Karol J. Hardin
Assistant Professor of Spanish
One Bear Place #97393
Waco, TX 76798-7393
Old Main 112
Ph.D., 1999 University of Texas, Austin (Hispanic Linguistics)
M.A., 1992 University of Texas, Austin (Hispanic Linguistics)
B.S., 1987 Baylor University (Education - Spanish, Math, English)
Hispanic Linguistics, Pragmatics, Medical Spanish, Applied Linguistics
Hardin, Karol J. 2001. Pragmatics of persuasive discourse in Spanish television advertising. Dallas: SIL International and The University of Texas at Arlington Joint Publications in Linguistics.
Chapters in Books/Conference Proceedings
Hardin, Karol J. 2010. Trying to persuade: Speech acts in the persuasive discourse of intermediate Spanish learners. In Kenneth A. McElhanon and Ger Reesink (eds.) A mosaic of language and culture: Studies celebrating the career of Karl J. Franklin. Dallas: SIL International. 155-179.
Hardin, Karol J. 1999. Pragmatics and persuasion in Spanish language commercials. In Adamski, Janet E., Supplee, Joan E., and Adams, Linda S. (eds.), The politics of the written word in the Americas: Conference proceedings. 66-76. Waco, TX: Baylor University.
Franklin, Karl J. and Hardin, Karol J. Forthcoming, June, 2012. Complaints in Kewa Letters. Oceanic Linguistics.
Hardin, Karol J. 2010. The Spanish notion of Lie: Revisiting Coleman and Kay. Journal of Pragmatics. 3199-3213.
Franklin, Karol J. 1993. Obligatory dative clitic doubling. Work Papers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota, Session 37. 151-183.
Hardin, Karol J. 1998. Review of The Discourse of Classified Advertising by Paul Bruthiaux. In Notes on Linguistics, 80. 44-46. Dallas: SIL International.
Hardin, Karol J. 1997. Review of Input Processing and Grammar Instruction in Second Language Acquisition by Bill VanPatten. In Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education. University of Texas at Austin.
Selected Scholarly Presentations
Medical Spanish programs: A review of empirical studies. Paper presented at the South Central Modern Language Association, Hot Springs, Arkansas. October, 2011.
Targeting oral and cultural proficiency for medical personnel: An examination of current medical Spanish textbooks. Paper presented at the South Central Modern Language Association, Ft. Worth, Texas. October, 2010.
Social beliefs and the realization of medical complaints and advice in Ecuadorian Spanish. Paper presented at the 14th Joseph Vélez Latin American Studies Conference, Baylor University. April, 2010.
The Spanish notion of Lie: Revisiting Coleman and Kay. Paper presented at the South Central Modern Language Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. October, 2009.
Persuasive discourse in the interlanguage of intermediate level Spanish learners. Paper presented at the South Central Modern Language Association, San Antonio, TX. November, 2000.