Linguistics 2017 Seminar Series

Schedule for 2017

Individual seminar abstracts and recordings are available by following the link on the seminar title.

Note: All seminars for the months February to June will be from 1– 2 pm. Seminars for the months July to November will be from 12 – 1pm. The venue for all seminars is Oorala Lecture Theatre.

DatePresenterSeminar title
23 FebruaryYankee ModiUsing human proper names to reconstruct cultural prehistory: A case study from the Tibetan borderlands in the Eastern Himalaya
30 MarchMargaret Sharpe

Ngadiji: a song and dance of the Yanyuwa: Analysing melodic contour and dance steps using the emic approach.

27 AprilJeff Siegel

The illusive creole continuum: Implications for education and sociolinguistics in Australia

25 MayFinex Ndhlovu

Communicative Translanguaging in action: Omphile and his soccer ball

29 JuneJesta Masuku


27 JulyBrian CambourneWhole Language
24 AugustDiana EadesTBC
21 SeptemberJoshua NashTBC
26 OctoberInés Anton-MendezTBC
23 NovemberTBCTBC