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From:Ghil'ad Zuckermann ghilad.zuckermann at adelaide.edu.au
LINGUIST List issue http://linguistlist.org/issues/24/24-1895.html 

Endangered Words and Signs of Revival 
Short Title: AUSTRALEX 2013 

Date: 25-Jul-2013 - 27-Jul-2013 
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 
Contact: Ghil'ad Zuckermann 
Contact Email: Ghilad.Zuckermann at adelaide.edu.au 
Meeting URL: http://www.australex.org 

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography; Sociolinguistics 

Meeting Description: 

Australex 2013: Endangered Words, and Signs of Revival
The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide City Centre, Australia
Thursday-Saturday 25-27 July 2013
Webpage: http://www.australex.org/

Organizers: Professor Ghil'ad Zuckermann and Dr Julia Miller

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 M�hlh�usler, 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 M�hlh�usler's 20-year scholarship at the University of Adelaide. On Saturday 27 July 2013 we shall explore the beauty of the Adelaide Hills. 

Program PDF is available at http://www.australex.org/draft%20program2.pdf

Thursday 25 July 2013


Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr-Smith Library, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, City Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Room 322, Hughes Building, connected to the Barr-Smith Library, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace, City Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

10 am - 11 am 
Plenary: Luise Hercus (in conversation with Ghil'ad Zuckermann): A fifty-year perspective on endangered words and revival: a Golden Jubilee?

11 am - 11.30 am 
Coffee break - Taste Baguette - Level 4, Hub Central

11.30 am - 12.00 pm
The lexicon of classical Wik technology (Peter Sutton) 

Foreign words and foreign inspired words (Kenosuke Ezawa)

12 noon - 12.30 pm 
How do you fill all the gaps in the dictionary? Identifying lexical replacement strategies for re-awakening Australian languages (John Hobson)

Phraseological units containing archaic and paleosemantic elements in bilingual lexicographic  description (Joanna Szerszunowicz)

12.30 pm - 1 pm 
Sou?ku te korikori, kia kori mai hoki koe, Follow lest face your fate. Revitalise a Southern M?ori dialect or not? (Megan Ellison)

Unacknowledged phrases: the challenge to lexicographers in identifying and presenting emerging lexical or grammatical units (Adam Smith)

1 pm - 2.30 pm 
Lunch break

2.30 pm - 3 pm 
Reviving unique words (David Nash) 

Changing worlds, vanishing words: lexicography on the edge (Francois Nemo and Antonia Cristinoi)

3 pm - 3.30 pm 
The reawakening of Craitbul: Barry Blake and the revival of the Boandik language of Mount Gambier (Mary Anne Gale and Barry Blake)

Ideological challenges to the codification of a formerly oppressed language: the standardisation of Ukrainian lexical variants (Ludmyila A'Becket )

3.30 pm - 4 pm 
Two similar languages, two different dictionaries: a discussion of the Lamjung Yolmo and Kagate dictionary projects (Lauren Gawne)

The repressed lexical units of the Ukrainian language: Soviet  elimination, post-Soviet comeback (Roman Tryfonov)

4 pm - 4.30 pm 
Coffee break - Taste Baguette - Level 4, Hub Central

Celebrating 175 years of Lutheran Missionaries' Aboriginal Lexicography 

4.30 pm - 5.10 pm 
Triple-A: Christian missionaries as preservers of Indigenous languages in Australia, Asia and Africa (Volker Dally)

5.10 pm - 5.35 pm 
They came, they heard, they documented: the Dresden missionaries as lexicographers (Rob Amery and Mary-Anne Gale)

5.35 pm - 6 pm 
Revival languages and their changing lexica (Jasmin Morley)

6 pm - 7.30 pm 

7.30 pm - 8.20 pm 
Plenary: Michael Walsh: Endangered words in the Archive: The Rio Tinto / Mitchell Library project

8.20 pm - 8.45 pm 
Reduplication in the Barngarla Aboriginal language (Anne Quandt)

Friday 26 July 2013
Location: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room Hughes 322

9am - 9.30 am 

9.30am - 10 am 
POSTERS - Eveline Wandlt-Vogt?

10 am - 11 am 
Plenary: Peter M�hlh�usler: Producing a dictionary for an unfocused language: the case of Pitkern and Norf'k

11 am - 11.30 am 
Coffee break - Taste Baguette - Level 4, Hub Central

11.30 am - 12 pm
Outsiders, making big and scary women: lexical fields in Pitkern-Norf'k (Paul Monaghan and Catherine Amis)

Transformations in a slang dictionary (Amanda Laugesen)

12 noon - 12.30 pm 
The importance of creating a revivalistic reference dictionary of the oral history of the Gyalrong-Tibetan minorities in China (Li Ya)

The Web and social media as sources of lexicographical evidence for English regionalisms (Paul Cook)

12.30 pm - 1 pm 
Language in the revitalisation process (Lars-Gunnar Larsson) 

The vitality of new Chinese words and phrases (Yao Chunlin)

1 pm - 2.30 pm 
Lunch break

2.30 pm - 3 pm 
Words and traditional environmental knowledge: research and conservation strategies (Carol Priestly)

User's style guide and bilingual dictionaries: the case of Indigenous African languages (Munzhedzi James Mafela )

3 pm - 3.30 pm 
Charles Chewings' vocabulary (Clara Stockigt) 

Compiling a trilingual dictionary for an unwritten endangered language of China (Norah Xueqing Zhong) 

3.30 pm - 4 pm 
Endangered 'Danger Island' words, oral traditions and social media (Mary Salisbury)

Revisiting the Javanese loanwords in the OED (Deny Kwary and Novriani )

4 pm - 4.30 pm 
Mapping the language - how a dying language loses its place in the world (Dorothea Hoffmann)

Lost words and the changing nature of collecting evidence for a historical dictionary (Julia Robinson)

4.30 pm - 5 pm 
Coffee break - Taste Baguette - Level 4, Hub Central

5 pm - 6 pm 
Plenary: Christopher Hutton: Reclaiming Socio-Cultural memory: creating a reference dictionary of Hong Kong Cantonese slogans and quotations

6.30 pm 
Conference Dinner (Scoozi, Rundle Street)

Saturday 27 July 2013

Location: River Torrens, NEAR Red Ochre Caf� (a 20-minute walk from Adelaide University)

11 am - 3 pm 
Pirltawardli: where it all began - lexicography in South Australia (Lunch provided)

Sunday 28 July 2013
Location: Excursion to Port Elliot, near Victor Harbor (a 1� hour drive from Adelaide University)

11 am 
Meet at the Car Park below the Napier Building (North Terrace) (transport provided)

1 pm 
Lunch - 1 The Strand, Port Elliot (on the ocean)

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