Mapping Language Justice in Durham and Beyond

ROMST 387S

Part of the Transformative Justice for Communities series, This DukeImmerse course brings together issues of language discrimination or linguicism, linguistic profiling as proxies for other types of discrimination. In the city of Durham multiple languages converge and interact, multiple dialects of these languages interact and co-exist. This environment offers a space to observe language as a source of inequities. This course examines the question of Language Justice across socio-political and economic spaces. Students will use critical discourse analysis to examine a diversity of texts. Instructor consent required. 

This DukeImmerse course brings together issues of language discrimination or linguicism, linguistic profiling as proxies for other types of discrimination. In the city of Durham multiple languages converge and interact, multiple dialects of these languages interact and co-exist. This environment offers a space to observe language as a source of inequities. This course examines the question of Language Justice across socio-political and economic spaces. Students will use critical discourse analysis to examine a diversity of texts. Instructor consent required. Instructor: Paredes

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Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • LINGUIST 387S
Typically Offered
Fall Only