Please see below a list of events that the Language and Social Justice Task Force is sponsoring and/or participating in at this year’s AAAs in Minneapolis. We hope to see you all there!
If you are involved in a panel or event that you think would be of interest to LSJ members, send an email to Robin (email@example.com).
The LSJ Core Members
1. Language and Social Justice Task Force Meeting
Saturday, Nov. 19, 12:15-1:30 pm
All are welcome!!
2. SLA Presidential Conversation on Multilingual Education and Social Justice
Thursday, November 17, 12:15-1:30 pm
Mexican and Central American indigenous students and their families as speakers of indigenous languages in K-12 schools
Ted Everhart & Magaly Lavadenz (will not be at AAA)
Proposition 58-LEARN in California (bilingual education)
Misreadings and unreadings of blackness in language learning classrooms and scholarship
Netta Avineri & Shawna Shapiro (will not be at AAA)
Community-based heritage language schools & social justice (including case study of Nepali heritage language program)
English only gone awry in Namibia, 25 years later?
3. AAA Committee for Human Rights Roundtable: Human Rights, the Academy, and Beyond: How Anthropologists Engage
Saturday, Nov. 19, 1:45-3:30 pm
Includes discussion of LSJ initiatives by Kate Riley
4. Intersectional Perspectives on the Unethical Reliance on Contingent Labor in Academia
Friday, Nov. 18, 8-9:45 am
Organized by LSJ member & Committee on Ethics Chair Steve Black and co-chaired by Netta Avineri and Kate Riley.