Galician bilingualism

Safeguarding minoritised languages in a global world: protecting and promoting the Galician language.

Dates: 2021-2023 Funding: Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship Summary: The project focusses on safeguarding Galician, a minoritised language in north-west Spain undergoing a process of language shift, as younger generations increasingly speak Spanish.

The role of social factors in bilingual speech processing: the case of Galician New Speakers.

Dates: 2013-2021 Collaborators: Bronwen G. Evans (UCL), Robert Mayr (Cardiff Metropolitan University) Summary: This project uses phonetic methods, perception tasks and eye-tracking to investigate Galician-Spanish bilinguals' speech production and perception, with a focus on Galician new speakers (neofalantes).