Panel: Youth Experiences of Language Discrimination and Advocacy

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Date/Time:Thursday, 24 Feb 2022 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Channel:Student Affairs
Categories:Diversity Lectures
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"Claiming Your Language: Youth Experiences of Language Discrimination and Language Advocacy," with panelists Anansa Benbow, Dolores Ines Casillas, and Saba Khan Vlach. They will explore language discrimination and justice as experienced by young people in educational and social settings. A Q&A will follow.

Registration is free:

-- Anansa Benbow, linguist, college advisor and host of the "The Black Language Podcast."
-- Dolores Ines Casillas, professor and director of the Chicano Studies Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara.
-- Saba Khan Vlach, assistant professor of elementary literacy education, University of Iowa.

Abut the Series
The Writing and Media Center hosts an annual Speaker Series, featuring local, state, national, and international speakers. Each year's events focus on topics related to written, oral, visual, and electronic communication that are relevant to the Writing and Media Center's work and to the interests of ISU and Ames community members.