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Written By: daveski on December 12, 2012 No Comment

This past semester, students in a new Sophomore Seminar offered through East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Berkeley Language Center have taken significant steps toward understanding the complexity of language in multilingual environments like Berkeley.

Rather than focus on the speech or writing practices of bilingual individuals, however, participants […]

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Written By: daveski on August 24, 2012 No Comment

I’m at the 19th Sociolinguistics Symposium, being held August 21-24 at Berlin’s Freie Universität, and wanting to report out some of the happenings here. As is the case at any conference, there are far too many sessions going on to experience or report on anything but a fraction of the totality (I […]

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Written By: daveski on May 16, 2009 No Comment

Anyone who’s interested in language in society might want to take a look at the May 2009 issue of Text & Talk, with articles on Dell Hymes by Jan Blommaert, Nancy Hornberger, Susan Ervin-Tripp, Ron & Suzanne Scollon, Ben Rampton and others. I got the original link from LinguistList.

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