Selected Conference Papers and Talks
[Invited keynote speech.] Language and nation building in Kazakhstan: Threat, power, desire. DiscourseNet DN27 – Language Ideologies and Political Discourse. July 12-14, 2021.
Fleming, K. and Smagulova, J. Ideologies of alphabet change in Kazakhstan. Sociolinguistics Symposium 23. June 7-10, 2021.
Weakness, strength, and purity: National identities and language ideologies in Kazakhstan and Mongolia. 12th International Symposium on Bilingualism. University of Alberta, Canada. June 23-28, 2019.
Fleming, K. and Smagulova, J. Neoliberal smokescreens: Ideologies of state and script change in Kazakhstan. 12th International Symposium on Bilingualism. University of Alberta, Canada. June 23-28, 2019.
Fleming, K. and Ruuska, K. “Difficult” languages: Ideology, accessibility and constructing the local in Finland and Hong Kong. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22. University of Auckland: Auckland, New Zealand. June 27-30, 2018.
Fleming, K. and Jackson, L. Teaching diversity or exclusion?: Education, language, and the boundaries of “local” in Hong Kong. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22. University of Auckland: Auckland, New Zealand. June 27-30, 2018.
“The limits of mixing: Reinforcing borders among multilingual youth.” American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon, USA. March 18-21, 2017. Panel: Globalized youth language around the globe. Organizers: Janus Møller and Sender Dovchin.
“Diversity as homogenization: Discourses of language and race in Hong Kong.” 13th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness. Vienna University of Economics and Business: Vienna, Austria. July 19-22, 2016.
“Valuing multilingualism: Class, race and linguistic repertoires in Hong Kong.” Sociolinguistics Symposium 21. Universidad de Murcia: Murcia, Spain. Panel: Linguistic diversity and social hierarchization. Organizers: Lian Malai Madsen and Jürgen Jaspers. June 14-18, 2016.
“Language and integration in Asia’s World City.” Invited talk, Hong Kong Baptist University. December 15, 2015.
Fleming, K. and Ansaldo, U. “The meaning of multilingualism in Hong Kong language policy.” 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity. University of Auckland: Auckland, New Zealand. November 23-26, 2015.
“Reproducing local hierarchies in Hong Kong schools.” Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization. University of Hong Kong. Panel: South Asian Youngsters in Hong Kong: Negotiating Language, Place and Identity. Organizer: Miguel Pérez-Milans. June 3-6, 2015.
“Will Cantonese make you local? Language, integration, and South Asians in Hong Kong.” American Anthropological Association 113th Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C. December 3-7, 2014.
“Styling linguistic repertoires among South Asian students in Hong Kong.” New Ways of Analyzing Variation Asia-Pacific 3. Victoria University of Wellington: Wellington, New Zealand. May 1-3, 2014.
“Hong Kong minorities and superdiversity. ” Language and Super-diversity: Explorations and Interrogations. University of Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä, Finland. June 5-7, 2013.
“Minority identity and English: South Asian students in Hong Kong. ” The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature. Chinese University of Hong Kong: Hong Kong. April 19-21, 2013.