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S01E03: Do You Judge People by Their Accents?

S01E03: Do You Judge People by Their Accents?

It’s a jam-packed agenda as Christine, Chido and featured guest, Cousin T, explore the issue of how accents influence perceptions, and the reasons why we code-switch. Also in the episode, the sisters put in their two cents worth on a research study that linked champagne drinking to increased brain health, and Maria Borges’ historical strut down the runway in the Victoria’s Secret 2015 fashion show.

Minority Spotlight: Parris Goebel

Sources:

No, Champagne Won’t Improve Your Memory (But These 7 Things Will)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/champagne-memory-study_56421041e4b0b24aee4bd133?section=australia&adsSiteOverride=au

Maria Borges on Her History-Making Teeny-Weeny Afro on the Victoria’s Secret Runway
http://www.elle.com/beauty/q-and-a/a31861/maria-borges-natural-hair-victorias-secret/

How Outdated Stereotypes About British Accents Reinforce the Class Ceiling:
http://theconversation.com/how-outdated-stereotypes-about-british-accents-reinforce-the-class-ceiling-43683

Parri

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