Spanish Language and Identity in the US


About This Event

This one-day event will focus on the current approaches to the study of how Spanish language plays a role in different identities in diverse populations in the United States.

There will be four guest speakers from the Heritage Spanish Identify, Bilingualism, Afro-Latino Vernaculars, and Spanish Language Use in the US:

  • Diego Pascual y Cabo, University of Florida
    • Spanish as a heritage language and bilingualism
  • Kim Potowski, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • The benefits of dual immersion for Spanish development
  • Sandro Sessarego, University of Texas Austin
    • “Linguistic Rights, Political Activism and Language Policy: Current Issues in Afro-Hispanic Linguistics”
  • Lourdes Torres, DePaul University
    • Spanish in the US discrimination

Guest speakers will connect via Zoom to an in-person audience at Syracuse University.

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April 1, 2022, 2 p.m.

Falk College Room 175, Syracuse University

LIN13 CNY Spanish Linguistics


Host: Syracuse University

Activity Category: Workshop or Mini-Seminar

Activity Audience: Open to the Public