Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2018

Thu, October 25, 2018 | San Jacinto Residence Hall(SJH), 309 E 21st Street Austin, TX 78705

            The purpose of this symposium is to bring together scholars to share original linguistic research that analyzes Spanish and Portuguese data or data from contact situations between Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.

            The symposium invites abstracts for 10-20 minute talks on an aspect of linguistic research. In particular, the symposium is looking forward to receiving studies dealing with synchronic and diachronic approaches to theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics, language variation and change, contact linguistics, bilingualism, Spanish in the US, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, multimodality, language policy and pidgin & creole languages. Papers for abstracts can be delivered in Spanish, Portuguese or English. 

           Submit your abstract here: Submit Abstract (Easy Abs)


For more info on how to register for the symposium, please visit: https://sites.google.com/view/hls-2018/registration


Professor Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach Scholarship

           The symposium will be featuring Professor Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach Scholarship to honor the memory of a great linguist, who unexpectedly passed away in 2016 at the young age of 49.

           The scholarship will cover conference fees and provide a modest award to the winner. Students are invited to submit their abstracts to HLS 2018.

In your abstract that you are a student applying for the Professor Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach Scholarship: Submit Abstract (Easy Abs)

A committee of experts will review them and the best abstract will be awarded the scholarship.

Sponsored by: Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, Texas Language Center

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