Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann (Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts) and the Hon. Revd Dr Lynn Arnold AO convened the 10th Conference of the International Society of Symmetry at Cathleen Lumley College on 1-6 December 2016. This trans-disciplinary conference drew more than 40 papers by presenters from all over the […]
Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Adelaide, working with Professor Alex Brown of SAHMRI, has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.1 million. The NHMRC grant is for “examining the impact of language reclamation on social and emotional well being among the Barngarla”. This transdisciplinary project, administered […]
Today, the University of Adelaide will launch the National Centre for Aboriginal Language and Music Studies (NCALMS) The Director of the Centre, Professor Aaron Corn, says the new centre aims to strengthen Australian Indigenous communities through education, cultural development, and innovative collaborations in language and music. “For Indigenous Australians, there is an inseparable link between […]
The 10th International Symmetry Society Congress-Festival ‘Symmetry and Social Harmony’ will be held in Adelaide 1-6 December 2016. The theme is ‘Symmetry in Society’. The conference will consider how the city of Adelaide is the only city in the work to have its centre surrounded by a figure-eight shaped parkland. Visit the Conference Website.
The Barngarla Language Advisory Committee invites you to the official launch of the Barngarla Dictionary App 3.30pm Friday 14 October MPFC, Seaton Ave, Port Lincoln
A free SELF-PACED MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Language Revival: Securing the Future of Endangered Languages will begin on 6 October 2016 All welcome to join: https://www.edx.org/course/language-revival-securing-future-adelaidex-lang101x-0 Find out more on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Revivalistics Learn how the world’s endangered languages are revived and why this process is critical to preserving cultural identity. About this free online course: Language […]
The Department of Linguistics brings you the next Adelaide Linguistics Research Colloquium: International Best Practice in the Teaching of Lyric Diction to Undergraduate Classical Singers by Penelope Cashman (Adelaide): Tuesday 11 October, 3:10pm, Room LG18, Napier Building. Further information