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Saturday, June 17 • 11:30am - 12:00pm
Englishization or Chinglishization? A Critical Look into Multilingual Landscape in A Tourist City in China

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The presence of multilingual landscape in tourist sites seems to indicate global peace and positive language contact. This study, however, uses critical discourse analysis to examine multilingual landscape underneath the surface of global peace and to explore the intersections of public language policy, cultural loss, linguistic imperialism and commodification.

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Bingjie Zheng

Bingjie Zheng is a doctoral student in the program of second language acquisition at UW-Madison. Her research interests include linguistic anthropology and classroom discourse analysis. She is interested in exploring students' communicative repertoires by using various linguistic... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Sarimanok Room