Richard File-Muriel, assistant professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at University of New Mexico, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and carry out research in Linguistics at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Instituto Caro y Cuervo in Bogotá, Colombia during the 2012-2013 academic year, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently.
File-Muriel research deals with the role of language usage in emerging linguistic structure. As part of this, he will be working on the creation of an oral corpus of the Spanish spoken in Bogotá.
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