foto Antonio Hidalgo Navarro
PDI-Catedratic/a d'Universitat
Director/a de Departament
Knowledge area: SPANISH LANGUAGE
Department: Spanish
Dpto de Filología Española Despacho nº 28 Facultad de Filología, Traducción y Comunicación
(9638) 64943

Professor of Spanish Language in the Department of Spanish Philology at the University of Valencia, Doctor in Hispanic Philology since 1996 and Extraordinary Doctorate Award in 1997. I have developed research tasks in the field of the general study of the colloquial register as a founding member of the research group Val.Es.Co. (Valencia, Colloquial Spanish) and I have dedicated a large part of my work to the analysis of the functions of intonation in spoken language, an area in which I have published reference works such as La Entonación coloquial. Función Demarcativa y Unidades de Habla, 1997, Universitat de València; Comentario Fónico de Textos coloquiales, 2002, Arco-Libros; Aspectos de la entonación española: viejos y nuevos enfoques, 2006, Arco Libros; El estudio de la prosodia en España en el S. XXI: perspectivas y ámbitos (ed.) 2011, Universitat de València; in collaboration with Adrián Cabedo: La enseñanza de la entonación en el aula de E/LE. 2012, Arco Libros; in collaboration with Mercedes Quilis La voz del lenguaje: fonética y fonología del español, 2012, Tirant Humanidades. I have also published numerous scientific articles related to my areas of research in prestigious national and international journals such as Oralia, Verba, Moenia, Journal of Politeness Research, Faits de Langues, Lingüística Española Actual, Español Actual, Boletín de Filología de la Universidad de Chile, Revista de Lingüística Teórica y Aplicada, Revista de Llengua i Dret, Estudios Filológicos, Quaderns de Filologia, Anuari de Filologia, Pragmática sociocultural, etc.


I have directed as IP the research project Fonocortesía (Ministry of Science and Innovation: 2010-2013) and I have participated in numerous research projects consistent with my lines of work: two projects of general analysis of colloquial Spanish, specializing my participation in the study of prosodic resources. The third and fourth projects in which I have participated refer to the study of the particles or markers of discourse; such projects have resulted in the creation of a free electronic dictionary located at In a fifth project I have developed work of control and training of scholarship holders, in relation to the transcription and digitalization of oral corpus. I have also participated in the Legal Language Modernization Project whose final report was presented in September 2011 to the Council of Ministers, as a member of the team coordinated by Dr. Antonio Briz of the University of Valencia: (ón%20de%20Modernización%20del%20Lenguaje%20Jurídico.pdf?idFile=9267a586-1b77-478b-b094-c44052cb3156), and I have been a collaborating researcher in the state projects of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness Es.Var.Atenuación, of the University of Valencia and Melodic Analysis of Speech and Didactic Models, of the University of Barcelona. I am currently participating in the projects Discourse Units for a Systematic Description of Speech Markers in Spanish at the University of Valencia and EHSEE-FONOEMOCION (Speech with emotional and expressive meaning: phonopragmatic analysis and applications).

My research capacity has reverted to the creation of the language services company, Tecnolingüística S.L., born as a spin-off, under the auspices of the Universitat de València.

I have visited different Spanish and foreign universities as guest lecturer within the framework of various mobility programmes for university lecturers or by express invitation, including the University of Ghent, the University of Russia's Friendship of Peoples (URAP) in Moscow, the University of Stockholm, the University of Trier (Germany), the University of Barranquilla (Colombia), the University of Concepción (Chile), the University of Alicante, the University of Seville, the Complutense University of Madrid, the Universitat d'Estiu de Gandia (Valencia), the Menéndez Pelayo International University of Santander, the University of Heidelberg (Germany), the University of Navarra, the Jaume I University of Castellón, the University of Extremadura, the University of La Coruña, the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, etc. and I have given conferences in the framework of public and private institutions, universities or various bodies such as the Belgo-iberoamerican Association of Antwerp in Belgium, the University of Valencia, the URAP (Russian University of Friendship of the Peoples) of Moscow, the University of San José of Costa Rica, the Instituto Universitario Menéndez Pidal of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, the University of Heidelberg (Germany), the University of Castellón, the Provinciale Hogeshool voor Vertalers en Tolken de Gante, the University of La Coruña, the Fundación Duques de Soria, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, The Universidad de Extremadura, etc.

Since I joined the University of Valencia in 1993, I have complemented my teaching and research work with various management activities: member of commissions for contracting university teaching staff in various periods, Director of the Master's Degree in Hispanic Studies at Univ. de València (academic year 2006/2007), Secretary of the Department of Spanish Philology at the University of Valencia (October 2007 to November 2010), Coordinator and President of the CAT of the Degree in Hispanic Studies at the University of Valencia (November 2010 to November 2013) and Director of the Department of Spanish Philology (November 2013 to November 2016).

Finally, I have participated in the organization of numerous R&D&I activities such as national and international congresses held at my university or in other institutions, serving in many of them as Secretary or President.

Subjects taught and teaching methods
Second semester
Monday de 12:00 a 13:00. DESPACHO 28
Second semester
Tuesday de 12:00 a 13:00. DESPACHO 28
You participate in the electronic tutoring program of the Universitat de València
Academic training
Journal Publications
Other Tasks
Other publications
Stays abroad in Research Centers
Organization of R+D activities
Activity interests
Participations in Conferences
Participations in Conferences
Participation in Committees and Representations
Thesis, minor thesis and research reports