Artículos en Language on the Move
Publicado en Language on the Move el 23/07/2020
If it wasn’t for the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hamburg International Summer School (HISS) devoted to “Language Diversity, Education, and Social Participation” would be in full swing right now. As it is, HISS has been postponed to July 2021, and applications will re-open in February 2021.
In the meantime, you can get a taste of what this summer school is all about by hearing from some of the teachers. Instead of spending time at the summer school, some of them got together to produce a series of videos introducing their research and explaining how it relates to...Leer más
Publicado en Language on the Move el 17/07/2020
Editor’s note: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a renewed focus on linguistic diversity and the way it intersects with social inclusion. In this latest contribution to our series of language aspects of the COVID-19 crisis, Sarah Hopkyns examines the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) linguistic landscape to explore the tension between rhetorical valorisation of diversity and English-centric practices. The call for contributions to the series continues to be open.
Publicado en Language on the Move el 15/07/2020
Publicado en Language on the Move el 12/07/2020
Publicado en Language on the Move el 10/07/2020
Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a major shift in global linguistic and cultural flows. In this latest contribution to our series of language aspects of the COVID-19 crisis, Jeffrey Gil examines how Confucius Institutes and Classrooms are likely to change in a post-COVID-19 world. The call for contributions to the series continues to be open.
“The trend of the future is working from home. The big question is: Are Filipinos ready for this kind of work?” This question was asked by an employer of Filipino virtual accountants providing offshore services to clients overseas during my fieldwork in June 2018. Two years later, office workers all over the world find themselves forced to do just that—work...Leer más