LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

26 Sep

Professional Conferences

▪    “Drawing the borders: Representations of Haitian-Dominicans in Dominican Discourses of language and race” at the Haitian Studies Association (HSA) Conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 7-10, 2013 [Refereed

▪    “One island, two nations: redrawing the boundaries of language and race in Hispaniola” at the Borders and Identities Conference (BIC) Conference in the University of Rijeka, Croatia, March 29-31, 2013 [Refereed]

▪     111th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 14-18, 2012: “Policing Bilingualism: the Case of the Haitian-Dominican Border” [Refereed]

▪     Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 17-21, 2010: “‘Castilian flavored’ or ‘black Spanish’? Discourses on the sociolinguistic landscape in the Dominican Republic” [Refereed]

▪     2nd International Conference on Caribbean Studies, Cartagena, Colombia, Mar. 15-19, 2010: “Samaná, baluarte del criollismo caribeño” [Refereed]

▪     The International Conference on Language and History, Linguistics and Historiography, Bristol, England, Apr. 2-4, 2009: “Coloring Language: Pedro Henríquez Ureña’s representations of Spanish and Dominican identity” [Refereed]

▪     The XV International Conference of La Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina (ALFAL), Montevideo, Uruguay, Aug. 18-21, 2008: “Lengua, raza e historia en la obra lingüística de Pedro Henríquez Ureña” [Refereed]

▪     The Hispanic Linguistic Symposium of 2007, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Nov. 1-4, 2007: “Oui, Compai: multilingual matters in Samaná” [Refereed]

Invited Lectures

▪     Colloquium at the Faculty of Romance Studies at The Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, December 4, 2013, “El discurso metalingüístico de Pedro Henríquez Ureña.

▪    Taller Internacional Española-Isla de Encuentros at The Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, November 23, 2013: “Silenciar al otro: contactos y barreras etnolingüísticas en Hispaniola” [Keynote address].

▪     The Graduate Center, New York, April 12, 2013: “Speak up, negro!: articulating language and race in Hispaniola.”

▪     The Interdisziplinaire Arbeitsgruppe Latein Amerika  (IAGLA) Conference in Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany, Feb 14-16, 2013: “‘El que Sea Prieto que Hable Claro:’ la Articulación de la Lengua y la Raza en la Frontera Domínico-Haitiana.”

▪     Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Dept. of Romance Linguistics, May 15, 2012: “‘El problema del idioma’ y otras inquietudes sociohistóricas en Hispaniola.”

▪     Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut (Berlin), May 10, 2012: “‘Creole versus español: la imagen lingüística de Haití en la República Dominicana”

▪     San Francisco State University, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, March 15, 2012: “El contexto social en ‘La lengua’ de Horacio Quiroga.”

▪     Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, 18 de noviembre 2011: “‘Lo menos trópico posible:’ los nacionalismos lingüísticos de Pedro Henríquez Ureña.”

▪     Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, 17 de noviembre 2011: “Mantener a raya: voces, retóricas y conflictos glotopolíticos en la frontera dominico-haitiana.”

▪     Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación, 16 de noviembre 2011: “Un Caribe en La Plata: reflexiones en torno a las ideas lingüísticas de Pedro Henríquez Ureña.”

▪     Colorado State University, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, April, 21, 2011: “Disorderly lexicon: The politics of language and identity in the Dominican Republic.”

▪     Hamilton College, The Office of Diversity & Dept. of Anthropology, April. 7, 2011: “Feeling Spanish: The linguistic self-image of Dominicans.”

▪     University of Michigan, Dept. of Romance Languages, Mar. 3, 2009: “El reggaetón y la censura: la higiene verbal en el Caribe.”

▪     Stanford University, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, May 22, 2007: “Convergence and divergence in Caribbean dialects of Spanish.”

Graduate Student Conferences

▪     The Twelfth Annual Graduate Student Conference of the Ph.D. Program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, CUNY Graduate Center, Mar. 23, 2007: “Language variation in a multilingual community: The Dominican Republic’s Samaná Peninsula”

▪     The Graduate Colloquium on Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Linguistics and Cultures, University of California at Berkeley, Apr. 14-15, 2006: “Discursive strategies and Hispanism in the Dominican Republic”

▪     The Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language and Culture of the University of Arizona, Feb. 16-18, 2006: “Iconicity and erasure: instruments of symbolic domination in the promotion of Hispanism in the Dominican Republic”

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