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Guineanismos y el español de Guinea Ecuatorial
March 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am | Humanities 1, Room 210
The Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics presents Práxedes Rabat Makambo, Secretary of Academic Ecuatoguineana de la Lengua Española, and Daniel Owono Sima, Dean of the School of Linguistics and Information Sciences at the National University of Equatorial Guinea, speaking on “Guineanismos y el español de Guinea Ecuatorial.”
Ecuatorial Guinea is the only country in Africa where Spanish is the official language since 1982. However, this variety remains understudied and overlooked by L2 Spanish-language textbooks. This presentation seeks to highlight the unique features of of Equatorial Guinean Spanish, and to bring attention to the country’s sociocultural history and sociolinguistic reality.