Center for the Study of Superdiversity

Tilburg Papers in Culture Studies Babylon

TPCS is intended to be a genuine ‘working papers’ series. That means that work-in-progress is invited, that papers do not yet require the level of elaboration usually demanded of journal-publishable papers, that good MA dissertations can also be included, and so on. The series is not copyrighted and does not carry an ISSN number, so that publication in TPCS does not preclude publication of more elaborated versions of the same paper in journals.

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TPCS Papers 201 -

Paper 249 - LU Ying & Sjaak Kroon: Investigating the indexicalities of graphic semiotic signs on Chinese social media: Elder Biaoqing

Paper 247 - Ondřej Procházka: Negotiating ludic normativity in Facebook meme pages

Paper 246 - Alan Carneiro & Daniel N. Silva: From anthropophagy to the anthropocene: On the challenges of doing research in language and society in Brazil and the Global South

Paper 245 - Vinicio Ntouvlis: Online writing and linguistic sexism: The use of gender-inclusive @ on a Greek feminist Facebook page

Paper 244 - Zoe Savvidou: Securitizing the Alt Right: A discourse analytical study on alt-right online activism and its securitization processes

Paper 243 - Haiyan Huang & Ellen Van Praet: Digital popular culture as a way to promote Chinese national identity in the post-socialist era: A case study of My People, My Country

Paper 242 - Alan Runcieman: Community interpreting and the Covid-19 crisis: Present relevancy and future directions

Paper 241 - Inge van de Ven & Tom van Nuenen: Digital hermeneutics and media literacy: Scaled readings of The Red Pill

Paper 240 - Ico Maly: Flemish Interest in an attention-based hybrid media system

Paper 239 - Farzad Karimzad: Multilingualism, chronotopes, and resolutions: Towards an analysis of the total sociolinguistic fact

Paper 238 - Piia Varis: Conspiracy theorising online: Memes as a conspiracy theory genre

Paper 237 - Tünde Faragó: Deep fakes - an emerging risk to individuals and societies alike

Paper 236 - Jan Blommaert: Political discourse in post-digital societies

Paper 235 - Marco Jacquemet: 45 as a bullshit artist: Straining for charisma

Paper 234 - Jan Blommaert: Sociolinguistic restratification in the online-offline nexus: Trump’s viral errors

Paper 233 - Ico Maly & Jan Blommaert: Digital Ethnographic Linguistic Landscape Analysis (ELLA 2.0)

Paper 232 - Ico Maly: Hipsterification and Capitalism: A digital ethnographic linguistic landscape analysis of Ghent

Paper 231 - Gabriela Meier et al.: The potential of collaborative drawing for literacy engagement and identity affirmation in multilingual settings: Guidance for practice and research

Paper 230 - Zane Goebel: Self and other reference in mass-mediated models of kinship, friendship and strangerhood

Paper 229 - Jan Blommaert et al: Online with Garfinkel - Essays on social action in the online-offline nexus

Paper 228 - Massimiliano Spotti: Sociolinguistic regimes across an asylum-seeking centre: L2 learners doing togetherness via a socio-technological platform

Paper 227 - Jan Blommaert & Dong Jie: When your field goes online

Paper 226 - Ben Rampton, Mel Cooke & Sam Holmes: Sociolinguistic Citizenship

Paper 225 - Jan Blommaert: Sociolinguistic scales in retrospect

Paper 224 - Ondřej Procházka & Jan BLommaert: Ergoic framing in New Right online groups:
Q, the MAGA kid, and the Deep State theory

Paper 223 - Jan Blommaert & Ico Maly: Invisible Lines in the Online-Offline Linguistic Landscape

Paper 222 - Jan Blommaert, Ying Lu & Kunming Li: From the Self to the Selfie

Paper 221 - Najma Al Zidjaly: Digital activism as nexus analysis: A sociolinguistic example from Arabic Twitter

Paper 220 - Ico Maly: The global New Right and the Flemish identitarian movement Schild & Vrienden: A case study

Paper 219 - Friederike Grosse: Theoretical implications for researching complex identity construction in superdiverse contexts through linguistic repertoires: An organic perspective

Paper 218 - Marie Maegaard & Kristine Køhler Mortensen: Meeting the Greenlandic people: Mediated intersections of colonial power, race and sexuality

