Assistant Professor, Anthropology, University of British Columbia
Shannon Ward (Ph.D. Anthropology, New York University) is a linguistic anthropologist with interests in multilingualism, language socialization, and early childhood. Her field research focuses on greater Tibetan and Himalayan communities, including those living in diaspora. She is an assistant professor in the department of Community, Culture, and Global Studies at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan.
Nov 08, 2020 11:10 am UTC| Politics
In early September, Human Rights Watch reported widespread protests over the expansion of Mandarin Chinese teaching in Inner Mongolias schools. This new bilingual education policy threatens the Mongolian language and...
Mar 02, 2020 23:59 pm UTC| Life
This International Mother Language Day (Feb. 21), Canadians celebrated their multilingual heritage by recognizing flexible uses of languages. According to UNESCO, Mother tongue or mother language refers to a childs first...