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SPAN 4130  SPANISH IN THE UNITED STATES (3 credits)

This course looks at Spanish in the U.S. from a sociolinguistic perspective. Course topics include: Dialectal/regional differences, dialect contact, Spanish- English bilingualism and code-switching, "Spanglish", language maintenance, language ideologies surrounding Spanish in the U.S., and Spanish in public spheres (e.g., TV, movies, radio, music, stand-up comedy). (Cross-listed with SPAN 8136).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SPAN 3030 or SPAN 3010, SPAN 3040 or SPAN 3020, SPAN 3060 and SPAN 4080 or instructor permission