Series re-launch: Exile Studies @ags_tweets

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Exile Studies book series under new editorship: Exile Studies Series Editor: Andrea Hammel, Aberystwyth University A series founded by Alexander Stephan https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EXIL Exile Studies is a series of monographs and edited collections that takes a broad view of exile, including the life and work … Continue reading

Series editor Vera Regan on changing language use

Professor Vera Regan of University College Dublin, editor of the new series Language, Migration and Identity, gave a fascinating talk about changing language use at the TEDx Dublin event held on 14 September. The TEDx Innovations blog now features a video of Vera’s talk: please click here to watch it.   Language, Migration and Identity … Continue reading

Languages of Exile

Languages of Exile examines the relationship between geographic and linguistic border crossings in twentieth-century literature. Like no period before it, the last century was marked by the experience of expatriation, forcing exiled writers to confront the fact of linguistic difference. Literary writing can be read as the site where that confrontation is played out aesthetically … Continue reading

Negotiating Linguistic, Cultural and Social Identities in the Post-Soviet World

In this volume, researchers in the fields of language in society, sociolinguistics, language politics, diaspora and identity studies explore the contacts between languages and cultures in the post-Soviet world. The book presents a range of perspectives on the effects of migration and of re-drawing of borders among groups and individuals for whom the Russian language … Continue reading

New Series: Language, Migration and Identity

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Language, Migration and Identity This series fills a hitherto neglected but now growing area in the treatment of migration: the role of language and identity. This topic is central in a globalized world where the definition of community is constantly challenged by … Continue reading

To Veil or not to Veil

Immigration has become a contentious issue in Europe in recent decades, with immigrants being accused of resisting integration and threatening the secular fabric of nationhood. The most extreme form of this unease has invented and demonized an Islamic ‘other’ within Europe. This book poses central questions about this global staging of difference. How has such … Continue reading

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