Sallie Han Gives Invited Presentation on Mothers and Infants

Sallie Han (Anthropology) gave an invited presentation at an international workshop on “The Mother-Infant Nexus: Small Beginnings, Significant Outcomes,” held July 17-22 at Durham University in Durham, UK.

Han presented a paper titled “Mothering Tongues: Language and the Mother-Infant Nexus,” which is based on her ethnographic fieldwork on pregnancy and parenting in the US and analyzes child language socialization from the perspectives of cultural and linguistic anthropology.

The workshop, sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation, brought together researchers and scholars from the UK, New Zealand, Canada, and the US. The papers from the workshop will be published in an edited collection forthcoming from Springer.