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Latest News: Languages

Linguistics professor sheds light on evolution of “Spanglish”

Monday, May 14, 2018  
Posted by: Jennifer Olivares

The blending of the Spanish language and American culture has led to the creation of unique dialects and increased bilingualism. The impact and perceptions of these changes were the focus of a guest lecture given by Dr. John M. Lipski, an Edwin Erle Sparks professor of Spanish and linguistics at Pennsylvania State University last Monday.

With research centered between the studies of linguistics and Hispanic culture, Dr. Lipski’s talk focused on the linguistic development of Spanish in America due to its various iterations and cultural implications. The purpose of the lecture was also to inspire students interested or working in these subject matters to apply for the National Science Foundation’s Partnerships for International Research Education, or PIRE.

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