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Research | Publications | Conference Presentations

NOTE: Some titles have been translated into English.

 

Huilliche: ¿geolecto del mapudungun o lengua propia? Una mirada desde la fonética y la fonología de las consonantes

Sadowsky, S., M.J. Aninao. M.I. Cayunao & P. Heggarty. 2015. In: Fernández Garay, A. & A. Regúnaga, eds. Lingüística indígena sudamericana: aspectos descriptivos, comparativos y areales. Buenos Aires: Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires.

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Sociophonetic variation in Chilean Spanish consonants

Sadowsky, S. 2015. Sociolinguistic Studies 9 (1): 71-92.

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La huella se hizo camino. The presence of Mapudungun phonetic, phonological and morpho-syntactic features in the speech of Spanish-monolingual Mapuches

Sadowsky, S. & M.J. Aninao. 2015. 2nd Conference of the Argentinian Delegation to the Latin American Association for Linguistics and Philology (ALFAL) & 7th International Conference on Linguistic and Philological Research. Universidad Nacional de La Plata. La Plata, Argentina.

Non-concordant 'le' in written Chilean Spanish

Soto, G., S. Sadowsky & R. Martínez. 2014. Literatura y Lingüística 29: 225-248.

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Sounds of Mapudungun. Quantifying dialect diversity using phonetic features

Sadowsky, S. & P. Heggarty. 2014. 5th International Conference on Indo-American Languages and Literature and 16th Conference on Mapuche Language and Literature. Universidad de La Frontera. Temuco, Chile.

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Mapuche Spanish: phonetic, phonological and morpho-syntactic features of an ethnolect spoken by Spanish monolinguals

Sadowsky, S. & M.J. Aninao. 2014. 5th International Conference on Indo-American Languages and Literature and 16th Conference on Mapuche Language and Literature. Universidad de La Frontera. Temuco, Chile.

The Spanish of Mapuches who do not speak Mapudungun: Analysis of an ethnolect and a curriculum proposal for the secondary education system

Aninao, M.J. & S. Sadowsky. 2014. Seminar on language, literature and learning in the regional context. Ministry of Education. Araucanía, Chile.

Can contact impact an entire vowel system? The case of Chilean Spanish

Sadowsky, S. 2013. Invited talk. Radboud University. Nijmegen, Netherlands.

The place of Mapuche in today’s Patagonia: Sociolinguistic situation and unexpected impacts on Spanish

Sadowsky, S. 2013. Invited talk. Leiden University. Leiden, Netherlands.

Sounds of the Andean Languages: Mapudungun. Quantifying dialect diversity using phonetic features

Sadowsky, S. & P. Heggarty. 2013. 20th International Conference of the Chilean Linguistics Society (SOCHIL). Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

Ethnolect denialism: Number non-agreement in the Spanish of monolingual Mapuches

Sadowsky, S. & M.J. Aninao. 2013. 20th International Conference of the Chilean Linguistics Society (SOCHIL). Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

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Illustrations of the IPA: Mapudugun

Sadowsky, S., H. Painequeo, G. Salamanca & H. Avelino. 2013. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 43 (1): 87-96.

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The influence of Mapudungun on Chilean Spanish: the case of the vowel system

Sadowsky, S. 2013. Third Conference on American Indigenous Languages. Universidad Nacional de Río Negro. Bariloche, Argentina.

Sociolinguistic Corpus of Spoken Chilean Spanish (Coscach)

Sadowsky, S. (in prep.). A sociolinguistically-structured corpus consisting of audio and video recordings of 131 child and young-adult speakers of Chilean Spanish...

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Chilean Spanish reference vowels

Sadowsky, S. 2012. Chilean Spanish reference vowels.5th National Phonetics Conference. Universidad de La Frontera. Temuco, Chile.

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Sociolinguistic stratification and phonetic description of the vowel allophones of Chilean Spanish

Sadowsky, S. 2012. Ph.D. dissertation. Universidad de Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

The phonetic inventory of Chilean Spanish: Guiding principles, provisional inventory of consonants and system of representation (IPA-CL)

Sadowsky, S. & G. Salamanca. 2011. Onomázein 24 (2): 61-84.

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El inventario fonético del español de Chile y su representación mediante el AFI-CL

Sadowsky, S. & G. Salamanca. 2011. 19th International Conference of the Chilean Linguistics Society (SOCHIL). Universidad de Playa Ancha. Playa Ancha, Chile.

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The voiced labiodental allophone [v] of /b/ in the Spanish of Concepción (Chile): An exploratory study.

Sadowsky, S. 2010. Estudios de Fonética Experimental (Barcelona) XIX: 231-261.

