22 2022

Gender Identity in Second Language

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Arnold Hall 96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29424

Contact Kim Browdy

Ilan Yona (Middlebury College) is a doctoral student researching the relationship between the acquisition of highly gendered languages such as Hebrew and student gender identity. He argues that highly genderized languages represent sexually oppressive structures for students, especially in terms of how they identify themselves in such languages. Hebrew is a highly gendered language and can pose certain problems for students coming to it from less gendered languages. This lecture will explore the mutual interactions among the three elements of gender, identity, and second language acquisition.

This is a HYBRID event. You can join online or in person.
Register: https://bit.ly/spring22ilanyona

Sponsor: Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program