ENGL Linguistic talks:Language and discrimination: Generating meaning, perceiving identities, and discriminating outcomes
Language and discrimination: Generating meaning, perceiving identities, and discriminating outcomes
Kelly Wright and Rachel Weissler (University of Michigan)
Visiting ENGL/SOC/RLCL 3144: Language and Ethnicity in the US.
October 20, 4-5pm.
About: Wright, Weissler and colleagues review how listeners impressively parse both social and linguistic information from the speech signal, but how this ability can result in linguistic discrimination and injustice.
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