Dr Andrey Rosowsky, B.A., M.A., PGCE, MEd, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer
Director of full-time MA Programme
Director of MA in Education
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Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 8136
Email: a.rosowsky@Sheffield.ac.uk
Twitter: @heavenlyacts

Teaching

Teaching

Andrey is the Director of the full-time MA in Education. Previous to this he was the Director of Initial Teacher Education and led the PGCE English course. He also supervises a number of doctoral students. He moved to the School of Education in January 2005 from a Local Education Authority where he had served for four years as the English Consultant for the KS3 National Strategy. Previous to this, he had taught in a local secondary school for fifteen years, the last seven of which he spent as Head of English. He started his teaching career as a teacher of English Literature at an Egyptian English-medium secondary school, Victoria College, in Alexandria.

Research

Research

Andrey´s research interests include language and education, sociolinguistics, multilingualism and faith-based complementary schooling. He has published in the fields of multilingualism, the sociology of language, the sociology of language and religion, language and education and language and identity. . Much of his recent research is located within theoretical frameworks which view language as a social practice and language as performance. He recently led an AHRC-funded international research network on performance and faith: Heavenly Acts – aspects of performance through an interdisciplinary lens.

Publications

Publications

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Book Chapters

Rosowsky, A. (2018) Globalisation, the practice of devotional songs and poems and the linguistic repertoires of young British Muslims. Culture and Religion, 19.

Rosowsky, A. (2017). (Ed.) Faith and Language Practices in Digital Spaces. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Rosowsky, A. (2017). Virtual allegiance: online “baya’a” practices within a worldwide Sufi Order. In A. Rosowsky (Ed.) Faith and Language Practices in Digital Spaces. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Rosowsky, A. (2017). Challenging the discursive positioning of young British Muslims through the multilingual performance of devotional song and poetry. International Journal of Multilingualism. ISSN 1479-0718

Rosowsky, A (2017). Muslim Youth Identities through Devotional Songs and Poetry in South Yorkshire Communities. In D. Stevens & K. Lockney (Eds.) Students, Places, and Identities in English and the Arts: Creative spaces in education. London: Routledge.