The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: The Current State of Spanish and Latinos in the U.S.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

This Presentation will give an overview of the status of Spanish in the U.S., within the Capacity-Opportunity-Desire Framework (LoBianco, 2008), Focusing on language maintenance, and argues that Latino youth's resilience represents an enormously promising, yet untapped, resource for bringing about greater linguistic vitality.

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This presentation is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and University Graduate School.

Event is free and open to all FIU students, faculty, staff and general public-at-large.

For more information, contact Dr. Ana Roca at