[RNLD] Australex 2013: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival

Felicity Houwen fhouwen at RNLD.ORG
Mon Dec 3 03:33:10 UTC 2012

Australex 2013: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival will be held at the
University of Adelaide, 25-27 July 2013.

*Keynote Speakers*:

Dr Luise Hercus, Australian National University: A Fifty Year Perspective
on Endangered Words and Revival: A Golden Jubilee?

Professor Christopher Hutton, The University of Hong Kong: Reclaiming
Socio-Cultural Memory: Creating a Reference Dictionary of Hong Kong
Cantonese Slogans and Quotations.

*Focus Speakers*:

Professor Peter Mühlhäusler, The University of Adelaide: Producing a
Dictionary for an Unfocused Language: The Case of Pitkern and Norf’k.

Dr Michael Walsh, The University of Sydney: Endangered Words in the
Archive: The Rio Tinto / Mitchell Library Project.

Australex 2013 will feature scholarly and emotional celebrations, marking
for example Dr Luise Hercus’s 50-year work on Aboriginal languages and
Professor Peter Mühlhäusler’s 20-year scholarship at the University of
Adelaide. On Saturday 27 July 2013 we shall explore the beauty of the
Adelaide Hills.

Fore more details visit the conference website:

Felicity Houwen
Administrative Officer
Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity

ph: +61 03 9041-5474 (office)
skype: RNLDorg
Suite 1107
530 Little Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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