Speakerness: Subjectivities, Trajectories and Socialisation - Publications

Article Index


Books and articles


Androutsopoulos, J., 2017. ‘Soziolinguistische Mehrsprachigkeit, Ressourcen, Praktiken, Räume und Ideologien mehrsprachiger Kommunikation’. Der Deutschunterricht, 4/2017 (Themenheft Soziolinguistik), 53-63.

Androutsopoulos, J., 2017. ‘Gesellschaftliche Mehrsprachigkeit’. In: E. Neuland & P. Schlobinski eds. Handbuch Sprache in sozialen Gruppen, 193-217. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter.

Fernández Barrera, Alicia, 2017. ‘Language Appropriations, Ideologies and Identities in Bilingual Schools in Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)’. In Sara Young & Emma Brooks (Eds.), Language Ideologies and Teaching in Multilingual Contexts Bellaterra Journal of Teaching & Learning Language & Literature, 10(2), 41-58.

Goirigolzarri, Jone, (2017). ‘Zergaitik dira garrantzitsuak hiztun berrientzat euskal hedabideak XXI. mendean?’ [Why are Basque media important for new speakers in the 21st century?] “Euskal hedabideak itun bila”. (Basque media in search of alliances). Euskaltzaindia [The Academy of the Basque Language]. Bilbao, 22/02/2017.

Petit Cahill, Kevin (2017). ‘Les stages d’immersion d’irlandais comme rite de passage: militantisme et valeur ajoutée’. Actes du colloque Jeunes Chercheurs: Construction / déconstruction des identités linguistiques, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3. Editions Connaissances et Savoirs: Saint Denis.

Pia Lane & Miki Makihara (2017). ‘Language and indigenous minorities’. In: García, Flores & Spotti (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Language and Society. Oxford University Press, 299-230.

Lane (2017). Language standardisation as frozen mediated actions – the materiality of language standardisation. In: Lane, Costa ad De Korne (Eds.). Standardizing minority languages: Competing ideologies of authority and authenticity in the global periphery, 101-117.

Lane, Pia; James  Costa & Haley De Korne, (2017) (Eds.) Standardizing Minority Languages: Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery, Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism.

Costa, James, Haley De Korne &  Pia Lane (2017). Standardising Minority Languages: Reinventing peripheral languages in the 21st century? In: Lane, Pia, Costa, James & De Korne, Haley  (Eds.). Standardizing minority languages: Competing ideologies of authority and authenticity in the global periphery. Routledge, 1-23

O’Rourke, Bernadette, Pujolar, Joan and Walsh, John, 2017. ‘Language education and new speakers of minority languages’. In: McCarty, Teresa (ed.) Encyclopedia of Language and Education (3rd edition). New York: Springer, 1-12.  

Relaño Pastor, Ana María, 2017.Bilingual Education and Neoliberal CLIL practices’. En The Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning (Editado por James W. Tollefson y Miguel Pérez-Milans). OUP.

Sabaté Dalmau, Maria; Garrido, Maria Rosa & Codó, Eva (2017). ‘Language-mediated Services for Migrants: Monolingualist Institutional Regimes and Translinguistic User Practices’. In Suresh Canagarajah (Ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language (pp. 558-576). London: Routledge.

John Walsh (2017). 'The role of emotions and positionality in the trajectories of "new speakers" of Irish'. International Journal of Bilingualism. Published online 28.07.17.

Walsh, John, 2017. Review of Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia by Kathryn Woolard. Language Policy. Published online 15.06.17.


Máiréad Moriarty (2016). “Developing resources for translanguaging in minority language contexts: A case study of rapping in an Irish primary school”. Language, Culture, Curriculum http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07908318.2016.1230623

Dunmore, S. 2016. ‘Immersion education outcomes and the Gaelic community: Identities and language ideologies among Gaelic-medium educated adults in Scotland’, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01434632.2016 .1249875

Dunmore, S. 2016. ‘Gàidheil, Goill agus Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig: Ideòlasan cànain inbhich a fhuair foghlam tro mheadhan na Gàidhlig’ [Gaels, Lowlanders and the Gaelic Community: Language ideologies among adults who received Gaelic-medium education], Rannsachadh na Gàidhlig 8 (Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press).

Claire Nance, Wilson McLeod, Bernadette O’Rourke and Stuart Dunmore (2016). ‘Identity, accent aim, and motivation in second language users: New Scottish Gaelic speakers’ use of phonetic variation, Journal of Sociolinguistics 20: 164-91.

