Linguistic Inequality, Mobility and Critical Ethnography (SMLM093)

15 credits

This module explores the intersections of language, mobility, inequality and ethnography from a critical and interdisciplinary lens. You will gain in-depth understanding of formulating research questions, designing, collecting and analysing ethnographic material. You will conduct ethnographic fieldwork in Exeter and use video cameras, smart phones, photography and gain skills in writing multisensory fieldnotes and vignettes. You will analyse textual data such as international conventions, reports, policy papers and legal documents – as well as collecting and analysing your own data. You will be able to do ethnographies in the areas of language education, forced displacement, international law, im-mobility, labour, medicine, securitisation and gender.