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Jorge E. Porras

Job Title: Professor of Spanish Language and Linguistics
Department: Modern Languages
School/Division: School of Arts and Humanities

Field/Specialization

Spanish
- syntax, semantics, phonology, pragmatics, grammar, all levels
Sociolinguistics (language planning & dialectology; Spanish in the United States; Afro-Iberian Creoles)
First and second language theory & practice
Spanish Writing for the Professions (medical, legal, etc.)
Spanish/English Translation/Interpretation
Poetry Writing

Current Areas of Research and/or Community Work

Discourse structure, Morpholo-syntax, Language variation & languages in contact

Heritage Spanish (Mexican-American), Spanish-English Translation, Spanish language poetry

Contact Information

Office Phone: (707) 664-3162
Email: jorge.porras@sonoma.edu

Website: http://www.sonoma.edu/users/p/porrasj/

Additional Information

Languages: Spanish
Degrees: Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin, 1984

last updated: 01.20.2012