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Dr. José Ignacio Hualde

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Contact Information

4130 Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics Building
707 S. Mathews Ave. | MC-168
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Research Interests

Synchronic and diachronic phonology, sound change, prosody, pitch accent, Romance Linguistics, Basque linguistics, Phonology, Historical Linguistics

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Spanish and Portuguese
Professor, French and Italian

Highlighted Publications

Journal Articles

Hualde, J.I.; Luchkina, T. & Eager, C.  “Canadian Raising in Chicagoland: The production and perception of a marginal contrast”. Journal of Phonetics 65, 2017, p. 15-44

Hualde, J.I. "Intervocalic lenition and word-boundary effects: Evidence from Judeo-Spanish." Diachronica, vol. 30, no. 2, 2013, p. 232-266.

Nadeu, Marianna, and Jose Ignacio Hualde. "Acoustic correlates of emphatic stress in Central Catalan." Language and Speech, vol. 55, 2012, p. 517-542.

Carrasco, Patricio, Jose Ignacio Hualde, and Miquel Simonet. "Dialectal differences in Spanish voiced obstruent allophony: Costa Rican vs. Iberian Spanish." Phonetica, vol. 69, 2012, p. 149-179.

Shosted, R.; Hualde, J.I. & Scarpace, D, "Palatal complexity revisited: An electropalatographic analysis of /ɲ/ in Brazilian Portuguese with comparison to Peninsular Spanish." Language and Speech, vol. 55, 2012.

"Two Basque accentual systems and word-prosodic typology." Lingua, vol. 122, 2012.

Hualde, J. I.; Simonet, M; & Nadeu, M.. "Consonant lenition and phonological recategorization." Laboratory Phonology, vol. 2, no. 2, 2011, p. 301-329.

Hualde, J.I. & Saul, M. "Istanbul Judeo-Spanish”." Journal of the International Phonetic Association, vol. 41, no. 1, 2011.

Hualde, J.I. & Nadeu, M. "Lenition and phonemic overlap in Rome Italian." Phonetica, vol. 68, 2011, p. 215-242.

Hualde, J.I., Lujanbio, O. & Zubiri, J.J.   "Goizueta Basque." Journal of the International Phonetic Association, vol. 40, no. 1, 2010.

Hualde, J.I. "Neutralización de sibilantes en lengua vasca y seseo en castellano." Oihenart, vol. 25, 2010.

Hualde, J.I. & Carrasco, P.“/tl/ en español mexicano: ¿un segmento o dos?”." Estudios de Fonética Experimental, vol. 18, 2009.

Hualde, J.I. “Unstressed words in Spanish." Language Sciences, vol. 31, no. 2, 2009.

Hualde, José Ignacio. "Unstressed words in Spanish." Language Sciences, vol. 31, no. 2-3, 2009, p. 199-212.

Hualde, José Ignacio, and Armin Schwegler. "Intonation in Palenquero." Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, vol. 23, no. 1, 2008, p. 1-31.

Hualde, José Ignacio, Oihana Lujanbio, and Francisco Torreira. "Lexical tone and stress in Goizueta Basque." Journal of the International Phonetic Association, vol. 38, no. 1, 2008, p. 1-24.

Hualde, José Ignacio, Miquel Simonet, and Francisco Torreira. "Postlexical contraction of nonhigh vowels in Spanish." Lingua, vol. 118, 2008, p. 1906-1925.

Chitoran, Ioana, and José Ignacio Hualde. "From hiatus to diphthong: the evolution of vowel sequences in Romance." Phonology, vol. 24, 2007, p. 37-75.

Hualde, José Ignacio, and Koldo Zuazo. "The standardization process of the Basque language." Language Problems and Language Planning, vol. 31, no. 2, 2007, p. 143-168.

Hualde, José Ignacio. "Stress removal and stress addition in Spanish." Journal of Portuguese Linguistics, vol. 5, no. 2, 2006, p. 59-89.

Hualde, Jose Ignacio, and Christopher D. Eager. "Final devoicing and deletion of /-d/ in Castilian Spanish." Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, vol. 9, no. 2, 2016, p. 329-353.

Book Contributions

Hualde, J.I. & Nadeu, M. "Rhetorical stress in Spanish." Hulst, H. van der (ed.) Word Stress. Theoretical and Typological Issues, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Hualde, J.I. & Lujanbio, O."Goizuetako azentuaz zerbait gehiago: oharmena." Beñat Oihartzabali Gorazarre/Festschift for Beñat Oyarçabal, Bilbao: Univ del Pais Vasco, 2009.

Edited Books

Hualde, José I, Antxon Olarrea, and Erin O'Rourke. Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

Cole, Jennifer, and José Ignacio Hualde. Papers in Laboratory Phonology 9. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007.

Hualde, José Ignacio, and Jon Ortiz de Urbina. A grammar of Basque. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2003.

Hualde, José Ignacio, Joseba A Lakarra, and R L Trask. Towards a history of the Basque language. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1995.

Hualde, Jose I, and Jon Ortiz de Urbina. Generative Studies in Basque Linguistics. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1993.


Hualde, José Ignacio. The Sounds of Spanish. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Hualde, José Ignacio, Antxon Olarrea, and Anna María Escobar. Introducción a la lingüística hispánica. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.[2nd. ed, 2010].

Hualde, José Ignacio. Euskararen azentuerak (Supplement of ASJU). Donostia/Bilbao: Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea & ASJU, 1997.

Hualde, José Ignacio, Gorka Elordieta, and Arantzazu Elordieta. The Basque Dialect of Lekeitio (Supplements of ASJU). Donostia/Bilbao: Universidad del País Vasco & ASJU, 1994.

Hualde, José Ignacio. Basque Phonology. London: Routledge, 1991.

Recent Publications

Bedialauneta Txurruka, I., & Hualde, J. I. (2023). Markina Basque. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 53(3), 1095-1121.

Hualde, J. I. (2023). The reconstruction of Old Common Basque accentuation: Closing open issues. International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philology. Advance online publication.

Hualde, J. I., Barlaz, M., & Luchkina, T. (2022). Acoustic differentiation of allophones of /aɪ/ in Chicagoland English: Statistical comparison of formant trajectories. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 52(2), 197-227.

Hualde, J. I., & Zhang, J. (2022). Intervocalic lenition, contrastiveness and neutralization in Catalan. Isogloss, 8(4).

Pérez-Saldanya, M., & Hualde, J. I. (2022). The discourse particle es que in Spanish and in other Iberian languages. In X. Artiagoitia, A. Elordieta, & S. Monforte (Eds.), Discourse Particles. Syntactic, semantic, pragmatic and historical aspects (pp. 65-98). (Linguistik Aktuell; Vol. 276). John Benjamins Publishing Company.

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