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Silvia Betti

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/07 Language and Translation - Spanish

Short Bio

Research Interests: Sociolinguistics of Spanish Language in the United States, "spanglish", Language Teaching, Youthful and Sign Language, New Tecnologies for Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language.

She has given lectures, courses and seminars in Italian, European, Ibero-American and American universities (San Antonio, New York, Denver, Harvard, Miami-FIU, Chicago, Washington DC ).

She is an Expert at Observatory Cervantes-Harvard University,

She is a Corresponding Member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE) and belongs to his Commission of Sociolinguistic Study of Spanish in the United States.

Director of the academic journal Glosas of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language:

Director of the editorial series "Cruces y bordes: la voz de la otredad. El inglés y el español en contacto en los Estados Unidos". Roma, Aracne:


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Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne
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