Talk by Prof. Fernando Nava: "La diversidad lingüística mexicana ejemplificada en canciones"

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 9:30am to 10:45am

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Invited by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese (UCSB) and the UC-Mexicanistas association, this Tuesday, January 25, 2022, the musician, linguist and doctor in anthropology Fernando Nava López will be in our class --Spanish 141, Contemporary Indigenous Cultures of Mexico (9:30-10:45 am). His conference (given in Spanish with examples in original languages) is entitled "La diversidad lingüística mexicana ejemplificada en canciones" / Mexican linguistic diversity exemplified in songs.

Dr. Nava López is a senior researcher specializing in Linguistics at the Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), as well as a member of the Academia Mexicana de la Lengua. Nava López studied at the National Conservatory of Music and at the National School of Music (UNAM). In 2004, he obtained a Ph.D. in Anthropology (UNAM). From 2004 to 2010 Nava López was the founding General Director of the National Institute of Indigenous Languages. He has over 100 publications on multilingualism in Mexico, the linguistic rights of indigenous people and traditional Mexican music.