Search for dissertations about: "Christopher Stroud"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words Christopher Stroud.

  1. 1. Language, literacy and code-switching in a Papua New Guinean village

    Author : Christopher Stroud; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Papuaner; Nya Guinea; Papuaspråk;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the language and sociolinguistic practices of a small group of people living in a village called Gapun in the Papua New Guinean swamps. Gapun has traditionally been a highly multilingual society, but today two languages dominate the villagers’ verbal repertoire, the lingua franca Tok Pisin and the local vernacular Taiap. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique : Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    Author : Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Code-switching in Chicano Theater : Power, Identity and Style in Three Plays by Cherríe Moraga

    Author : Carla Jonsson; Patricia Poussa; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Linguistics; code-switching; Chicano theater; Chicano; Chicano discourse; power; identity; language ideology; third space; style; hybridity; code-mixing; Lingvistik; Linguistics; Lingvistik; engelska; English;

    Abstract : The thesis examines local and global functions of code-switching and code-mixing in Chicano theater, i.e. in writing intended for performance. The data of this study consists of three published plays by Chicana playwright Cherríe Moraga. READ MORE

  4. 4. Authentic Language : Övdalsk, metapragmatic exchange and the margins of Sweden’s linguistic market

    Author : David Karlander; Kenneth Hyltenstam; Christopher Stroud; Tomas Riad; Judith T. Irvine; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; authenticity; history of linguistic thought; indexicality; linguistic anthropology; linguistic minorities; metalanguage; metapragmatics; philosophical anthropology; Övdalsk; autenticitet; filosofisk antropologi; indexikalitet; lingvistisk antropologi; metaspråk; metapragmatik; språkliga minoriteter; språkvetenskapens idéhistoria; älvdalska; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis engages with practices that in some way place stakes in the social existence of Övdalsk (also älvdalska, Elfdalian, Övdalian), a marginal form of Scandinavian used mainly in Sweden’s Älvdalen municipality. The practices at hand range from early 20th century descriptive dialectology and contemporary lay-linguistics to language advocacy and language political debate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Changing conceptions of literacies, language and development : Implications for the provision of adult basic education in South Africa

    Author : Caroline Kerfoot; Christopher Stroud; Elsa Auerbach; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adult literacy; adult basic education; agency; citizenship; critical applied linguistics; development; linguistic citizenship; multilingualism; reflexivity; resemiotisation; voice.; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This study aims to contribute to the growing body of knowledge on the circumstances under which adult education, in particular adult basic education, can support and occasionally initiate participatory development, social action and the realisation of citizenship rights. It traces developments in adult basic education in South Africa, and more specifically literacy and language learning, over the years 1981 to 2001, with reference to specific multilingual contexts in the Northern and Western Cape. READ MORE