Christina Higgins

List of John Benjamins publications for which Christina Higgins plays a role.


A closer look at cultural difference: 'Interculturality' in talk-in-interaction

Edited by Christina Higgins

Special issue of Pragmatics 17:1 (2007) ca. 125 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics


Higgins, Christina 2010 Raising critical language awareness in Hawai‘i at Da Pidgin CoupCreoles in Education: An appraisal of current programs and projects, Migge, Bettina, Isabelle Léglise and Angela Bartens (eds.), pp. 31–54 | Article
This chapter describes the efforts of Da Pidgin Coup, an advocacy group in Hawai‘i that strives to raise critical language awareness about Pidgin (Hawai‘i Creole). Several examples of advocacy for elevating the status of Pidgin in Hawai‘i are described, including the development of an undergraduate… read more
This article examines how a group of Tanzanian journalists co-construct their identities as members of the same culture by producing talk that aligns them with several shared membership categories (Sacks 1972, 1979, 1992). The speakers propose and subsequently reaffirm, resist, or transform the… read more