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Friday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Countering Microaggressions: How TESOL Educators Can Empower Students

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While overt bias, discrimination, and racism is easy to identify and denounce, microaggressions—subtle insults based on accents, country of origin, appearance, and group membership—are more difficult to identify and challenge. TESOL educators can provide students tools of empowerment to appropriately respond to cultural and linguistic microaggressions.


Lynne Diaz-Rico

California State University, San Bernardino
Lynne Díaz-Rico is Professor of Education at California State University, San Bernardino, where she coordinates the M. A. in Education TESOL program.  Her books are widely used in programs of teacher education to prepare teachers for multi-ethnic and linguistically diverse classrooms... Read More →
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Yvette Lopez

Graduate Assistant, California State University, San Bernardino

Friday October 20, 2017 4:00pm - 4:45pm PDT
H2 Cypress