The Philippines and Equatorial Guinea in the Spanish Literary Production of the Early Francoism (1939-1955). University of Antwerp
Las vanguardistas: Spanish Women Poets and the International Avant-Garde (1910-1936). Ghent University
The early twentieth century saw the emergence of an avant-garde culture, which marked a turning point in the literary history of Spain. Until recently, discussions of Spanish vanguard poetry, have tended to focus on male poets identified with the U+201CGeneration of 1927U+201D, which has been seen as a predominantly Spanish phenomenon and studied in isolation from European modernism. This study seeks to move away from this vision by examining ...
Philippines at the crossroads: mapping the international presence in the Philippine literary field in Spanish between 1872 and 1945. University of Antwerp
What can language variation tell us about insubordination? A comparative analysis of independent complement clauses in geographical and stylistic varieties of Spanish. University of Antwerp
What stays and what goes? Monitoring patterns of recent language change in Spanish youth language Ghent University
Recent important sociocultural changes, such as the expansion of mass media, have profoundly changed language interaction, especially between teenagers. This project aims to investigate how the Spanish teen language has changed over the past two decades. Concretely, the project has four main objectives. First, it will investigate the speed of language change by monitoring phenomena mostly operating at two different levels, namely the lexicon ...
Speech-act orientation and intersubjective alignment: modal and evidential meanings of Spanish conditional and future forms KU Leuven
A Tale of Spain: Historical Novels in English by Spanish Exiles during the 1820s and 1830s Ghent University
This project focuses on historical novels written in English by Spanish exiles in London from 1822 to 1834. It examines how these writers, arriving in Britain during the heyday of Walter Scott, embraced the new form of historical novel he innovated. The project explores how the standpoint of exile transforms the genre and its reflection upon history and national identity.
IVESS: Intelligent Vocabulary and Example Selection for Spanish vocabulary learning. Ghent University
By conducting fundamental research on ICALL-related NLP techniques and applying them to
Spanish, this project aims to contribute to the future architecture of ICALL vocabulary learning.
Additionally, by analysing teachersU+2019 and learnersU+2019 attitudes towards data-driven learning, the project
will also provide valuable insights into the applicability of ICALL vocabulary learning in a didactic
Function and form of the Spanish nominal vocative: between production and cognition Ghent University
This project aims to provide a multivariate analysis of the nominal vocative in contemporary Spanish (e.g. Hola, Sara U+2018Hey, SaraU+2019) from a cognitive-functional, usage-based perspective. The formal and functional productivity of the Spanish nominal vocative expressions will be scrutinized in light of (socio)linguistic, situational variables, and personality traits of the speakers.