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Doctoral student in A05

Nuria Martínez García

Curriculum Vitae

since 03/2017: scientific researcher in A05 "Prominence marking and language contact in Spanish" at Dr. Melanie Uth in Romance Studies at University of Cologne

2011 - 2013: MA in Oriental Studies, University of Salamanca, Spain

2010 - 2011: MA in Phonetics and Phonology, International University Menéndez Pelayo, Spain

2005: University Expert in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (graduate studies), International University Menéndez Pelayo, Spain

2003 - 2005: BA in Linguistics, University of León, Spain

1999 - 2004: BA in Spanish Language and Literature, University of León, Spain

Talks/Poster Presentations


2019 "Resistance to resyllabification in Yucatecan Spanish: effects of prosodic structure and contact dynamics". Nuria Martínez García, Francesco Cangemi and Martine Grice. Poster at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2019. Università del Salento, Lecce, Italy, July 17-19, 2019.

2019 "Lack of syllable duration as a post-lexical acoustic cue in Spanish in contact with Maya". Nuria Martínez García and Melanie Uth. Talk at Bilingualism in the Hispanic and Lusophone World (BHL 2019). Leiden University, The Netherlands, January 09-11, 2019.

2018 "Circumflex nuclear configurations in Yucatecan Spanish as a supra-regional feature: The roles of bilingualism and gender." Nuria Martínez García and Melanie Uth. Poster at Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 4. Sociolectal and dialectal variability in prosody. University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States of America, October 11-13, 2018.

2017. "/b d g/ en Quintana Roo (Yucatán). Estructura prosódica y lenguas en contacto". Talk at VII Congreso Internacional de Fonética Experimental. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain, November 22-24 2017.


2017 "/b d g/ en Quintana Roo (Yucatán). Estructura prosódica y lenguas en contacto". In V. Marrero Aguiar & E. Estebas Vilaplana (Eds.), Tendencias actuales en fonética experimental. Current Trends in Experimental Phonetics. Madrid: UNED

2014 "Estudio acústico de /n/ en contexto de resilabeo en el español de León". In Y. Congosto Martín, M. L. Montero Curiel, & A. Salvador Plans (Eds.), Fonética experimental, educación superior e investigación. Universidad de Cáceres y Universidad de Sevilla

2013 La sílaba. Madrid: Liceus

Dissertation project

The dissertation focuses on the prosody of vowel glottalization and stops in Yucatecan Spanish as it is spoken in Felipe Carrillo Puerto, a relatively large municipality in the middle of the so-called 'Maya area' in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It takes into account the acoustic nature of the sounds under consideration, prosodic strengthening, other linguistic factors, and also the role of Spanish-Maya bilingualism.