ILST Seminar: Taylor Jones

January 31, 2020
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Taylor Jones Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Regional Variation in African American English Accents after the Great Migration   Early work on African American English (AAE) described its phonology as remarkably uniform, however nearly five decades after the end of the Great Migration, is this still the case? In order to investigate this, […]

MIRA-Open Seminar: George Yancy

February 4, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

George Yancy Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy, Emory University Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College   The White Gaze, Black Embodiment, and the Elevator Effect   In this lecture, I will explore the impact of the white gaze on the Black body within quotidian spaces. Through a brief encounter between a Black man and a white […]