Prof. Farquharson visits SPA-LIN-LAS 233 (Languages of the Americas) class

Monday, Nov 23, 2020

By Catalina Méndez Vallejo

On November 3, we welcomed Prof. Joseph Farquharson from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, for a virtual visit in our SPA-LIN-LAS 233 course (Languages of the Americas), which is taught this semester by Prof. Catalina Méndez Vallejo and Prof. Eliot Raynor.

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Prof. Farquharson’s research focuses on contact linguistics, lexicography, sociolinguistics, and language documentation.

In this visit, he discussed the intersection between language practice, language ideologies, and music in the context of Jamaica.