Nicholas Henriksen

Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

Courtesy appointment: Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan

Revisiting the end of the world: an interview on language identity and displacement

Naomi Meyer, Andries Coetzee, Nicholas Henriksen Interviews 2019-04-25

The documentary The Boers at the end of the world / Boere op die aardsdrempel, about a small Afrikaans community in South America, was filmed a few years ago. The three linguistics professors from the University of Michigan who appear in the film, visited South Africa in March 2019. Naomi Meyer interviews Andries Coetzee and Nicholas (Nick) Henriksen on Afrikaans language and identity in Patagonia, as well as in South Africa.