Spanish as a Heritage Language (SHL) is an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to highlighting the emerging body of scholarship surrounding the field of Spanish as a Heritage Language studies in both theory and practice. SHL is a forum for sharing innovative ideas, research, and practical experiences from diverse areas of research, all pertaining to the overarching theme of heritage speaker bilingualism.

SHL is copublished by the University of Florida Press and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida. We are currently accepting submissions for our forthcoming issues.

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021)

Published: 2021-05-21

Editorial Letter

Diego Pascual y Cabo, Elena Foulis, Josh Prada, Damian Vergara Wilson

1–4

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Editorial Letter

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The Production of /p, t, k/ among Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the United States

Oihane Muxika-Loitzate

5–38

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The present study explores whether heritage speakers of Spanish in the United States pronounce voiceless stops (/p, t, k/) differently in...

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On Loss, Gain, Acceptance and Belonging: Spanish in the Midwest

Elena Foulis, Stacey Alex

39–65

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In this article, the authors analyze the creation of a performance piece in both English and Spanish with undergraduate students to creatively...

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How Many Collocations do Heritage Speakers Know?

The Effects of Linguistic and Individual Variables

Eve Zyzik

67–98

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The current study examines a previously understudied dimension of heritage speakers’ lexical knowledge by focusing on verbal collocations. Two...

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Vulnerability in Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the Netherlands

An Interplay between Language-Internal and Language-External Factors

Brechje van Osch

99–105

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Dissertation defense date: October 1, 2019


Supervisors:
Prof. dr. Aafke Hulk, University of Amsterdam
Dr. Petra Sleeman,...

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