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Unformatted text preview: PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE This article was downloaded by: [University of Washington Libraries] On: 1 September 2010 Access details: Access Details: [subscription number 917350174] Publisher Routledge Informa Ltd Registered in England and Wales Registered Number: 1072954 Registered office: Mortimer House, 37- 41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH, UK Journal of Language, Identity & Education Publication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t775653670 Becoming “Local” in ESL: Racism as Resource in a Hawai'i Public High School Steven Talmy a a University of British Columbia, Online publication date: 16 February 2010 To cite this Article Talmy, Steven(2010) 'Becoming “Local” in ESL: Racism as Resource in a Hawai'i Public High School', Journal of Language, Identity & Education, 9: 1, 36 — 57 To link to this Article: DOI: 10.1080/15348450903476840 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15348450903476840 Full terms and conditions of use: http://www.informaworld.com/terms-and-conditions-of-access.pdf This article may be used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, re-distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden. The publisher does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents will be complete or accurate or up to date. The accuracy of any instructions, formulae and drug doses should be independently verified with primary sources. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss, actions, claims, proceedings, demand or costs or damages whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with or arising out of the use of this material. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education , 9: 36–57, 2010 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1534-8458 print / 1532-7701 online DOI: 10.1080/15348450903476840 HLIE 1534-8458 1532-7701 Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, Vol. 9, No. 1, Dec 20 9: pp. 0–0 Journal of Language, Identity, and Education Becoming “Local” in ESL: Racism as Resource in a Hawai‘i Public High School Becoming “Local” in Esl Talmy Steven Talmy University of British Columbia Drawn from a 2.5 year critical ethnography in the ESL program of a Hawai‘i public high school (Tradewinds High), this article examines racializing and racist conduct directed at Micronesian stu- dents by a group of old-timer ESL students, primarily of East/Southeast Asian inheritance. Racial- ization and racism directed at Micronesians positioned them as members of an out-group of FOBs (fresh off the boat) and served as resources for old-timer ESL students to produce identities of dis- tinction as non-FOBs, an in-group glossed as Local ESL . Analysis of classroom interaction demon- strates how the production of Local ESL identity led to the recursive instantiation of a “mainstream/...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course LING 410 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '97 term at University of Michigan.
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