Shaila Sultana

List of John Benjamins publications for which Shaila Sultana plays a role.



Translingual practices entangled with semiotized space and time

Edited by Shaila Sultana and Dariush Izadi

Special issue of Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 45:2 (2022) v, 116 pp.
Subjects Applied linguistics | Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Language acquisition | Language policy | Language teaching | Multilingualism | Pragmatics | Translation Studies | Writing and literacy


Considering the contradictions in the structured and static approaches to the nation and national identity observed world-wide and fluid trans- approaches to language in applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, the paper explores how national identity is constructed and sustained nowadays,… read more
Sultana, Shaila and Dariush Izadi 2022 Editorial: Translingual practices entangled with semiotized space and timeTranslingual practices entangled with semiotized space and time, Sultana, Shaila and Dariush Izadi (eds.), pp. 127–134 | Introduction
Sultana, Shaila 2016 Language and identity in virtual space: Reconceptualisation of ELFAsian Perspectives on English as a Lingua Franca and Identity, Sung, Chit Cheung Matthew (ed.), pp. 216–237 | Article
Based on the data drawn from an intensive ethnographic study on young adults in Bangladesh conducted in the virtual space, specifically Facebook (FB) and analysis of those data through a transglossic framework, the paper shows that the meaning-making processes in lingua franca (LF) encounters can… read more
The translingual practices of young Mongolians and Bangladeshis suggest that contrary to those popular discourses which position youth as passive recipients of global culture, these young adults are better understood as actively and powerfully engaged with popular culture productions. Drawing on… read more
This paper contributes to a recent development in Applied Linguistics that encourages research from trans- approaches. Drawing on the results of an ethnographic research project carried out in a university of Bangladesh. It is illustrated how young adults actively and reflexively use a mixture of… read more