Talk by Dra. Itzel

Event Date: 

Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm

Event Date Details: 

Join Zoom Meeting HERE

Meeting ID: 834 6957 7468

Event Location: 

  • Zoom meeting

Event Price: 

Free

EL ESPAÑOL IN THE US: MEMORIA-RESISTANCE

As an academic from el barrio, Dra. Reyes strives to engage in scholarly work that honors and gives visibility to her community. Her faith drives her passion for justice as she seeks to reveal the ways in which certain language ideologies are constructed to operate unjustly against our communities. Her work acknowledges language as a powerful tool and promotes linguistic diversity in its different manifestations. Bicultural and bilingual identities are at the center of Dra. Reyes' work. She is a Spanish professor at Biola University where she teaches second language and heritage language learners. To learn more about her work, follow her on Instagram: @la.dra.itzel