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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi


Dr. Stephen Fafulas Named Faculty Laureate

Mississippi Lab project encourages creativity, outreach among faculty APRIL 16, 2024 A faculty jury has chosen Stephen Fafulas, associate professor of Spanish and linguistics, and Amanda Winburn, associate professor of leadership and counselor education, as the first two honorees in an innovative new program designed to introduce the state to the creative faculty who research […]

Modern Languages Awards Ceremony 19 April 2024 @ 3:00p

Join us on Friday 19 April 2024 at 3:00p in the Jackson Avenue Center Auditorium B to celebrate our top students in Modern Languages. Bus routes to the Jackson Avenue Center  

Graduate Student Colloquium: Carolyne Ulomy 22 March 2024 @ 3:00p

Working Papers 22: Drs. Warhol, Coles, Raines 12 April 2024 @ 3:00p

Modern Languages Get-Together: Wednesday 8 November 2023 @ 3:30p

Working Papers 21: Dr. Felice Coles “World Making and Isleño Spanish Preservation”

The Colloquium: Raúl Antonio Gamboa García

The Becky Morton Linguistics Fund

A new fund benefitting the UM Department of Modern Languages honors one of Oxford’s most beloved couples, Becky and Al Moreton. The Rebecca “Becky” Moreton UM Linguistics Fund in support of the College of Liberal Arts linguistics program will provide the program with needed resources to serve students for many years to come. Becky and […]

Mod Langs News Briefs: Spring 2022

Second Language Studies PhD candidate Timur Akishev will serve as an Open Research Laboratory Associate for the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Congratulations, Timur!

Working Papers 18: Dr. Stephen Fafulas and Hayden Pierce “The L2 Acquisition of Null Subjects in Spanish”

In this talk, we present a preliminary analysis of our ongoing investigation on the second language development of subject expression in Spanish by English-speaking learners. Our data come from simultaneous film narrations with native speakers of Spanish and learners at various proficiency levels. Spanish and English differ in the available forms for marking referential subjects. […]