Paper 217 - Ying Lu: Emojis as a cash cow: Biaoqingbao-hatched economic practice in online China

Paper 216 - Jan Blommaert: Family language planning as sociolinguistic biopower

Paper 215 - Robert Moore: Pathways of sociality: Linking contexts to each other in space and time

Paper 214 - Ben Rampton & Louise Eley: Goffman and the everyday interactional grounding of surveillance

Paper 213 - Ico Maly: Populism as a mediatized communicative relation: The birth of algorithmic populism

Paper 212 - Zhifang Yu: Human flesh search and privacy protection: Two case studies from China

Paper 211 - Giovana Cremasco Madeira: Understanding privacy: A study of LinkedIn and Facebook use among Brazilian young-adults

Paper 210 - Ondřej Procházka: "Learn English before you start posting...": The sociolinguistics of inequality in a translocal Czech Facebook meme page

Paper 209 - Jan Blommaert: Formatting online actions: #justsaying on Twitter

Paper 208 - Jan Blommaert, Laura Smits & Noura Yacoubi: Context and its complications

Paper 207 - Jan Blommaert: Chronotopes, synchronization and formats

Paper 206 - Miguel Pérez-Milans: Changing urban designs, tapping new markets: The discursive production of professionalism in the new global cities

Paper 205 - Zane Goebel: Transnationalism, Globalisation, and Superdiversity

Paper 204 - Zane Goebel & Howard Manns: Chronotopic relations and scalar shifters

Paper 203 - Jan Blommaert: Trump's Tweetopoetics

Paper 202 - Jan Blommaert, Jelke Brandehof & Monika Nemcova: New modes of interaction, new modes of integration: A sociolinguistic perspective on a sociological keyword

Paper 201 - Malgorzata Szabla & Jan Blommaert: Does context really collapse in social media interaction?

TPCS Papers 176 - 200

Paper 200 - Jan Blommaert: Online-offline modes of identity and community:
Elliot Rodger’s twisted world of masculine victimhood

Paper 199 -  Rob Moore: Founding concepts: Sapir andSimmel on 'communication'

Paper 198 - Estêvão Cabral & Marilyn Martin-Jones: Timorese football clubs in Northern Ireland: Linguistic,cultural and semiotic resources in the construction of identities

Paper 197 - Li Kunming & Jan Blommaert: The care of the selfie: Ludic chronotopes of baifumei in onlineChina

Paper 196 - Jack LaViolette: Cyber-metapragmaticsand alterity on

Paper 195 - Thomas Rørbeck Nørreby: Stylizations,stratification and social prestige

Paper 194 - Rosina Márquez Reiter & Adriana Patiño-Santos: Thediscursive construction of moral agents among successful economic migrants inElephant & Castle, London

Paper 193 - Jan Blommaert: Ludic membership and orthopractic mobilization: On slacktivism and all that

Paper 192 - Ana Luiza Krüger Dias & Joana Plaza Pinto: Is there language policy for migrants in Brazil? Linguistic ideologies and three language tests

Paper 191 - Nastassja G. Wessels: #FeesMustFall: Discourse hidden in plain sight

Paper 190 - Anca Costea: The online resources of contemporary social revolutions: The case of the Romanian #Rezist Revolution

Paper 189 - Mark Payne: Slovak Roma students negotiating education in England: A tale of two villages

Paper 188 - Ico Maly: Saabism and Saabists: A digital ethnographic analysis of Saab culture

Paper 187 - Adrian Blackledge & Angela Creese: Language and Superdiversity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Paper 186 - Shabana Anwari: Asylum 2.0? A qualitative study on Afghan refugees in the Netherlands

Paper 185 - Massimiliano Spotti: The Paradox of Web Truths: Identity (mis)recognition on the basis of naming descrepancies in a Belgian asylum seeking procedure

Paper 184 - Josep Soler & Andrew Cooper: 'We have learned your paper': Academic inequality and the discourse of parasite publishers

Paper 183 - Jan Blommaert: 'Home language': some questions

Paper 182 - Anastasia Goana Go Ying Ying: The Grey Area: Looking into the world of Third Culture Kids

Paper 181 - Martin Kurani: What's happening elsewhere: Reasoning from a Middle Eastern case to Europe

Paper 180 - Jef Van der Aa: Senga's Story: The epistemological segmentation of narrative trauma

