Worlding Englishes

A Living Archive — Coming Soon


The Worlding Englishes project team includes Arete Xu, Irina Wang, Nélari Figueroa Torres, Tomiris "Mimi" Shyngyssova, and Prateek Shankar; with critical support from Avishek Ganguly, Jennifer Liese, Soul Brown, Niko Lazarakis, among others at the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University.

The project is financed through the Student Provisional Ubiquity Research (SPUR) Fund, offered by RISD Research.

This website was designed by Tomiris "Mimi" Shyngyssova and Prateek Shankar, and is typeset in Araya, Alegreya, and Neue Haas Grotesk. 

The images on the landing page are sourced as follows (in clockwise order) —

  • Cartoon from a Indian daily newspaper as listed in Indian English: Texts and Interpretations. Raja Ram Mehrotra. John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1998.

  • Cover for Decolonizing the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature, Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo. James Currey Ltd / Heinemann, 1986.

  • “I will stand out” — ETS Global recruitment poster. Salone dello Studente.

  • Cover for the Penguin Classics edition of Amy Tan’s 1989 novel Joy Luck Club. 2016.

  • Poster for English Babu Desi Mem starring Shah Rukh Khan. Praveen Nischol. Red Chillies Entertainment. 1996.

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