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“Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Schwa?” Exploring the Possibilities of a Gender-Inclusive Italian

September 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Vera GhenoThis presentation assesses the present situation on the subject of the schwa symbol “[ə]” in Italian language use, and more in general on the state of the discussion in Italy regarding its usage linked to nonbinary identities. The talk will also address the use of schwa as a political linguistic tool that draws strength from the famous (social) margins often mentioned by bell hooks.

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September 20
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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