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Town Hall X: Inclusivity Across Language

Town Hall X: Inclusivity Across Language

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Cost: Free

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March 31 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm EDT

Join us for Town Hall X: Inclusivity Across Language on Thursday, March 31st, 2022 at 4 PM EST. We will be joined by Dr. Ana Celia Zentella, Dr. Irma Olmedo, Dr. Jose Luis Vega, and Dr. Lawrence la Fountain-Stokes to discuss proponents and opponents of the use of inclusive language (Latinx, Latines, Latinus, etc.) among Puerto Rican scholars and communities. What does the X ending represent and how is it being used in English and Spanish? What are alternatives to the X that permit inclusivity? How do linguistic practices help create more inclusive collectivities?


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