PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. PAOLO COLUZZI

Department of Asian and European Languages
Faculty of Languages & Linguistics
 
  paolo.coluzzi@um.edu.my
 Department of Asian and European Languages, Faculty of Languages & Linguistics, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • CSPL Italy (Committee for the protection of the linguistic heritage), Member, Advisory Committee, 2012, (National)
  • Journal of Modern Languages (University of Malaya)., Editorial Board Member, 2012 to 2014, (University)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Ahli jawatankuasa kurikulum program sarjana muda peringkat jabatan bahasa bahasa Asia dan Eropah, University Malaya, 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2017 (Ahli jawatankuasa kurikulum program sarjana muda peringkat jabatan bahasa bahasa Asia dan Eropah)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Language in Culture and Society(Sosiolinguistics) (Minority languages, nationalism, language planning, linguistic landscape)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2007
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2007. Minority Language Planning and Micronationalism in Italy: an Analysis of the Situation of Friulian, Cimbrian and Western Lombard with Reference to Spanish Minority Languages, Oxford: Peter Lang. 
Chapter in Book

2020
  • Coluzzi, P., L. Brasca and S. Scuri (forthcoming). Revitalizing contested languages: the case of Lombard. 

2017
  • Coluzzi, P., Brasca L., & Trizzino, M. (forthcoming). Language Planning for Italian Regional Languages: The Cases of Lombard and Sicilian. In Linguistic Regionalism in (Eastern) Europe: Minority, Regional and Microliterary Languages, ed. by Bojan Belić, Motoki Nomachi and Dieter Stern. Munich: Biblion Media. 

2016
  • Coluzzi, Paolo (2016). Attitudes towards Malay, English and Chinese among Malaysian students: A matched guise Test. In English in Malaysia: Its Current Use and Status, ed. by Toshiko Yamaguchi and David Deterding. Leiden: Brill, pp. 89-101. 

2015
  • Coluzzi, Paolo (2015). Il Friulano: Confronto con altre Lingue Minoritarie. In Manuale di Linguistica Friulana, ed. by Sabine Heinemann and Luca Melchior. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 492-510. 

