In episode 12 of We Teach Languages, Stacey interviews Laurel Abreu about a class she teaches at the University of Southern Mississippi that explores racial and linguistic diversity in Spanish, about a 2016 paper she wrote on teaching racial diversity, and about her own journey to grow as a teacher and become more aware of difference.
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Scholars and resources mentioned on the show:
Laurel’s faculty page: https://www.usm.edu/foreign-languages-literatures/faculty/laurel-abreu
Laurel on Twitter: @doctorlaurel
The paper Laurel discussed on the show: Abreu, L. (2016), Awareness of Racial Diversity in the Spanish-Speaking World Among L2 Spanish Speakers. Foreign Language Annals, 49: 180–190. doi:10.1111/flan.12179 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/flan.12179/abstract
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