Historical linguistics
Pidgins and Creoles
Languages in Contact
Linguistic approaches to literature


2019: La cosa nostra: estudios lingüístico-literarios sobre la inmigración italiana en ArgentinaBuenos Aires: Editorial Dunken.
2018: “Mobiliy and family ties in dialect formation”. Límite 12: 241-258.
2017: Marginalidad y delincuencia en la formación dialectal. Editorial Académica Española.
2016a: “El lunfardo en la evolución del español argentino.” Estudios de literatura y lingüística 34:335-356.
2016b: “Language and power in a novel of education”. International Journal of Language and Literature 4: 1-8.
2015: Language retention and attrition in the Tonga Umbundu of São Tomé and Príncipe.” Journal of Language and Literature 10:1-10.
2013: “Immigrants’ languages, lunfardo and lexical diffusion in popular porteño Spanish”. Papia 24: 329-351.
2011:  El contacto español-quechua en la novela de formación Shunko”. Revista Philologica Romanica 11: 187-205
2008: “African vs. Austronesian Substrate Influence on the Spanish-based Creoles”. In John    Holm & Susanne Michaelis (eds.), Contact Languages: Critical Concepts in Language Studies, volume IV.  New York: Routledge, pp. 309-408
2007: Selected Proceedings of the Third Workshop in Spanish Sociolinguistics.  Somerville: Cascadilla Press; with Jonathan Holmquist and Lotfi Sayah
2001: The Morphosyntax of Spanish-lexified creoles. Munich: Lincom Europa (Pidgins and Creole Series).
1999: The Angolar Creole Portuguese of São Tomé (West Africa): its grammar and sociolinguistic history. Munich: Lincom Europa (Pidgins and Creoles Series).

Blog Posts

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    April 12-15, 2018 – Organized session at the Northeastertn Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, PA

    CFP: “Intersecting Spaces, Mobility, and Language in the ‘Uncommon Community’ “


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