The Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series on Language Discrimination in Fragile Communities is organized around four major themes:
- Minorities, underrespresented communities and language-based discrimination
- Linguistic diversity in education
- Multilingualism, immigration and identities
- Indigenous and endangered languages
The leaders of this series are Dr. Edna Andrews, Dr. Lee D. Baker, and Dr. Liliana Paredes, all from Duke University. There are also more than 20 faculty fellow from institutions across North Carolina.
The Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series will produce a peer-reviewed volume of articles devoted to the series and a documentary film that will include footage of the speaker series, as well as interviews with the presenters and the participants.
For lecture information please visit: https://focus.duke.edu/talks-and-lectures-mellon-sawyer-seminar-series