Mapping Linguistic Diversity: Benjamin Kinsella and Haralambos Symeonidis

  • Professor of Spanish Linguistics
  • Co-Director of ALGR (Atlas Lingüístico Guaraní-Románico)
  • Professor at Middlebury Language School Summer 2010
  • Professor at Middlebury Language School (Buenos Aires) Summer 2012-today
  • Invited scholar at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (March 2017)
  • Hispanic Studies
  • International Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
  • Linguistics
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Other Affiliations:
  • Modern Language Association (MLA)
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA). Colonial Section
  • Deutscher Hispanistenverband
  • Deutscher Romanistenverband

How many languages do you speak? Benjamin Kinsella is fluent in English, speaks Spanish, and now also knows touch of Guaraní. He graduated from UK in December of 2012, and worked with Professor Haralambos Symeonidis of the Hispanic Studies Department on a linguistic atlas project, Atlas Lingüístico Guaraní-Románico. The Atlas documents instances of language contact between three languages in South America: Spanish, Portuguese and Guaraní. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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