Ortega, A. Amorrortu, E., Goirigolzarri, J. & Urla, J. (2016). Euskal hiztun berriak: esperientziak, jarrerak eta identitateak. [New Speakers of Basque: experiences, attitudes and identities]. Bilbao: University of Deusto and Bizkailab. ISBN. 978-84-15759-95-9. (Spanish version (2007): Nuevos hablantes de euskera: experiencias, actitudes e identidades). This book is the final and comprehensive report of the entire research: https://blogs.deusto.es/euskalgaiak/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Euskal-hiztun-berriak- 2016-Deustuko-Unibertsitatea.pdf

Lane (2016). Standardising Kven: Participation and the role of users. Sociolinguistica 30, 105-124

McCabe, Anne & Hidalgo, Elisa (2016) Managing learner identity for engaging learning. Selected Papers 2014-2015 TESOL-SPAIN, 230-242.

Petit, K. (2016). “Successful Learners of Irish as an L2: Motivation, Identity and Linguistic Mudes” Studia Celtica Posnaniensia, 1, 39-57. https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/scp.2016.1.issue-1/scp-2016-0003/scp-2016-0003.xml?format=INT

Karolina Rosiak (2016). ‘The Welsh language and social integration from the point of view of the new Polish emigration to Wales’. Zeszyty Łużyckie 50: 315-332.

Karolina Rosiak and Michael Hornsby (2016). ‘Motivational Factors in the Acquisition of Welsh in Poland’. Studia Celtica Posnaniensia 1: 57-72.

Jacqueline Urla, Estibaliz Amorrortu, Ane Ortega and Jone Goirigolzarri (2016). ‘Authenticity and Linguistic variety among New Speakers of Basque’. In:  Ferreira, Vera and Bouda, Peter (eds.) Language Documentation and Conservation. Special Publication 9: Language Documentation and Conservation in Europe, 1–12.

Tom Van Hout & Ellen Van Praet (2016). Teaching Case: Lookalike Professional English. IEEE Transactions of professional communication, 59(4), 398-406. doi: 10.1109/TPC.2016.2608198

Lanza, Elizabeth; Røyneland, Unn; Lane, Pia (2016). MultiLing. Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan: A Center of Excellence in Norway. Sociolinguistica : Internationales Jahrbuch fuer Europaeische Soziolinguistik 2016, 223-231

Wright, Røyneland and Pia Lane (2016) (Eds.) Language planning – the theory and practice of standardisation, Sociolinguistica - Internationales Jahrbuch für europäische Soziolinguistik 2016, De Gruyter Mouton, XX


Fernández Barrera, A. (2015). Bilingual commodification in La Mancha: From language policies to classroom practices. Procedia – Social and Behavoural Sciences, Elsevier. 212C, 80-84.

Máiréad Moriarty (2015). Globalizing language policy and planning: An Irish language perspective. Great Britain: Palgrave MacMillan.

Bernadette O’Rourke and John Walsh (2015). ‘New Speakers of Irish: shifting boundaries across time and space’. International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 231, 63-83.

Walsh, John, 2015. ‘Nuachainteoirí Gaeilge – in Éirinn agus thar lear’ (New speakers of Irish – in Ireland and abroad). In: de Mórdha, M. (ed.) Ceiliúradh an Bhlascaoid 18: Saibhreas agus Dán na Teanga. Dublin: Coiscéim, 49-63.

John Walsh, Bernadette O’Rourke and Hugh Rowland (2015). Tuarascáil Taighde ar Nuachainteoirí na Gaeilge. Baile Átha Cliath: Foras na Gaeilge.

John Walsh, Bernadette O’Rourke and Hugh Rowland (2015). Research Report on New Speakers of Irish. Dublin: Foras na Gaeilge (translation of above).

John Walsh and Bernadette O’Rourke (2015). ‘Mudes teangeolaíocha agus nuachainteoirí na Gaeilge’ (‘Linguistic mudes and new speakers of Irish’). Comhar Taighde (1). Available at: http://www.comhartaighde.com/eagrain/1/walsh-orourke/

John Walsh and Laoise Ní Dhúda (2015). ‘“New Speakers” of Irish in the United States: Practices and Motivations’. Applied Linguistics Review 6 (2):173-192.


Fernández Barrera, A. (accepted, 2018). 'An interview with Thomas Morton on CLIL methodology in Spain'. Bellaterra Journal of Teaching & Learning Language & Literature. Vol. 11.1 (enero 2018)

Garrido Sardà, Maria Rosa, (forthcoming). ‘Language socialisation and muda: The case of two transnational migrants in Emmaus Barcelona’. In Rosina Marquez-Reiter & Luisa Martin-Rojo (Eds.) “Linguistics of participation and exclusion. New speakers’ struggles for mobility in Europe”, Special Issue for International Journal of the Sociology of Language.

Michael Hornsby and Karolina Rosiak (in press). Eastern European Perspectives on Celtic Studies.Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Malgorzata Machowska-Kosciak (in press). “‘To be like a home extension’- challenges of language learning and language maintenance- lessons from Polish-Irish experience”

Stefan Moal, Noel Ó Murchadha & John Walsh (forthcoming, 2017). ‘New speakers and language in the media: audience design in Breton and Irish broadcast media’. In: Hornsby, Michael, Moriarty, Máiréad, Ó Murchadha, Noel & Smith-Christmas, Cassie (eds.) New Speakers of Minority Languages: Linguistic ideologies and practices. London: Palgrave.

