This blog contains photos, videos, links and other resources related to my research and teaching.
April 2, 2019
November 27, 2018
Punitive Bialphabetism and Subliminal Messaging at Work: Latin on Top, Cyrillic on the Bottom
As an unwritten rule, all international brands of cigarettes legally advertise their brands with glittery ads installed in kiosks across Serbia. The common pattern is this: the...
October 27, 2018
Dejan Ivkovic, Tiziana Ceccato, Jamie Arfin, Violetta Cupial, Natasha Nguyen, Lurd Shamoon
June 8, 2018
This video contains a pedagogical commentary of Dr. Dejan Ivković and Brina Romanek, who worked with first-year University of Toronto students on a pseudo-documentary as part of the course Language and Diversity II. Authored by Dejan Ivković, Brina Romanek
June 7, 2018
This pseudo-documentary, centered on the idea of an international festival of popular music, is the final project of twelve first-year undergraduate students enrolled in Language and Diversity II, at the University of Toronto. The main theme of the course is multilingualism across the world and across disciplines. Authored by Dejan Ivković, Brina Romanek and the students Paul Chevallier, Cynthia Fahima Chaudhury, Catherine Le, Mattheus Lawford, Faith Mvula, Rayan Rezaei, Ken Ogata, Yunji Seo, Melissa Starr, Amanda Smith, Betelhem Tadele and Oleksandra Yermolchuk.
April 27, 2018
December 28, 2017
December 8, 2017
December 1, 2017
First 10 minutes...Rebekah & Rayan figuring out how to write in Cree!
On Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics (including Cree) read here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Aboriginal_syllabics
November 20, 2017
20 minutes after... Amanda's Cree transliteration of Oh Canada!
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Linguascaping Toronto, April 15th at OISE
A vignette from my forthcoming article titled Attitudes, Opinions and Proposals Regarding Language and Alphabet Policy in Serbia(n): A Viewpoint from...
At the Toronto International Festival of Authors, presenting the Linguascaping Toronto project with my (now) former graduate students.
Multilingual Mondovision Part II (pedagogical commentary)
Multilingual Mondovision Part I (pseudo-documentary)
A scene from the filming of the MondoVision pseudo-documentary (click our MondoVision logo to view)
Linguascaping Toronto: Language and Diversity I students at the University of Toronto setting up their comic books based on their fieldwork
Promo Poster for NEW112 - Language and Diversity II
Cree syllabics in 30 minutes! (Stage I)
Cree syllabics in 30 minutes! (Stage II)