I am so ready to get out of Minneapolis and be in Salt Lake City and Seattle for a good half of my break from school. And I am so ready to see my buddies in rapid city but that is just a dream
so many things in brain
writing a sociolinguistics paper in spanish about language contact, attrition, code-switching and change between spanish and english and elaborating on a case study of the subjunctive mood across three generations of bilingual speakers in east LA
writing (somehow) a paper in english that discusses the arguments for and against a universal understanding and implementation of human rights.
writing a paper in portuguese about the film o ano em que meus pais sairam de ferias about the brazilian military dictatorship/world cup/jewish diaspora and how the juxtaposition of the film is an instrument to address cultural trauma and collective memory
writing a paper in spanish about who the fuck hell knows what yet, something about the invention of the americas, sinking christopher columbus, subverting history, etc etc omg idk or maybe something about spain or BOTH
i have to do a sit-in for a public hearing at the courthouse and analyze the interpreter and the interpreting process, as well as finish the next 75 more pages of required reading