PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY, 30 JUNE 2021

08:3009:00LOG ON AND REGISTRATION
09:0010:00KEYNOTE SPEAKER – PROFESSOR FELIX BANDA
Decolonising from the ‘Inside’: Aspects of Coloniality in African Theoretical Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
10:0010:15TEA BREAK & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
   Decentering the norm in English
Session chair: Fiona Ferris
Revisiting the semiotic landscape I
Session chair: Lynn Mafofo
10:1510:45Chinglish versus China English: The societal codification of World Englishes and the implications for students’ academic writing
Author: Alex Baratta
Transacting across multiple timelines: tracing local voices in the post-colonial linguistic landscape of Lusaka, Zambia
Authors: Bronah Namatama Katundu & Jimaima Hambaba
10:4511:15Unpacking “errors” in student essays: an analysis of epistemological and linguistic context
Authors: Ellen Hurst-Harosh & Msakha Mona
Bodies under Control—On the Semiotic Transgression of German Party Tourists in the Neocolonial Apparatus
Authors: Ingo H Warnke &  BI Yingrui
11:1511:45Towards decolonizing English Language Education: A critique of English Studies in South Africa
Author: Sibusiso Cliff Ndlangamandla
Coloniality and the Semiotics of “Authentic Culture” in Tourism – an Example from Northern Uganda
Author: Jan Knipping
11:4512:30LUNCH BREAK & TRANSITION INTO PLENARY
12:3013:30KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PROFESSOR PAMELA MASEKO
Precolonial notions of law and justice in isiXhosa-speaking society – evidence from linguistic and literary archives
13:3013:45LEG STRETCH & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
   Decolonizing the curriculum/ (foreign) language textbook
Session chair: Lucia Thesen
Revisiting the semiotic landscape II
Session chair: Lynn Mafofo
13:4514:15German as a Foreign Language in South Africa: A pedagogy under the lens of cultural politics
Authors: Karin Groenewald & Bassey Antia
Hostel names at the University of Zambia as post-colonial discourses of affirmation and power consolidation
Authors: Hambaba Jimaima & Gabriel Simungala
14:1514:45Using a critical multimodal analysis of textbook representations to develop strategies of resistance reading for teachers and learners
Authors: Biowe Oluchi &  Ferreira Ana
What Does a Gate Signify?
Author: Kadir Yavuz Emiroglu
14:4515:15Nkrumaism and the decolonial project. What would Ghana’s first president have thought of senior high school textbooks for teaching English Language in today’s Ghana?
Authors: Emma Kusuoba Pedavoah &  Bassey Antia
Communicative Practices from the Margins: The Multilingual and Multicultural Repertoires on University Spaces
Authors: Hambaba Jimaima, Deborah Ndalama & Gabriel Simungala
15:1515:45TEA BREAK & TRANSITION INTO BREAKAWAYS
15:4516:15An enduring hidden curriculum: a case study of textbooks and the preservation of the subaltern in Lusofonia Africana
Author: Dinis Fernando da Costa
Coloniality, spatial architecture, monuments and the colonial linguistic heritage in Malawi’s semiotic landscapes
Author: Thokozani Eunice Kunkeyani
16:1516:45Decoloniality through  the teaching of the Arabic Language
Authors: Intisar Etbaigha, Abdullah Bayat & K.C Moloi
A platform to protest: A virtual ethnography of the UWC Fees WILL Fall Linguistic Landscape
Author: Candice Oliver
16:4517:15Decolonising curriculums in the UK and South Africa: comparing perspectives, challenges, and practice
Authors: Rajendra Chetty, Tracey Costley, Hannah Gibson & Colin Reilly
Boosting the Use of African Languages in Education: A project with decolonial impact
Author: Pedro Álvarez Mosquera
17:1517:30LEG STRETCH & TRANSITION INTO PLENARY
17:3018:30PANEL DISCUSSION: Professor Lynn Mario de Sousa in conversation with keynote speakers
18:3019:00BOOK LAUNCH: ChiShona translation of Ngugi’s Decolonising the Mind
19:0019:15CLOSING OF CONFERENCE

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