[RNLD] Australian Languages Workshop - Registration closing 31 Jan
f.meakins at uq.edu.au
Wed Jan 15 23:38:03 EST 2020
Registrations<https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/alw2020/registration/> for the Australian Languages Workshop<https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/alw2020/> (ALW) close on 31 Jan. See the website for the current program<https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/alw2020/program/> and travel<https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/alw2020/travel/> advice for getting to Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) in Queensland.
In 2020, ALW will feature two Quandamooka plenary presentations from Sandra Delaney<https://www.datsip.qld.gov.au/news-media/deadly-stories/deadly-stories-gallery/south-east-queensland/sandra-delaney>, a linguist who has been instrumental in reclaiming the Jandai language; and Sonja Carmichael<https://ima.org.au/ima-events/loops-and-knots-weaving-workshop-2/>, a fibre artist who is renowned for regenerating local weaving practices. Friday night<https://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/alw2020/special-event/> will be a reception and two book launches at the North Stradbroke Island Museum<https://stradbrokemuseum.com.au/>, with dancing by the Yulu-Burri-Ba<https://www.yawar.com.au/cultural-map/dance-groups/yulu-burri-ba> dancers led by Josh Walker.
If you are travelling on Thursday, you might be interested in a satellite event at Avid Reader in Brisbane 6pm 27 Feb<https://avidreader.com.au/events/expert-panel-the-land-still-speaks?fbclid=IwAR3zGuuHldIodETORUCk6y-bb6WWDfpn4aNyd09P_ctay_28fKa2RUBiOLY> where Mudburra language experts Eleanor Dixon, Janey Dixon and linguist Felicity Meakins will talk about the new Mudburra dictionary and interconnections between land and language, chaired by Kooma woman and Brisbane Writers Festival board member Cheryl Leavy.
A/Prof FELICITY MEAKINS | Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow |
ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language<http://www.dynamicsoflanguage.edu.au/>
Editor of Contact Language Library<https://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/coll/main> |
School of Languages and Cultures | University of Queensland |
Brisbane QLD 4072 | AUSTRALIA
RM 434 | Gordon Greenwood Bldg (32) |
' +61 7 3365 3114 | ' +61 411 404 546 |
email f.meakins at uq.edu.au<mailto:f.meakins at uq.edu.au> |
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