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Is Correct Spelling a Marker of Eurocentrism?
This essay from unherd.com argues that spelling and other aspects of written language are important for good communication, not merely the patrimony of “white, male, elite.” Do you agree? Click the next article for a very different view.
Correct Spelling is Elitist
This article and the above argue two extremes about standard language rules.
Decolonization Is Not a Metaphor
Reparations and land repatriation would restore original native American life. It is "unsettling."
"Who Are We in This Complicated World?"
Winona Wynn, an indigenous woman, writes about "learning to navigate while framing ourselves in the natural/material world," made more difficult in the virtual classroom of the coronavirus pandemic.
Two Different Careers, One Identity: Pamela Conrad
Conrad is a NASA scientist and an Episcopal priest who in this article discusses the various aspects of her life and lives.
Asian-American Identity during COVID-19
A memoir by a man who "proudly calls [him]self Texan-Thai-Chinese (in that order)."
Languages and Cognitive Frames
Diversity, OPI, and learning styles, by a graduate student in Slavic studies at the University of Wisconsin..
Indigenous and Decolonization Studies