School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Sociolinguistics Reading Group | Linguistic Landscapes

28 November 2017

Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Graduate Centre 205

This semester’s overarching theme is “Relics and recents”, with a different topic each week

This week, Songyan Du and Louis Strange will present on the topic of Linguistic Landscapes, discussing the following articles:

Landry, Rodrigue & Richard Bourhis (1997). Linguistic landscape and ethnolinguistic vitality: An empirical study. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 16: 23-49.

Milani, Tommaso (2014). Sexed signs – queering the scenery. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 228: 201-25.

Contact reading group convener, Rosie Oxbury (r.f.oxbury@qmul.ac.uk), for more information.