Paper 179 - Farzad Karimzad & Lydia Catedral: "No, we don't mix languages": Ideological power and the chronotopic organization of ethnolinguistic identities

Paper 178 - Jan Blommaert: Society through the lens of language: A new look at social groups and integration

Paper 177 - Elisabetta Adami: Multimodality and superdiversity: Evidence for a research agenda

Paper 176 - Jan Zienkowski & Benjamin De Cleen: De-legitimizing labour unions: On the metapolitical fantasies that inform discourse on striking terrorists, blackmailing the government and taking hard-working citizens hostage

TPCS Papers 151 - 175

Paper 175 - Ben Rampton: Interactional Sociolinguistics

Paper 174 - Salikoko S. Mufwene: Worldwide globalization, international migrations, and the varying faces of multilingualism: Some historical perspectives

Paper 173 - Jan Blommaert: Durkheim and the Internet: On sociolinguistics and the sociological imagination

Paper 172 - Tom Van Hout & Peter Burger: Text bite news: The metapragmatics of feature news

Paper 171 - Marco Jacquemet: Sociolinguistic Superdiversity and Asylum

Paper 170 - Jan Blommaert: Commentary: Mobility, contexts, and the chronotope

Paper 169 - Xuan Wang & Sjaak Kroon: The chronotopes of authenticity: Designing the Tujia heritage in China

Paper 168 - Jan Blommaert: Mathematics and its ideologies: An anthropologist's observations

Paper 167 - Monika Nemcová: Rethinking Integration: Superdiversity in the Networks of Transnational Individuals

Paper 166 - Miguel Pérez-Milans & Carlos Soto: 'I'm already standing up for our rights': Reflexive discourse and minority-based activism in the trajectory of an adolescent in Hong Kong

Paper 165 - Xuan Wang: Normativity and innovativity: Writing (nonstandard) Chinese in a globalising era

Paper 164 - Paul Mutsaers & Tom van Nuenen: Police punishment and the infrapolitics of (online) anti-police protest

Paper 163 - William Arfman, Paul Mutsaers, Jef Van der Aa & Martin Hoondert: The cultural complexity of victimhood

Special Issue 162 - Zane Goebel, Deborah Cole & Howard Manns: Margins, hubs, and peripheries in a decentralizing Indonesia

Paper 161 - David Karlander: Fleeting graffiti: Backjumps, mobilities and metro semiotics

Paper 160 - Jan Blommaert: New forms of diaspora, new forms of integration

Paper 159 - Izak Morin: Marginalizing and revaluing Papuan Malay: The impact of politics, policy and technology in Indonesia

Paper 158 - Aurora Donzelli: Crossover Politics: Spatiotemporal images of the nation-state and the vintage aesthetics of the margins in post-Suharto political oratory

Paper 157 - Jan Blommaert: "Meeting of Styles" and the online infrastructures of graffiti

Paper 156 - Jan Blommaert: The conservative turn in Linguistic Landscape Studies

Paper 155 - Dwi Noverini Djenar: Adolescent interaction, local languages and peripherality in teen fiction

Paper 154 - Jan Blommaert: Teaching the language that makes one happy

Paper 153 - Jan Blommaert & Anna De Fina: Chronotopic identities: On the timespace organization of who we are

Paper 152 - Adam Harr: Recentering the margins? The politics of local language in a decentralizing Indonesia

Paper 151 - Tanja Prieler & Mark Payne: Supporting the educational development of Slovak Roma pupils in Sheffield: The Roma Language and Education Tool (RoLET)

TPCS Papers 126 - 150

Paper 150 - Martha Sif Karrebæk & Marie Maegaard: Pigs, herring, and Bornholm on a table: A high-end restaurant's construction of authenticity

Paper 149 - Deborah Cole: The material force of signs and the reconfigurement of superdiverse identities

Paper 148 - Robert Moore: Citizen Sociolinguistics: The Return of the Repressed

Paper 147 - Howard Manns & Simon Musgrave: On the Internet, no-one knows you're from Suroboyo: Ethnic identity from the digital margins to the mainstream core

Paper 146 - Anna De Fina: Ethnography as complexifying lenses for sociolinguistic analysis

Paper 145 - Ana Souza: Facebook: a medium for the language planning of migrant churches

