Reclaiming language access in U.S. Latino communities during COVID-19

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Webinar:

Title: Reclaiming language access in U.S. Latino communities during COVID-19: Patient-centeredness at risk?

Summary:           This webinar will show the barriers to clear health communication Latinx populations with limited English proficiency face, and how those barriers have been and will likely continue to exacerbate LEP patient experiences with COVID-19.
Date:                     2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20

Presenters:         Glenn Martinez, professor of Hispanic Linguistics and director of the Center for Languages, Literatures and Cultures at The Ohio State University)
                              Parizad Dejbord-Sawan, associate professor of Spanish at University of Akron
                              Karol Hardin, associate professor of Spanish at Baylor University
                              Dalia Magaña, assistant professor of Spanish Linguistics at the University of California, Merced
Karmin San Martin, healthcare consultant for Frost & Sullivan & doctoral student in Culture, Literacy, and Language at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
                                Maricel Santos, professor of English at San Francisco State University
Rachel Showstack, associate professor of Spanish at Wichita State University