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Linguistic variation in Caribbean Spanish

 Time: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 03:00pm - 04:00pm

 Place: Ballantine Hall 006

Luis Ortiz López (University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus)

Professor Luis Ortiz will showcase instances of linguistic variation that characterize Spanish spoken in the Caribbean region. Variation such as deletion and aspiration of /s/, lateralization of /r/, position of subjects in interrogatives, double negation, markers of plurality, and much more. This is a hands-on workshop for undergraduate students in Hispanic linguistics.

In category: Sociolinguistics and pragmatics


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