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Stavans will discusss Spanglish as a language and a cultural phenomenon. He will focus on what qualifies it as a language, what its future holds, what its development says about American culture, and whether or not it is a threat to standard English or Spanish.

Ilan Stavans
“Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language”
October 5, 2005
Traina Center for the Arts, Razzo Hall, Clark University
RT: 85 minutes

Sponsored by:
Higgins School of Humanities