Electoral Chairs’ Seminars – December 7th

Accents as factors of differentiation in Quebec

Marc-André Bodet – Laval’s University

There is a rich literature on the impact of physical characteristics or religious symbols on the construction of a political “we” and “them”. Too few works in political science, however, focus on different accents and their consequences in societies marked by diversity. As part of this project, we are carrying out a series of experiments to better understand the impact of an accent, alone or in interaction with the ethnicity of the interlocutor.

This content has been updated on 4 November 2022 at 14 h 51 min.