Paper 144 - Jan Blommaert: Chronotopic identities

Paper 143 - Michael C Ewing: Localising person reference among Indonesian youth

Paper 142 - James Collins: Dilemmas of race, register and inequality in South African schools

Paper 141 - Lauren Zentz: Moving languages: Syncretism and shift in Central Java

Paper 140 - Zane Goebel: Establishing believability in interviews

Paper 139 - Jan Blommaert & Piia Varis: Enoughness, accent and light communities: Essays on contemporary identities

Paper 138 - Jan Blommaert: Dialogues with Ethnography. Notes on classics and how I read them (working paper)

Paper 137 - Jan Blommaert, Massimiliano Spotti & Jef Van der Aa: Complexity, mobility, migration

Paper 136 - Aafke Lettinga, Sandra Wagemakers & Jos Swanenberg: Dutch celebrities and Brabantish identities

Paper 135 - Zane Goebel: Modelling unitary and fragmented language ideologies on Indonesian television

Paper 134 - Zane Goebel: From neighborhood talk to talking for the neighborhood

Paper 133 - Lauren Zentz: The more things change the more they stay the same? Exploring a century of Indonesian language planning discourses

Paper 132 - Miguel Pérez-Milans: Language and identity in linguistic ethnography

Paper 131 - Tom Van Hout & Peter Burger: Mediatization and the language of journalism

Paper 130 - Ben Rampton, Jan Blommaert, Karel Arnaut & Massimiliano Spotti: Introduction: Superdiversity and sociolinguistics

Paper 129 - Bonnie Urciuoli: The compromised pragmatics of diversity

Paper 128 - Samu Kytölä & Elina Westinen: 'Chocolatemunching wanabee rapper, you're out' – A Finnish footballer's Twitter writingas the focus of metapragmatic debates

Paper 127 - Jan Blommaert: Commentary: 'Culture' and superdiversity

Paper 126 - Jan Blommaert: Pierre Bourdieu and language in society

TPCS Papers 101 - 125

Paper 125 - Linnea Hanell & Linus Salö: 'That's weird, my ob-gyn said the exact opposite!':Discourse and knowledge in an online discussionforum thread for expecting parents

Paper 124 - Johanna Woydack & Ben Rampton: Text trajectories in a multilingual call centre: The linguistic ethnography of a calling script

Paper 123 - Jef Van der Aa & Jan Blommaert: Ethnographic Monitoring and the study of complexity

Paper 122 - Tom van Nuenen: Trains, bridges, gardens: A discourse analysis of the European Cultural Routes website

Paper 121 - Jan Blommaert: Chronotopes, scales and complexity in the study of language in society

Paper 120 - Li Kunming, Massimiliano Spotti & Sjaak Kroon: An E-ethnography of Baifumei on the Baidu Tieba: Investigating an emerging economy of identification online

Paper 119 - Katherine Swinney: Collaborative Community Research: How is English learned by adult immigrants in the classroom used in a super-diverse community?

Paper 118 - Martha Sif Karrebæk & Narges Ghandchi: The very sensitive question: Chronotopes, insecurities and Farsi heritage language classrooms

Paper 117 - Ben Rampton: Gumperz and governmentality in the 21st century: Interaction, power and subjectivity

Paper 116 - Jan Jaap de Ruiter: Jews in the Netherlands and their languages

Paper 115 - Martha Sif Karrebæk & Lian Malai Madsen: Urbanclassrooms, popular culture and polycentricity: Minority boys’ use of football cards and hiphopin relation to education

Paper 114 - Jan Blommaert: The Power of Free: In search of democratic academic publishing strategies

Paper 113 - Jan Blommaert: A Shaba Swahili life history: Text, translation, and comments

Paper 112 - Jan Blommaert: Lingua franca onset in a superdiverse neighborhood: Oecumenical Dutch in Antwerp

Paper 111 - Sjaak Kroon, Jan Blommaert & Dong Jie: Chinese and globalization

Paper 110 - Anna Strycharz-Banaś: Meaning-making in a community of practice: Negation among Japanese immigrants in The Netherlands

Paper 109 - Daniel Silva: The circulation of violence in discourse

Paper 108 - Piia Varis & Jan Blommaert: Conviviality and collectives on social media: Virality, memes and new social structure

Paper 107 - Michael Silverstein: How Language Communities Intersect: Is "superdiversity" an incremental or transformative condition?

