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Darlene Gomez | June 1, 2021 | CGSC 216: The Cognitive Science of Language, Yale University

In this blog, we will hone in on the direct definition of bilingualism, but also paint a better picture of the bilingual experience by looking at common myths held for those who speak two languages. However, we will not only look at misconceptions, but also multiple historical lenses through which bilingualism has been stigmatized, in both a political and scientific sense, to get a full picture of historical discrimination against bilingual individuals. Then we will see how such past negative connotations are contested by…

Los Angeles, Yale 2021

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