Digital Humanities in Latin America Lecture

Friday, September 24, 2021 , 2:20  - 3:40 p.m.

Location: Carmen Zoom/Hagerty Hall 255


Tags: Area Studies Centers

On Friday, September 24th, Drs. Adriana Picoral and Tony Berber Sardinha will give a lecture entitled "The current state of and future challenges of digital humanities in Latin America." 

This event, co-sponsored by CLAS and the Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese is free and open to the public and will be presented via Zoom. Register here to receive the link.

SPPO graduate students will meet in Hagerty Hall 255 to participate as part of colloquium.


Adriana Picoral

Adriana Picoral is Assistant Professor of Data Science at the University of Arizona. Her research draws from corpus and computational linguistics to shed light on multilingual language use, acquisition, and development. She has extensive experience in collecting, processing, maintaining, and analyzing language data, both in academic settings and in industry. She is also the founder of R-Ladies Tucson, which is part of a world-wide organization to promote gender diversity in the R community.



Tony Sardinha

Tony Berber Sardinha is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He has published numerous books and research articles, and is on the board of several journals and book collections. His interests are corpus linguistics, metaphor analysis, and applied linguistics