Armin Schwegler

Prof. Armin Schwegler

Department of Spanish & Portuguese

University of California, Irvine, USA

Full Professor



1987-present, Professor, University of California, Irvine, Spanish Linguistics

1986 Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Romance Philology

1979 B.A., California State University, French & Spanish & German

Publications (Selected)

  1. Analyticity and Syntheticity: A Diachronic Perspective with Special Reference to Romance Languages(1990). Empirical Approaches to Language Typology, 6. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
  2. Fonética y fonología españolas: teoría y práctica(co-authored with Richard Barrutia) (1994). New York: John Wiley & Sons. [with separate Answer Key]
  3. "Chi ma nkongo": lengua y rito ancestrales en El Palenque de San Basilio (Colombia)(1996). Two vols. Frankfurt/Madrid: Vervuert Verlag.
  4. Lengua y ritos del Palo Monte Mayombe: dioses cubanos y sus fuentes africanas(2005). Frankfurt: Vervuert Verlag / Madrid: Iberoamericana.[Co-authored with Jesús Fuentes]
  5. 4th edition (much revised ) ofFonética y fonologíaabove. (2010). New York: John Wiley & Sons. [Exercises, answer keys, and sound files on web]; in collaboration with J. Kempff and A. Ameal-Guerra.
  6. Palenque (Colombia): oralidad, identidad y resistencia. Un enfoque interdisciplinario,ed. Graciela Maglia & Armin Schwegler. Bogota: Instituto Caro y Cuervo & Universidad Javeriana. Forthcoming Dec. 2012