01 March 2015

Symposium on Linguistic Inequality on Friday

Linguistic Inequality: Language and Power in the Americas 
March 6, 2015

Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union

Symposium Schedule: 

9:00am-9:15am: Breakfast and Introductions

9:15am-10:45am: Jennifer Leeman, Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, George Mason University, “Inequality and the Representation of Latin@s in the Era of School Reform: Accent-Based Discrimination in Arizona”

10:45am-11:00am: Break

11:00am-12:30pm: Nelson Flores, Assistant Professor of Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, “From Social Transformation to Official Antiracism: The Unexamined Whiteness of Bilingual Education”

12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm-3:00pm: José Del Valle, Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages, City University of New York, “Post-Political Language Policies and the Erasure of Inequality”