The volume is a collection of research articles on creative, performative, and commercial uses of the English language in various domains of Asian popular culture. It provides a sociolinguistically contemporary snapshot of how English is variously adopted and adapted on local pop culture scenes in East Asia, South Asia and South East Asia.
Andrew Moody is an associate professor of linguistics at the University of Macau, where he teaches sociolinguistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include the development of varieties of world Englishes and the role of English in popular culture, especially within Asia. He is currently involved in a long-term research project examining language shift in Macau.