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Benedict J.L. Rowlett

Dr. Benedict J.L. Rowlett

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature

Phone number3411 5031
Email addressbrowlett@hkbu.edu.hk
ORCID number0000-0003-0500-4126

 

Degree(s):

B.A. (Goldsmiths University of London), M.Sc. (Aston University) Ph.D. (CityU HK)

Research area(s):

Queer Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Narrative Inquiry; Sociocultural Linguistics

Teaching area(s):

Sociolinguistics; Discourse analysis; Language, Gender and Sexuality 

Taught previously at:

The University of Tokyo

Selected output(s):

Rowlett, B. J. L. (forthcoming) Second language socialization in the margins: Queering the paradigm. Multilingua
Rowlett, B. J. L. (2019). “The lines are blurred”: Same sex relationships and the local practice of sponsorship in Cambodia. Gender and Language 13(2), 23-47
Rowlett, B. J. L. (2018). Affect as narrative action in the Global South: An analysis of small stories about same-sex relationships in Cambodia. Narrative Inquiry, 28(2), 237-256.
Rowlett, B.J.L. & King, B.W. (2016). Language education, gender and sexuality. In T.  McCarty & S. May (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Language and Education: Language Policy and Political Issues in Education 85-97. New York: Springer

Current project(s):

1. Language and queer lives in Cambodia: A critical sociolinguistic approach
2. Exploring creativity and selves in Hong Kong disabled communities
3. Pride events across Asia 

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