Michele E J Koven

19982019
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Personal profile

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • The role of culture in verbal interaction
  • how speakers perform and infer cultural identities in their own and others' talk
  • style shifting and code switching in discourse
  • bilingualism
  • intercultural communication
  • sociolinguistics
  • oral narrative

Personal profile

Professor Koven researches the relationships between identity and language practices in migrant communities. She is addresses how bilingual speakers enact multiple, culturally situated identities in talk, with a particular focus on narrative discourse.

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Research Output 1998 2019

Selves in Two Languages: Bilinguals’ verbal enactments of identity in French and Portuguese

Koven, M. E. J., 2007, John Benjamins. 327 p. (Studies in Bilingualism; vol. 34)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

language
experience
conversation
migrant
France

Narrating Desire for Place: Chronotopes of Desire for the Portuguese Homeland Before and After “Return”

Koven, M., Jan 15 2019, Discourses of Identity in Liminal Places and Spaces. Piazza, R. (ed.). Routledge, p. 42-63

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Homeland
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(Co)narrações de viagens para Portugal por lusodescendentes no Facebook

Marques, I. S. & Koven, M. E. J., Sep 22 2018, In : Revista da Associação Portuguesa de Linguí­stica. p. 134-151

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
vacation
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Homelands
Portugal
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Calibration
France
narrative
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Storytelling