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Texting literacies as social practices among older women
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
While many studies on mobile messaging have tended to focus on the communicative practices of the urban young, this paper considers the role of mobile messaging (also called texting) both as a social practice as well as ...
Multilingualism remixed: Sampling, braggadocio and the stylisation of local voice
(Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University., 2013)
Among the many challenges posed by contexts of social transformation and extensive mobility is the question of how multilingual voice may carry across media, modalities and context. In this paper, we suggest that one ...
Multilingualism in transformative spaces: contact and conviviality
(Springer Verlag, 2013)
South Africa is a highly mobile country characterized by historical displacements and contemporary mobilities, both social and demographic. Getting to grips with diversity, dislocation, relocation and anomie, as well as ...
Bark, smoke and pray: multilingual Rastafarian-herb sellers in a busy subway
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
This paper is an analysis of how multilingual Rastafarian-herbalists organize multilingual and multimodal interactions in a subway. The rationale has been to understand the practice of multilingual repertoires by multilingual ...