Antonio Valle de Anton

Office: CCC 411
Telephone: 715-346-4537

Biography

Hailing from Spain, Antonio Valle de Anton earned his PhD in Ibero-Romance Philology and Sociolinguistics from the University of Texas in Austin in 2005. His expertise in sociolinguistics and second language acquisition focuses on heritage speakers, bilingualism, translation and interpretation, and Spanish dialectology.

Education

University of Texas, Austin, Ph.D, Ibero-Romance Philology and Sociolinguistics, 2005.

University of Texas, Austin, MA, Hispanic Linguistics, 2000.

University of Texas, Austin, BA, Spanish Language, Literature, and Culture, 1996.

Universidad de Salamanca, School of Medicine, Spain-E.U., 1987.

Dissertation

“Two Romance Tenses and the Atlantic Inbetween.”

Thesis Director: Dr. Marta Luján and Dr. Fritz Hensey.

Publications

“Sociolinguistics Perspectives of the Reflexive Clitic in Spanish”; Verlag Publishers,
forthcoming 2011.

“Past Tenses in Spanish”; Tomsk State Pedagogical University Press, January 2010.

“Two Romance Tenses and the Atlantic in Between” VDM Verlag, 2009.

Conference Presentations

“Two Romance Tenses and the Atlantic in between”. UNC-Pembroke. Author’s showcase
presentation. March 2010.

“A Manual for Beginning Professional Translators.” & “Professional Translators and
Interpreters Just Out of College? Making It Happen”. Nebraska Association for Translators and Interpreters. Annual Conference, University of Nebraska, Kearney. July 2008.

“Why Are Our Students Not Getting More Out of College Spanish?” Nebraska Association for
Translators and Interpreters. Annual Conference, Bellevue University. August 2007.

“Punctuation in ‘Eng’ and ‘Spa’; Accentuation in Spanish”. Nebraska Association for
Translators and Interpreters, Annual Conference, South East Community College, Lincoln, NE.
August 2006.

“A Study of 'Present Perfect' and 'Preterit' in Present-day Spanish”. University of Texas at
Austin. FIGSO 3rd Annual Conference. April 2006.

"Occupational Jargon between Monolingual Spanish-Speaking Workers and Their 'Hispanic'
Co-workers in the United States". State University of New York at Albany. 2nd International
Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. March 2004.

"Sociolinguistic Perspectives of the Reflexive Clitic in Spanish". University of Texas—Austin.
13th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics. April
2003.

"The Power of Accents in University Settings: French vs. Spanish”. University of Texas—
Austin. UT Austin Graduate Student Conference. April 2002.

"Code-switching, Heritage Speakers of Spanish, and Language Issues in the U.S.: What and
Whom to Teach”. Dept. of Germanic Studies, University of Texas-Austin. April 2002.

"The Hispanic Phenomenon in the United States". Iberian and Latin American Studies Yearly
Conference. Published in Departmental Journal Céfiro. April 2001.