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anac@arizona.edu
Office
Modern Languages 544
Office Hours
Wednesday, 1:00-2:00 pm in Zoom https://arizona.zoom.us/my/anamcarvalho and 2:00-3:00 pm in Modern Languages 544
Carvalho, Ana Maria
Professor

Dr. Ana Maria Carvalho is a Professor of Portuguese and Spanish Linguistics. She is the Director of the Portuguese Language Program, an affiliated faculty of the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Program (SLAT), and holds a courtesy appointment in Linguistics. She is interested in the fields of sociolinguistics, languages in contact, and bilingualism. In these fields, she carries out research mainly related to language variation and change. She is especially intrigued by the development of parallel variable grammars in situations of prolonged language contact on borderlands. She welcomes students in her classes and in her office who share the same research interests. She also welcomes students interested in language attitudes, language ideology, code-switching, sociolinguistic corpus building, and the application of LVC methods to language and dialect acquisition. When not working she is enjoying family life, yoga, fiction, traveling, and cooking.


Most of her publications are available here: 

https://arizona.academia.edu/AnaCarvalho

 

Currently Teaching

PORT 440 – Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology

Introduction to Portuguese articulatory phonetics and phonology for the purpose of exploring the theory and the practice of pronunciation. Comparison with Spanish and English patterns. Discussion of geographic, social and diachronic variation. Practice of pronunciation and transcription of sounds.

PORT 540 – Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology

Introduction to Portuguese articulatory phonetics and phonology for the purpose of exploring the theory and the practice of pronunciation. Comparison with Spanish and English patterns. Discussion of geographic, social and diachronic variation. Practice of pronunciation and transcription of sounds. Graduate-level requirements include 15-20 page research paper, presentation of the results to class, and demonstration of greater depth and sophistication in their tests and homework.

PORT 599 – Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.

PORT 699 – Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.

SPAN 458 – Hispanic Sociolinguistics

This course is intended to familiarize the students with issues about language use in social context. Students will discuss results of research on the relationship between language and society in several Spanish-speaking communities.

SPAN 498 – Senior Capstone

A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.

SPAN 599 – Independent Study

Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.

SPAN 920 – Dissertation

Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).