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Mary Iribarren, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time

Professor of Spanish Language and Culture

Phone: 949-480-4022
Fax: 949-480-4261
Email: miribarren@soka.edu

Education
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville
  • M.A., University of Navarre, Spain
  • CERT, Columbia University, New York
  • CERT Music, Conservatory of Pamplona, Spain
Positions Held
  • At SUA since 2005
  • 1998 - 2005, Professor, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
  • 1996 - 1998, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico, Albuq.
  • 1995 - 1996, Visiting Assistant, Professsor Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 1993 - 1995, Lecturer, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Research Interests
  • Spanish Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonology
  • Languages in Contact: Basque-Castillian
  • Philosophy of Interculturality
Selected Papers, Publications & Lectures
  • Fonética y Fonología Españolas, Editorial Síntesis: Madrid. 2005
  • "/s/ y /q/: Historia de dos distinciones fonéticas y fonológicas," Actas IV Congreso Internacional de Historiografía Lingüística. Ed. Arcos: Madrid, 2004
  • "Vocablos de tipología vasca en el italo-romance. Otra hipótesis de contacto de lenguas," Fontes Linguae Vasconum studia et documenta. Num. 93, 2003
  • Navarra y las palabras con -rr-, Euskadiko Kutxa: Pamplona: 2001
  • "Un caso de contacto vasco-castellano-gallego," ASJU, International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philosophy, Num. XXXIII, 2000
  • "Connotaciones vascas en los vocablos del gascón," ASJU, International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philosophy, Num. XXX, 1999
  • "La sufijación castellana en -rr-," Actas del IV Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Lengua Española, Tomo II, 1998
  • "Influencia del vascuence en los cambios fonológicos del castellano: un caso de lenguas en contacto," Romance Quarterly, Vol. 45, 1. 1998
  • "Los vocablos en -rr- de la lengua sarda. Conexiones con la península ibérica," Fontes Linguae Vasconum studia et documenta, Num. 76, 1997
  • "La influencia del sustrato euskera en hispano-romance," Fontes Linguae Vasconum studia et documenta, Num. 64, 1993
Courses Taught at SUA
  • Enduring Questions of Humanity
  • Cultural History of Spain
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation & Phonetics
Selected Honors & Awards
  • University of Wisconsin Sabbatical, 2004
  • High Honors, Doctoral Dissertation, 1995
  • Cum Laude, Master in Philosophy, 1975
  • University of Navarre, Graduate Scholarship, 1975

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