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The CGIS Brief

She, he, they? Navigating Pronouns in Gendered Languages
Thursday, January 20, 2022
3:00-3:30 PM
Virtual
How do you translate, “they,” into French? For a group of men, “Ills,” and for a group of women, “Elles.” How do you refer to a group of people with a variety of genders in French? It’s still, “Ills.” But what about singular they? In French and many other gendered languages, there may not be official pronouns for those who don’t identify within the male/female binary. This brief explores gendered languages and provides tips on how to navigate language in an inclusive way.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Academic Year, Gender, Global, International, International Education, Lgbt, Major, Semester, Study Abroad
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Global and Intercultural Study