How can Black and other minoritized students authentically and effectively participate in world language learning, and how can language educators contribute to their success? Anti-Black racism and other types of inequity in world language classrooms will be examined, and strategies to implement antiracist, equity-minded, and inclusive practices that help minoritized students succeed in world language studies will be presented.

Friday, February 24, 2023
The Nexus (14S-130)
in the Hayden Library

Dr. Uju Anya is a scholar of language learning and Black experiences in multilingualism. An associate professor of second language acquisition at Carnegie Mellon University and research fellow at Duolingo, her primary fields of inquiry are applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and critical discourse studies examining race, gender, sexual, and social class identities in language learning through the multilingual journeys of African American students.


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