Event Title

The Crazy Quilt of Languages in Kansas: Weaving the Cultural Fabric of America's Heartland

Presenter Information

William Keel, University of Kansas

Location

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art - Hudson Auditorium

Start Date

8-11-2012 7:00 PM

End Date

8-11-2012 8:00 PM

Streaming Media

Description

The presenter covers the history of the wide field of languages spoken in Kansas, highlighting non-English speaking populations not yet covered in the symposium's previous presentations. The presenter uses the distribution of spoken languages to a crazy quilt: a quit with patches varying in shapes, sizes, patter, colors, and fabrics.

Comments

Introduction by the Director of the Educational Technology Center at JCCC, Vincent Miller.

 
Nov 8th, 7:00 PM Nov 8th, 8:00 PM

The Crazy Quilt of Languages in Kansas: Weaving the Cultural Fabric of America's Heartland

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art - Hudson Auditorium

The presenter covers the history of the wide field of languages spoken in Kansas, highlighting non-English speaking populations not yet covered in the symposium's previous presentations. The presenter uses the distribution of spoken languages to a crazy quilt: a quit with patches varying in shapes, sizes, patter, colors, and fabrics.