Duncan Brown, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, is Professor of English in the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research. Brown is also a Fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. He is PI on a multilingual interdisciplinary project on “Rethinking South African Literature(s)”.
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Fred DervinProfessor of Multicultural EducationVisa mer
Fred Dervin, Helsinki University, Finland, is Professor of Multicultural Education, and the Director of the TENSION research group (diversities and interculturality in education) and Vice-Director of the SEDUCE doctoral school at Helsinki (society, culture and education)
Claire DucournauAssociate ProfessorVisa mer
Claire Ducournau, Université Paul-Valéry-Montpellier 3, France, is a tenured Associate Professor, specialized in sociological approaches to minoritized literature, including cultural hegemonies, mediation processes, identity scholarship, and post- and decolonial theories.
Kathleen HeughAssociate Professor in socio-applied and educational linguisticsVisa mer
Kathleen Heugh, University of South Australia, is Associate Professor in socio-applied and educational linguistics in UniSA Education Futures and the Centre for Research in Educational and Social Inclusion, and a founding member of the Southern Multilingualisms and Diversities Consortium (of which the CCD research milieu is a founding member).
Pia LaneProfessor of MultilingualismVisa mer
Pia Lane is Professor of Multilingualism at the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the University of Oslo, Norway. She is PI of the project Indigenous Language Resilience: From learners to speakers (2023-2028). Her research focuses on multilingualism in the Arctic, with a particular emphasis on language policy, language shift and language revitalisation in relation to Indigenous and minoritised languages in Northern Norway. Her publications appear in journals such as Language Policy, International Journal of the Sociology of Language and Linguistic Minorities in Europe Online and in edited volumes published by Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Routledge, Palgrave, De Gruyter, and Wiley-Blackwell. Her edited publications include Negotiating Identities in Nordic Migrant Narratives - Crossing Borders and Telling Lives, Palgrave (Lane, Kjelsvik and Bøstein Myhr 2022) and Standardizing Minority Languages: Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery, Routledge (Lane, Costa and De Korne 2017. She is co-editor-in-chief of LME Linguistic Minorities in Europe Online (LME) and serves as a member of the Norwegian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2018-2023).
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Lynn Mario Menezes de SouzaProfessor of Language EducationVisa mer
Lynn Mario Menezes de Souza, University of São Paulo, Brazil, is Professor of Language Education. One of his recent publications is Glocal Languages and Critical Intercultural Awareness: The South Answers Back (Routledge 2019).
Lourdes OrtegaProfessor of LinguisticsVisa mer
Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, USA, is Professor of Linguistics. She is the founding member and leader of the Initiative for Multilingual Studies, and investigates how people learn new languages, particularly in higher education settings.
Vibha SharmaProfessor of EnglishVisa mer
Vibha Sharma, Aligarh Muslim University, India, is Professor of English with a specialization in theatre and performance in various cultures, for example, American, Indian, Persian, and Arab cultures. She brings in competence in teaching and learning language and culture with theatre.
Godwin SiunduAssistant ProfessorVisa mer
Godwin Siundu, University of Nairobi, Kenya, is Assistant Professor specialized in identity scholarship and transcultural African literature. Creative and academic writing within different categories of communities, for example in Uganda and Somaliland, forms a unique profile in-between academy and society.
Anna SkyggebjergAssociate ProfessorVisa mer
Anna Skyggebjerg, Aarhus University, Denmark, is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Arts and the deputy head of The Danish School of Education (DPU/AU). Her competences include young adult and children’s literature in L1 teaching and learning, migration, and green cultural studies in education.
Lynda SpencerAssociate ProfessorVisa mer
Lynda Spencer, Rhodes University, South Africa, is Associate Professor, specialized in identity scholarship, more specifically in gender representations in southern African literature.
Quentin WilliamsAssociate Professor of SociolinguisticsVisa mer
Quentin Williams is Director of the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research (CMDR) and an Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics in the Linguistics Department at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). He is also the Ghent Visiting Professor (Leerstoel Houer) at the Centre for Afrikaans and the study of South Africa at Ghent University (Belgium) (2022/2023). He has published journal articles, book chapters and Op-Ed pieces on the performance and practice of multilingualism, race, Hip Hop, language activism, Afrikaaps, and linguistic citizenship in South Africa. He is Co-Editor of the journal Multilingual Margins: a journal of Multilingualism from the periphery, and co-founder of the Heal the Hood Hip Hop Lecture Series, a forum for the African Hip Hop Indaba. His most recent books are Struggles for Multilingualism and Linguistic Citizenship with Tommaso Milani and Ana Deumert (Multilingual Matters, 2022) and Global Hiphopography with Jaspal Singh (Palgrave McMillan, 2023). He is also author of Neva Again: Hip Hop Art, Activism and Education in post-apartheid South Africa (HSRC Press, 2019, with Adam Haupt, H Samy Alim and Emile YX?), Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes (Bloomsbury, 2018, with Amiena Peck and Christopher Stroud) and Remix Multilingualism (Bloomsbury Press, 2017). He leads the Trilingual Dictionary of Kaaps (TWK) project that will develop the first dictionary of Kaaps (also known as Afrikaaps) (see here) Länk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster.