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Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077087
Description: Many of the people close to my heart are transnationals such as myself. Belonging is a frequently discussed topic in my circles, and often a topic that is surrounded by considerable angst. Where do we ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077299
Description: In 2009, I contributed a chapter about the social inclusion of migrants in Australia to an edited book about immigration policy published in Japanese in Japan. The book is doing well – a second editio ... More
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 200400 Linguistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/125414
Description: 15 page(s)
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077426
Description: I have served as book review editor for Discourse and Society for ten years and recently resigned from my roles as book review editor for Discourse Studies and Discourse and Communication because the ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077414
Description: Non-English speakers’ access to emergency services in Australia is in the news again as a Melbourne man has been convicted of the murder of his wife. What makes the case particularly shocking is the f ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077318
Description: Much of the signage that can be found in contemporary public spaces is commercial. It is a form of advertising, and language choice in commercial signage such as shop names is a good indicator of the ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077282
Description: From what I read, there is a nursing shortage in the Global North. From North America to Japan and from Europe to the Gulf countries, rich societies suffer from a “care deficit,” which they fill by im ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077406
Description: I missed the UN’s French language day! It’s not the fact that I missed it that bothers me – I’m late for pretty much everything – it’s the fact that there is such a thing as a UN-sponsored French lang ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077330
Description: Multilingualism sells! Some forms of multilingualism that is. In the world of marketing, languages operate like brands: they are a signifier for something else but they are devoid of substance. To phr ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077197
Description: Earlier this term I intercepted a note my 7-year-old had written to her teacher: “Ger Ger Ger; Don’t be so rude.” She was objecting to a reading comprehension exercise about sneezing, which included t ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077176
Description: The United Arab Emirates are celebrating their 39th national day this month. Trucial Oman, as it was then known, became independent from their semi-colonial relationship with Britain in December 1971 ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077415
Description: I am deeply saddened by the passing of Erwin Koller, one of my teachers and mentors, in Lisbon this weekend. It’s a special gift when teacher and student become friends and form a lasting relationship ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077232
Description: I was saddened this morning to read the Australian Linguistics Society’s news about Michael Clyne’s passing! Australian sociolinguistics has lost its doyen, and we have all lost a strong advocate for ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077258
Description: Some Language-on-the-Movers based here in Sydney had the opportunity to attend Professor Masaki Oda’s lecture about the current state of the English language in Japan yesterday. With major Japanese co ... More
Authors: Piller, Ingrid
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: other
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1077502
Description: Deborah Cameron noted in 1995 that “linguistic bigotry is among the last publicly expressible prejudices left to members of the Western intelligentsia.” In the same vein, one could point out that ling ... More