Archive for July, 2010

This qualitative project examines the relationships between conceptualization, performance and revelation of queer sexualities by bi-lingual Japanese men and women and their experiences with English language and culture in order to highlight the ways in which language may be ideologically bound to specific performances of selves. (more…)


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affective stance (see Ochs; Ochs & Schiefflin) – the emotions/emotional world attributed to a language learner’s target language, often more closely related to experiences learning or using the language, such as failing in a learning environment or succeeding in an English-speaking community. (more…)

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