This past weekend, two UGA graduate students and I attended the Symposium on Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America (ILCLA) held concurrently with the 3rd Symposium on Teaching and Learning Indigenous Languages of Latin America (STILLA) at The Ohio State University. Bethany Bateman (current PhD student) and I presented a paper entitled "Spanish in the Quechua classroom: Challenges and opportunities" in which we considered the role of Spanish in Quechua language instruction, focusing specifically on those difficulties that

UGA folks at HLS 2016

On October 7-9, several UGA students (both current and former) will be presenting at the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium being held at Georgetown University. The current UGA students presenting at HLS are Kate Bove (3rd year doctoral student) and Philip Limerick (3rd year doctoral student).

Long-term histories of grammatical traditions

Yesterday I participated in a workshop organized by Prof. Philomen Probert in the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics at Oxford University. The workshop was titled "Long-term histories of grammatical traditions" and was comprised of scholars (mostly European, except for some random American guy) discussing topics ranging from long vowels in ancient Greek and Latin grammatical texts to the passive interpretation of Indo-Aryan ergative structures. The complete slate of talks is listed below:

Global Research Collaboration Grant

Back in April, we submitted a proposal to the Office of International Studies Global Research Collaboration Grant program. This project, entitled "Women's health and cultural intervention in Cusco, Peru: A cooperative partnership," is a joint venture with Dr. Daron Ferris at Augusta University. The most recent edition of Columns has a short write-up about the different projects that were funded. I've copied our project description below.


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