Identity and Linguistic Rights in the Spanish Speaking Americas


This course brings together the topics of language and human rights, exploring questions of language contact, bilingualism and endangered languages from the perspective of social injustices and human rights. The focus of the course is on how language is used to shape and negotiate identities and how it reflects and sustains social realities; this course will examine and reflect on situations of oppression and how they are associated to sociolinguistic attitudes, behavior and cultural expressions. Taught in Spanish.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • FL
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • RIGHTS 409S
  • SPANISH 409S
Typically Offered
Spring Only