linguistics and social justice

I’m interested in the relationship between linguistics and social justice. I think there is great scope for the study of language and a public better understanding of language to have an impact on a number of social justice issues.

For broader introductions to a number of related issues see the suggested readings below:

Anti-racist pedagogy

Anti-Racist Pedagogy: From Faculty’s Self-Reflection to Organizing within and beyond the Classroom by Kyoko Kishimoto

Beyond diversity: anti-racist pedagogy in British History departments by Meleisa Ono-George


Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World – Django Paris and H. Samy Alim (editors)

culturally sustaining pedagogies

Building the Anti-Racist Classroom