Vol 27 No 2 (2018): Nordic Journal of African Studies
Articles Linguistics

Multilingualism, translanguaging, and linguistic superdiversity: An Africanist’s perspective on ‘language’

H. Ekkehard Wolff
University of Leipzig, Germany & Rhodes University, South Africa
Nordic Journal of African Studies
Published November 11, 2018

Abstract

This presentation aspires to contribute a personal view to the current debate in post-structuralist sociolinguistics, which centres on new buzzwords like, most of all, translanguaging and superdiversity.