When: Friday, October 25, 2019
Where: Friedman Hall 208
Migration@Brown invites you to our second interdisciplinary conversation on migration research in theory and practice with Marjorie Orellana.
In this talk, Professor Orellana will provide an overview of research on immigrant youth language brokering over the last two decades, considering how understanding of the phenomenon has grown, and what we know about the competencies that youth both develop and display through this work.
Given the current sociopolitical context of growing xenophobia and cultural polarization:
What might we all learn from immigrant youth? How might we better leverage and support these skills in schools?