SLA Presidential Conversation

SOCIETY FOR LINGUISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY PRESIDENTIAL CONVERSATION ON LANGUAGE AND MOBILITY: RETHINKING THE POPULATIONS, PRACTICES, AND PLACES OF “MIGRATION”

Friday, November 22, 2013
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Chicago Hilton (Williford A)

Event Description

In conjunction with the AAA Public Education Initiative on Migration, this event will engage the co-constitutive relationships between language practices and the forms of mobility that are enabled and constrained by the processes of late capitalism. Participants will explore new approaches to mobility and language through a dialogic format. During the first part of the event, invited participants will offer brief reflections on the topic of language and mobility, posing questions that will help facilitate an open conversation on this topic,during the second half of the event.

Participants/Discussion Leaders

– Adrienne Lo, Hilary Dick, and Jonathan Rosa
-­ Bonnie McElhinny and Monica Heller
-­ Shalini Shankar
-­ Alejandro Paz and Rosina Marquez
-­ Jan Blommaert
-­ Susan Gal

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