Danae Perez

List of John Benjamins publications for which Danae Perez plays a role.


This paper focuses on the role of voice quality variation in the system of a contact language, Afro-Yungueño Spanish, a restructured variety of Spanish spoken in the Bolivian Yungas valleys. Based on case studies of naturally occurring conversation between multiple speakers, we show that certain… read more | Article
Perez, Danae, Sandro Sessarego and Eeva M. Sippola. 2017. Chapter 12. Afro-Hispanic varieties in comparison: New light from phylogeny. Creole Studies – Phylogenetic Approaches, Bakker, Peter, Finn Borchsenius, Carsten Levisen and Eeva M. Sippola (eds.), pp. 269–292
This study examines the potential of phylogenetic analysis in the classification and comparison of Spanish contact varieties, with special focus on three Afro-Hispanic varieties spoken in South America. Our analysis is based on typological and dialectal comparative data. The results of the… read more | Chapter
This article sheds new light on the history of Afro-Yungueño Spanish (AY), an isolated variety of Spanish spoken by descendants of slaves in the Bolivian Yungas valleys, and examines the possibility of a Portuguese input to it. First, new ethnographic and historical data are introduced to show that… read more | Article