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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 ...
Battling the race: Stylizing language and coproducing whiteness and colouredness in a freestyle rap performance
(American Antrhopological Association, 2015)
In the last 19 years of post-apartheid South African democracy, race remains an enduring and familiar trope, a point of certainty amid the messy ambiguities of transformation. In the present article, we explore the ...
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 ...