Critical Sociolinguistic Approaches to Bi- and Multilingualism Studies
7.5 credits cr.
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The course provides the opportunity to develop research skills to create new sociolinguistic knowledge in the field of bi- and multilingualism studies. It explores the historical trajectory of bi- and multilingualism research, and engages with contemporary approaches to studying language and power in globalized multilingual contexts.
The course provides theoretical and methodological tools for critically analysing and interpreting social meanings of multilingualism in institutional, private, and public spaces, and across a range of semiotic modes and media.
- Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars.
- Attendance of seminars with oral presentations and at least 75% of the other teaching sessions is mandatory.
- The language of instruction is English.
Important study information
Important study information in Swedish:
See the syllabus.
The pdf is in Swedish. You can search the course by the course code.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
ContactStudy counselling/Course administration – Bilingualism