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This collection contains digitized interviews, interview transcriptions, and related notes reflecting the Spanish sociolinguistic research of USC Professor Carmen Silva-Corvalán. Materials include approximately 348 hours of audio interviews collected from 1976 to 1992 in Spain, Chile, and Los Angeles County, California, with both male and female subjects in a range of ages, as well as related transcriptions and speaker information.
Carmen Silva-Corvalán (born 1941) is Professor Emerita of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Southern California. She received a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1979, and taught at the Universidad de Chile, Santiago, from 1970 to 1979 before joining the faculty of the University of Southern California in 1979. Her research in linguistics has included a particular focus on Spanish-English bilingualism. Among her published works are Bilingual Language Acquisition: Spanish and English in the first six years (Cambridge University Press, 2014).
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