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Name: Juan  Luis  Rodriguez
Institution: Queens College (CUNY)
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State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Political Discourse, Ethnopoetics, Rhetoric, Language Ideology
Subject Language(s): Warao
Selected Publications: 2012.The Ordeal of Language and the Political Agonistic Exchange in the Orinoco Delta Venezuela. Journal of Anthropological Research

2012.The Interplay of Greetings and Promises: Political encounters between the Warao and the new indigenous leadership in the Orinoco Delta, Venezuela. Pragmatics 22(1):167-187.

2008.The Translation of Poverty and the Poverty of Translation in the Orinoco Delta. Ethnohistory 55(3): 417-438.
Courses Taught: Language and Society
Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Dissertation Abstract: Rhetorical Strategies and Political Gift Giving in the Orinoco Delta

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