2011
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2011. 'Multilingual Societies vs. Monolingual States: the Linguistic Landscape of Italy and Brunei Darussalam¿, in Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape, ed. by Durk Gorter, Luk Van Mensel and Heiko F. Marten, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2011, pp. 225-242. 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Coluzzi, Paolo (2018). New speakers for the Lombard language. Multilingua. Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, Paolo, Lissander Brasca and Emanuele Miola (Forthcoming). Writing systems for Italian regional languages. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Coluzzi, Paolo, Patricia Riget and Rie Kitade (forthcoming). Is the Baba Nyonya a doomed community? A preliminary study on the vitality of Baba Malay in Melaka (Malaysia). Grazer Linguistische Studien. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2017
  • Coluzzi, P., P. Riget and X. Wang (2017). Language Vitality Among the Orang Asli of Malaysia: The Case of the Mah Meri on Telo Gunjeng (Carey Island, Selangor). International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 244, 137-161. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, P. (2017). Language planning for Malay in Malaysia: A failure or a success case? International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 244. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, P. 2017. The Vitality of Minority Languages in Malaysia. Oceanic Linguistics, vol. 56-1, 210-225. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Coluzzi, P. (2016). Italian in the linguistic landscape of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). International Journal of Multilingualism (ISI-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, P. (2016). The linguistic landscape of Brunei. World Englishes, Special Issue (Brunei English), ed. by James McLellan and Grace Chin, 35(4), 497-508. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Coluzzi, P. (2015). Economic phenomena and ideologies behind language shift: From nationalism and globalization to modernization and the ideology of new. Language Problems and Language Planning, vol. 39-1, 70-83. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, P., & Kitade, R. (2015). The languages of places of worship in the Kuala Lumpur area: A study on the religious linguistic landscape in Malaysia. Linguistic Landscape. An International Journal, 1(3), 243-267. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Coluzzi, P., Riget, P.N., & Wang X.M. (2013). Language vitality among the Bidayuh of Sarawak (Eastern Malaysia). Oceanic Linguistics 52(2): 375-395. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Coluzzi Paolo. 2012. ¿Modernity and Globalization: Is the Presence of English and of Cultural Products in English a Sign of Linguistic and Cultural Imperialism? Results of a Study Conducted in Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia¿, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Coluzzi, Paolo. 2012. The Linguistic Landscape of Brunei Darussalam: Minority Languages and the Threshold of Literacy. South East Asia: a Multidisciplinary Journal, 12. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2011
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2011.¿Can the Theory and Practice of Language Planning Help the Maintenance of Dance and Music Traditions?¿, South East Asia: a Multidisciplinary Journal, 11. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2011. ¿Majority and Minority Language Planning in Brunei Darussalam¿, Language Problems and Language Planning, 35, 3. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2010.¿Endangered Languages in Borneo: a Survey among the Iban and Murut (Lun Bawang) in Temburong, Brunei¿, Oceanic Linguistics, vol.49-1, 119- 143. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2009. ¿Endangered Minority and Regional Languages (¿Dialects¿) in Italy', Modern Italy vol. 14- 1, 39-54. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2009. ¿The Italian Linguistic Landscape: the Cases of Milan and Udine¿, International Journal of Multilingualism vol. 6-3, 298- 312. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khemlani David Maya, Cavallaro Francesco and Coluzzi Paolo, 2009.¿Language Policies ¿ Impact on Language Maintenance and Teaching: Focus on Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines¿, The Linguistics Journal. September, special edition, 152- 186. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2008
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2008. ¿Language Planning for Italian Regional Languages (¿dialects¿)¿, Language Problems and Language Planning vol. 32-3, 215-236. (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2006.¿Minority Language Planning and Micronationalism in Italy: the Cases of Lombardy and Friuli¿, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development vol. 27-6, 457-71. (ISI-Indexed)

2005
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2005. Language Planning for the Smallest Language Minority in Italy: the Cimbrians of Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige¿, Language Problems and Language Planning vol. 29-3, 247-269. (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2016
  • Coluzzi, P. (2016). Internal colonialism: The cases of Italy and Malaysia. In Language Colonization and Endangerment: Long-term Effects, Echoes and Reactions (proceedings of the 20th FEL Conference, University of Hyderabad, India, 9-12 December 2016). Bath: The Foundation for Endangered Languages. 
  • Coluzzi, P. (2016). The reasons behind the high vitality of some of the minority languages spoken in Malaysia and how an understanding of these reasons may help the revitalization of minority languages more in general. In Integral Strategies for Language Revitalization, ed. by Justyna Olko, Tomasz Wicherkiewicz and Robert Borges. Warsaw: University of Warsaw, pp. 523-535. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2013
  • Coluzzi, Paolo. 2013. Language Planning for the Minority Languages in Brunei. In Kepelbagaian bahasa Borneo: Bahasa sebagai mozaik social, ekonomi dan budaya, ed. by Hajah Aminah Haji Momin and Mohd Azurin Othman. Bandar Seri Begawan: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei, pp. 23-40. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2009
  • Coluzzi Paolo, 2009. ¿Language Vitality and ¿Historical Presence¿¿, in Endangered Languages and History (proceedings of the thirteenth FEL Conference, 24-26 September 2009, Khorog, Tajikistan), ed. by Hakim Elnazarov and Nicholas Ostler,. Bath: Foundation for Endangered Languages, pp. 148¿152. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Article in Non-Refereed Journals

2016
  • Coluzzi, P. (2016). Levels of vitality and efforts to maintain Bidayuh and Mah Meri. South East Asia: a Multidisciplinary Journal, 16. Available at:  

