Invited Colloquium Chairs
Department of English and Comparative Literature
Goldsmiths, University of London (United Kingdom)
Title of Colloquium:
ELF multilingualism in domain-specific contexts
Dr. Alessia Cogo is a senior lecturer in applied linguistics/sociolinguistics at the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London and is director of the MA Program in Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education. Her research concerns the diversity of English, especially transcultural and transnational phenomena like English as a Lingua Franca and translanguaging. She focuses on the tensions between the use of different linguistic resources and the impact of attitudes, identities and ideologies on linguistic practices. She is currently working on super-diversity and internationalization in migration and business contexts, as well as pedagogical applications and implications. She is Editor-in-Chief of the ELT Journal, founder and co-convenor of the AILA Research Network on English as a Lingua Franca.