Category Archives: School of Languages and Linguistics

PhD theses submitted

Several graduates in the department have recently submitted their theses! Congratulations to Ha Do (‘Social and cognitive aspects of SLA: The case of English agreements and disagreements’), Catriona Fraser (‘Rapport building strategies in institutional intercultural interactions’), Sasha Rixon: ‘Facilitated workshop interaction: A conversation analytic study’, Belinda Ross (‘Prosody and grammar in Dalabon and Kayardild’), and […]

Some recent program publications

Norby, Catrin & John Hajek (eds). 2011. Uniformity and diversity in language policy: Global Perspectives. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters. [Includes papers from UoM staff Jill Wigglesworth, Tim McNamara, John Hajek, Yvette Slaughter, Leo Kretzenbacher, among many others.] Taylor, John and Nick Thieberger. 2011. Working Together in Vanuatu: Research Histories, Collaborations, Projects and Reflections. Canberra: ANU […]

Recent department grants

PhD student Aidan Wilson has received a $20,000 grant from AIATSIS to document parts of the Traditional Tiwi language, an under-studied and highly endangered language from the Tiwi Islands in Australia’s north. buy viagara from canadian pharmacy Debbie Loakes has received an Early Career Researcher Grant of $25,000 from the university to continue her work on […]

Wrapping up the 2011 Field Methods class on Lopit

This semester is drawing to a close, and that means that the 2011 Field Methods class is finishing up. The Field Methods class aims to give students a taste of the training and skills needed to engage in language documentation. For this year’s class, run by Dr Brett Baker with 10 of the Honours […]