It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Special Issue: Discourse and politics of migration in Italy
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2013. iii, 159 pp.
Table of Contents
Discourse and politics of migration in Italy: The production and reproduction of ethnic dominance and exclusion Monica Colombo 157 – 179
Continuity and change in anti-immigrant discourse in Italy: An analysis of the visual propaganda of the Lega Nord John E. Richardson and Monica Colombo 180 – 202
“Clandestino”: Institutional discourses and practices for the control and exclusion of migrants in contemporary Italy Fabio Quassoli 203 – 225
The representation of migrants in the Italian press: A study on the Corriere della Sera (1992–2009) Lorenzo Montali, Paolo Riva, Alessandra Frigerio and Silvia Mele 226 – 250
Imagined communities and othering processes: The discursive strategies of established Italian residents in a Milan city neighbourhood Roberta Marzorati 251 – 271
The looking glass: From the citizen to the migrant in Italians’ naïve imagery Silvia Gattino and Anna Miglietta 272 – 294
Fairclough, Isabela and Norman Fairclough (2012). Political Discourse Analysis: A Methods for Advanced Students. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978–0415499231 (pb), pp. 266, £ 22.99 Manfred Kienpointner 295 – 304
Saric, Ljiljana, Andreas Musolff, Stefan Manz, and Ingrid Hudabiunigg (Eds.) (2010). Contesting Europe’s Eastern Rim Cultural Identities in Public Discourse. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. ISBN: 978-1-84769-324-2 (hb), pp. 222, £ 69.95 Franco Zappettini 305 – 309
Rosenberger, S. and B. Sauer (eds.) (2012). Politics, Religion and Gender Framing and Regulating the Veil. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978–0415561488 (hb), pp. 264, £85.00 Shaimaa el Naggar 310 – 314