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Benedict Rowlett is a sociocultural linguist and discourse analyst with research interests in language learning and education, gender and sexuality, narrative inquiry, queer (applied) linguistics and critical ethnography. His recent work has focused on the intersections between language, identity, sexualities, and social action in Asian contexts, including research on Pride events in Asia. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Hong Kong Baptist University.

Research Interests

Language, gender, and sexuality; Queer (applied) linguistics; Narrative Inquiry; (Critical) discourse analysis

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

English, PhD

External positions

The University of Hong Kong

1 Sept 2020 → …


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