An interview with Dr. Suresh Canagarajah on academic mobility, language and literacy


  • Rumana Hossain University of Leeds


The author interviewed Dr. Suresh Canagarajah of Pennsylvania State University on academic mobility, language and literacy, in June 2017.


mobility, language, literacy, negotiation, English language teaching, cosmopolitanism


Blommaert, J. (2011). Repertoires revisited: ‘Knowing language’ in superdiversity. Working Papers in Urban Language & Literacies, Paper 67. Retrieved from

Canagarajah, S. (2017). The Routledge handbook of migration and language. New York: Taylor and Francis.

Author Biography

Rumana Hossain, University of Leeds

Rumana Hossain is a PhD researcher at the University of Leeds, UK. She is currently researching the experience of Bangladeshi academics on return from study abroad for her PhD. She has also done an MA in TESOL from the same university. Rumana has been in the field of Education for the past fifteen years and wishes to excel in the field of Education and Teacher Development through research-oriented studies and student-focused teaching. Her publications cover a wide range of areas, including language teaching and learning, sociolinguistics and teacher development.




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