Our lab studies many sociophonetic issues, including prosody in Spanish, intonational structure and variation in Spanish, rhotics in Spanish; Manchego and Andalusian Spanish, second language phonetics, and Spanish rhythm in language contact situations.
SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
We frequently investigate issues in SLA, including second language cognition and psycholinguistics, second language fluency and oral production, context of learning in second languages, and second language syntactic complexity.
FROM AFRICA TO PATAGONIA:
VOICES OF DISPLACEMENT
Funded by the University of Michigan Humanities Collaboratory, this project investigates a unique linguistic and cultural contact situation between Spanish and Afrikaans in Patagonia, Argentina.
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WHO WE ARE
Our lab was founded in Winter 2015 by Professors Lorenzo García-Amaya and Nicholas Henriksen. More than 30 undergraduates, graduates, and young professionals staff the lab as research assistants.