Critical Multilingualism Studies: An Invitation


  • David Gramling University of Arizona
  • Chantelle Warner University of Arizona



Author Biographies

David Gramling, University of Arizona

Gramling is Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona in Tucson. His research areas include multilingual film and literature, Turkish German migration and literary history, theoretical approaches to monolingualism, pedagogical approaches to multilingualism in the language classroom, gender and LGBT studies, applied linguistics and the medical humanities. Current publications are available at He is currently completing a book manuscript entitled The Invention of Monolingualism.

Chantelle Warner, University of Arizona

Warner is Assistant Professor of German and a faculty member of the Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on literacy practices as social sites of struggle over meanings, subjectivities, and aesthetics. She is also interested in the aesthetic and affective dimensions of the reading practices of L2 users. She has published in the fields of applied linguistics, language pedagogy, stylistics, and German Studies, including a recent monograph The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony: Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies (2012, Routledge).