Jan Blommaert on life
Last night (7 Januari 2021) Jan Blommaert passed away. Jan Blommaert was Professor of Language, Culture and Globalization, editor and founder of Diggit Magazine and Director of the Babylon Center at Tilburg University, The Netherlands. He was one of the leading sociolinguists of the world and wrote seminal works on Discourse (Discourse, a critical introduction), sociolinguistics (A sociolinguitiscs of globalization), ethnography (Ethnography a beginner's guide) and hundreds of academic papers on a very wide range of topics. In this file, we collect the work he has written for Diggit Magazine and work about his impact on the academic field by others.