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Rastafarian-herbalists' enregisterment of multilingual voices in an informal marketplace
(Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University., 2016)
What do we mean when we talk about "multilingual voice" in the post-apartheid sociolinguistic context of South Africa? In this paper, I explore this question by reporting on an ethnographic fieldwork project that involved ...
Language policy and orthographic harmonization across linguistic, ethnic and national boundaries in Southern Africa
(Springer Verlag, 2016)
Drawing on online and daily newspapers, speakers' language and writing practices, official government documents and prescribed spelling systems in Southern Africa, the paper explores the challenges and possibilities of ...
Youth multilingualism in South Africa's hip-hop culture: a metapragmatic analysis
(Equinox publishing, 2016)
This paper describes the practice of youth multilingualism in South Africa's hip-hop culture, in an online social media space and an advertising space. Based on a multi-sited ethnographic fieldwork study of youth ...