Spanish Faculty

Dr. Diego Pascual y Cabo

Diego

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., University of Florida
M.A., Northern Illinois University
B.A., Universidad de Granada

Email

diego.pascual@ttu.edu

Website

http://www.pascualycabo.com

Diego Pascual y Cabo is Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program at Texas Tech University. Diego received his Ph.D. in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Florida where he specialized in heritage speaker bilingualism and second language acquisition.

Diego is the founding member of the Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language, which in 2014 and 2015 was held at Texas Tech University. In 2016, the symposium will be held at the University of Oregon. Diego also serves as the managing editor of the Hispanic Studies Review (area of linguistics), an international refereed journal housed in the the Department of Hispanic Studies at the College of Charleston.

At Texas Tech, Diego is also an active member of the Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition Lab, where he collaborates with other colleagues and students. If you are interested in knowing more about the type of research that he does, visit the lab's webpage at ttubsla.weebly.com.

Selected Publications

I. Edited volumes

Pascual y Cabo, D. Advances in Spanish as a Heritage Language. Currently under contract with John Benjamins Press; (book series Studies in Bilingualism).

Cabrelli Amaro, J., T. Judy, & D. Pascual y Cabo. (2013). Proceedings of the 12th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

II. Refereed journal articles, book chapters, & proceedings

Pascual y Cabo, D. (Forthcoming). Syntactic Reflexes of Emerging Optionality in Heritage Speaker Spanish. To appear in Hispania.

Pascual y Cabo, D. (Forthcoming). Language Attitudes and Linguistic Identities in Miami. To appear in New Perspectives on Hispanic Contact Linguistics in the Americas. Iberoamericana Vervuert.

Pascual y Cabo, D. & Gómez Soler, I. (2015). Preposition Stranding in Spanish as a Heritage Language. Heritage Language Journal 12(2), 186-209.

Pascual y Cabo, D. (2015). Issues in Spanish Heritage Morpho-syntax. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics. 8 (2), 389–401.

Valenzuela, E., M. Iverson, J. Rothman, K. Borg, D. Pascual y Cabo & M. Pinto. (2015). Eventive and Stative Passives and Copula Selection in Canadian and American Heritage Speaker Spanish. In I. Pérez-Jiménez, M. Leonetti and S. Gumiel-Molina (eds.) New Perspectives on the Study of Ser and Estar, John Benjamins, 267-292.

Rothman, J. & D. Pascual y Cabo. (2014). Generative Approaches to Spanish Second Language Acquisition. In K. Geeslin (ed.), Handbook of Spanish Second Language Acquisition. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

De Prada Pérez, A. & D. Pascual y Cabo. (2013). Input and Quirky Agreement: Comparing Heritage Speakers and L2ers. In Stavroula Stavrakaki, Marina Lalioti and Polyxeni Konstantinopoulou (eds.) Advances in Language Acquisition, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 291-299.

Pascual y Cabo, D. (2013). Knowledge of Gustar-like Verbs in Spanish Heritage Speakers. In Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro, Tiffany Judy, and Diego Pascual y Cabo (eds.) Proceedings of the 12th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA), 162-169. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Pascual y Cabo, D. & J. Rothman. (2012). The (Il)logical Problem of Heritage Speaker Bilingualism and Incomplete Acquisition. Applied Linguistics 33 (4), 1-7.

Pascual y Cabo, D., A. Lingwall, & J. Rothman. (2012). Applying the Interface Hypothesis to Heritage Speaker Acquisition: Evidence from Spanish Mood. In Alia K. Biller, Esther Y. Chung, and Amelia E. Kimball, (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th anual Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 36).

De Prada Pérez, A. & D. Pascual y Cabo. (2012). Interface Heritage speech across proficiencies: Unaccusativity, focus, and subject position in Spanish. In Geeslin, K. and M. Díaz-Campos (eds.), Proceedings of the Hispanic Linguistic Symposium (HLS). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Pascual y Cabo, D. & J. Rothman. (2012). Multilingualism and Identity. In Chappel, C. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Blackwell MA.

De Prada Pérez, A. & D. Pascual y Cabo. (2011). Invariable gusta in the Spanish of Heritage Speakers in the US. In Hershenschon, J. and D. Tanner (eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.