curtin Hall, Room 175


8:30-9:00

Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:20

Welcome, Dean of the UWM Graduate School, Dean of College of Letters & Science

9:20-9:40 Sonia Barnes, Marquette Universitry

"Gender-based variation in urban Asturian Spanish"

9:45-10:05 Iria Basoa Calvo, UW-Milwaukee

"La presencia del gallego en las redes sociales y su uso entre los jóvenes de Ferrolterra"

10:10-10:30 Sabela Juan Taborda, UW-Milwaukee

"Una aproximación a la situación actual del gallego en la Comunidad Autónoma de Galicia a través de datos extraídos del Instituto Galego de Estatística"

10:30-10:45

Discussion

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-11:20 Brianna Butera, UW-Madison

"Los orígenes de la «lenición consonántica» en el romance occidental"

11:25-11:45 Marcos Pires, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil)

"Locative inversion and agreement with non-argumental phrases in Portuguese"

11:50-12:10 Erwin Lares, UW-Madison

When diminutives do not express diminution

12:10-12:25

Discussion

12:30-13:30  

Keynote Speaker
Andrés Enrique-Arias, Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain)
"Contact induced change in the Spanish of Mallorca: insights from a historical perspective"

13:30-14:50   

Lunch

15:00-15:20

Gustavo Freire, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Brazil) / UW-Milwaukee
"Sobre a aquisição de verbos perceptivos e causativos e a teoria da mente"

15:25-15:45 David Korfhagen, UW-Madison

"Socio-cognitive factors in the semantic development of the Spanish verb ahorrar ‘to free a slave’ > ‘to save money’"

15:50-16:10 Ana Burgers, University of Minnesota

"Wheat and pimples: toward an individualized approach to understanding metaphors"

16:15-16:35 Sean McKinnon & Pilar Prieto, Indiana University-Bloomington & Universitat Pompeu Fabra

"The role of prosody and gesture in the online evaluation of genuine vs. mock impoliteness in Catalan"

16:35-16:50

Discussion

16:50-17:05

Coffee Break

17:05-17:25 Mario Sánchez Gumiel, UW-Milwaukee

"Religión versus comercio: Clima de opinión entre el castellano y el tagalo a través de las introducciones del Librong pagaaralan nang manga Tagalog nang uicang Castila de Tomas Pinpín y el Arte y reglas de la lengua tagala de fray Francisco Blancas de San José"

17:30-17:50 Robert M. Strong, UW-Eau Claire

"Native Spanish-speaker perceptions of non-native, English-accented Spanish"

17:55-18:15 Kevin Bookhamer, Princeton University

"The variable grammar of the Spanish subjunctive in second-generation bilinguals in New York City"

18:15-18:30

Discussion

18:30-18:50

Concluding Remarks