Editorial

Isabelle Van der Bom, Laura Paterson
2020 Journal of Language and Discrimination  
This issue's Editorial takes a slightly different form to our usual introduction to each issue. Rather than focus almost entirely on the content of the papers and book reviews published here, we first take a closer look at the ramifications of COVID-19, both in terms of discrimination and in terms of its impact(s) on higher education and academic research. We have also devoted some space here to consider the role that language has played in recent debates relating to race and the wider
more » ... the wider depiction of the Black Lives Matter movement. We hope that our authors will forgive us this slight deviation from our normal practices, and assure them that their work is properly introduced at the end of this Editorial. Affiliations
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