About Associate Professor Antonia Rubino

Dr Antonia Rubino’s research interests include: multilingualism and language maintenance/shift in migrant communities; language and identity; cross cultural studies and second language teaching and learning, with specific focus on the Italo-Australian community and the changes occurring in the transition from the first to subsequent generations.

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Selected publications

  • [Book] Rubino, A. (2014). Trilingual Talk in Sicilian-Australian Migrant Families: Playing Out Identities Through Language Alternation. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rubino, A. (2015). Performing identities in intergenerational conflict talk: A study of a Sicilian-Australian family. In Dwi Noverini Djenar, Ahmar Mahboob, Ken Cruickshank (Eds.), Language and Identity Across Modes of Communication, (pp. 125-151). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • Rubino, A. (2016). Constructing pseudo-intimacy in an Italo-Australian phone-in radio program. Journal of Pragmatics