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Inside the Ivory Tower Lunch N Learn SeriesNovember 28
Lauren Beck, Department of Hispanic Studies
Place Naming Practices of North America
Place names often reflect who we think we are and they sometimes form part of our identity as citizens or as a collective people. But, what happens when place names implicate racism or sexism, or otherwise invoke inequities of power? This talk will touch on these subjects as well as who gets to decide place names and what policies or procedures are in place to change them.