SPAN 585: Languages in Contact

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This course considers the linguistic and social outcomes that occur when two or more languages come into contact across the Spanish-speaking world. Students will examine how attitudes, identities, and ideologies shape multilingual communities and they will draw on the predominant theories and taxonomies within the field of language contact to explore a wide range of linguistic outcomes of contact, including lexical borrowing, convergence, code-switching, and creoles. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: SPAN 502
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Spanish