Lotfi Sayahi

Lotfi Sayahi

Professor of Spanish Linguistics, LLC Chair
Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Center for Language and International Communication

Contact

Humanities 215
Education

PhD Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Lotfi Sayahi
About


Academic Focus

Research: Sociolinguistics; contact linguistics; language variation and change; Spanish and Arabic in contact with other languages

Teaching: SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
The University at Albany President's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)


Book

Sayahi, Lotfi (June, 2014, 2019). Diglossia and Language Contact: Language Variation and Change in North Africa. Cambridge University Press.


Articles and Book Chapters

See here.


Edited Volumes

Sayahi, Lotfi (issue editor). 2011. The Sociolinguistics of Tunisia. Special issue of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language.

Holmquist, Jonathan, Augusto Lorenzino, and Lotfi Sayahi (eds.). 2007. Selected Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. viii + 192 pages.

Sayahi, Lotfi, and Maurice Westmoreland (eds.). 2005. Selected Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. vii + 132 pages.

Sayahi, Lotfi (ed.). 2003. Selected Proceedings of the First Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. vii + 133 pages


Graduate courses usually taught

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Research Methods in Linguistics
  • Contact Linguistics