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"Linguistic Justice" with Dr. April Baker-Bell

DR. APRIL BAKER-BELL is an award-winning transdisciplinary teacher-researcher-activist and Associate Professor of Language, Culture, and Justice in Education at the University of Michigan in the Marsal Family School of Education. Dr. Baker-Bell will give a keynote presentation and workshop related to her award- winning book, Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy, brings together theory, research, and practice to dismantle Anti-Black Linguistic Racism (a term Baker-Bell coined) and white linguistic supremacy.  

Keynote:  Dr. Baker-Bell's will address key ideas and trajectory underpinning Linguistic Justice and a Q&A session for participants. It will be from 12 pm to 1:30 pm at Fowler Hall.

Workshop: This interactive workshop will support faculty and staff in thinking about how to integrate the ideas from Linguistic Justice into practice. It will be taking place at Pfendler Auditorium from 2 pm to 3:30 pm.

To see register you can visit the Dr. MLK Jr. Celebration Week website.

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