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Diversity and contested social identities in multilingual and multicultural contexts of the University of the Western Cape, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
We draw on Rampton's Crossing: Language and Ethnicity Among Adolescents (2014. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge) notion of 'crossing' to explore contestations in ethnolinguistic, cultural and racial affiliations at the ...
Dialogicality and imaginings of two 'community' notice boards in post-apartheid Observatory, Cape Town
(Taylor & FrancisUnisa Press, 2014)
This article undertakes a poststructuralist multisemiotic analysis of posters and notices found on two 'community' notice boards in the trendy, multicultural neighbourhood of Observatory in Cape Town, South Africa. An ...
Observatory's linguistic landscape: semiotic appropriation and the reinvention of space
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
Using a longitudinal ethnographic study of the linguistic landscape (LL) in Observatory's business corridor of Lower Main Road, the paper explores changes brought about by the influx of immigrant Africans, their artefacts ...
dalawhatyoumust: Kaaps, translingualism and linguistic citizenship in Cape Town, South Africa
(Discourse, Context & Media, 2023)
In 2016 Wayde Van Niekerk, a South African athlete of mixed-race heritage won an Olympic gold medal. In South Africa, his win caused hashtags such as #proudlysouthafrican, #blackexcellence and #colouredexcellence to trend ...