Speaker Series: "The Linguistic Expression of Racial and Ethnic Identity"

The Cognition Seminar Series (CogSem) covers topics ranging from memory, learning, cognitive control and affect. Often these topics are discussed in the framework of Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Computational Modeling, Behavioral Neuroscience, and more. 

CogSem takes place in Metcalf Research Building, Friedman Auditorium.

Open to all members of the Brown community.

2021-2022 Speakers

November 9: Sharese King, University of Chicago: A variationist's approach to complicating identity categories in sociolinguistics

November 30: Amelia Tseng, American University and Smithsinian: "They talk just like an African American kid, and if you hear their Spanish, it's worse": Racholinguistic ideologies in Latinx migration and multilingual repertoires

March 15: Rachel Steindel Burdin, University of New Hampshire: "But I don't do that anymore, because I live in Maine": Exploring language, place, and Jewish identity in New England and beyond

March 22: Nicté Fuller Medina, Swartmore College: Nation, State and Race: Acts of Identity in Mutilingual Belize

April 19: Sabriya Fisher, Wellesley College: Innovations in the tense-aspect system of African American English

April 26: Minh Nguyen, Amazon: Place, Memory, and Disaporic Identities in Everyday Vietnamese Family Discourse