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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.
This is the accepted version of the following article: Hornberger, N. (2011). Dell H. Hymes: His Scholarship and Legacy in Anthropology and Education. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 42(4), 310-318, which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1492.2011.01141.x
Dell Hymes, anthropology of education, ethnography, social justice, ethnography in education, educational linguistics, ethnography and social justice, communicative competence, verbal repertoire, ethnographic monitoring, ethnography of communication, ethnopoetics
Hornberger, N. H. (2011). Dell H. Hymes: His Scholarship and Legacy in Anthropology and Education. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 42 (4), 310-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1492.2011.01141.x
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Date Posted: 20 November 2015
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