This chapter presents the results of an analysis of links between internationalisation and language policy and use at the University of Siena, a mid-sized institution located in central Italy. It takes as a starting premise the view that any analysis of policy must attend to the specific structures of governance within which policy-making takes place and that any analysis of language use must consider the intended addressees. Using this dual lens, the article details how, in a national higher education context characterised by the rapid spread of English Medium Instruction (EMI), the diverse concerns of institutional stakeholders manifest themselves in a multi-layered language policy that is pragmatically attuned to the target recipients of specific instances of institutional communication. The first section provides some preliminary background about higher education in Italy and about the country’s current linguistic and social situation. Section 2 contains a brief description of the internationalisation process at UNISI. Section 3 presents the rationale behind the selection of three types of data policy documents, university webpages and selected linguistic landscapes on the university campus. Sections 4, 5 and 6 present the results of the three analyses. Section 7 presents some general conclusions emerging from the analysis.
|Titolo:||Internationalisation and linguistic diversity in a mid-sized Italian university|
ANDERSON, LAURIE JANE (Corresponding)
|Citazione:||Anderson, L.J. (2019). Internationalisation and linguistic diversity in a mid-sized Italian university. In A.M. J. Jenkins (a cura di), Linguistic diversity on the EMI Campus (pp. 50-73). Milton Park : Routledge.|
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