april, 2021

29apr7:00 PM8:00 PMVirtual EventCourageous Conversations: Language & Racism in the United States7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Examine the role of language in racism, which can be found in many sectors of society, from education to employment, from housing to media. Through Disney movie clips and experiments on accents, interrogate the notions of “standard language” and “grammaticality” with a focus primarily on African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans, and attention to other groups, including Jews.

Sarah Bunin Benor, Ph.D., Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies, HUC/Los Angeles
with Jared Jackson, Founder and Executive Director of Jews in ALL Hues

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(Thursday) 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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