Workshop on language vitality at NTU

Several South African academics participated in a workshop on ‘Language Vitality in the World of Englishes’, held at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore on 15—16 March 2018.

Convened by Tan Ying Ying of NTU, the workshop was jointly organised by JIAS and the Linguistics and Multilingual Studies Faculty at NTU, with support from the NTU President’s Office Global Dialogue and the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), CoHASS NTU.

The South African participants were Matthias Brenzinger of the University of Cape Town, Susan Coetzee-Van Rooy of North West University, and Morwesi Sitto of the University of Johannesburg.

The workshop also featured presentations by scholars from the United States, Singapore, Cameroon, and Canada.

For the workshop programme and abstracts of the presentations, click here.