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Saturday, September 22 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Illegal or Undocumented: Immigrant Terminology in American Media

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This session will present the results of an extensive analysis of the terms illegal alien, illegal immigrant, and undocumented immigrant conducted to determine if these legal synonyms exhibit pragmatic differences in actual practice found in American media. Afterward, participants will be invited to engage in a thoughtful discussion on the topic.

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Pattie Davis-Wiley

Professor, WL/ESL ED, The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Dr. Davis-Wiley is a Professor of WL and ESL Education at The University of Tennessee where she works with MS and PhD students in WL and ESL ED and teaches classes in Methods and Research in these two fields. Her research interests include the impact of WL study on academic success... Read More →

Robin Lee Nelson

Central HS, Knox County Schools
Robin Lee Nelson, MS, ESL ED, UTK, is an ESL teacher at Central HS in Knox County Schools. Her research interests include social justice issues for ELs.

Saturday September 22, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
  Research Oriented