Margarita Jara


Associate Professor of Spanish
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Department of World Languages and Cultures

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RESEARCH AND RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Chapter in Edited Book  

"Traditional and innovative uses of así in Peruvian Spanish." (in collaboration with Dr. Susana De los Heros, The University of Rhode Island). In Sociolinguistic Change across the Spanish-Speaking World: Case Studies in Honor of Anna María Escobar. Peter Lang. 2015. 

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

"The Present Perfect in Peruvian Spanish: An Analysis of Personal Experience Narratives Among Migrant Generations in Lima." Cahiers Chronos. Brill/Rodopi. (Forthcoming 2015)

"El uso del perfecto en secuencias narrativas en el Español Peruano Amazónico." (in collaboration with Dr. Pilar Valenzuela, Chapman University) Lexis. 2013: 37 (1), 37-70.

"Peruvian Amazonian Spanish: Linguistic variation, social meaning and identities." Sociolinguistic Studies Journal. 2012: 6(3), 445-469.

"Present Perfect Usage in Peruvian Spanish and Perfective Readings in Narratives." Revista Internacional de Linguística Iberoamericana. 2012: IX (18), 213-236

“Grammaticalization pathways revisited: Perfect usage in Peru and Argentina.” (In collaboration with Dr. Celeste Rodríguez Louro, The University of Western Australia). Studies in Hispanic Lusophone and Linguistics. 2011: 4 (1), 55-80

“Funciones Discursivas y Gramaticalización del Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto en el Español de Lima” (Discourse Functions and Grammaticalization of the Present Perfect in the Spanish of Lima). Spanish in Context. 2011: 8 (1), 95-118  

“The Preterit and the Present Perfect in the Peninsular and American Spanish Varieties” (El Pretérito Perfecto Simple y el Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto en las Variedades del Español Peninsular y Americano). Signo y Seña. Universidad de Buenos Aires: Instituto de Lingüística. 2009: No 20, 253-281

"Integrating technology into a Dialectology class." Academic Exchange Quarterly. 2007: 11 (4), 3844


Book

"El perfecto en el español de Lima: Variación y cambio en situación de contacto linguístico." [The perfect in Lima's Spanish: Variation and Change in a Language Contact Situation]. Lima: Pontifical Catholic University of Peru Press. 2013

 


Conference Proceedings

"El uso de así en el habla limeña: una propuesta para un análisis variacionista." Conference proceedings from the VI National Congress of Linguistic-Philological Research. University Ricardo Palma. Lima, Peru. August 6-8, 2014.  Edited by the Organizing Commission of the VI National Congress of Linguistic-Philological Research. Digital publication. 

 
 



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