Christopher Stroud is Senior Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Multilingualism and Diversities Research at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. He is also Professor of Transnational Multilingualism at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism at Stockholm University, Sweden. He has researched and written widely on multilingualism, language planning and policy and language education in contexts as diverse as Papua New Guinea, South East Asia, Scandinavia and Southern Africa. Mastin Prinsloo is Associate Professor in Applied Language and Literacy Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research in Literacy Studies is currently focused on young peoples engagements with electronic media, particularly in low socio-economic contexts. His earlier research has included studies of unschooled adults literacy engagements and childrens early literacy learning.
1. Truly Moving Texts Sjaak Kroon, Dong Jie and Jan Blommaert 2. Classifying Migrants in the Field of Health: Sociolinguistic Scale and Neoliberal Statecraft James Collins and Stef Slembrouck 3. Negotiating Mobile Codes and Literacies at the Contact Zone: Another Perspective on South African Township Schools Suresh Canagarajah 4. English as a Lingua Franca: Lessons for Language and Mobility Joseph Sung-Yu and Lionel Wee 5. Ariadnes Thread: Literacy, Scale and Meaning Making across Space and Time Catherine Kell 6. How One Reads Whom and Why? Ideological Filtering in Reading Vernacular Literacy in France Ccile B. Vigouroux 7. Script Choice, Language Loss and the Politics of Anamnesis: Kashmiri in Diaspora Rakesh M. Bhatt 8. Language Shift, Cultural Practices and Writing in South African Indian English Rajend Mesthrie 9. Superdiversity and Social Class: An Interactional Perspective Ben Rampton 10. Mobile Literacies and Micro-narratives: Conformity and Transgression on a South African Educational Site Ana Deumert 11. Early Literacies and Linguistic Mobilities Alastair Pennycook Afterword: Turbulent Deflections Christopher Stroud