Clara Keating


Clara Keating (M.Phil Cambridge, Ph.D. Lancaster), Auxiliary Professor of Linguistics and Discourse Studies at the School of Arts and Humanities and researcher at NHUMEP/CES, University of Coimbra. She develops critical sociolinguistic research on multilingualism, language ideologies and literacy as textually mediated action and activity in Portuguese-based migrant contexts in the USA, UK and Portugal. National delegate of the New Speakers European Network (COST), she has been collaborating in past and ongoing lifelong learning projects on Portuguese as a Foreign Language, intercultural education and communication, informal learning and literacies in digital contexts. More recent publications include "Migration, Multilingualism and Language Policies in Portugal and the United Kingdom: a polycentric approach" in Luiz Paulo Moita Lopes (ed.), Global Portuguese: Linguistic Ideologies in Late Modernity. London: Routledge, 2015 (with Olga Solovova e Olga Barradas); "Language, literacy and linguistic diversity in Portugal: discourses past and present" in Martin-Jones & Magalhães' special issue on Discourses about Literacy in Brazil, Portugal and Timor-Leste, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, forthcoming. Her undergraduate and postgraduate courses articulate a focus on language and discourse with social, feminist, anthropological and cultural studies, namely the relationship between language, literacy, ideology and power.

Latest Publications

Capítulo em Livro

Keating, Clara (2015), "Desxenofobando": dinâmicas materiais e movimentos dos sentidos nas oficinas biográficas, in Elsa Lechner (org.), Rostos, Vozes e Silêncios: uma pesquisa biográfica colaborativa com imigrantes em Portugal. Coimbra: Almedina, 145-170

Artigo em Revista Científica

Keating, Clara; Luici Nussbaum (2015), "Número especial dedicado a EDiSo - Introdução/Introducció", Discurso & Sociedad, Vol. 9, (1-2), 1-6

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Capítulo em Livro

Keating, Clara; Solovova, Olga; Olga, Barradas (2014), Language Policies, Multilingualism and Migrations:Towards a Polycentric Approach to the Values of Portuguese in European Space, in Luiz Paulo Moita Lopes (org.), Global Portuguese: Linguistic Ideologies in Late Modernity. London: Routledge