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Language, Inequality and Education
EDST 266
Spring 2023
Section: 01  

This course explores the complexities of language use and policy in formal schooling, and interrogates the role of education as a site of both linguistic oppression and assimilation as well as linguistic revitalization and diversity. Drawing on research, theory, and practice from a variety of disciplines--such as anthropology, sociolinguistics, language policy and planning, and applied linguistics--we will explore issues such as language ideologies, language and identity, raciolinguistics, and educational language policies (e.g., bilingual education policies). We will also examine specific cases at the global, regional, country, and district level to better understand how micro-level language use, ideologies, and policies are linked to larger macro structures such as white supremacy, capitalism, and coloniality.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS EDST
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

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