Programme was last updated on 29 April 2017

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All papers should be 20 minutes, and will be followed by 10 minutes for questions.

Thursday 4 May 2017

9.00-10.15 Registration and coffee
(Amphipôle lobby)
10.15-10.30 Welcome (Biophore AMPHI)
10.30-11.30 Plenary 1: Naomi Tadmor (Biophore AMPHI)
The Settlement of the Poor in Eighteenth-Century England
Session 1
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Anita Auer
Session 2
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Cécile Heim
11.30-12.00 Moreton, Emma
Identifying local grammars in a corpus of female Irish migrant correspondence
Herat, Manel
Alien Lunatics : epistolary constructions of post-war Black identity
12.00-12.30 Amadar-Moreno, Carolina P. & Avila-Ledesma, Nancy E.
« My opinions and feelings of this country are very much altered since I left home » : a contrastive analysis of Irish emigration using corpus linguistics
Stepien, Barbara
The New Continent’s Solutions to the Old Continent’s New Problems : Is the Mexico Plan of Action a possible answer to the European migration crisis ?
12.30-14.00 Lunch break (on your own)
Session 3
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Natasha Tolimir-Hölzl
Session 4
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Patricia Ronan
Session 5
Biophore AMPHI
Chair: Chris Neuenschwander
14.00-14.30 Kim, Agnes
The Melting Pot revisited. Historical sociolinguistic perspectives on migration and language contact in Vienna
Faloppa, Federico
Rethinking the outdated terminology of migration
Crymble, Leigh
Textual representations of migrants and migration in South African media
14.30-15.00 Staicov, Adina
What makes « being Chinese » in San Francisco Chinatown ? Discursive identity construction in first- and second-generation Chinese Americans
Taylor, Charlotte
Naming and categorising : 200 years of labelling migrants in the British press
Dube, Sibusiwe
Language, culture and identity in African migrant narratives in South Africa : interpreting and performing South Africanness
15.00-15.30 Greco, Sara, Drzewiecka, Jolanta & Hernandez, Gian-Louis
« Fortress Europe » divided : Argumentative analysis of the coverage of border closing by European newspapers
Revis, Melanie
Cultural identity positioning and family language management: Ethiopians in New Zealand
Coffee break (Amphipôle lobby)
Session 6
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Jennifer Thorburn
Session 7
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Jonathan Kasstan
16.00-16.30 Alfaraz, Gabriela
Language attitudes and migration : a perceptual dialectology approach
Parker, Samuel
« It’s ok if it’s hidden » : The discursive construction of everyday racism for refugees and asylum seekers in Wales
16.30-17.00 Schluter, Anne
Kinder, younger, and more attractive : Turkish students’ attitudes toward Standard vs. Kurdish-Accented Turkish
Griffini, Marianna
The civic discourse : Representing immigrants in the Italian Extreme Right
17.00-17.30 Hough, Jennifer
Accent as gendered identity marker : linguistic insecurity among young, female North Koreans in South Korea
Leonhardt, Tobias
Relocation of an island nation : Climate change issues in Kiribati
17.30-19.00 Apéro – Drinks at Restaurant de Dorigny

Friday 5 May 2017

9.00-10.00 Plenary 2: Li Wei (Amphipôle 315)
Post-Multilingualism, the Mobility Turn and the Importance of the Moment
10.00-10.30 Coffee break (Amphipôle lobby)
Session 8
Amphipôle 340
Chair: Moragh Gordon
Session 9
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Jennifer Thorburn
Session 10
Amphipôle 315
Chair: Tino Oudesluijs
Session 11
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Cécile Heim
10.30-11.00 Pot, Anna
Language and aging for older Turkish females in the Netherlands
Castillo-Lluch, Mónica
Reading diachrony in Linguistic Landscape synchrony : Spanish in Lausanne
Lacoste, Véronique
Diversity within diversity : Haitians in the Canadian Diaspora
Maffli, Stéphane
Inner Perspectives on Migration : The Potential of Fiction
11.00-11.30 Shafiee Nahrkhalaji, Saeedeh
Dialect, ideology and identity in Afgan women refugees of three different generations in Iran
Fernández-Mallat, Víctor
Evaluative responses to Spanish in Basel’s Linguistic Landscape
Kasstan, Jonathan
On the emergence of NEW SPEAKERS and diversifying variationist sociolinguistics
Ahmadi, Sawssen
The Verbatim immigrant writer, Hiromi Goto : a synchronic polyglot or a diachronic patriot
11.30-12.00 Lynch, Sara
« Cultural obliteration » or making headway ?: a sociolinguistic narrative of the effects of mobility in the Pacific
Morales Moreno, Clara
Perceptions of Spanish language varieties and language attitudes among Spanish-French bilinguals in Francophone Switzerland
Hartmann, Johanna
The clash of Englishes in the lives of educated Kenyan and Nigerian migrants
Hughes, Roxane
Linked stories and the dissonant voices of Luso-America : Brian Sousa’s ALMOST GONE and Anthony de Sa’s BARNACLE LOVE
12.00-12.30 Evans, Ruth
Developing digital language self-portraits with young refugees : multilingual identity, belonging and translocal connections
Sánchez Abchi, Verónica
Spanish as a heritage language. Heterogeneity and motivation in the Language and Culture of Origin courses
Hess, Dominique B.
Migration and language policies leading to the emergence of English as an L1 in Saipan ?
Steiner, Enit
Of closed and permeable borders in THE WOMAN OF COLOUR (1808)
12.30-14.00 Lunch break (on your own)
Session 12
Amphipôle 340
Chair: Ute Inselmann
Session 13
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Anita Auer
Session 14
Amphipôle 315
Chair: Chris Neuenschwander
14.00-14.30 Weiss, Akiva
The role of the guardian in refugee integration
Kalocsanyiova, Erika
What happens next ? Language learning trajectory of an Iraqi asylum seeker in Luxembourg
Ronan, Patricia & Fonkeu, Bridget
English in the Ruhr Valley
14.30-15.00 Di Giusto, Anna
Riace : the laboratory of a new European identity ?
Forlani, Stefania
Den amerikanksa drömmen : Swedish Americans and their heritage language
Fonkeu, Bridget

