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English as a World Language

English as a World Language
170 St. George Street, Room 100
Time: May 7th, 10:00 am End: May 7th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Science/Technology, Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Linguistics (FAS), English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in (OISE/UT), Diaspora/Transnational, Comparative Literature (FAS)
Symposium featuring keynote address by Peter Ives, U. Winnipeg

The Jackman Humanities Institute's Working Group on English as a Global Language is pleased to present a symposium featuring keynote speaker Peter Ives

Peter Ives and English as a World Language JHI Working Group, 7 May 2014

Room 100, Jackman Humanities Building (the big room on the right as you enter the Jackman Humanities Building)


  • Peter Ives, Political Science, University of Winnipeg
    ‘Theorizing the Non-Nativeness of Global English: Beyond the Mother Tongue?’ (Questions to follow)

12-1 Lunch


  • James Corcoran, OISE, University of Toronto
    ‘Conceptualizing Latin American Scientists' Writing for Publication’
  • Jonathan Luke, Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University
    ‘Language Competence and the Neoliberal subject: A Case Study of Program Placement and Language Policy in Canadian Higher Education’
  • In Chull Jang, OISE, University of Toronto
    ‘The Social and Ideological Contexts of English Education in South Korea: A Case of Post-IMF generation’

30 Minute break


  • Oisín Keohane, JHI and Dept. of Philosophy, University of Toronto
    ‘How to do Things with “Anglobalisation”: An Evaluation of Jacques Derrida and Barbara Cassin’
  • Stephanie Southmayd, Dept. of English, University of Toronto
    ‘The Use of a “Neutralized” and Globalized English in Indian Popular Fiction’

This event is free and open to all, and registration is not required. For further information, please contact Oisín Keohane, working group leader.

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