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LRDG meetings held in 2000
2 November - Branca Fabricio
Reading and critical thinking: an interdisciplinary approach to the EFL classroom. Talk about reading as social action in 10 yr old Brazilian children learning English as a foreign language.
13 November - Alexandra Jaffe University of Southern Mississippi
"Packaged Sentiments: the Social Meanings of Greeting Cards". Alexandra's interests include language ideologies and literacy. Her recent book Ideologies in Action: Language Politics on Corsica is an ethnographic study of the Corsican language situation, focussing on language domination and sites of resistance. She is also guest-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Sociolinguistics on nonstandard orthography and nonstandard speech.
23 November - Anita Wilson
'Mines was the door with the furry knickers pinned to it': literacy, gender and the rewards of ethnography' Anita has been working in a women';s prison in London; she would like to share some recent thoughts on gendered issues and the recognition of ethnography as an appropriate method for understanding literacies in social context.
This page is not a complete record of events held in 2000.
LRDG Meeting Record
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