Bonny Norton

Bonny Norton

The University of British Columbia
Bonny Norton

Dr. Bonny Norton (FRSC) is a University Killam professor and distinguished university scholar in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, Canada.

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Identity, Linguistic Citizenship, and the African Storybook Initiative: A Decolonial Project?
October 29, 2021 | 9:00 AM

Drawing on the conception of linguistic citizenship as “a Southern and decolonial concept”, the presentation invites conversation on two questions: What is the relationship between identity, linguistic citizenship, and multilingual digital stories? To what extent can the African Storybook initiative and the Global Storybooks project help in “recentering silenced voices from the Global South?”

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