Damián Robles

Hispanic Studies, Linguistics, Ph.D. Candidate 

Texas A&M University 

Research interests: 

Linguistic Politeness and Civility

Historical Contrastive Pragmatics — the Early Modern period


Language Contact 

Damián Robles is a doctoral candidate and graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Hispanic Studies at Texas A&M University. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in three areas: Spanish, Romance Linguistics (Self-Designed), and French Studies (Self-Designed); with a minor in Italian, from The College of New Jersey.


He has two published co-authored manuscripts, the first, it examines code-switching, code-mixing in the Texan popular music: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2018.02.009, and a forthcoming one, it investigates lexical borrowing in the language of technology and fashion and beauty. Damián’s dissertation focuses on historical pragmatics, in particular, politeness in Early Modern English translations of Don Qvichote (1612-1620) by analyzing the interplay between pronominal/verbal and vocative systems of address. 




Department of Hispanic Studies
Texas A&M University

219 Academic Bldg.
College Station, Texas 77843-4238

Tel.: (979) 845-2125 (office)

Once upon a time in my Quijote's world...  


What's new? 

FAll 2019

Colección de cuentos


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Verano 2019

Galeria de Activismo Ambiental


Spring 2019

Colección de cuentos



Fall 2018

Digital Magazine


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Summer 2018

12th HiSoN Summer School, July 2018

UNIL | Université de Lausanne

Lausanne, Switzerland 

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