Language in Latin America

STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR RCT SEC 002

How and why American varieties of Spanish and Portuguese differ from European varieties, as well as the distribution and nature of dialect differences throughout the Americas. Examines sociolinguistic issues: class and ethnic differences in language, the origin and development of standard and nonstandard varieties, and the effects of contact with Amerindian and African languages. Considers Spanish- and Portuguese-based creoles and the question of prior creolization.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Spring 2021

1
Gregory R Guy
TR: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM ONLI
1
Ximena Malaga Sabogal
T: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM ONLI