Paper 106 - Jan Blommaert: Meaning as a nonlinear effect: The birth of cool

Paper 105 - Jan Blommaert: Commentary: Superdiversity old and new

Paper 104 - Piia Varis: Digital ethnography

Paper 103 - Jan Blommaert: From mobility to complexity in sociolinguistic theory and method

Paper 102 - Ben Rampton, Janet Maybin & Celia Roberts: Methodological foundations in linguistic ethnography

Paper 101 - Mark Payne: The integration of Roma Slovak pupils into a secondary school in Sheffield: A case of school super-diversity?

TPCS Papers 76 - 100

Paper 100 - Jan Blommaert & Ico Maly: Ethnographic linguistic landscape analysis and social change: A case study

Paper 99 - Removed

Paper 98 - Georgia Gkoumasi: Identities among immigrants in a superdiverse neighborhood in Berchem, Belgium

Paper 97 - Caroline Kerfoot & Basirat Olayemi Bello-Nonjengele: Game changers? Multilingual learners in a Cape Town primary school

Paper 96 - James Collins: Constructing English Language Learners: An analysis of register processes and state effects in the schooling of multilingual migrant students

Paper 95 - David Parkin & Karel Arnaut: Super-diversity & Sociolinguistics - A digest

Paper 94 - Andreas Stæhr & Lian Malai Madsen: Standard language in urban rap: Social media, linguistic practice and ethnographic context

Paper 93 - Jan Blommaert: Social stratification, patterns of interaction and conviviality as a structure: Notes on Oud-Berchem

Paper 92 - Lisa Niederdorfer & Sjaak Kroon: Catechistic Teaching Revisited: Coming to the Knowledge of the Truth

Paper 91 - Jef Van der Aa & Jan Blommaert: Michael Silverstein in conversation: Translatability and the uses of standardisation

Paper 90 - Karel Arnaut & Massimiliano Spotti: Super-diversity discourse

Paper 89 - Jan Blommaert, Elina Westinen & Sirpa Leppänen: Further notes on sociolinguistic scales

Paper 88 - Paul Mutsaers: Ethnic profiling from an anthropological perspective: Policing internal borders in the Netherlands

Paper 87 - Rita Kothari: Bypassing Television: Media Story at the nation’s edge

Paper 86 - Ari Häkkinen & Sirpa Leppänen: YouTube Meme Warriors: Mashup Videos as Political Critique

Paper 85 - Miguel Pérez-Milans & Adriana Patiño-Santos: Language education and institutional change in a Madrid multilingual school

Paper 84 - Jan Blommaert: From fieldnotes to grammar. Artefactual ideologies of language and the micro-methodology of linguistics

Paper 83 - Zane Goebel: The construction of semiotically dense stereotypes in Indonesian soaps

Paper 82 - Mingyi Hou: The Semiotics of Internet Celebrity: Gangnam Style Case

Paper 81 - Catherine Kell: Ariadne's thread: Literacy, scale and meaning making across space and time

Paper 80 - Jan Blommaert: State Ideology and Language inTanzania

Paper 79 - Zane Goebel & Nicholas Herriman: The Intimacy of Persecution: Gossip, Stereotype, and Violence

Paper 78 - Zane Goebel: Represented speech: Private lives in public talk in the Indonesian bureaucracy

Paper 77 - Ben Rampton: Micro-analysis & 'structures of feeling': Convention & creativity in linguistic ethnography

Paper 76 - David Parkin, Karel Arnaut & Roxy Harris: David Parkin in interview: Anthropology, language & diverstiy

TPCS Papers 51 - 75

Paper 75 - Ruth Mensaert: Building and breaking frames in welfare work

Paper 74 - Jan Blommaert: Language and the study of diversity

Paper 73 - Xuan Wang, Massimiliano Spotti, Kasper Juffermans, Leonie Cornips, Sjaak Kroon & Jan Blommaert: Globalization in the margins

Paper 72 - Zane Goebel: Doing leadership through sign switching in the Indonesian bureaucracy

Paper 71 - Zane Goebel: The idea of ethnicity in Indonesia

Paper 70 - Kristel Peters: Ethnographic monitoring as method toward a pedagogy of narrative

Paper 69 - Robert E. Moore, Lian Malai Madsen, Jan Blommaert et al., edited by Jef Van der Aa: 'Taking up speech' in an endangered language: Bilingual discourse in a heritage language classroom. LEF SEMINAR DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS

