Rafael Lomeu Gomes
Rafael Lomeu Gomes is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at MultiLing—Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, University of Oslo. He holds a PhD in sociolinguistics (University of Oslo), MA in linguistics (Queen Mary, University of London), and BA in social sciences (Pontífica Universidade Católica de São Paulo). His current research interests include multilingualism, digitally-mediated communication, and media discourse. In his latest research project, Rafael investigated the language practices and ideologies of Brazilian-Norwegian families raising their children multilingually in Norway. His research has been published in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Multilingual Margins, Multilingua, and Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Rafael has taught language-related courses (e.g. ‘Language Acquisition’, ‘Language Policy’, and ‘Multilingualism’) at bachelor’s and master’s levels.
- LING1109 - Multilingualism (Norwegian)
- SPR4110 - Language and Communication in the Multicultural Society (Norwegian)
- NOR4172 - Language Policy (Norwegian)
- LING1107 - Language Acquisition (Norwegian)
- LING1113 - Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics (Norwegian)
Founder and co-convener of an online reading group on southern and critical approaches to social analysis. In the academic year of 2020-21, the reading group is being hosted by the African Studies Program at Penn State University. Video recordings of the sessions are available online (youtube.com).