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Name: Natalie  Operstein
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State and/or Country: CA
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: Operstein, Natalie. 2010. Consonant Structure and Prevocalization. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Operstein, Natalie. 2015. Zaniza Zapotec. Munich: Lincom Europa.

Operstein, Natalie. 2021. The Lingua Franca: Contact-Induced Language Change in the Mediterranean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Operstein, Natalie & Aaron Huey Sonnenschein (eds). 2015. Valence Changes in Zapotec: Synchrony, Diachrony, Typology. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Dakin, Karen, Claudia Parodi & Natalie Operstein (eds). 2017. Language Contact and Change in Mesoamerica and Beyond. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Consonant Structure and Prevocalization
 Zaniza Zapotec
 Valence Changes in Zapotec
 Language Contact and Change in Mesoamerica and Beyond
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Consonant Structure and Prevocalization
 Valence Changes in Zapotec
Courses Taught: Historical Linguistics, Phonology, General Linguistics
Reviewer of: The Oxford Handbook of Language Contact (LL Issue 32.1730)
Spanish in Colombia and New York City (LL Issue 30.4225)
Approaches to Measuring Linguistic Differences (LL Issue 28.2117)
Linguistic Complexity (LL Issue 23.5022)
Diversification of Mexican Spanish (LL Issue 28.4643)
The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics (LL Issue 32.873)
Exaptation and Language Change (LL Issue 28.811)
Integration, Identity and Language Maintenance in Young Immigrants (LL Issue 29.1841)
Afro-Peruvian Spanish (LL Issue 27.3430)
Borrowing (LL Issue 29.3516)

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