Kevin Petit Cahill (forthcoming). ‘Les stages d’immersion d’irlandais comme rite de passage : militantisme et valeur ajoutée’. Actes du colloque Jeunes Chercheurs: Construction / déconstruction des identités linguistiques, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3. Editions Connaissances et Savoirs: Saint Denis.

Puigdevall, Maite, Walsh, John, Ortega, Ane and Amorrortu, Estibaliz, forthcoming, 2018. ‘“I’ll be one of them”: Linguistic mudes and new speakers in three minority language contexts’. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.

Urla, J., Amorrortu, E. , Ortega, A. & Goirigolzarri, J. (in press). ‘Basque Standardization and the New Speaker: Political Praxis and the Shifting Dynamics of Authority and Value’. In P.M.J. Lane & J. Costa (eds). Standardizing Minority Languages: Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery. Routledge.

Colin Williams and John Walsh (forthcoming, 2018). ‘The Regulation and Governance of Official Languages’. In: Hogan-Brun, G. & O’Rourke, B. (eds.) The Handbook on Minority Languages and Communities. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dunmore, S. (in press). ‘New Gaelic Speakers, New Gaels? Language ideologies and ethnolinguistic continuity among Gaelic-medium educated adults’, in Smith-Christmas et al. (eds) New Speakers of Minority Languages: Linguistic Practice and Ideology (Basingstoke: Palgrave), pp tbc.

Dunmore, S. (forthcoming) ‘When school is over and done with: Linguistic practices and socio-demographic profiles of Gaelic-medium educated adults’, in MacLeod et al. (eds) Gaelic in Contemporary Scotland: The Sociolinguistics of an Endangered Language (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press), pp. tbc.

Relaño Pastor, A. M., & Fernández Barrera, A.(under revision). Resignifying English in La Mancha Bilingual Schools: Nativist Language Ideologies and Linguistic Practices. Monográfico: Elite multilingualism - discourses, practices, and debate, editado por Barakos, Elisabeth and Charlotte Selleck, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.

Relaño Pastor, A. M. y Fernández Barrera, A. (accepted, 2018). Competing Bilingual Schools in La Mancha City: Teachers’ Responses to Neoliberal Language Policy and Practice. Foro de Educación, v. 16, n. 25, July-December 2018. Monográfico: Education, Society and Elites / Educación, Sociedad y Élites. (FahrenHouse: Salamanca, España).

Relaño Pastor, Ana María, forthcoming. ‘Understanding bilingualism in Castilla-La Mancha: Emotional and moral stancetaking in parental narratives’. RESLA (Spanish Journal of Applied Linguistics). John Benjamins.

Relaño Pastor, Ana María, 2018. ‘Narrative circularity, disputed transformations, and bilingual appropriations at a public school “somewhere in La Mancha”’. In Patiño-Santos, A. “Special Issue: Storytelling in globalized spaces: a linguistic ethnographic perspective”. International Journal of the Sociology of Language

Codó Eva & Relaño Pastor Ana María, forthcoming. Researching Multilingual Education: Ethnographic Perspectives. In Siry, C. & R. Fernández (Eds.) Methodologies for Research on Teaching and Learning. Luxembourg: Sense Publishers (Bold Visions in Education Research Series).

Tulay Caglitutuncigil (in progress, 2018). ‘Between myth and reality: Language classrooms in Spanish and Catalan social integration programs. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development.

Maite Puigdevall, John Walsh, Ane Ortega and Estibaliz Amorrortu (in progress, 2018). ‘Shame, frustration and pride: Emotions of new speakers of Irish, Basque and Catalan in their process of adopting the languages’. (Journal to be confirmed)

Rosiak, K. (In review). “Polish New Speakers of Welsh: Motivations and Learner Trajectories”. Language, Culture and Curriculum.

Walsh, John & O’Rourke, Bernadette, 2018 (in press). ‘Comparing “new speakers” across language contexts: mobility and motivations’. Thematic edition of Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. This volume contains contributions by several members of the WG.

Lane, Pia & Anna-Kaisa Räisänen, (2019). Heritage language policies: The case of Kven in Norway. In: Seals & Shaw (Eds.). Heritage Language Policies around the World, Routledge.


Maite Puigdevall & John Walsh (2017). "WG 8 Report (Period of Phase 2: April 2015 to September 2016). Speakerness: Subjectivities, Trajectories, Spaces". (link)

Other materials

Leaflet "Nuachainteoirí san Eoraip Ilteangach/New Speakers in a multilingual Europe" (link)

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