monolingualism

Debates on populism and diversity

The monolingual bias in studies on populism

Column
Juan Eduardo Bonnin
06/02/2020
4 minutes to read

Scholarly articles written in English about populism often forget linguistic and discursive diversity.  Drawing from a monolingual tradition, they tend to overlook linguistic and discursive diversity in the political processes they study.

Spiderman and the superpowers of languaging

Column
Janus Spindler Møller
19/10/2017
5 minutes to read

'When we only view language use from the perspective of countable languages, we put ourselves in danger of missing important parts of what goes on language-wise', says Janus Spindler Møller.