Paper 68 - Jan Blommaert: Enregistering the globalized nation in Tanzania

Paper 67 - Zane Goebel: Indonesians doing togetherness in Japan

Paper 66 - Jonathan Benney: The aesthetics of microblogging: How the Chinese state controls Weibo

Paper 65 - Jan Blommaert & Fons van de Vijver: Good is not good enough: Combining surveys and ethnographies in the study of rapid social change

Paper 64 - Jenny Phillimore: Superdiversity & Language: Notes from a social policy perspective

Paper 63 - Ico Maly: 'Scientific' Nationalism N-VA, banal nationalism and the battle for the Flemish nation

Paper 62 - Christina Davis: Locating Voicing: Multilingualism, Ethnic Conflict and the Configuration of Difference among Sri Lankan Muslims

Paper 61 - Linus Salö: Crossing Discourses - Language Ideology and Shifting Representations in Sweden's Field of Language Planning

Paper 60 - Polo Lemphane & Mastin Prinsloo: Children's digital literacy practices in unequal South African settings

Paper 59 - Jan Blommaert: The second life of old issues: How superdiversity 'renews' things

Paper 58 - Jan Blommaert & Piia Varis: Life Projects

Paper 57 - Sirpa Leppänen, Samu Kytölä, Henna Jousmäki, Saija Peuronen & Elina Westinen: Entextualization and resemiotization as resources for (dis)identification in social media

Paper 56 - Jan Blommaert, Sirpa Leppänen & Massimiliano Spotti: Endangering multilingualism

Paper 55 - Sabina Machetti & Raymond Siebetcheu: The use of Camfranglais in the Italian migration context

Paper 54 - Jinling Li & Kasper Juffermans: Learning and teaching Chinese in the Netherlands: The metapragmatics of a polycentric language

Paper 53 - Tommaso M. Milani: Whither linguistic landscapes? The sexed facets of ordinary signs

Paper 52 - Lian Malai Madsen, Martha Sif Karrebæk & Janus Spindler Møller: The Amager project: A study of language and social life of minority children and youth

Paper 51 - Ad Backus, Derya Demirçay & Yeşim Sevinç: Converging evidence on contact effects on second and third generation immigrant Turkish

TPCS Papers 26 - 50

Paper 50 - Christopher Stroud & Dmitri Jegels: Semiotic landscapes and mobile narrations of place: Performing the local

Paper 49 - Xuan Wang: Inauthentic authenticity: Semiotic design for globalization in the margins of China

Paper 48 - Ben Rampton: Drilling down to the grain in superdiversity

Paper 47 - Ben Rampton: Language, social categories and interaction

Paper 46 - Sanna Lehtonen: "Listen girl. Hitler is dead." – Reception of a female public intellectual on Finnish online discussion forums

Paper 45 - Jan Blommaert: Citizenship, language and superdiversity: towards complexity

Paper 44 - Anna Tian & Ad Backus: Transliteration or Loan Translation: Constraints on English loanwords’ integration into Mandarin Chinese

Paper 43 - Jos Swanenberg: All dialects are equal, but some dialects are more equal than others

Paper 42 - Jan Blommaert: Writing as a sociolinguistic object

Paper 41 - Kristian Tamtomo: Multilingual Youth, Literacy Practices, and Globalization in an Indonesian City: A Preliminary Exploration

Paper 40 - Fie Velghe: "I wanna go in the phone." Illiteracy, informal learning processes, 'voice' and mobile phone appropriation in a South African township

Paper 39 - Fie Velghe: "Hallo hoe gaandit, wat maak jy?": Phatic communication, the mobile phone and coping strategies in a South African context

Paper 38 - Paul Mutsaers & Hans Siebers: Low intensity ethnic cleansing in the Netherlands

Paper 37 - Jos Swanenberg: Language variation as a nuisance. How to deal with ‘mistakes’ in the classroom

Paper 36 - Juan Eduardo Bonnin: Decentralization of the linguistic norm online: the Royal Spanish Academy challenged on the Internet

Paper 35 - Xuan Wang, Kasper Juffermans & Caixia Du: Harmony as language policy in China: an Internet perspective

Paper 34 - Kasper Juffermans & Dorina Veldhuis: Comparing spelling and segmentation practices in three versions of a Mandinka text

