Maya Language Use Today: A Two-part Panel on Contemporary Research on the Maya Language

Dr. Barbara Blaha D. Pfeiler; Dr. Jaime I. Chi Pech

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Thursday, November 10, 2022 | 02:00 pm


**This is a hybrid event that will be held in person at the Latin American and Iberian Institute (801 Yale Blvd NE, campus building 165) and via Zoom. Please register here if you would like to attend via Zoom*

Part I. "Linguistic Variation in the Peninsula of Yucatan"

Dr. Barbara Blaha D. Pfeiler, UNM-COMEXUS
Fulbright Garcia Robles Mexico Studies Chair

Barbara Blaha D. Pfeiler received her Ph.D. in Romance Philology from the University of Viena and she completed postdoctoral work at the University of Hamburg in Mesoamerican Studies.She is research faculty at CEPHCIS (Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, UNAM) in Yucatan, Mexico where she conducts research on variation in Mayan languages.

Part II. "Language Practices of Bilingual Families in a Maya Community in Quintana Roo, Mexico"

Dr. Jaime I. Chi Pech

Jaime I. Chi Pech received his Ph.D. in lndoamerican Linguistics at CIESAS (Centro de Estudios Superiores en Antropologia Social) in 2021. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at CEPHCIS (Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, UNAM), where he is studying Spanish-Maya bilingualism in a Maya community in Quintana Roo, Mexico.


This event is free and open to the public.