Books and Special Journal Issues
Davis, Christina P. The Struggle for a Multilingual Future: Youth and Education in Sri Lanka. (Forthcoming, Oxford University Press, Anthropology of Language Series).
Davis, Christina P and Chaise LaDousa. Proposal is under contract with Asif Agha for a special issue of Signs and Society, “Sign and Script in South Asia: New Media and Semiotic Mediation.”
Peer Reviewed Articles
Davis, Christina. (In progress, 2020). Trilingual blunders: Signboards, Social Media, and Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Publics. Special Issue of Signs and Society.
Davis, Christina P. 2018. “Muslims in Sri Lankan Language Politics: A Study of Tamil- and English-Medium Education.” Special Issue. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 253 (1): 125–147.
LaDousa, Chaise and Christina P. Davis. 2018. “Introduction: The Changing Relationships between Language and Schooling in India and Sri Lanka: Language Medium Matters.” Special Issue. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 253(1): 1–26
Davis, Christina P. 2015. “Speaking Conflict: Ideological Barriers to Bilingual Policy Implementation in Civil War Sri Lanka.” Anthropology & Education Quarterly 46(2): 95–112.
Davis, Christina P. 2014. “Voicing Conflict: Moral Evaluation and Responsibility in a Sri Lankan Muslim Family’s Conversations.” Language & Communication 39:1–13
Davis, Christina P. 2012. “Is Jaffna Tamil the Best?” Producing ‘Legitimate’ Language in a Multilingual Sri Lankan School. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 22(2):197–218.
Davis, Christina P., and Grant P. Upson. 2005. “Spectatorship, Fandom, and Nationalism in the South Asian Diaspora: the ’03 Cricket World Cup.” International Journal of the History of Sport, 21:3/4.
Book Chapters, Working Papers, and Reviews
Davis, Christina. 2017. Review of Das, S. (2016) Linguistic Rivalries: Tamil Migrants and Anglo-Franco Conflicts. New York: Oxford University Press. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 2(3): 368–379.
Davis, Christina P. 2013. “Locating Voicing: Multilingualism, Ethnic Conflict, and the Configuration of Difference among Sri Lankan Muslims.” Tilburg Papers in Culture Studies. University of Tilburg. Paper # 62.
Davis, Christina P., and Grant P. Upson. 2005. “Spectatorship, Fandom, and Nationalism in the South Asian Diaspora: the ’03 Cricket World Cup.” In Sport in South Asian Society Past and Present, with an Introduction by Dipesh Chakrabarty. Boria Majumdar and J.A. Mangam, eds., pp. 295–313. London: Routledge.