Facundo Reyna-Muniain

Dr. Facundo Reyna-Muniain works as a consultant for the ECMI. His main research and teaching areas are minority languages, multilingualism, diaspora studies, family language policy, sociolinguistics and glottopolitics.

Facundo studied Literature and Linguistics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) as well as received a degree in Hispanic Philology and a master’s degree in Literature and Culture Studies from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). He holds a doctorate in Ibero-Romance Linguistics with the thesis "Lengua e Identidad en el caso de los hablantes y neo-hablantes de lengua gallega en Argentina" defended at the University of Bremen.

Previously, he held positions of a research associate at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and the University of Bremen. Facundo was also a guest researcher and teacher at several universities, for example: the University of the Basque Country (EHU), the University of Salamanca (USAL), Europa-Universität Flensburg (EUF) and the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). He is currently teaching at the Romanisches Seminar at the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel (CAU) and works as an external researcher at the Galician Language Institute (ILG).

Selected publications

Nandi, A.; Manterola, I.; Reyna-Muniain, F. & Kasares, P. (2022). Effective family language policies and intergenerational transmission of minority languages: Parental language management from autochthonous and diasporic contexts. In: Michael Hornsby and Wilson Mcleod (Eds.), Transmitting minority languages: Complementary reversing language shift strategies, pp. 305-329, London: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-87910-5_1

Monteagudo, H. & Reyna-Muniain, F. (2020) Language and migration. The sociolinguistic and glottopolitical dynamics of the Galician community in Buenos Aires from the nineteenth century to the present day, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 41(1), pp. 97-107, DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2019.1621878

Reyna-Muniain, F., Manterola, I., & Nandi, A. (2019). Educación plurilingüe con lenguas minoritarias en contextos de diáspora y su impacto en las políticas lingüísticas en familias neo-hablantes: el caso del gallego en Argentina. Lengua y migración = Language and migration, 11(2), pp. 107-134.

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