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DR PARK, JOSEPH SUNG-YUL
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT of ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

       
Appointment: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office: AS5/05-18
Email: ellpjs@nus.edu.sg
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Homepage: http://jspark779.wordpress.com
  
 
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Brief Introduction Top

Joseph Sung-Yul Park is an associate professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore. He specializes in discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, and linguistic anthropology.


Research Interests Top

  • Language ideology; linguistic construction of identity
  • Language and globalization; transnationalism; neoliberalism
  • English as a global language; English in South Korea 
  • Language in the media; representation of language
  • Discourse analysis; conversation analysis; interactional linguistics


Publications Top

BOOKS/MONOGRAPHS AUTHORED

  • 2012. Markets of English: Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World. New York: Routledge. (co-authored with Lionel Wee)
  • 2009. The Local Construction of a Global Language: Ideologies of English in South Korea. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • 2006. A Reference Grammar of Wappo (UC Publications in Linguistics 138) (Co-authored with Sandra Thompson and Charles Li). Berkeley: University of California Press.

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • 2012. English as border crossing: Longing and belonging in the South Korean experience. Vaughan Rapatahana and Pauline Bunce (eds.), English Language as Hydra: Its impacts on Non-English Language Cultures, 208-220. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  • 2011. Evaluation of global English as a situated practice: Korean responses to the use of English in television commercials. Jamie Shinhee Lee and Andrew Moody (eds.), English in Asian Popular Culture, 255-269. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
  • 2010. Language games on Korean television: between globalization, nationalism, and authority. Sally Johnson and Tommaso M. Milani (eds.), Language Ideologies and Media Discourse: Texts, Practices, Politics, 61-78. London: Continuum.
  • 2009. Illegitimate speakers of English: Negotiation of linguistic identity among Korean international students. In Angela Reyes and Adrienne Lo (eds.), Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America, pp. 195-212. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

EDITORIAL WORK ON JOURNALS

  • 2012. Globalization, Multilingualism, and Identity in Transnational Perspective: The Case of South Korea. Special issue of Journal of Sociolinguistics 16(2). (co-edited with Adrienne Lo)
  • 2011. Reframing Framing: Interaction and the Constitution of Culture and Society. Special issue of Pragmatics 21(2). (co-edited with Hiroko Takanashi)
  • 2009. Public Transcripts: Entextualization and Linguistic Representation in Institutional Contexts. Special issue of Text & Talk 29(5). (co-edited with Mary Bucholtz)

ARTICLES IN JOURNAL

  • 2012. Transnational South Korea as a site for a sociolinguistics of globalization: Markets, timescales, neoliberalism. Journal of Sociolinguistics 16(2): 147-164. (co-authored with Adrienne Lo)
  • 2011. The promise of English: Linguistic capital and the neoliberal worker in the South Korean job market. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 14(4): 443-455.
  • 2011. A practice-based critique of English as a Lingua Franca. World Englishes 30(3): 360-374. (co-authored with Lionel Wee)
  • 2010. Images of good English in the Korean conservative press: Three processes of interdiscursivity. Pragmatics and Society 1(2): 189-208.
  • 2010. Naturalization of competence and the neoliberal subject: Success stories of English language learning in the Korean conservative press. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 20(1): 22-38.
  • 2009. Regimenting languages on Korean television: Subtitles and institutional authority. Text & Talk 29(5): 547-570.
  • 2009. Language ideologies in educational migration: Korean jogi yuhak families in Singapore. Linguistics and Education 20: 366-377. (co-authored with Bae Sohee)
  • 2009. The three circles redux: A market-theoretic perspective on World Englishes. Applied Linguistics 30(3): 389-406. (co-authored with Lionel Wee)
  • 2008. Two processes of reproducing monolingualism in South Korea. Sociolinguistic Studies 2(3): 331-346.
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