Manuel Gutierrez, Ph.D.

mguiterrez

Professor

Office: 432 AH
mjgutierrez@uh.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics – University of Southern California (1989)
  • M.A. in Spanish – University of Southern California (1987)
  • M.A. Linguistics – University of Concepcion, Chile (1984)
  • Teacher of Spanish Language and Literature, Institute of Spanish American Cooperation, Madrid, Spain. (1982)
  • B.A. Spanish and Education – University of Concepcion, Chile (1979)
  • B.A. Linguistics and Literature – University of Concepcion, Chile (1978)

Teaching and Research Interests

Courses Taught

Undergraduate

  • Bilingual Communities in Spain
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • Introduction to Spanish Linguistics
  • Contrastive Structures
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Public Speaking in Spanish
  • Advanced Oral Communication in Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers I
  • Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers II
  • Intermediate Spanish I
  • Intermediate Spanish II

Graduate

  • Language change: sociolinguistic aspects
  • Spanish in a Contact Situation
  • Spanish Sociolinguistics
  • Spanish Dialects in the United States
  • Spanish Syntax
  • Spanish Phonology
  • Historical Grammar
  • Spanish Semantics
  • Spanish Grammar for Teachers
  • Ways of Speaking in Mexico
  • Ways of Speaking in Spain

Selected Publications

  • "Hablando en chiquito: -ito en el español de Houston." Bulletin of Spanish Studies: Hispanic Studies and Researches on Spain, Portugal and Latin America, 90:3, 2013: 295-313.
  • “La media subida de clíticos en el español de Houston.” Nueva Revista de Filología Hispánica, Vol. 58:2, 2010:645-662.
  • Restringiendo la subida de clíticos: reflexividad, modalidad verbal y contacto lingüístico en el español de Houston." Hispanic Research Journal, Vol. 9: 4, September, 2008: 299-313.
  • "Violando la consecutio temporum: variación en el subjuntivo." Revista Mapocho, 64, 2008:295-311.
  • “Incorporating linguistic variation into the classroom” (co-author: Marta Fairclough.Spanish Second Language Acquisition: State of the Art of Application, 173-191, ed. by Rafael Salaberry and Barbara Lafford. Georgetown University Press, 2006.
  • Pablo Neruda: Yo respondo con mi obra (1932-1959: conferencias, discursos, cartas, declaraciones), co-edited with Pedro Gutiérrez Revuelta. Salamanca, Spain: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, June 2004.
  • “Simplification and innovation in US Spanish.” Multilingua, 22, 2003:169-184.
  • “Discurso irreal de pasado en el español de Houston: la disputa continúa,” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, LXXIV:3, 1997:257-269.
  • “Tendencias y alternancias en la expresión de condicionalidad en el español hablado en Houston,” Hispania, 79, 1996:316-326.
  • “On the future of the future tense in the Spanish of the Southwest.” Spanish in Four Continents: Studies in Language Contact and Bilingualism, 214-226, Ed. By C. Silva-Corvalán. Georgetown University Press, 1995.
  • Ser y Estar en el Habla de Michoacán, México. México D.F.: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1994.

Dissertations and Theses Directed

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