LINGUIST List 23.5056

Tue Dec 04 2012

FYI: New Spanish M.A. with Concentration in Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <>

Date: 01-Dec-2012
From: Fernando Tejedo <>
Subject: New Spanish M.A. with Concentration in Linguistics
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Institution/Organization: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Web Address:

Level: MA and Ph.D.

Specialty Areas: Spanish LinguisticsRequired Language(s): Spanish (spa)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to announce our recently launched Spanish M.A. Program with concentration in Linguistics. The Department offers a Teaching Assistant line to most accepted applicants. There are also other possibilities for financial support for applicants fitting the relevant criteria.

The Spanish M.A. program with a concentration in linguistics consists of 24 credits (plus a two-credit course, College Teaching of Spanish, required of all new Teaching Assistants). The MA is designed to offer comprehensive training in the core subject areas of linguistics. Classes provide students with an advanced understanding of methods and concepts across linguistics, from cutting-edge theory to practical research work. Information about course requirements can be found at

Our faculty offers courses in the core subject areas of Linguistics, while also offering the possibility to focus on Formal Spanish Linguistics, Dialectology, Sociolinguistics/Variation, Philology/Historical Linguistics, and Applied Spanish Linguistics. The Department has an excellent placement
record for its graduates.

Contact Information:Professor Grant Armstrong (Syntax; Semantics), gwarmstrong AT
Professor Diana Frantzen (Applied Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition), dlfrantzen AT
Professor Rajiv Rao (Phonetics; Phonology; Intonation), rgrao AT
Professor Sandro Sessarego (Language Contact; Sociolinguistics), sessarego AT
Professor Cathy Stafford (Applied Linguistics; Second and Third Language Acquisition), cstafford AT
Professor Fernando Tejedo (Historical Linguistics; Dialectology), lftejedo AT

General Requirements to Apply to the Program:
The web Address for Applications can be found at

Additional information on the Graduate School application requirements can be found at

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Page Updated: 04-Dec-2012