[Ads-l] Dialect-related piece in Slate

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Fri Jul 20 16:22:05 EDT 2018


Nice essay making a good point.


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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu



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Subject: Dialect-related piece in Slate

(More specifically on linguistic prejudice and codeswitching)

https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/07/linguistic-prejudice-in-sorry-to-bother-you-is-a-real-world-problem.html
[https://compote.slate.com/images/32b549ca-5d6c-42ad-a278-f9c0a50feddf.jpeg?width=780&height=520&rect=1560x1040&offset=0x0]<https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/07/linguistic-prejudice-in-sorry-to-bother-you-is-a-real-world-problem.html>

In Sorry to Bother You, “Sounding White” Means Success. But Linguistic Prejudice Isn’t Limited to Fiction.<https://slate.com/human-interest/2018/07/linguistic-prejudice-in-sorry-to-bother-you-is-a-real-world-problem.html>
slate.com
In fact, it’s one of the last ways it’s acceptable to be racist.



The author of the piece, Katie Martin, is a recent Yale linguistics BA (’18) who’s been a member of our Yale Grammatical Diversity Project, where she's currently a summer intern.

LH
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