Professor Anna Mauranen will be a Diamond Jubilee International Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton between 2014 and 2017.
Visiting Fellow and Host
Fellow: Professor Anna Mauranen, University of Helsinki
Host: Professor Jennifer Jenkins, Centre for Global Englishes, Modern Languages
Aims of the collaboration
To develop a comparative study of English Medium Instruction (EMI) and intercultural communication in Higher Education, and to further collaboration with other institutions in relation to language practices in international universities.
Fellowship activities in 2014
Public Lecture: English as a Lingua Franca - Broken English?
Centre for Global Englishes seminars
Graduate student discussion groups and seminars
Research activities: expansion of the original project to include 7 further institutions in Australia, China, Japan, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Spain.
Fellowship activities in 2015
Finalisation of data collection methods and analytical frameworks for project: "Linguistic diversity on the international campus"
Attendance at 8th ELF conference, Beijing, with other project partners
Preparation for future publications
Fellowship activities in 2016
Ongoing data collection and analysis
Lecture as part of Centre for Global Englishes seminar series, February
Keynote speaker at one-day Global Englishes PhD conference, Southampton, June