Language Diversity Ambassadors at NCSU
Welcome to our webpage! Check out our recent engagements and access our resources below. For questions & inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Diversity Ambassadors in Action
Community Discussion and Meaningful Participation
LDA Ambassadors Frankie and Katie were invited to speak on the millennial panel at the 2017 Cary Dreamfest. They discussed race relations, community organizing, activism, and the use of social media from the perspective of the modern millennials.
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Check out this great correlation between weather patterns and language! Which one do you say: lightning bug or fire… https://t.co/v1OPnMi2V2
How to Start Your Own Language Diversity Organization
Please see these resources for more information about how we began the Language Diversity Ambassadors at NCSU, and how you can start your own organization.
We are happy to share our presentations from our events. You may browse our previous presentations by clicking this link. Citations are appreciated. Some topics include political language and gendered language.
You may also access recordings of some of our lectures on our YouTube channel.
For a full list of our engagements this year, check out this page.
LDA in the News More
LDA in Diversity News
Diversity News highlighted the goals and purpose of LDA.
"You Aren't What You Speak:" Educating the Educated
LDA Faculty advisor, Dr. Stephany Dunstan, discusses Educating the Educated program, the flagship under which LDA operates, in this Technician article. You can read more about the Educating the Educated program Educating the Educated program under the “Think and Do” tab at the top of this page.
Inclusive Language: Language & Gender
The Technician covered a workshop for NCSU’s GLBT Center, entitled “Ungendering Language: Examining the Impact of Language in the Construction of Gender.” You can read their coverage of the event below, and access a copy of the presentation under our “Previous Presentations” block above.
LDA Position Statement on "Lawyer Dog" Louisiana Supreme Court Ruling
The Technician highlighted the role of linguistic discrimination in the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Ruling on the request for a “lawyer dog.” You can read Aaron Sanchez’s take on the ruling and also access our position statement on the interpretation of “lawyer dog.”