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MA & Ph.D. applications open!

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2024 admission to our MA and Ph.D. programs in Hispanic Linguistics and Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies.
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José A. Camacho

Professor & Director of the School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics

Hispanic and Italian Studies


Building & Room:

1733 UH


601 S. Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2137

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Selected Publications

Exploring Interfaces, ed. by Mónica Cabrera and José Camacho. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2019

“Un tal Ernestico/A certain Ernestico: on the structure of proper names.” Glossa, 4(1), 44, 2019

Introducción a la sintaxis del español. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018

“Adverb placement among heritage speakers of Spanish” Glossa 3(1), 53, 2018. (joint with Alena Kirova)

Linguistic attitudes towards Shipibo in Cantagallo: reshaping indigenous language and identity in an urban setting” International Journal of Bilingualism (joint with Liliana Sánchez, Elisabeth Mayer, and Carolina Rodríguez Alzza), 2018, DOI: 10.1177/1367006918762164

The Interpretation of Adjective-N Sequences in Spanish Heritage. Languages, 3(4), 46, 2018 doi:10.3390/languages3040046

Null subjects. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2013

“Chinese-type pro in a Romance-type null-subject language”, Lingua, 121(6), 987, 2011 doi:10.1016/j.lingua. 2010.12.011.

“On Case Concord: the Syntax of Switch-reference Clauses in Shipibo,” Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 28(2), 2010. doi: 10.1007/ s11049-010-9093-1.

“Wh-Doubling. Implications for the Syntax of wh-movement,” Linguistic Inquiry, 33.1. 2002.

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