Paper 33 - Peter Broeder & Ken Hisamura (eds.): Language and Education in Japan and Europe. Proceedings of the 2012 Japan - Netherlands Education Research Seminar

Paper 32 - Shengdong Lin, Paul van den Hoven & Xin Zhao: A different smile, a different story: Global advertising adaptation for Chinese consumers

Paper 31 - Hans Siebers & Marjolein Dennissen: 'Traces of hate.' How the dominant migrant-hostile discourse in Dutch media and politics influences inter-ethnic relations between employees in Dutch work settings

Paper 30 - Jan Blommaert & Piia Varis: How to 'how to'? The prescriptive micropolitics of Hijabista

Paper 29 - Jan Blommaert: Chronicles of complexity. Ethnography, superdiversity, and linguistic landscapes

Paper 28 - Janus Spindler Møller & J. Normann Jørgensen: Enregisterment among adolescents in superdiverse Copenhagen

Paper 27 - Ad Backus: A usage-based approach to borrowability

Paper 26 - Jan Blommaert: Complexity, accent and conviviality: Concluding comments

TPCS Papers 1 - 25

Paper 25 - Jan Blommaert: The rhetorical world of George W. Bush

Paper 24 - Jan Blommaert & Ad Backus: Superdiverse Repertoires and the Individual

Paper 23 - Sirpa Leppänen & Päivi Pahta: Finnish Culture and Language Endangered: Language ideological debates on English in the Finnish press from 1995 to 2007

Paper 22 - Jan Blommaert & Fie velghe: Learning a supervernacular: textspeak in a South African township

Paper 21 - Lauren Wagner: Feeling Diasporic

Paper 20 - Quentin E. Williams: The Enregisterment of English in Rap Braggadocio: a study from English-Afrikaans bilingualism in Cape Town

Paper 19 - Jinling Li, Kasper Juffermans, Sjaak Kroon & Jan Blommaert: Chineseness as a moving target: Intermediate report for the HERA Project, Tilburg Case Study

Paper 18 - Jan Blommaert & Piia Varis: Culture as accent

Paper 17 - Lauren Zentz: Linguistic biographies, expanding repertoires, and motivation in Global English language education

Paper 16 - Elina Westinen: ‘Bättre folk’ – Critical Sociolinguistic Commentary in Finnish Rap Music

Paper 15 - Peter Broeder, Mia Stokmans & Andrew Wang: Leisure reading among adolescents in Beijing

Paper 14 - Paul van den Hoven: The rubber bands are broken; opening the ‘punctualized’ European administration of justice

Paper 13 - Jef Van der Aa: The flag, the coat of arms and me: The interactional architecture of Caribbean children’s classroom stories

Paper 12 - Kasper Juffermans & Jef Van der Aa: Analysing Voice in Educational Discourses

Paper 11 - Karel Arnaut: The human zoo after Abu Ghraib: Performance and subalternity in the 'cam era'

Paper 10 - Jie Dong & Yan Dong: Voicing as an Essential Problem of Communication: Language in education for Chinese immigrant children in globalization

Paper 9 - Jan Blommaert: Supervernaculars and their Dialects

Paper 8 - Massimiliano Spotti & Joachim Detailleur: Placing Shibboleths at the Institutional Gate: LADO tests and the construction of asylum seekers' identities

Paper 7 - Jinling Li & Kasper Juffermans: On Learning a Language in Transformation: Two final year students’ experiences in Chinese complementary education

Paper 6 - Fie Velghe: Deprivation, Distance and Connectivity: The adaptation of mobile phone use to a life in Wesbank, a post-Apartheid township in South Africa

Paper 5 - Piia Varis & Massimiliano Spotti: In beloved memory of: Facebook, death and subjectivity

Paper 4 - Xuan Wang: Which language? Which culture? Which pedagogy? A study of Mandarin Chinese teachers’ perceptions of their professional self in a British school context

Paper 3 - Sjaak Kroon, Dong Jie & Jan Blommaert: Truly Moving Texts

Paper 2 - Jan Blommaert & Piia Varis: Enough is enough: The heuristics of authenticity in superdiversity

Paper 1 - Fie Velghe: Lessons in textspeak from Sexy Chick: Supervernacular literacy in South African Instant and Text Messaging