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Adrienne Lo

Associate Professor

Adrienne Lo

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). She is working on a collaborative research project (funded by the Spencer Foundation) investigating the internationalization of the undergraduate student body at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://aupc.weebly.com/). 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

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, 2016. 

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

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, 2015

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

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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