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Postoccidental Englishes and Rap

Funding: 2003: $36,000
2004: $36,000
2005: $37,000

Project Member(s): Pennycook, A.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects)

Start year: 2003

Summary: This project examines the conjunction between new Englishes and rap music. Applied linguistic research on world Englishes has focused predominantly on newly emergent standardized national varieties, and thus has tended to overlook the changing oral codes in domains such as popular music. By looking at the global spread of rap in relationship to the global spread of English, this project has great significance for

Publications:

Pennycook, AD 2007, Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows, 1, Routledge, London & New York.
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Makoni, S & Pennycook, AD 2007, 'Disinventing and reconstituting languages' in Makoni, S & Pennycook, A (eds), Disinventing and reconstituting languages, Multilingual Matters, Clevedon, UK, pp. 1-41.
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Pennycook, AD 2007, 'The myth of English as an international language' in Makoni, S & Pennycook, A (eds), Disinventing and reconstituting languages, Multilingual Matters, Clevedon, UK, pp. 90-115.
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Alim, HS & Pennycook, AD 2007, 'Global linguistic flows: Hip-hop culture(s), identities, and the politics of language education', Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 89-100.
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Pennycook, AD 2007, 'Language, localization, and the real: Hip-hop and the global spread of authenticity', Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 101-116.
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Pennycook, AD 2006, 'Postmodernism in language policy' in Ricento Thomas (ed), An Introduction to Language Policy, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 60-76.
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Pennycook, AD 2006, 'Uma linguistica aplicada transressiva' in Lopes, LPDM (ed), Por Uma Linguistica Aplicada Indisciplinar, Parabola Editorial, Sao Paulo, Brazil, pp. 67-84.
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Makoni, S & Pennycook, AD 2005, 'Disinventing and (Re) Constituting Languages', Critical Inquiry in Language Studies: an International Journal, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 137-156.
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Pennycook, AD 2005, 'Teaching with the Flow: Fixity and fluidity in education', Asia Pacific Journal of Education, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 29-43.
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Pennycook, AD 2004, 'Os limites da linguistica' in Silva, FLD & Rajagopalan, K (eds), A linguistica que nos faz FALHAR, Parabola Editorial, Sao Paula spain, pp. 39-47.
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Pennycook, AD 2004, 'Language policy and the ecological turn', Language Policy, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 213-239.
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Pennycook, AD 2004, 'Performativity and language studies', Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-19.
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Pennycook, AD 2004, 'The myth of English as an international language', English in Australia, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 26-32.
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Pennycook, AD 2002, 'Peripheral visions and invisible englishes', The Periphery: Viewing the World, Hellenic Association for the Study of English 4th International Conference, Parousia Publications 60, Athens, Greece, pp. 83-99.
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Pennycook, AD 2003, 'Beyond Homogeny and Heterogeny' in Christian Mair (ed), The Politics of English as a World Language, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 3-17.
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Pennycook, AD 2003, 'Linguistica Aplicada pos-Ocidental' in Jose, M, coracini, RF & Bertoldo, ES (eds), O Desejo Da Teoria E A Contingencia Da Pratica, Mercado de Letras, Brasil, pp. 21-59.
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Pennycook, AD 2003, 'Global Englishes, rip slyme, and performativity', Journal Of Sociolinguistics, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 513-533.
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Keywords: Applied Linguistics Educational linguistics World Englishes Popular culture Postcolonialism Cultural politics

FOR Codes: Communication across languages and cultures, Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics, Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics), Postcolonial and Global Cultural Studies, Education across cultures, Languages and literacy, Globalisation and Culture, Education and Training not elsewhere classified, Communication Across Languages and Culture