International

Association

for the Integrational

Study of

Language

and Communication

 

Conference

 

The Native Speaker and the Mother Tongue

 

Two Oceans Aquarium, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Dec 11-13, 2008

 

 

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Programme

 

 

 

Thu 11 Dec

 

 

Fri 12 Dec

 

 

Sat 13 Dec

 

9.00

 

Welcome and Registration

9.00

A. Kravchenko (Irkutsk)

 

Native speakers, mother tongues and other objects of wonder

 

9.00

U. Ansaldo (Amsterdam)

 

Identity alignment in multilingual communities: the Malays of Sri Lanka

 

9.30

N. Love (Cape Town)

 

The native speaker in linguistic theory

 

 

10.30

Coffee

10.00

Coffee

10.00

R. Mesthrie (Cape Town)

 

Native speaker, vernacular universals and New Englishes: towards an empirical investigation

11.00

S. Bowerman (Cape Town)

 

What use to linguists is the native speaker?

10.30

J. Hermann (Copenhagen)

 

The notion of personal identity as a joker in a multilanguage community

 

11.00

Coffee

 

12.00

C. Hutton (Hong Kong)

 

Who owns language?  Mother tongues as intellectual property

 

11.30

G. Braine (Hong Kong)

 

The nonnative speaker movement: achievement and challenges

 

11.15

T. Reagan (Witwatersrand, South Africa)

 

What is my native language?  The conceptual challenge of the prelingually deaf

 

1.00

Lunch

12.30

Lunch

2.00

E. Weigand (Münster)

 

Linguists and their speakers

1.30

M. Recuenco (Namibia)

 

Vassilis Alexakis’s mother tongue: regarding the identity of a Greek-French/French-Greek writer

 

12.15

A. Deumert, Y. Klein, O. Masinyana (Cape Town)

     

“A place where the world can be seen from a different set of eyes”: language choice, use and multilingual identities in South African electronic media

 

1.15

Lunch

3.00

Tea

2.20

A. Chauma (Malawi)

 

Language maintenance and endangerment: the case of Chilomwe  in Malawi

 

1.45

Z. Beykont (Melbourne)

 

Heritage language maintenance in an English dominated context: a study of Turkish youth in Victoria (Australia)

 

 

3.10

Tea

2.45

S. Rudwick (KwaZulu Natal)

 

Zulu linguistic varieties and their ethnic identities in post-apartheid South Africa

 

3.30

J. Wawrzyniak (Warsaw)

 

Native speaker, mother tongue and natural semantic metalanguage

 

3.30

F. Dupré  (Réunion)

 

Creole vs French in Réunion: diglossia, identity and sociolinguistic representation

 

 

3.45

Tea

4.30

N. Christe, M. Haas, A. Pablé (Lausanne)

Language, identity and metadiscourse in Swiss bilingual communities

 

4.20

N. Norahim (Malaya)

 

 Language

choice in the Bidaya community in Sarawak

 

4.00

C. Ladousa (Hamilton College, NY)

 

Constriction of the mother tongue: school and language ideology in Northern India

 

5.10

J. McKeown (Abu Dhabi)

 

“One hasn’t got time for the waiting game”: promoting bilingual and bicultural community through the development of shared practice

 

5.00

M. Parafita-Couto (Bangor), E. Rodríguez-González, K. Fennig (Miami University, Ohio)

 

On the unity of language contact tapestries