Book Review: Facteurs socio-éducatifs et la puissance douce du langage- Le déluge de l’anglais en Pologne et au Portugal. By Anna Odrowąż-Coates, Lexington Books, 2019. 198 pp.

Reviewed by Kamel Lahmar, PhD [1] Author’s affiliation [1]  Senior Lecturer A, University Lamine Debbaghine of Sétif 2, Algeria   L’auteure (Anna Odrowąż-Coates) est une sociologue polonaise. Elle est professeure associée à l’Université de Varsovie et titulaire de la chaire…

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Book Review: Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Race: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and the Learning of Latinidad. By Jonathan Rosa. Oxford University Press, 2019. 312 pp.

Reviewed by Sarah Glessner[1] Author’s affiliation [1] St. John’s University, English Department, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, U.S.A., sarah.glessner18@my.stjohns.edu Jonathan Rosa’s book is the result of an extensive ethnographic project he conducted between 2007 and 2010 at New Northwest…

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Pathways and Crossroads of the Decolonial Option: Challenging Marx and Zeus with a Rabo de Arraia

Glauco Vaz Feijó[1], Viviane de Melo Resende[2] See authors’ affiliations [1] Federal Institute of Brasilia, Brasilia Campus, glauco.feijo@ifb.edu.br [2] University of Brasilia, Department of Linguistics, resende.v.melo@gmail.com Abstract This essay uses the expansion of decolonial studies in the so-called Decolonial Turn…

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Saussure’s concept of meaning applied to translation from French into English. Igbo and Kalabari languages of Malot’s Sans Famille

Chimmuanya Pearl Ngele (1) & Priye E. Iyalla-Amadi (2) (1) Department of Foreign Languages and Literary Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka pearlonuoha@yahoo.com & chimuanya.ngele@unn.edu.ng (2) Department Of French and International Studies, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Nigeria,…

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Musicolinguistics: Deciphering the Nigerian Hip-Hop Music: Cryptolect

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph Department of Modern Languages & Translation Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar-Nigeria, waliyayohannajoseph@unical.edu.ng & waliyayohannajoseph@yahoo.fr Abstract Young rappers use a secret language or cryptolect to shield themselves from public criticism but share persuading hidden messages that influence their communities.…

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Constructing and Contesting the Post-Apartheid State: Political Discourse and the Marikana Strike

Meghan Tinsley The University of Manchester, Department of Sociology, Arthur Lewis Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom, meghan.tinsley@manchester.ac.uk  Abstract In August 2012, the police massacre of thirty-four workers during a strike in Marikana, South Africa highlighted the interconnectedness…

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