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Name: Roger  Blench
Institution: (personal interest - not currently working at a university)
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State and/or Country: FL
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: Quantitative measures of subjectification: a variationist study of Spanish salir(se)' Cognitive Linguistics 16:4.607-634. In press. (co-author: Rena Torres Cacoullos)

'Quantitative evidence for contact-induced accommodation: shifts in /s/ reduction patterns in Salvadoran Spanish in Houston' IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society. John Benjamins. In press. (co-author: José Esteban Hernández)

'Te sales: ¿puede cuantificarse la subjetivización?' VIII Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste. Serie Memorias. In press. (co-author: Rena Torres Cacoullos)

'The gendered use of salirse in Mexican Spanish: Si me salía yo con las amigas, se enojaba' Language in Society 33:4.585-607.

'So respetamos un tradición del uno al otro': So and entonces in New Mexican Bilingual Discourse' Spanish in Context 1:2.161-179.

'Bare English-origin nouns in Spanish: rates, constraints, and discourse functions' Language Variation and Change 15:3.289-328. (co-author: Rena Torres Cacoullos)

'Determiner Variation with English-Origin Nouns in New Mexican Spanish: Borrowing Bare Forms' NWAVE 31. Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics. (co-author: Rena Torres Cacoullos)

'Me Salí a Caminar: Pronominal constructions with intransitive motion verbs in northern New Mexican Spanish' in Selected Proceedings of the First Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, ed. Lofti Sayahi, 123-133. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.
Courses Taught: Spanish in Contact: Issues in Bilingualism

Language, Identity and Discrimination

Assimilating the Tongue: Language, Identity and Resistance in the Southwest

Vidas Latinas en los Estados Unidos
Dissertation Abstract: Variation and Change in Spanish Future Temporal Expression
Academic Paper Abstract: Quantitative Evidence for Contact-Induced Accommodation: Shifts in /s/ reduction patterns in Salvadoran Spanish in Houston
Quantitative Measures of Subjectification: A variationist study of Spanish salir(se)
The Gendered Use of Salirse in Mexican Spanish: Si me salía yo con las amigas, se enojaba
'So respetamos un tradición del uno al otro': So and entonces in New Mexican bilingual discourse
Bare English-origin Nouns in Spanish: Rates, constraints, and discourse functions
Pushing the envelope: Looking beyond the variable context

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