Race And TESOL: Introduction to Concepts and Theories

  • Kubota R
  • Lin A
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The field of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) brings people from various racialized backgrounds together in teaching, learning, and research. The idea of race, racialization, and racism are inescapable topics that arise in the contact zones created by teaching English worldwide and thus are valid topics to explore in the field. Nonetheless, unlike our peer fields such as anthropology, education, and sociology, the field of TESOL has not sufficiently addressed the idea of race and related concepts. This special topic issue is one of the first attempts in our field to fill the gap. This introductory article will survey key concepts and theories defined and debated in various fields, includ- ing race, ethnicity, culture, racialization, racism, critical race theory, and critical White studies, to provide a foundation for future exploratio

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  • Ryuko Kubota

  • Angel Lin

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