Prof Robert Blackwood MA (Hons), PhD

Professor of French Sociolinguistics Modern Languages and Cultures

Publications

2019

‹Taste the Caribbean … mangé lokal … cuisine traditionnelle›: contested ideologies and food in Guadeloupe’s Linguistic Landscape (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2019). ‹Taste the Caribbean … mangé lokal … cuisine traditionnelle›:contested ideologies and food in Guadeloupe’sLinguistic Landscape. In M. Castillo Lluch, R. Kailuweit, & C. D. Pusch (Eds.), Linguistic Landscape Studies: The French Connection (pp. 35-58). Freiburg: Rombach.

Language, images, and Paris Orly airport on Instagram: multilingual approaches to identity and self-representation on social media (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2019). Language, images, and Paris Orly airport on Instagram: multilingual approaches to identity and self-representation on social media. International Journal of Multilingualism, 7-24. doi:10.1080/14790718.2018.1500257

DOI: 10.1080/14790718.2018.1500257

2018

Conflits d'identités linguistiques dans l'espace publique (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2018). Conflits d'identités linguistiques dans l'espace publique. In C. Alén Garabato, H. Boyer, K. Djordjevic Léonard, & B. Pivot (Eds.), Identités, conflits et interventions sociolinguistiques (pp. 215-222). Limoges, France: Lambert-Lucas.

Epilogue (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2018). Epilogue. In M. A. Harrison, & A. Joubert (Eds.), French Language Policie and the Revitalisation of Regional Languages in the 21st Century (pp. 335-341). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

The Linguistic Landscape creating a new sense of community: Guadeloupean Creole, the General Strike of 2009 and an emergent identity (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2018). The Linguistic Landscape creating a new sense of community: Guadeloupean Creole, the General Strike of 2009 and an emergent identity. In A. Peck, C. Stroud, & Q. Williams (Eds.), Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes (pp. 107-122). Bloomsbury.

Revitalization and the Public Space (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2018). Revitalization and the Public Space. In W. Ayres-Bennett, & J. Carruthers (Eds.), Manual of Romance Sociolinguistics (pp. 549-569). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2016

Linguistic Landscapes (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J., Van Mensel, L., & Vandenbroucke, M. (2016). Linguistic Landscapes. In O. García, N. Flores, & M. Spotti (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language and Society (pp. 423-449). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Negotiating and Contesting Identities in Linguistic Landscapes (Book)

Blackwood, R., Lanza, E., & Woldemariam, H. (2016). Negotiating and Contesting Identities in Linguistic Landscapes. Bloomsbury Academic.

2015

The Linguistic Landscape of the Mediterranean: French and Italian Coastal Cities (Book)

Tufi, S., & Blackwood, R. (2015). The Linguistic Landscape of the Mediterranean: French and Italian Coastal Cities. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

LL explorations and methodological challenges: Analysing France’s regional languages (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. (2015). LL explorations and methodological challenges: Analysing France’s regional languages. Linguistic Landscape, 1(1-2), 38-53. doi:10.1075/ll.1.1-2.03bla

DOI: 10.1075/ll.1.1-2.03bla

2014

The Top-Down Revitalisation of Corsican: Considering the reversal of a language shift in the Linguistic and Semiotic Landscapes of Ajaccio (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2014). The Top-Down Revitalisation of Corsican: Considering the reversal of a language shift in the Linguistic and Semiotic Landscapes of Ajaccio. French Studies, 68(1), 61-77. Retrieved from http://fs.oxfordjournals.org/

2013

French, language policy and new media (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2013). French, language policy and new media. Sociolinguistica, 27(1), 37-53.

French, language policy and new media / Französisch, Sprachpolitiken und neue Medien / Le français, la politique linguistique et les nouveaux média (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. (2013). French, language policy and new media / Französisch, Sprachpolitiken und neue Medien / Le français, la politique linguistique et les nouveaux média. Sociolinguistica, 27(1). doi:10.1515/soci.2013.27.1.37

DOI: 10.1515/soci.2013.27.1.37

2012

La politique linguistique en Corse : les attitudes des insulaires envers la planification linguistique du corse (Conference Paper)

Blackwood, R. J. (2012). La politique linguistique en Corse : les attitudes des insulaires envers la planification linguistique du corse. In Les politiques linguistiqes implicites et explicites en domaine francophone (pp. 145-162). Vienna: Avinus Verlag.

