Language and Social Justice:Teaching about the “Word Gap”
LYNNETTE ARNOLD is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology and the Swearer Center for Community Engagement at Brown University. She has been involved with the work of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology’s Language and Social Justice Committee since 2009 and currently serves as committee cochair. Through her research and teaching, she explores the intersections of language, inequality, and social justice, in particular with regards to contemporary migration in the Americas. Email: email@example.com.
PAJA FAUDREE is associate professor of anthropology at Brown University. She heads Brown’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (with two other colleagues) and serves on the Society for Linguistic Anthropology’s Language and Social Justice Committee. Her research and teaching focus on such issues as indigeneity, social justice, language reclamation, and political activism in Latin America and the United States. She is also a poet whose work has appeared in numerous literary magazines. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lynnette Arnold, Paja Faudree; Language and Social Justice:Teaching about the “Word Gap”. American Speech 1 May 2019; 94 (2): 283–301. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00031283-7592088
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