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The case of “el caso”. Constructions of the type ‘el caso + NOMINAL’ in a corpus of Chilean press discourse.

Soto, G., S. Sadowsky & R. Martínez. 2010. Boletín de Lingüística (Caracas) XXII (33): 70-87.

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Perkins: The Phonetician’s Assistant

Sadowsky, S. 2010. Software (Multi-platform) that automatically syllabifies, determines stress accent and transcribes Spanish text in broad IPA notation. In addition, Perkins can perform analyses of consonant-vowel structure, voicing, place of articulation and manner of articualtion.

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Vowel allophones as markers of socio-cultural identity in Chilean Spanish

Sadowsky, S. 2010. 6th National Conference on Discourse Studies of the Latin American Association for Discourse Studies (ALED). Universidad de Chile. Santiago, Chile.

Sociolinguistic stratification of vowel allophones in the Spanish of Concepción (Chile): preliminary results from male informants.

Sadowsky, S. 2010. 4th National Phonetics Conference. Universidad de Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

Phonetic characterization and sociolinguistic stratification of the vowel allophones of the Spanish of Concepción (Chile). Preliminary results: 25 female informants.

Sadowsky, S. 2010. Poster. São Paulo School of Advanced Studies in Speech Dynamics (SPSASSD). São Paulo, Brazil.

The voiced labiodental allophone [v] of the phoneme /b/ in the Spanish of Concepción (Chile)

Sadowsky, S. 2009. 18th International Conference of the Chilean Linguistics Society (SOCHIL). University of Chile. Santiago, Chile.

In order to watch the videos in the PowerPoint presentation, both the .pptx file and the video files must be placed in a folder called "PPT" in the root of your C: drive (i.e. C:\PPT\). To display the phonetic transcriptions correctly, the Doulos SIL and Doulos SIL Compact fonts must be installed.

NOTE: Two of the videos show bilabials rather than labiodentals, for comparison purposes. These "calibration files" have names that begin with "BF_".

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The sociolinguistic distribution of vowel allophones in the Spanish of Concepción (Chile)

Sadowsky, S. 2009. Linguistics Colloquium: Speech Sciences. Universidad de Concepción. Concepción, Chile.

Prescriptivism and Power

An essay on the pernicious normativism that still plagues some corners of the world. More extension-oriented work is available at ¡Usted sí lo dice!

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Lenz: The IPA Keyboard Remapper

Sadowsky, S. 2009. Software (Windows) that makes it possible to type IPA symbols directly into any Unicode-compatible application.

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Pragmatic and discursive conditioners of le por les

Soto, G., S. Sadowsky & R. Martínez. 2006. 5th National Conference of the Latin American Association for Discourse Studies (ALED). Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Valparaíso, Chile.

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Dynamic Corpus of Chilean Spanish (Codicach)

Sadowsky, S. 2001-2006. Lemmatized and morphosyntactally-tagged electronic corpus of Chilean Spanish consisting of approximately 800 million running words of text in 1.3 million files.

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Verbs and nouns in scientific texts: Analysis of variation in a corpus of texts from humanities and applied, natural and social sciences.

Soto, G., R. Martínez & S. Sadowsky. 2005. Philologia Hispalensis (Sevilla) XIX: 169-187.

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On the case for case: Restricted-productivity constructions, semantic frames and discourse

Soto, G., S. Sadowsky & R. Martínez. 2005. 4th National Conference of the Latin American Association for Discourse Studies (ALED). Universidad Católica de Chile. Santiago, Chile.

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Anthology of Critical Literature, vol. 1

Sadowsky, S., V. Guerra, F. Mora & M.J. Valenzuela (eds.). 2005. Textbook. Santiago, Chile: Letras al Límite.

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The effects of syntax and genre on the invariant le in written Chilean Spanish

Soto, G., R. Martínez & S. Sadowsky. 2004. 3rd National Conference of the Latin American Association for Discourse Studies (ALED). Universidad Austral de Chile. Valdivia, Chile.

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Word Frequency List of Chilean Spanish (Lifcach)

Sadowsky, S. & R. Martínez. 2004. Database containing frequency information on 844,905 lexical items in Chilean Spanish, derived from a corpus of approximately 400 million words.

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Chilean Spanish Syllable Frequency List (Liscach)

Sadowsky, S. & R. Martínez. 2003. Database of syllable frequencies derived from a corpus of 108 million words of Chilean Spanish.

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Modern Spanish Syllabifier (Sicam)

Sadowsky, S. & R. Martínez. 2003. Software for syllabifying Spanish words.

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