Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Drew Colcher


Doctoral Candidate
Drew Colcher

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Interests


Applied sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, Spanish in the U.S., language ideologies

Biography


Drew Colcher is from Wichita, Kansas, and holds BA degrees in English literature (with a minor in anthropology) and Spanish, as well as an MA in English. His thesis was titled "Speak American: Linguistic discrimination against Latino residents of Garden City, KS." He has published in two peer-reviewed journals: Kansas English, and Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics (co-authored with Dr. Rachel Showstack).

Courses


SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I-Wb

43930 • Fall 2020
Meets MWF 4:00PM-6:00PM
Internet

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

44435 • Spring 2020
Meets MWF 2:00PM-4:00PM BEN 1.102

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

SPN 601D • First-Year Spanish I

44210 • Fall 2019
Meets MWF 2:00PM-4:00PM MEZ 1.210

Focus on the development of multilingual literacy through the analysis and use of Spanish to achieve linguistic competence (simple present and past tenses, pronouns, adjectives), communication and interactional competence (complimenting, thanking, requesting, giving opinions), and metalinguistic competence (parts of speech, sociolinguistic cues, dialectal differences).

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