Rosina Lozano, Assistant Professor of History, traces the official use of the Spanish language in governmental capacities and through political activities by the new US citizens formed after the US-Mexican War, providing examples that demonstrate how Spanish was embedded into state and territorial discussions about governance and connecting this long history to our current day situation and how Spanish continues to be advocated for in official capacities. Presented as part of the "Academic Intersections: Princeton on Language" event on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Alumni Day.

Event Date: February 20, 2015
Program: Alumni Day
Series: Academic Intesections: Princeton on Language, Alumni Day 2015
Topic(s):  History, Government & Politics, Literature, Arts & Culture