Jorge Guitart

PhD

Jorge Guitart.

Jorge Guitart

PhD

Jorge Guitart

PhD

Scholarly Interests

Principles and Processes Phonology; Vowel coalescence in Spanish; Dialectal variation in the perception of English vowels by Spanish speakers; Role and case in Spanish nominals; Cleft constructions in Latin American Spanish

Contact Information

932 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-0868

guitart@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, Georgetown University, 1973
  • MS, Georgetown University, 1970
  • BA, George Washington University, 1967

Selected Publications

  • "Consonantes." Enciclopedia de Lingüística Hispánica I. New York: Routledge, 2016.
  • (with Gabriela Vokic) "Coalescence of Four-Vocoid Sequences: Containing a Single Non-High Vowel in Spanish." Lingua Americana 36 (2015): 17-44.
  • "Del uso de las  oraciones hendidas en el español actual". Revista Internacional d'Humanitats 27 (2013): 89-104.
  • (with Gabriela Vokic) “On the phonetic realization of underlying sequences of more than three vocoids in Spanish: spectrographic evidence and theoretical implications.” Southwest Journal of Linguistics 28 (2009): 71-102.
  • Sociophonetic Knowledge of Spanish and Control of Style.” Selected Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. Lotfi Sayahi and Maurice Westmoreland. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 2005. Pages 16-23.

Courses Taught

  • SPA 325: Phonetics
  • SPA 455/555: Phonology
  • SPA 382: Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Theory
  • SPA 506: Latin American Spanish Dialectology
  • SPA 413: Grammar and Translation
  • SPA 456: Spanish Syntax