Our Research

Digital Literacies

Digital communication and social media have offered abundant new affordances and opportunities for new forms of language and literacy practices. Digital Literacies, as a key research area in the Department of English, is broadly defined as the development and application of digital resources in the research and teaching of language, literature, and communication. We also strive to engage our students through new media resources in their learning and research of English linguistics and literature.

Our faculty members have contributed actively to the development of online resources for English language and linguistics. In particular, online resources have been developed to facilitate the learning and research of World Englishes. Examples include: