The Einar Haugen Lecture 2018: Ana Deumert

The 2018 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Ana Deumert, who has contributed immensely to the field of sociolinguistics. Deumert's substantial contributions in research are partly due to her interdisciplinarian perspective, with a particular attention to economics, anthropology, and sociology.

More information about the lecture to come.


About Ana Deumert:

Ana Deumert (Photo: UCT)

Ana Deumert is Professor at the University of Cape Town and head of the linguistics section at the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics at the same university. Her research interests are within the broad field of African sociolinguistics and has a strong transdisciplinary focus, and she has previously published within areas such as historical sociolinguistics, language contact, language and migration, language and economy, as well as sociolinguistic theory. Deumert's current research explores the use of language in global political movements as well as the contributions decolonial thought can make to sociolinguistic theory.

Read more about Ana Deumert on her staff page at The University of Cape Town (external link).

Published Feb. 22, 2018 4:34 PM - Last modified Mar. 12, 2018 10:06 AM