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Felipe Acosta-Munoz

Graduate Student
Email:    facostamunoz@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida (In Progress)
  • M.A. Cultural Anthropology, North Carolina State University, 2019
  • B.A. Anthropology and Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017

Subfield

Linguistic Anthropology


Chair

Aaron Broadwell


Research Interests

Language revitalization, indigenous languages of Latin America, language ideology, language endangerment, bilingualism/ multi-lingualism, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, ethnomusicology


Selected Publications

Ko’ox T’aano’on ich Máaya: Yucatec Maya Language Revitalization Efforts among Professional Educators in the State of Yucatán, México. (MA thesis)

“Shunguhuan Yuyai: The Battle for Kichwa Language and Culture Revitalization in Ecuador as Thinking-Feeling and Performance” (undergraduate thesis)


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • 2019    Student Council at Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA, a  subset of the American Anthropological Association)
  • 2019    Board of Education Summer Fellowship Summer Program (BOE) Recipient at University of Florida for $3500
  • 2018    Susan Carter Global Endowment (HSS) at North Carolina State University $1500 for Master’s thesis fieldwork research in Yucatan, Mexico.
  • 2018    FLAS Fellowship for Yucatec Maya language program level 2 in summer of 2018 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University for $6500.
  • 2017    FLAS Fellowship for Yucatec Maya language program level 1 in summer of 2017 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University for $6500.
  • 2017    Federico Gil Award for best undergraduate honor thesis on a Latin American peoples subject from the Institute of the Study of the Americas at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $250.
  • 2016    Julia Crane Award for Honor Thesis funding in summer of 2016 from the Institute of the Study of the Americas at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $1500
  • 2016          Anthropology department honor thesis grant from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $500.