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Language Vitality Among The Baba-nyonyas In Malaka And Penang, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special), (National)
  • ETHNOLINGUISTIC VITALITY AMONG TWO INDIGENOUS GROUPS IN MALAYSIA : THE BIDAYUH (SARAWAK) AND THE MAH MERI (SELANGOR), Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Ethnolinguistic Vitality Among Two Indigenous Groups In Malaysia : The Bidayuh (sarawak) And The Mah Meri (selangor), Consultant, 2012 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Reviewing of an academic article for an edited book, 2012-2012, Institute of Estonian Language and Culture, Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia /

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Language Vitality Among the Bidayuh people of Sarawak (East Malaysia), 2nd International Conference on Languages, UPALS ICL 2013, 2013-05-23 to 2013-05-31, UiTM, (International)
  • Language planning for the minority languages in Brunei, Forum Kepelbagaian Bahasa di Borneo, 2013-08-28 to 2013-08-29, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Brunei Darussalam, UBD, (International)
  • The reasons behind the high vitality of some of the minority languages spoken in Malaysia and how an understanding of these reasons may help the revitalization of minority languages more in general , Endangered Languages: Comprehensive Models for Research and Revitalization , 2014-06-11 to 2014-06-13, University of Warsaw, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Language use and attitudes: a comparison between a sample of university students in Malaysia and in Brunei, The 11th Borneo Research Council Conference , 2012-06-25 to 2012-06-27, University of Brunei Darussalam and Borneo Research Council, (International)
  • 'Issues on writing, submitting and revising journal articles for publication , Department Seminars, University of Malaya, 2014-03-21 to 2014-03-21, Dr. Paolo Coluzzi, (University)
  • The maintenance and disappearing of minority languages: what can be learnt from the Malaysian case, The International Conference on Language Policy in Multicultural and Multilingual Settings, Mandalay (Myanmar)., 2016-02-08 to 2016-02-11, UNICEF, The University of Melbourne and the University of Mandalay, (International)
  • Language planning for the Lombard language, CLOW 2: the 2nd International Conference on Contested Languages in the Old World, 2016-05-05 to 2017-03-06, University of Turin (Italy)., (International)
  • Internal Colonialism: The cases of Italy and Malaysia, The Twentieth Conference of the Foundation for Endangered Languages Language Colonization and Endangerment: Long-term Effects, Echoes and Reactions , 2016-12-09 to 2017-03-13, FEL and University of Hyderabad (India)., (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • I have reviewed the article entitled 'Emerging Multilingualism and Language Maintenence among Children of Immigrant Origin in the Veneto Region of Italy' for the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development., Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • I have reviewed the article entitled 'Teaching against U.S. Cultural Domination: Three Case Studies of English Professors Teaching Culture in Taiwan' for the journal Language, Culture and Curriculum., Article In Journal ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • 'Minority Languages in the Linguistic Landscape of Tourism: The Case of Catalan in Mallorca' for the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Article In Journal ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Article In Journal ,  (2012)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Public talk: Italian traditional music (Italian Language Week in the World), (Local), 19/10/2015 until  
  • I organized a trip to Pulau Carey to give a chance to my colleagues to experience the unique culture of the aboriginal group of the Mah Meri. As many as 31 people joined., (Department), 19/04/2014 until 19/04/2014
  • I organized a full-day Italian folk dancing workshop at UM during the Week of the Italian language in the World. , (Local), 19/10/2013 until 19/10/2013

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Nasuha Binte Suhaili, LANGUAGE USE AMONG MALAYS IN KELANTAN, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Kathreine A/p Deva Babu, LANGUAGE SHIFT AND MAINTENANCE AMONG THE TELUGU COMMUNITY IN THE KLANG VALLEY, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Syed Abdul Manan, MAPPING MISMATCHES: ENGLISH-MEDIUM EDUCATION POLICY, PERCEPTIONS AND PRACTICES IN LOW-FEE PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN QUETTA, PAKISTAN, 2011/2012