Inés Vañó García (she/her/ella)

Assistant Professor of Spanish @SaintAnselm | Hispanic Linguistics PhD @GC_LAILAC | Former @GCTLC & @MellonFdn Teaching/Graduate Fellow

My research focuses on the political history of the teaching of Spanish in the U.S. during the 20th century. I've been teaching language & linguistics undergraduate and graduate courses at CUNY since 2013; most recently at LaGuardia as a Mellon CUNY Humanities Alliance Graduate Teacher Fellow.

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    Written by Inés Vañó García (she/her/ella) Updated 4 years, 11 months ago

    Critical Period Hypothesis– Period of life when a language can be acquired more easily. As Humans leave this period during their lives (early childhood), some people believe language becomes more difficult to acquire. Hegemony is a state of asserted dominance. It is a consequence of imperialism, wherein one culture imposes itself upon another/others with the […]

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