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Sun, Mar 19



Code Switching in Academia

In this Workshop, young people will learn about the history of Ebonics and provide tools for navigating code-switching in the classroom and higher education.

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Code Switching in Academia
Code Switching in Academia

Time & Location

Mar 19, 2023, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Richardson, 3605 Shire Blvd, Richardson, TX 75082, USA

About the event

Interactive Workshop for teenagers 13-18 years old (middle/high schoolers)

Join us as we teach young people the origin of Ebonics and the meaning of Code-Switching in a fun and interactive environment.

Don't miss this chance to learn and connect with other young people! We hope to see you there!

Event Schedule:

3:30 pm | Welcome & Introductions

Standard American English vs. Ebonics

4:00 pm | When Black Folk Talk!

Create Your Own Rap Bars

4:30 pm | Ebonics in the Classroom

5:00 pm | What is Code Switching?

5:30 pm | Mock Interviews

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Wren

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