Holly R. Cashman is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (LLC) and a core faculty member in Women's Studies at the University of New Hampshire. She is currently serving as chair of LLC and coordinator of the Queer Studies minor. Her research focuses on Spanish in the U.S., bilingual conversation, queer linguistics, and impoliteness. Her recent book Queer, Latinx, & Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities (Routledge, 2018) was shortlisted for the British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) book prize. Her work has been published in journals including: Gender & Language, Journal of Politeness Research, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Language and Intercultural Communication, Multilingua, Oralia, Spanish in Context, and the Southwest Journal of Linguistics. She has also contributed chapters to The Oxford Handbook of Language and Sexuality (Kira Hall & Rusty Barrett, eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage Language (Kim Potowski, ed.), A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora: Latino practices, identities & ideologies (Rosina Márquez-Reiter & Luisa Martín Rojo, eds.), Fundamentos y models del estudio pragmático y socio-pragmático del español (Susana de los Heros & Mercedes Niño-Murcia, eds.), Spanish in the Southwest: a language in transition (Susana Rivera-Mills & Daniel Villa, eds.), The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism (Li Wei & Melissa G. Moyer, eds.), Impoliteness in Language (Derek Bousfield & Miriam Locher, eds.) and Research on Politeness in the Spanish Speaking World (María Elena Placencia & Carmen García, eds.).
Cashman currently serves as the president of the International Gender and Language Association (IGALA), and is also a past president of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO), as well as a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (IJLASSO). She also serves on the Executive Board of the Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL). Cashman won UNH's Pink Triangle Award (2013-2014) for ""outstanding contributions to efforts for equity and visibility for the UNH GLBT community"", and her presentation on 'Approaches & Activities for LGBTQ-Inclusive Language Classrooms' was voted ""Best of New Hampshire"" at the 2016 New Hampshire Association of World Language Teachers (NHAWLT).
Ph.D., Romance Languages, University of Michigan
Ph.D., Spanish, University of Michigan
M.A., Romance Languages, University of Michigan
B.A., Spanish, Hood College
B.A., Art History,Criticism&Conserv., Hood College
Spanish in the U.S.
LLC 595: Language Practicum
LLC 791: Methods Foreign Language Teach
SPAN 402: Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 504: Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 641: Spanish Phonetics
SPAN 647: Hispanic Cultural Studies
SPAN 648: Reading Current Periodicals
WS 796: Adv Top/Language&Leadership
Cashman, H. (2018). Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities. Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/
Cashman, H. R. (2012). Homophobic slurs and public apologies: The discursive struggle over fag/maricón in public discourse*. Multilingua, 31(1). doi:10.1515/mult.2012.003
Cashman, H. R., & Raymond, C. W. (n.d.). Making gender relevant in Spanish-language sports broadcast discourse. Gender and Language, 8(3). doi:10.1558/genl.v8i3.311