Panel addresses changes in Alaska written and oral languages June 7
by Kathleen McCoy |
Tuesday, June 7, 1:45-3:45 p.m.
UAA Campus Bookstore
Panelists at this event include UAA faculty members D. Roy Mitchell IV (Anthropology), David Bowie (Linguistics) and Paul Ongtooguk (College of Education) with special guests Diane Benson (poet and former candidate for Alaska Lieutenant Governor) and Joan Kane (poet and recipient of the prestigious national Whiting Writer's Award)
Some of the themes to be addressed include how people express themselves in multilingual environments, how formal English affects that expression, how academic institutions manipulate ways of thinking and expression. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event with free parking. For more information, contact Rachel Epstein at (907) 786-4782, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the UAA Campus Bookstore website.