Multicultural March: Multilingual Sydney
Randwick Library (Margaret Martin)
March 21, 2019 (6:30 - 7:30 pm)
Join Alice Chik and Anikó Hatoss, the researchers of Multilingual Sydney, for a discussion on how language diversity impacts the everyday experiences of Sydneysiders.
The rise of global mobility has had a deep impact on the study of urban multilingualism. Once associated with research on minority speech communities and inner-city ethnolinguistic enclaves, it is now concerned much more with the use of multiple languages in neighbourhoods across the city. Through a selection of 18 multidisciplinary case studies on multilingualism permeates Institutional and everyday practice in the city, raising important questions about what a ‘Multilingual city’ can and should be (link).