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Name: Shaw  Nicholas  Gynan (IPA: ˈʃɒˈnɪk.əl.əsˈgajn.ən)
Institution: Western Washington University
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State and/or Country: WA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Guaraní, Paraguayan
Selected Publications: “Language Planning and Policy in Paraguay.” Current Issues in Language Planning 2:1 (2001): 53-118.
“El reto de la diglosia para la planificación lingüística en el Paraguay.” Hispanic Linguistics 10:2 (1998): 42-83.
“Attitudinal Dimensions of Guaraní-Spanish Bilingualism in Paraguay.” Southwest Journal of Linguistics 17/2 (1998): 35-59.
“Migration Patterns and Language Maintenance in Paraguay.” Journal of Sociolinguistics 2/2 (1998): 259-270.
“Hispanic Immigration and Spanish Maintenance as Indirect Measures of Ethnicity: Reality and Perception.” Ethnic Studies Review (1997): 41-57.
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics
Applied Linguistics
Reviewer of: Applied Linguistics: Ada and Baker (2001) (LL Issue 14.457)

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