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STRANGELY FAMILIAR: THE "LANGUAGE GAP," BLAMING THE VICTIM, AND CHILD-REARING IN POVERTY.
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Sponsored By: Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Saturday, November 21, 2015: 4:00 PM-5:45 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists
Organizers:  Susan D Blum (University of Notre Dame, Department of Anthropology) and Netta R Avineri (Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey)
Chairs:  Eric J Johnson (Washington State University Tri-Cities)
Discussants:  Elinor Ochs (UCLA)
4:00 PM
Inventing Gaps: A Critical Account of the Language Gap As a Product of Dominant Group Discourses
Eric J Johnson (Washington State University Tri-Cities) and Netta R Avineri (Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey)
4:30 PM
Is There Really a Word Gap?
Douglas Edwin Sperry (St. Mary-of-the-Woods College), Peggy J. Miller (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Linda Sperry (Indiana State University, Educational Psychology)
4:45 PM
How the Brain Complicates the "Language Gap"
Shirley B Heath (Stanford University)
5:00 PM
Learning for Schooling: Wordism and the in-Home Teacher
Susan D Blum (University of Notre Dame, Department of Anthropology)
5:15 PM
Books As the Magic Bullet
Ana C Zentella (UCSD)
5:30 PM
Discussant
Elinor Ochs (UCLA)