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Marianna Chodorowska-Pilch

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Spanish

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-1258
Office: THH 156Q



Ph.D. Hispanic Linguistics, University of Southern California, 5/1998
M.A. Hispanic Linguistics, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), 5/1992


Book Chapter

Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2011). "Tratamiento informal y formal en las imágenes publicitarias.". Cortesía y publicidad pp. 49-62. Barcelona: Editorial Planeta, SA.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2004). "The Conditional: A grammaticalized marker of politeness in Spanish.". pp. 57-75. John Benjamins.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2003). "Politeness: a metaphor grounded in metonymy.". pp. 211-222. Hamburg: Peter Lang.

Journal Article

Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2010). "La codificación de la imagen positiva y negativa a través de los marcadores: ¿me entiendes?, vamos y verás". Español Actual / Arco/Libros, S.L.. Vol. 94, pp. 77-89.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M., Alturo, N. (2009). "La gramaticalitzacio´ de sisplau". Els Margens. Vol. 88, pp. 15-37.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2008). "Verás in Peninsular Spanish as a grammaticalized discourse marker invoking positive and negative politeness". Journal of Pragmatics. Vol. 40 (8), pp. 1357-1372.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (2000). "The Imperfect of politeness in Spanish.". Southwest Journal of Linguistics. (19 (1)), pp. 29-44.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (1999). "On the polite use of vamos in Peninsular Spanish.". Pragmatics. (9:3), pp. 343-355.
Chodorowska-Pilch, M. (1997). "On the polite function of ¿me entiendes? in Spanish". Journal of Pragmatics. (28), pp. 355-371.

Honors and Awards

UCLA Research Enabling Grant to do research at the University of Barcelona, Spain , 6/15/2007-7/1/2007  
UCLA Research Enabling Grant to do research at the University of Barcelona, Spain , 1/3/2006-1/14/2006  
University of Barcelona (Spain) Visiting Scholar Research Fellowship, 1/3/2006-1/14/2006  
UCLA Nomination for Copenhaver Award for Innovation in Teaching with Technology, 2004-2005   
Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs two-month research scholarship at the University of Valencia, Spain , 6/1/2000-7/30/2000  
Del Amo Dissertation Fellowship at USC, 1996-1997   
USC Del Amo Summer Fellowship, 5/20/1994-7/1/1994  
USC Del Amo Graduate Fellowship, 1992-1993   

Service to the Profession

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Member of Advisory Board, Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 2002-  

Professional Memberships

International Pragmatics Association, 1996-  
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