Garland D. Bills

Garland D. Bills
(Correspondiente)

Professor and Chair of Linguistics

Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
University of New Mexico

Research Interests

Sociolinguistics, syntax-semantics, Spanish linguistics, Quechua linguistics, U.S. Southwest Spanish

Recent Publications and Presentations

Garland D. Bills. "Language shift, linguistic variation, and teaching Spanish to native speakers in the United States." In La enseñanza del español a hispanohablantes: Praxis y teoría, ed. M.C. Colombi and F.X. Alarcón (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1996).

Garland D. Bills, Eduardo Hernández-Chávez, and Alan Hudson. "The geography of language shift: Distance from the Mexican border and Spanish language claiming in the southwestern U. S." International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 114, 9-27, (1995).

Alan Hudson, Eduardo Hernández Chávez, and Garland D. Bills. "The many faces of language maintenance: Spanish language claiming in five southwestern states." In Spanish in four continents: Studies in language contact and bilingualism, ed. Carmen Silva-Corvalán (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1995), 165-183.

Garland D. Bills. "Spanish dialects in the Southwest." American Dialect Society annual meeting, Chicago, December 1995.

Garland D. Bills. "Language myths in a bilingual setting." Conference on Spanish for Native Speakers: New Directions for the 21st Century, Las Cruces, NM, May 1995.

Garland D. Bills. "The linguistic assimilation of Hispanics in the Southwestern United States." Department of Ibero-Romance Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland, November 1995.

Neddy A. Vigil & Garland D. Bills. "La base histórica para la variación léxica en el español de Nuevo México y el sur de Colorado". 5th Congreso Internacional del Español de América, Burgos, Spain, November 1995.

Eduardo Hernández Chávez, Alan Hudson, & Garland D. Bills. "Spanish in the Southwest: The 1990 census".
15th Conference on El Español en los Estados Unidos, Boulder, CO, October 1994.

Garland D. Bills, Neddy Vigil, Ysaura Bernal-Enríquez, & Rodney Ulibarrí. "El atlas lingüístico de Nuevo México y el sur de Colorado: Algunos resultados preliminares". 10th Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de la América Latina, Veracruz, Mexico, April 1993.

Neddy A. Vigil & Garland D. Bills. "The New Mexico-Colorado Spanish Survey: Methodology and technology". 8th International Conference on Dialectology, Victoria, B.C., Canada, August 1993.