Identifying and Analyzing Language Discrimination
November 15, 2022
Description of the event
CARFfI invites you to the roundtable discussion organized by Parlons avec Confiance (PAC) 'Identifying and Analyzing Language Discrimination’. This conversation will highlight sociolinguist Professor Philippe Blanchet’s concept of language discrimination known as ‘glottophobia.’ During this discussion, we will define the notion and explore its impact on research in the Breton and Acadian contexts and in Francophone communities in Canada, more broadly.
Philippe Blanchet, Ph.D. is a professor and researcher in sociolinguistics and didactic of plurilingual and intercultural communication at the University of Rennes 2, in Brittany, France. He is a specialist in , other French dialects, and in areas. He is the originator of the concept of , which describes ‘language discrimination.’ The publication of his book 'Discriminations : Combattons la glottophobie' in 2016 received significant attention in academic conversations.