Moderation by Andrea Hollington:
Dr. Andrea Hollington is a researcher with a background in African Studies, Linguistics and Ethnomusicology. Her research includes anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, social semiotics, post- and decolonial studies, youth language practices and studies on repertoires and identity. She has examined cultural, linguistic and musical practice in Africa and the African Diaspora and studied African-Caribbean relations.
She carried out research in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and Jamaica and is the author of Traveling Conceptualizations (Benjamins 2015) and co-editor of Youth Languages in Africa and
Beyond (Mouton de Gruyter 2015) as well as the journals voices from around the world and the Mouth. In her multifaceted and multi-sited research she is also interested in
creativity and agency in communicative practices.
Dr. Hollington will draw from her polyhedric and extremely pertinent academic
background to moderate a workshop in which the participants work on linguistic
framings/concepts of Global North and Global South, analytically and creatively at the same time!