Nicholas Limerick


BA, Anthropology, minor Linguistics, Emory University, 2007

Research Interests

Linguistic anthropology, nationalism, liberal multiculturalism, socialmovements, urban anthropology, indigeneity, multilingual speaking andteaching practices, educational institutions, ethnographic methods andwriting, discourse analysis, Latin America, EcuadorI am writing my dissertation on the politics of Amerindian languagesand intercultural bilingual education (EIB) in Ecuador. I primarilyconsider how directors of EIB navigate the paradoxes of producing anindigenous movement around the language Quichua, especially frominside the halls of state offices.Website:

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Dissertation Title

Becoming Multicultural Emblems: The Politics and Poetics of Quechua Language and Culture In Intercultural Bilingual Education in Ecuador

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