Globalization Archive

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Special Event: Clairefest!, April 17, 2015

Claire Fest 2015 Please join us for a day-long conference celebrating Claire Kramsch’s research in applied linguistics, contributions to language and culture teaching, and service to the community of language educators. This event, marking her retirement from Berkeley, will offer participants an opportunity to share personal and intellectual reflections on Claire’s influence. PROGRAM 9:00 –…

Lecture by Crispin Thurlow, November 13, 2009

Language, Tourism, and Banal Globalization by Crispin Thurlow, Associate Professor of Communication, University of Washington Described as the “one of the greatest population movements of all time,” tourism is firmly established as the world’s single largest international trade. And it’s not just people who are on tour; language too is on the move. In this…

Lecture by Norman Fairclough, February 12, 2002

Critical Discourse Analysis in Social Research by Norman Fairclough, Lancaster University, United Kingdom In this lecture I will discuss the case for a discourse analytical focus in contemporary social research, especially research on social change directed at such themes as ‘Globalization’ and ‘New Capitalism.’  I shall present and illustrate a version of ‘Critical Discourse Analysis,’…

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In the Dutch Mountains

In this paper, the author shares some of the pedagogical ironies she has experienced while teaching Dutch on an American university campus.