The year's work in ecolinguistics 2021

Ruijie Zhang
2022 Journal of World Languages  
The year 2021 saw significant developments in ecolinguistic studies. Valuable theoretical additions to the position, aim, and scope of ecolinguistics have evinced the continuous evolution of the field beyond its provenance in linguistic studies. Publications on extended ecolinguistic methods drawing on various fields of knowledge have signified the field's ongoing diversification as an increasingly nuanced (sub)discipline. This article reviews the research areas, communities, events, and
more » ... tions representative of the year 2021 to demonstrate how ecological issues instigate ecolinguistic scholarship and activism and, conversely, how ecolinguistics contributes to understanding ecological issues. By looking back at the state-of-the-art, the review looks into the future and suggests promising trajectories for the unity and diversity of ecolinguistics.
doi:10.1515/jwl-2022-0009 fatcat:hrpwi5terzcnzjklqaub4ufu6a