ERIC Number: EJ1069091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
University Multilingualism: A Critical Narrative from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Antia, Bassey E.
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v36 n6 p571-586 2015
This article offers a narrative of the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, from the prism of the duality of language as a co-modality (with people, protest, policy and practices) for constituting the institution in whole or in part and as a reflection of its co-modalities. For its framing, the narrative eclectically draws on language politics and policy, a grammar of multilingual landscapes and the epistemology of linguistics. Besides contributing to a historiography of university language policies, the narrative has implications for language policy analysis.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Language Planning, Racial Segregation, English, Indo European Languages
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: South Africa