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Argetina study abroad studentsHispanic Linguistics Ph.D. Candidate Phil Thornberry will present his doctoral dissertation research The acquisition of Buenos Aires Spanish intonation during a study abroad semester on April 25th. Phil's dissertation analyzes the changes in second language Spanish intonation of 11 learners studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, while also accounting for these changes via an examination of relevant extralinguistic factors, such as contact with native speakers and attitudes towards the host culture and language variety. This public presentation will be part of Phil's doctoral final exam.

Friday, April 25th
10:00 a.m.
112 Folwell Hall
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

PPP LogoThe graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies are proud to announce their first graduate conference entitled "Power, Prestige and the Periphery." The event will take place on the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campus on April 11 and 12, 2014. The event is open and free to attend.

For more information please visit our webpage

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Thumbnail image for sprg-sm.jpgFriday, March 7th
113 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Catalina Ahumada and Xiaoxi Zhang, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, February 7th
106 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Carla Manzoni and Ross Sandell, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group (SPRG) Forum

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, December 13th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Angela Castro and Amy Hill, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

SPRG 12-13.pdf

HALLAFriday, November 15th
10:00am to 11:00am
317 Folwell Hall

Please join us as Hispanic Linguistics graduate students discuss their research. This month's speakers are Meghann Peace, Luz Hernandez and Brandon Rogers.

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, November 8th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two Ph.D. graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Marisol Soto and Daniela Goldfine, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

SPRG Nov 8.pdf

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sprg.jpgFriday, October 4th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Veronica Menaldi and Heather Mawhiney, will give presentations on their research this Friday.

http://www.spanport.umn.edu/grad/SPRG.html

SPRG Oct 4 2013.pdf

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sprg.jpgFriday, September 20th
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Molly Tun and Eva Palma, will give presentations on their research this Friday.

http://www.spanport.umn.edu/grad/SPRG.html

SPRG flyer (.pdf)

Hispanic Linguistics Ph.D. Candidate John Trimble will be presenting his doctoral dissertation research Acquiring variable L2 Spanish intonation in a study abroad context. His dissertation follows the L2 (second language) Spanish intonation and social interactions of study abroad participants as they spend a semester in the Venezuelan Andes, a dialect of Spanish known for its distinct absolute interrogative intonation. This public presentation will be part of John's doctoral final exam.

Friday, June 7th
11:00 a.m.
Folwell 120
Free of charge. Everyone welcome.

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