Damián Robles

Hispanic Studies, Linguistics and Literature, 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. Currently, he is completing his doctoral work at Texas A&M University in Hispanic Studies, Linguistics track.


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 second one, it investigates lexical borrowing in the language of technology and fashion and beauty: https://doi.org/10.1075/ihll.26.13mor.


Damián’s dissertation focuses on historical contrastive pragmatics by analyzing forms of address (of second-person pronouns) and politeness phenomena (vocatives of insults and honorifics) in the first known Early Modern English translation of Don Quixote (1607-1620).


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...  

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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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