Can We Have a Word? Talking Gendered Linguistics with Elle Graham-Dixon.
Since diversity is such a trendy topic these days, it can be hard to know how to talk about it in an informed and empathetic way. Elle Graham-Dixon’s keynote explored how words themselves add to the challenge of talking about diversity. The biases inherent in language often leads us to stereotype and exclude. Graham-Dixon took the audience on a journey of thorough breakdowns of the gender-based constructs of language and how these foundations have developed and shaped the way we see the world.
Coming Together When It Matters the Most
In a year full of socio-political divisiveness and trauma, the theme of this year’s ADCOLOR event, “Come Together,” could not have been more necessary or palpable.