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Carmen LEE

Associate Professor
B.A., M.Phil.(HKU); Ph.D. (Lancaster)

Tel 3943 7994
Email carmenlee@cuhk.edu.hk
Office Fung King Hey 317

Administrative Post:
Director of MA in English (Applied English Linguistics)

Research Interests
Sociolinguistics, language on the internet, multilingualism, literacy studies, qualitative research methods
 
Selected Publications (see also Google Scholar Site)
Books
2017
Multilingualism Online. London: Routledge.
2015
(Co-edited with M. O’Sullivan and D. Huddart.). The Future of English in Asia. London: Routledge.
2015
(With D. Barton). Linguagem online : textos e práticas digitais. Sao Paulo: Parabola Editorial. [Preview]
2013
(With D. Barton). Language Online: Investigating digital texts and practices. London: Routledge.
Book Chapters
2017
(With D. Barton). Methodologies for researching multilingual online texts and practices. In: Researching multilingualism: Critical and ethnographic perspectives, edited by M. Martin Jones and D. Martin. Abingdon: Routeldge.
2015
Digital Discourse@Public Space: Flows of Language Online and Offline. In Jones, R., Chik, A. and Hafner, C. (Eds.) Discourse and Digital Practices: Doing discourse analysis in the digital age. London: Routledge.
2014
Language choice and self-presentation in social media: the case of university students in Hong Kong, in Seargeant, P. and Tagg, C. (eds) The Language of Social Media: Community and Identity on the Internet. Palgrave Macmillan, 91-111.
2013
Text-making practices in online writing spaces: from research to practice, in Goodfellow, R. and Lea, M. (Eds.), Literacy in the Digital University, London: Routledge, 149-161.
2013
'My English is so poor…so I take photos'. Meta-linguistic discourse of English online. Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media. Georgetown University Press.
2012
Researching the texts and practices in an online photo-sharing site. To appear in M. Sebba et al. (Eds). Language mixing and code-switching in writing: Approaches to mixed-language written discourse. London: Routledge, p. 128-145.
2011
Texts and Practices of Micro-blogging: Status Updates on Facebook. In C. Thurlow and K. Mroczek. (Eds). Digital Discourse: Language in New Media. Oxford University Press, 110-128.
2011
(With D. Barton). Literacy studies. In R. Wodak, B. Johnstone, and P. Kerswill. (Eds.). The Sage Handbook of Sociolinguistics. London: Sage Publications. 598-611.
2009
(With D. Barton). English and glocal identities on Web 2.0: The case of Flickr.com. In K. K. Tam (Ed.). Englishization in Asia. Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong Press, p.1-20.
2007
Linguistic features of email and ICQ instant messaging in Hong Kong. In B. Danet and S. C. Herring. (Eds.). The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture and Communication Online. New York: Oxford University Press. 185-208.
Journal Articles
2018
Introduction to Special Issue on ‘Discourse of Social Tagging’. Discourse, Context and Media. 22: 1-3. 185-208.
2017
(With D. Chau). Language as pride, love, and hate: Archiving emotions through multilingual Instagram hashtags. Discourse, Context & Media.
2017
(With D. Chau). Discursive construction of identities in a social network-educational space: Insights from an undergraduate Facebook group for a linguistics course. Discourse, Context & Media, 18, 31-39.
2012
(With D. Barton). Redefining Vernacular Literacies in the age of Web 2.0. Applied Linguistics 33 (3): 282-298.
2011
(With D. Barton). Constructing Glocal Identities through Multilingual Writing Practices on Flickr.com, International Multilingual Research Journal 5: 39-59.
2007
Affordances and text-making practices in online instant messaging. Written Communication. 24 (3): 223-249.
2007
Text-making practices beyond the classroom context: Private instant messaging in Hong Kong. Computers and Composition: An International Journal. Special Issue on Global Perspectives of Computers and Composition. 24 (3): 285-301.
 
Editorial Posts
  • Associate Editor, Discourse, Context and Media (Elsevier)
  • Editorial board member: Journal of Sociolinguistics (Wiley)
  • Series co-editor, Language and Digital Media book series (Routledge)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on ‘Discourse of Social Tagging’, Discourse, Context & Media (Elsevier)
  • Editorial board member, Critical Discourse Studies (Routledge)
 
Research Grants and Awards
2019-2020
Knowledge Construction and Writing Online: Exploring Digital Academic Discourse and Practices in Hong Kong (funded by CUHK Direct Grant for Research, Co-Is: Dennis Chau, Open University of Hong Kong, and D. Barton, Lancaster University)
2019
The Language of Cyberbullying in Hong Kong: A Pilot Study (Supported by the CUHK Student Campus Work Scheme 2018/19)
2012
The Interaction between Online and Offline Linguistic Practices (funded by CUHK Direct Grant for Research, Co-I: D. Barton, Lancaster University)
2010-2011
Language and Writing Activities on Web 2.0: The Case of Young People in Hong Kong (HKD 427,286, RGC General Research Fund)
2010
Multimodal Text-making and Learning in Online Social Spaces: The Case of Flickr.com. (HKD 98,093, funded by CUHK Direct Grant for Research, Co-I: D. Barton, Lancaster University)
2008
Multilingualism in Web 2.0 Spaces: A Pilot Study (HKD 48,920, funded by the OUHK Research and Development Fund, as Principal Investigator)