Address strategies in diasporic Cameroon Englishes

15.00-15.30 Burns, Roslyn
Migration, conservatism, and identity among North American Mennonites
Ziegler, Evelyn & Imo, Wolfgang

Migration in the Ruhr Metropolis : Practices of Positioning in Talk-in-Interaction

15.30-16.00 Tseng, Amelia
Intergenerational changes in language use and identity in superdiversity : Migration, bilingualism, and heritage languages
Tolimir-Hölzl, Natasha

Language maintenance and linguistic identity in times of change

16.00-16.30 Coffee break (Amphipôle lobby)
16.30-17.30 Plenary 3: Ben Rogaly (Amphipôle 315)
‘Migration’, racisms, and the creative resistance of food sector employees
20.00- Conference dinner at Gina Ristorante

Saturday 6 May 2017

8.30-9.00 Coffee (Amphipôle lobby)
Session 15
Amphipôle 340
Chair: Anita Auer
Session 16
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Chris Neuenschwander
Session 17
Amphipôle 315
Chair: Patricia Ronan
Session 18
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Moragh Gordon
9.00-9.30 Goncalves, Kellie
‘Discovering’ the world and the challenges of migratory experiences of female au pairs in the 21st century
Wang, Chen
The impact of Canadian conditional permanent resident status on Asian immigrant wives in an abusive relationship
Ben Harrat, Malika & Jeanneret, Thérèse
Rapport au savoir, plurilinguisme et migration
Bhardwaj, Sandal
Identity & assimilation : making the two poles meet. A conflict approach to migrant literature in Italy & US
9.30-10.00 Zoumpalidis, Dionysios
Migrants’ homeland, language, ethnic and cultural self-perception : the case of teenage Georgian students in Moscow
Matindoost, Laya
Settlement experiences of Iranian migrants on Humanitarian and Non-Humanitarian visas in Australia
Mazzaferro, Gerardo
The (re)negotiation of language identities and ideologies within Filipino families in Turin (Italy)
Inselmann, Ute
Diversity of migrant communication in the absence of mutually intelligible linguistic codes in the example of J.M.G. Le Clézio’s novella « The Shepherds »
10.00-10.30 Odu, Omola Mercy
Translanguaging as a communication resource for multilingual children : focus on a family in France
Krienke, Kai
Jean Sénac and the Embodied Poetics of Emancipation
10.30-11.00 Coffee break (Amphipôle lobby)
Session 19
Amphipôle 340
Chair: Ute Inselmann
Session 20
Amphipôle 340.1
Chair: Moragh Gordon
Session 21
Amphipôle 315
Chair: Tino Oudesluijs
Session 22
Amphipôle 342
Chair: Chris Neuenschwander
11.00-11.30 Bailat, Stéphanie & Muller Mirza, Nathalie
Language and integration : when federal program’s designers redefine the teaching-learning relationship
Leimgruber, Jakob
Language choice in Montreal’s allophone « community » : between language policy and pragmatism
Robles-Llana, Paloma
Using Bourdieu’s concept of HABITUS to explore the cultural identities of children of Chinese migrants in Spain
Sankaran, Lavanya & Rampton, Ben
Challenges in analysing transnational identities in the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora
11.30-12.00 Pamula-Behrens, Malgorzata & Szymanska, Marta
Teaching the immigrant child : the needs of Polish teachers, teaching children with experience in migration
Suraweera, Dulani
Social exclusion and reproduction of assymmetry via Standard language ideology : a stumbling block for immigrants
Lytra, Vally
Ways of knowing, ways of being in and through faith in contemporary London
Nedopekina, Ekaterina
Identity preservation issues in an alien society
12.00-13.00 Plenary 4: Ofelia García (Amphipôle 315)
Migration gains: Lessons for language and education
13.00-13.15 Conference closing (Amphipôle 315)