Students need to have completed the Propedeuse in Latin American Studies. This course can be followed by students in both tracks Spanish and Portuguese.
This course aims to foster interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to the study of linguistic research in a Latin American setting. Students will read original papers which adopt diverse theoretical and methodological perspectives in exploring a wide range of current linguistic issues. The course will reveal the rich dimensions of language diversity in Latin America and will bring new insights into the manner in which human languages work.
Subject areas of study include, but are not limited to:
Second language acquisition
Language contact phenomena (for ex. between Quechua and Spanish),
Tense and aspect variation in Spanish
Code-switching between Spanish/Portuguese and other languages
At the end of this course, students should have acquired a deep knowledge of the key topics surrounding linguistic research in Latin America that will allow them to compare and evaluate current research trends.
Mode of instruction
Total workload for the course: 140 hours
Attending college (eg. 2 hours per week x 14 weeks = 28 hours);
Compulsory literature: 75 hours;
Prepare presentation: 37 hours.
The final mark for the course is established by determining the weighted average.
Blackboard will be used for:
- providing study materials
To be announced
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Registration Studeren à la carte
For questions about the content of the course, you can contact the teacher:
Dr. E. Mauder: firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of Studies: M.A.G. van Leeuwen MA
Administrations Office: van Wijkplaats