Associate Professor

Adrienne Lo Profile Picture

Office:  PAS 2008

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31009

Email:  adrienne.lo@uwaterloo.ca

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Background

Adrienne Lo (B.A. Yale, M.A., Ph.D UCLA) is a linguistic anthropologist. She is the co-editor of Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America (Oxford, 2009) and South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Times of Study Abroad. (Center for Korean Studies, University of Washington, 2014). Her current research examines ideologies of multilingualism in the South Korean popular media and the history of the racialization of Asian American linguistic competencies.

Publications

Book Contributions

Forthcoming

Lo, A., and Chun, E. Language, race, and reflexivity: A view from linguistic anthropology In H. Samy Alim, P. Kroskrity, A. Reyes eds. The Oxford Handbook of Language and Race. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lo, A., and Choi, L. Education exodus in South Korea. In F. N. Pieke, A. Dudden, and K. Iwabuchi, eds. Global East Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press.
 
Lo, A, Rim, M., Choi, L. and Abelmann, N. Drama consumption in transnational South Korea: Korean American women and intraethnic othering. In Yeonhee Yoon, ed. The Korean Wave: From a Private Commodity to a Public Good. Seoul: Korea University Press.
 
Lo, A., and Choi, L. Forming capital: Emblematizing discourses of mobility in South Korea (Korean translation of Lo and Choi 2017a). In Y. Kang, ed. Global Korean Studies: Linguistic Anthropology of South Korea. Seoul: Seoul National University Press.
 
2017
Lo, A. and Choi, L. Forming capital: Emblematizing discourses of mobility in South Korea. Language in Society 46(1) 77-93.
 
Lo, A. and Park, J. Metapragmatics of mobility. Language in Society 46(1) 1-4.
 
Lo, A. and Park, J. (eds.) Metpragmatics of mobility. A special issue of Language in Society 46(1).
 
2016

Lo, A. "Suddenly faced with a ‘Chinese Village’: The linguistic racialization of Asian Americans." In Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas about Race. H. Samy Alim, Arnetha Ball, and John Rickford, eds. New York: Oxford University Press 97-111.

Chun, E. and Lo, A. "Language and racialization." In The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology. Routledge, 2016. Nancy Bonvillain, ed. 220-233.

2015

Lo, A., Abelmann, N., Kwon, S., and Okazaki, S., eds. South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Times of Study Abroad. Seattle: Center for Korean Studies, University of Washington Press.

Lo, Adrienne, and Jenna Kim. "Early wave returnees in Seoul: The dilemmas of morality and modernity. ."South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Times of Early Study Abroad.. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press.

Abelmann, Nancy, Soo Ah Kwon, Adrienne Lo, and Sumie Okazaki. "South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Times of Early Study Abroad." Early study abroad: An introduction. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press.

Lo, Adrienne, and Heidi Fung. "Shaming." Handbook of Language Socialization. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 169-189.

Lo, Adrienne, and Angela Reyes. "On Yellow English and Other Perilous Terms." Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 1-17.

Lo, Adrienne. "Evidentiality and morality in a Korean heritage language school." Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. 63-83.

Edited Books

Lo, Adrienne, Nancy Abelmann, Soo Ah Kwon, and Sumie Okazaki. South Korea’s Education Exodus: The Life and Times of Early Study Abroad.. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2014.

Reyes, Angela, and Adrienne Lo. Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Journal Articles

 Lo, A. and Choi, L. "Forming capital: Emblematizing discourses of mobility in South Korea." Language in Society 46(1) 77-93, 2017.

Lo, A. and Park, J. "Metapragmatics of mobility." Language in Society 46(1) 1-4, 2017.

Park, Joseph S., and Adrienne Lo. "Transnational South Korean as a site for a sociolinguistics of globalization: Markets, timescales, neoliberalism." Journal of Sociolinguistics 16.2 (2012): 147-164.

Lo, Adrienne, and Jenna Kim. "Linguistic competency and citizenship: Contrasting portraits of multilingualism in the South Korean popular media." Journal of Sociolinguistics 16.2 (2012): 255-276.

Lo, Adrienne, and Jenna Kim. "Manufacturing citizenship: Metapragmatic framings of language competencies in media images of mixed race men in South Korea ." Discourse and Society 22.4 (2011): 440-457.

Howard, Kathryn, and Adrienne Lo. "Mobilizing respect and politeness in classrooms."Linguistics and Education 20.3 (2009): 211-216.

Lo, Adrienne. "Lessons about respect and affect in a Korean American heritage language school." Linguistics and Education 20.3 (2009): 217-234.

Kang, Agnes, and Adrienne Lo. "Two ways of articulating heterogeneity in Korean-American narratives of ethnic identity." Journal of Asian American Studies 7.2 (2004): 93-116.

Lo, Adrienne. "Evidentiality and morality in a Korean heritage language school."Pragmatics 14.2/3 (2004): 235-256.

Reyes, Angela, and Adrienne Lo. "Language, identity, and relationality in Asian Pacific America: An Introduction." Pragmatics 14.2/3 (2004): 115-125.

Lo, Adrienne. "Codeswitching, Speech Community Membership, and the Construction of Ethnic Identity." Journal of Sociolinguistics 3.4 (1999): 461-479.

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University of Waterloo
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