About UsCharlotte Blattner
Charlotte Blattner is a doctoral candidate at the HCIAS and a Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes fellow. From 2021 to 2023, she received a doctoral scholarship from the Landesgraduiertenförderung of the state of Baden-Württemberg. In her dissertation project within the Research Training Group “Communication and Society in Ibero-America,” Charlotte investigates the sociolinguistic situation of Spanish as a heritage language in Germany, in which the language is transmitted from generation to generation. Her work contributes to the HCIAS research project “El Español en Europa” and is supervised by HCIAS Prof. Dr. Óscar Loureda and HCIAS Prof. Dr. Francisco Moreno Fernández.
Charlotte studied translation studies with German, Spanish, and French at the Heidelberg University and has completed several academic stays in Spain. Currently, she coordinates the DAAD-funded teaching project „Communication and Society in Ibero-America – CS@Ibero-America_PLUS“ as well as DAAD-funded international teaching programs of the HCIAS and the Institute for Translation and Interpreting where she is also involved in teaching. Furthermore, Charlotte is an associate researcher for the Observatorio Nebrija del Español of Nebrija University in the field of "Migration and internationalization of Spanish".
Doctoral Research Group Communication and Society in Ibero-America
Blattner, C. & Gómez-Pavón Durán, A. (2023). Silvina Montrul & Maria Polinsky (eds.). 2021.The Cambridge handbook of heritage languages and linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xvii+970pp. ISBN: 978-1-108-48726-9(hbk). Kim Potowski (ed.). 2018. The Routledge handbook of Spanish as a heritage language. London: Routledge, xiv+591pp. ISBN: 978-1-317-56306-8(hbk). Journal of World Languages.
Loureda, Ó. Álvarez Mella, H., Blattner, C. (2021). “Lengua española e inmigración en Europa: la mirada demolingüística.” In José Luis García Delgado (Ed.) El español, lengua internacional, Madrid: Ed. Thomas Reuters Civitas.
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