Dept. of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is ranked nationally as one of the top ten graduate programs at public research universities. We are a world class group with more than 30 faculty members, over 50 graduate students, and over 350 undergraduate majors. We are diverse in terms of research area and approach (literary/cultural studies, linguistics, Latina/o Studies), as well as national origin and language (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Basque, Catalan, Quechua).
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(2015-07-17)This dissertation studies the genre of travel writing in Spain from 1860 until 1929. I am looking at elements of authority, mobility and gender related to the concept of modernity and its specific manifestations in Spain. ...
(2015-06-22)This dissertation provides a new reading of modern Peruvian and Chilean literatures through the tumultuous history of the global trade in fertilizer. Focusing on the guano era in Peru (1840s-1870s) and the nitrate era in ...
The effects of comprehensive written corrective feedback on the revision and acquisition of specific L2 forms (2015-07-15)The role of written corrective feedback (WCF) as an instrument to facilitate Second Language Acquisition (SLA) has attracted much attention over the past fifteen years. However, the results from existing research on the ...
(2015-07-14)The research objectives of this dissertation are: (1) to empirically investigate the origin behind two (contact) features of Catalonian Spanish, [ɫ] and [z], inquiring the role of specific linguistic and social factors as ...
(2000)In Spanish, each intonation phrase is comprised of at least one or more intermediate phrases. By definition, the end of an intonation phrase is also the end of its final intermediate phrase, and in this position, T- and ...