Coded Culture: How University Spanish Textbooks Teach Dominican Culture and Identity
Sheridan Wigginton, PhD, and McNair Scholar Melissa Romero will discuss how Dominicans, Dominican-Americans and Dominican culture are taught to university students learning Spanish. This virtual presentation will pay special attention to how the books adhere to the cultural standards established by ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages).
The presentation is part of Wigginton’s 2021-22 research as a Fellow at the Dominican Studies Institute at the City University of New York.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
Participants will receive a confirmation email and the Zoom link prior to the event.
Register by Oct. 12 by 5 p.m.
Sponsored ByDepartment of Languages and Cultures, the City University of New York Dominican Studies Institute and the Afro/Latin-American Research Association