Professor Uta Papen

Professor of Literacy Studies

Current Teaching

In 2017-18, I am teaching the following modules

FASS 522 Ethics in Social Science and Humanities Research

FASS 611d Ethnography and participant observation (distance module)

FASS 618 The viva: tragedy or triumph?

LING 319 Schools volunteering module

Discourse analysis and ethnographic fieldwork
Papen, U. 03/2017 In: Handbuch Diskurs. Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter ISBN: 9783110296082.
Chapter

Hymns, prayers and Bible stories: the role of religious literacy practices in children's literacy learning
Papen, U. 11/01/2017 In: Ethnography and Education. 16 p.
Journal article

Summary Report on "Literacy development with deaf communities using sign language, peer tuition, and learner-generated online content: sustainable educational innovation”
Zeshan, U., Huhua Fan, R., Gillen, J., Panda, S., Papen, U., Tusting, K.P., Waller, D., Webster, J. 24/10/2016 Preston : University of Central Lancashire.
Other report

Youth workers as literacy mediators: supporting young people's learning about institutional literacy practices
Papen, U., Theriault, V. 09/2016 In: Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 60, 2, p. 185-193. 9 p.
Journal article

Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India
Gillen, J., Panda, S., Papen, U., Zeshan, U. 30/07/2016 In: Language and Language Teaching. 5, 10, p. 1-7. 7 p.
Journal article

Literacy and education: policy, practice and public opinion
Papen, U. 08/2015 London : Routledge. 204 p. ISBN: 9780415725620.
Book

Literacy development with deaf communities in India: designing a sustainable educational innovation
Gillen, J., Papen, U., Zeshan, U., Panda, S. 07/2015
Conference paper

Signs in cities: the discursive production and commodification of urban spaces
Papen, U. 2015 In: Sociolinguistic Studies. 9, 1, p. 1-26. 26 p.
Journal article

Conceptualising information literacy as social practice: a study of pregnant women’s information practices
Papen, U. 15/06/2013 In: Information Research. 18, 2
Journal article

Dialogue reflexif sur les etudes quebecoises de la litteratie, le regard des New Literacy Studies
Papen, U., Collette, K. 2013 In: Globe: Revue Internationale d'Etudes Quebecoises. 16, 1, p. 133-159. 27 p.
Journal article

'Je ne pourrais pas me depasser d'elle': le role des mediateurs de l'ecrit dans le contexte de soin de sante
Papen, U. 10/2012 In: Ecrire, lire et apprendre a l'age adulte. Laval : Presses de L'Universite Laval p. 23-45. 23 p. ISBN: 978-2-7637-1545-2.
Chapter

Literacy and globalization: reading and writing in times of social and cultural change
Papen, U. 10/2012 London : Routledge. 224 p. ISBN: 978-0-415-64973-5. Electronic ISBN: Master eBook ISBN10 : 0203016084.
Book

Informal, incidental and ad hoc: the information seeking and learning strategies of health care patients
Papen, U. 03/2012 In: Language and Education. 26, 2, p. 105-121. 17 p.
Journal article

Commercial discourses, gentrification and citizens' protest: the linguistic landscape of Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin
Papen, U. 02/2012 In: Journal of Sociolinguistics. 16, 1, p. 56-81. 26 p.
Journal article

Literacy mediators, scribes or brokers? : the central role of others in accomplishing reading and writing.
Papen, U. 09/2010 In: Langage et Societe. 133, 3, p. 63-82. 20 p.
Journal article

The anthropology of writing : understanding textually-mediated social worlds.
Barton, D., Papen, U. 05/2010 London : Continuum. 256 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Book

What is the anthropology of writing?
Barton, D., Papen, U. 05/2010 In: The Anthropology of Writing. Understanding textually-mediated worlds. London : Continuum p. 3-33. 31 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Chapter

Writing in health care contexts : patients, power and medical knowledge
Papen, U. 05/2010 In: The Anthropology of Writing. Understanding textually-mediated worlds. London : Continuum p. 145-169. 25 p. ISBN: 978-1441108852.
Chapter

New technologies : literacies in cyberspace.
Papen, U. 05/2009 In: English Language : Description, Variation and Context. Houndmills : Palgrave 718 p. ISBN: 9781403945891.
Chapter

Literacy, learning and health - a social practices view of health literacu
Papen, U. 2009 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. Vol 16, No 2 &, p. 19-35. 17 p.
Journal article

Literacy, learning and health : a social practices view of health literacy.
Papen, U. 2009 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 16, 2, p. 19-34. 16 p.
Journal article

Literacy, learning and health : research report.
Papen, U., Walters, S. 31/10/2008 London : NRDC. 61 p. ISBN: 978-1-906395-03-2.
Book

Understanding literacy and health: Literature review.
Papen, U. 31/10/2008 London : NRDC. 25 p.
Book

Pregnancy starts with a literacy event: pregnancy and ante-natal care as texctually mediated social experiences.
Papen, U. 09/2008 In: Ethnography. 9, 3, p. 377-403. 27 p.
Journal article

Creativity in everyday literacy practices : the contribution of an ethnographic approach.
Papen, U., Tusting, K. 2008 In: Literacy and Numeracy Studies. 16, 1, p. 5-25. 21 p.
Journal article

Outside practices : the social practice theory of literacy.
Cuban, S., Hamilton, M., Barton, D., Papen, U., Reder, S. 04/2007
Conference paper

Literacy and globalization : reading and writing in times of social and cultural change
Papen, U. 2007 London : Routledge. 213 p. ISBN: 978-0415365048.
Book

'Local literacy practices in Namibia: Creativity and constraint'.
Papen, U. 2006 In: The Art of English: Everyday Creativity. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan 479 p. ISBN: 9781403985590.
Chapter

Literacies, collaboration and context
Papen, U., Tusting, K. 2006 In: The Art of English. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781403985590.
Chapter

Literacy and development: what works for whom? Or, how relevant is the social practices view of literacy for literacy education in developing countries?
Papen, U. 01/2005 In: International Journal of Educational Development. 25, 1, p. 5-17. 13 p.
Journal article

Adult literacy as social practice : more than skills.
Papen, U. 2005 London : Routledge. 160 p. ISBN: 0415353777.
Book

Exclusive, ethno and eco: representations of culture and nature in tourism discourses in Namibia.
Papen, U. 2005 In: Discourse, communication and tourism. Clevedon : Channel View Publications 249 p. ISBN: 9781845410209.
Chapter

Linking literacy programmes in developing countries and the UK.
Barton, D., Papen, U. 2005 London : National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy. 100 p.
Book

Reading the bible and shopping on credit: literacy practices and literacy learning in a township of Windhoek, Namibia.
Papen, U. 2005 In: Urban literacy. Hamburg : UNESCO Institute for Education 312 p. ISBN: 9282011453.
Chapter

'Literacy and health: towards a methodology for investigating patients' participation in healthcare'.
Dray, S., Papen, U. 11/2004 In: Journal of Applied Linguistics. 1, 3, p. 311-332. 22 p.
Journal article