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Spanish and Portuguese, Deparment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Patricia Gubitosi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Location: Herter, Room 423
Phone: (413) 545-4917
Email: gubitosi@spanport.umass.edu
Personal page: http://people.umass.edu/gubitosi

Biography

Patricia Gubitosi was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish (Licenciada en Letras, orientación Lingüística) at the University of Buenos Aires. After teaching linguistics in her country for more than ten years, she decided to come to the United States to complete her studies. She spent three years at the University of Houston as a Research Assistant at the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, directed by Dr. Nicolás Kanellos. In 2006, she was awarded her Ph.D. from the University of Houston in Hispanic Linguistics.

Education

2006. Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics. University of Houston.
2004. M.A. Hispanic Linguistics. University of Houston.
1991. B.A. Spanish, major in Linguistics (Licenciada en Letras). Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires.
1987. B.A. Music. (Profesora Nacional de Música). Conservatorio Nacional de Música, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Select Publications

2008. La expresión de la pasividad en California en el siglo XIX. In: Balestra, A., G. Martínez and M. I. Moyna (eds.) Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Linguistic Heritage: Sociohistorical Approaches to Spanish in the United States. Houston: Arte Público Press.
(pp. 125-139)

2008. Carrasquillo, Pedro (1910-1963). In: Kanellos, Nicolás (ed.) The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press. (pp. 192-193)

2006. El discurso político y la construcción de la identidad. El ejemplo de La Voz del Pueblo. In: Meléndez, Gabriel y Antonia Castañeda (eds.) Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage; vol. VI. Houston: Arte Público Press. (pp. 78-93)

2005. “Los procesos de derivación morfológica en hablantes bilingües”. Interlingüística XV. (pp. 697-704)

2005. El léxico en dos tratados médicos del siglo XVI: un ejemplo de discurso técnico-científico. In: Cazorla Vivas, Ma. Carmen, Narciso Contreras Izquierdo, Ángeles García Aranda y Águeda Moreno Moreno (coord.) Estudios de historia de la lengua e historiografía lingüística. Universidad de Jaén, España: AJHILE (pp. 205-212)

Research Interests

Dialectology, Sociolinguistics, Spanish in the United States, Heritage Language Education, and Discourse Analysis.