Spotti Massimiliano

Current occupation Assistant professor in sociolinguistics with a strong interest in linguistic ethnography, discourse studies and media as well as in identity construction processes in institution
Member of Dutch Language Union committee for Dutch Language and Literature that advises the ministry of Education and Culture in the Netherlands and Flanders on the policy oft he Dutch Language Union

Work Focus My research areas of interest work can be summed up in three key points
1) asylum 2.0 and the implication of the internet for the process of asylum seeking practices and the politics of suspicion
2) the institutional responses to super-diversity in urban and non-urban spaces across Europe with a specific focus on regular primary school classrooms and classrooms for the reception of young third country nationals
3) e-citizenship apprenticeship, e-inclusion/exclusion and the process of enregisterment - through CEFR based language testing – of newly arrived migrants in discourses of morality and national belonging through language

Activity at the bifeb Workshop Dark Side of Literacy, Vol. 2