Dialect Contact in Spanish in the US

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Web Conference with Kim Potowski, a Professor of Hispanic linguistics in the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. If you would like more information on this event, please contact Professor Fernández-Mallat.

Professor Potowski’s work focuses on Spanish in the United States, including factors that influence intergenerational language transmission, connections between language and identity, and heritage language education. One of her research topics is Mexican and Puerto Rican Spanish in Chicago, and the language and identity of mixed “Mexi-Rican” individuals.