Campus Lectures, Invited Lectures and Master Classes
On History of the Spanish Language:
--- At Pacific University, Dept. World Languages, Spanish, (5/3/’13). In English. Invited lecture.
--- At U. of Arizona, Tucson, Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese (3/25/’13). In Spanish. Master Class.
--- At U. of Portland, Dept. of International Languages (10/'12). In English.
--- At Lewis & Clark C., Dept. Hispanic Studies (10/'12). In Spanish
--- At Reed College, Spanish Dept. (10/'12). In Spanish.
--- At Middlebury College, Summer Graduate School (7/'12). In Spanish.
--- At U. of Oregon, Dept. of Romance Languages, Eugene. (5/’12). In Spanish.
--- At U. of Washington, Dept. of Linguistics and Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese (5/’12). In English.
--- At Oregon State U., by the Dept of Foreign Languages and Literatures. (6/12). In English.
--- At U. California, Irvine, sponsored by the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese (4/’12). In Spanish.
--- And at Austin Peay U., TN, sponsored by the Dept. of Modern Languages (10/’11). In English.
Presentations at Professional Meetings
“Morphological Ergativity and Ergative Languages in Contact with Spanish”. KFLC (Kentucky Foreign Lang. C.), U. of Kentucky. April 18-20.
“Diachronic applications of labials in Spanish”. PAMLA, San Diego. Nov. 1-3, 2013.
“Morphological ergativity and its fundamental applications”. Pacific MLA Conference, Seattle U., WA. USA. Oct. 19-21.
“Morphological and syntactical approaches of a fragment from the General History of Alfonso X, el Sabio: History of Judges, XXXVIII, lines 38-97, 1280. IX International Conference on History of the Spanish Language. U. of Cadiz, Spain. Sept. 10-14.
“Fundamentals of Morphological Ergativity”. LASSO (Ling. Assoc. of the South West) Conference, U. of Texas, Brownsvile. Sept 30 – Oct. 2.
“Reality and fiction in The Island Inside“. Spanish Matters Colloquium on Cultural and Literary Studies in the Hispanic World. U. of Puget Sound, WA, USA. April 7-8.
“Language, reality and fiction in The Island Inside”. Cine-Lit, Portland State U., OR, USA. Feb. 24-26.
“Error correction in the second language classroom”. NWALLT / SWALLT Conf. on Sustainable Lang. Learning & Technology, Reed College, OR, USA. Oct. 15-17.
“The Iberian Linguistic Heritage of Sephardic Jews: ancient melodies”. 13th Annual Western Jewish Studies Association Conference, Portland State University, OR, USA. March.
“Language and symbols in The Secret Life of Words by Isabel Coixet”. Cine-Lit, Portland State University, USA. Feb. 21-24
“Subversive dialectics in the feminine world of Mastretta?” At Rocky Mountain MLA, U. of Arizona, Tucson, USA. Oct. 12-14.
“How to teach asking questions in the Spanish as a second language classroom?” At Rocky Mountain MLA, Coeur d’Alene, USA. Oct. 20-22.
“Mystic of the workers in the Chilean prose of Eltit”. Pacific MLA, Reed College, OR, USA. Nov. 5-7.
“Mastretta and her female characters: examples of emancipation”. At Rocky Mountain MLA, U. of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Sept. 30-2 Nov.
“Dianela Eltit in Labor Force: mysticism of the workers”. Conference on Transatlantic Studies, Brown University, USA. April, 15-17.
“How to correct errors in the Spanish as a second language classroom?” Rocky Mountain MLA, U. of Montana, USA. Oct. 9-11
“Poet in exile, Juan Ramón Jiménez in God Desired and Desiring”. International Conference on Hispanic Literature, California State U. Sacramento, USA. March 21-22.
“Is the film Belle Epoque a representative example of the feminine emancipation of the 30s in Spain?” Cine-Lit. V. Portland State U., OR, USA. Feb. 26- March 1.
“Do bilinguals have advantages over monolinguals?” Rocky Mountain MLA, Scottsdale, AZ, USA. Oct. 10-12.
“Is preposition ‘para’ used for the Indirect Object?”.South Central MLA, Linguistic Conference, Oklahoma State U., Tulsa, USA. Nov. 1-3.
“Do bilinguals have cognitive advantages over monolinguals”. LASSO, Linguistic Assoc. of the Southwest, U. of New Mexico, Alburquerque, USA. Sept. 28-30.
“Grammatical errors: correct them or nor in the Spanish classroom”. Symposium on Social Comunication, Centro de lingüística aplicada, U. of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. Jan. 22-26.
“Cabello” or “ caballo”? How to correct in the second language classroom?” LASSO, Linguistic Assoc. of the Southwest, U. Autónoma de Puebla, México. Oct. 13-15.
“The indirect object introduced by the preposition ‘para”. La Chispa, Conference on Hispanic Langs. & Lit., Louisiana State U., Baton Rouge, USA. March 2-4.
“Spanish in the USA”. Latin American Conference. Wabash College, Indianapolis, USA. Nov. 5-7.
“Translation issues in stanza 43 of Troilus & Criseyde”. 1st Intern. Conference on Literary Translation to & from the Languages of Spain, Middlesex U., London, U. K. Dec. 5-7.