Policies vs. Non-policies: Analysing Regional Languages and the National Standard in the Linguistic Landscape of French and Italian Mediterranean Cities (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J., & Tufi, S. (2012). Policies vs. Non-policies: Analysing Regional Languages and the National Standard in the Linguistic Landscape of French and Italian Mediterranean Cities. In D. Gorter, H. Marten, & L. Van Mensel (Eds.), Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape (pp. 109-126). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

2011

Language beliefs and the polynomic model for Corsican (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. (2011). Language beliefs and the polynomic model for Corsican. LANGUAGE AWARENESS, 20(1), 17-30. doi:10.1080/09658416.2010.529912

DOI: 10.1080/09658416.2010.529912

The linguistic landscape of Brittany and Corsica: A comparative study of the presence of France's regional languages in the public space (Journal article)

BLACKWOOD, R. J. (2011). The linguistic landscape of Brittany and Corsica: A comparative study of the presence of France's regional languages in the public space. Journal of French Language Studies, 21(02), 111-130. doi:10.1017/S0959269510000281

DOI: 10.1017/S0959269510000281

2010

Jean-Bernard Adrey: Discourse and Struggle in Minority Language Policy Formation: Corsican Language Policy in the EU Context of Governance (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. (2010). Jean-Bernard Adrey: Discourse and Struggle in Minority Language Policy Formation: Corsican Language Policy in the EU Context of Governance. Language Policy, 9(3), 257-259. doi:10.1007/s10993-009-9140-0

DOI: 10.1007/s10993-009-9140-0

Marking France's Public Space (Chapter)

Blackwood, R. J. (2010). Marking France's Public Space. In E. Shohamy, R. E. Ben, & M. Barni (Eds.), Linguistic Landscape in the City (pp. 294-308). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Trademarks in the linguistic landscape: methodological and theoretical challenges in qualifying brand names in the public space (Journal article)

Tufi, S., & Blackwood, R. (2010). Trademarks in the linguistic landscape: methodological and theoretical challenges in qualifying brand names in the public space. International Journal of Multilingualism, 7(3), 197-210. doi:10.1080/14790710903568417

DOI: 10.1080/14790710903568417

2009

'Le paysage linguistique et la langue corse' (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2009). 'Le paysage linguistique et la langue corse'. Etudes Corses, 69, 175-191.

2008

Linguistic Policies and the Survival of Regional Languages in France and Britain (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2008). Linguistic Policies and the Survival of Regional Languages in France and Britain. Unknown Journal, 385-387. Retrieved from http://www.springerlink.com.ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/

The State, the Activists, and the Islanders: Language Policy on Corsica (Book)

Blackwood, R. J. (2008). The State, the Activists, and the Islanders: Language Policy on Corsica. Amsterdam: Springer.

2007

L'Exception française? Post-war Language Policy on Corsica (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2007). L'Exception française? Post-war Language Policy on Corsica. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 28(1), 18-33. doi:10.2167/jmmd463.1

DOI: 10.2167/jmmd463.1

The Phraseology of Administrative French: A Corpus-Based Study (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2007). The Phraseology of Administrative French: A Corpus-Based Study. Unknown Journal, 4(43), 469.

2004

Compulsory Corsican language classes in school as a method for reversing the language shift to French? (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2004). Compulsory Corsican language classes in school as a method for reversing the language shift to French?. Transactions of the Philological Society, 102(3), 307-333. doi:10.1111/j.0079-1636.2004.00139.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.0079-1636.2004.00139.x

Corsican distanciation strategies: Language purification or misguided attempts to reverse the gallicisation process? (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2004). Corsican distanciation strategies: Language purification or misguided attempts to reverse the gallicisation process?. Multilingua - Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 23(3), 233-255. doi:10.1515/mult.2004.011

DOI: 10.1515/mult.2004.011

The Gallicisation of Corsica: The Imposition of the French Language from 1768 TO 1945 (Journal article)

Blackwood, R. J. (2004). The Gallicisation of Corsica: The Imposition of the French Language from 1768 TO 1945. Language Policy, 3(2), 133-152. doi:10.1023/B:LPOL.0000036179.70673.c1

DOI: 10.1023/B:LPOL.0000036179.70673.c1

2001

'Corsican langauge status and speaker attitudes' (Thesis / Dissertation)

Blackwood, R. J. (2001). 'Corsican langauge status and speaker attitudes'. (PhD Thesis, The University of St Andrews).