ERIC Number: EJ950258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
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Dell H. Hymes: His Scholarship and Legacy in Anthropology and Education
Hornberger, Nancy H., Ed.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v42 n4 p310-318 Dec 2011
Dell Hathaway Hymes, linguistic anthropologist and educational visionary extraordinaire, passed away in November 2009, leaving behind a voluminous scholarship and inspirational legacy in the study of language and inequality, ethnography, sociolinguistics, Native American ethnopoetics, and education. This essay provides a brief account of Hymes's life and scholarly contributions, especially his early and enduring influence in the anthropology of education; and goes on to comment briefly on this AEQ set of essays honoring Hymes.
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, American Indians, Ethnography, Educational Anthropology, Self Concept, Linguistics, Education, Essays, Scholarship
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