“Patwa is di mix of two language”: Redefining creole and code-switching in Costa Rica

Ashley LaBoda will examine language attitudes and linguistic convergence through the lens of Limonese Creole-Spanish bilinguals in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics at Franklin and Marshall College.

Presentation by Ashley LaBoda, Franklin & Marshall College

April 7, 6:30 PM | Schapiro 129

Sponsored by the Williams College Department of Romance Languages and the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Patwa is di mix of two language