Archive for March, 2009

My, How You’ve Changed: Second-Person Pronouns in Modern English

Posted in Vicente with tags , on March 6, 2009 by Vicente Peláyez

English is unusual among languages, especially Indo-European ones, in its paucity of second-person pronouns: it has only “you,” which does double duty as plural and singular. Or does it? Continue reading


Against Race and Ethnicity

Posted in Vicente with tags , on March 1, 2009 by Vicente Peláyez

In my first post on this blog, I mentioned the fluidity of racial categories over time. Now I’d like to build on that by showing the essential illegitimacy of the concepts of race and ethnicity. Continue reading