Dr Joshua Nash

Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow - Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Phone: +61 2 6773 2519

Email: jnash7@une.edu.au

Biography

Joshua Nash is a linguist and an environmentalist. His research intersects ethnography, the anthropology of religion, architecture, pilgrimage studies, and language documentation. He has conducted linguistic fieldwork on Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Kangaroo Island, South Australia, environmental and ethnographic fieldwork in Vrindavan, India, and architectural research in outback Australia.

Qualifications

BSc (Flinders), Master of Environmental Studies (Adelaide), PhD (Adelaide)

Research Interests

  • Toponymy
  • Ecolinguistics
  • Language contact
  • Language and architecture
  • Islands
  • Pilgrimage

Publications

BOOKS

  • Nash, J. 2013, Insular Toponymies: Place-naming on Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
  • Nash, J. 2012, Norfolk Island Placenames, Norfolk Island: Norfolk Island Museum Trust.
  • Mühlhäusler, P. & Nash, J. 2012, Norfolk Island: History People Environment Language, London & Colombo: Battlebridge.
  • Mühlhäusler, P. & Nash, J. 2016, Norfolk Island: Home of the Bounty descendants (second and completely revised edition), London & Colombo: Battlebridge.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Nash, J. 2019. ‘Minority contact languages, small islands and linguistic ecology’, In G. Hogan-Brun and B. O’Rourke (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Minority Languages and Communities. London: Palgrave: 531-552.
  • Nash, J. & Gibbs, M. 2018. ‘Diachronic fetishisation: Ruin porn and Pitcairn Island language, archaeology, and architecture’, In S. Lyon (ed.) Ruin Porn and the Obsession with Decay. New York: Palgrave: 137-153.
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘Ecolinguistics and place-names: Interaction between humans and nature’, In H. Penz & A. Fill (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics, London: Routledge, 353-362.
  • Hendery, R., Mühlhäusler, P. & Nash, J. 2015, ‘‘Sometime is lies’: Narrative and identity in two mixed-origin island languages’, in F. Gounder (ed.), Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islands, Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 101–116.
  • Mühlhäusler, P. & Nash, J. 2016, 'Signs of/on power, power on/of signs: Language-based tourism, linguistic landscapes and onomastics on Norfolk Island', in G. Puzey & L. Kostanski (eds.), People, Places, Perceptions and Power. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters: 62–80.
  • Nash, J. 2014, ‘Obtuse anglers: fishing ground names and the linguistics and ethnography of fishing on Norfolk Island’, in I.D. Clark, L Hercus, L. Kostanski (eds) Indigenous and Minority Place Names – Australian and International Perspectives, ANU E-Press: Canberra, 305-323.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Re-examining ecological approaches to Vrindavan pilgrimage’, in Manderson, L., Smith, W. & Tomlinson, M. (eds), Flows of Faith: Religious Reach and Community in Asia and the Pacific, Springer: Dordrecht & New York, 105-121.
  • Nash, J. & Mühlhäusler, P. 2012, ‘Ripe banana cake’, in A. Baldacchino & G. Baldacchino (eds.), A Taste of Islands: 60 Recipes and Stories from our World of Islands, Island Studies Press: Charlottetown, Canada, 244-247.

EDITED BOOKS AND EDITED JOURNAL ISSUES

  • Nash, J. (ed.) 2017. ‘Conflicts, names and sea space’, Guest edited special section in Journal of Maritime and Territorial Studies, 4(1): 67–108.
  • Nash, J. (ed.) 2016, ‘Island toponymies’, Guest edited thematic section of Island Studies Journal, 11(2): 339–430.
  • Amery, R. & Nash, J. (eds.) 2008, Warra wiltanippendi – Strengthening Languages: Proceedings from the Inaugural Aboriginal Languages Conference (ILC) 2007, Adelaide: Discipline of Linguistics, University of Adelaide.
  • Steffensen, S.V. & Nash, J. (eds.), 2007, Language, Ecology and Society: A dialectical approach. London: Continuum.
  • Steffensen, S.V. & Nash, J. (eds.) 2006, Ecolinguistics: Surveying the dialectics of language, ecology and society, Odense, Denmark: Odense University Press.
  • Steffensen, S.V. & Nash, J. (eds.) 2002, Dialectical Ecolinguistics: Selected essays, Odense, Denmark: Odense University Press.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Nash, J. 2019, ‘On languages on islands’ Acta Linguistica Hafniensia.
  • Nash, J. 2019, ‘The long and short of it: Vowel length, placenames, and ecolinguistics’, Language Ecology, 3(1).
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘Placing Pitcairn Island placenaming historically: Professor A. S. C. Ross, Albert W. Moverley, Henry E. Maude, and The Pitcairnese Language’, Pacific Asia Inquiry, 9: 62-74.
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘Linguistic spatial violence: The Muslim cameleers in the Australian Outback’, Refract, 1(1): 103-118.
  • Nash, J., McShane Lodwick, L., and Wander, M. 2018, ‘Am I a generalist or a linguist?, or how relevant are emotions and refracting methodologies to the academy? An interview with Joshua Nash’, Refract, 1(1): 119-124.
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘Inside(r)-outside(r): Linguistics, sociology, and the microterritoriality of maritime space on Pitcairn Island’, Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies, 5(2): 85-96.
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘Drawing, toponymy, and linguistic pilgrimage’, Journal of Cultural Geography, 35(1): 133-148.
  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘The influence of Edward Young’s St Kitts Creole in Pitcairn Island and Norfolk Island toponyms’, English Language and Linguistics, 22(3): 483-497.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘A reflection on Greg Dening’s Mr Bligh’s Bad Language and its relation to the Pitcairn Island language’, Pacific Asia Inquiry, 8: 20-28.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘The Kittitian Other in the Pacific: extra-Caribbean mobility and Pitcairn Island, Pacific Asia Inquiry, 8: 29-34.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘Cunnilingus take a joke?, or how introspective are we about linguistics?’, Israeli Journal of Humor Research, 5(2): 75-80.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘When do linguists make their best (cartographic) work?’, The Globe, 81(1): 37-40.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘Home-o: Being at home with reflections on hetero-homosexual identity’, Journal of Bisexuality, 17(1): 30-38.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘Linguistics, geography, and the potential of Australian island toponymies’, Australian Geographer, 48(4): 519-537.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘Conflicts, names, and sea space: A critical commentary and special section editorial of selected papers from the 22nd International Seminar on Sea Names, 23-26 October 2016, Jeju Island, South Korea’, Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies, 4(1): 67-71.
  • Nash, J. 2017, ‘Pitcairn Island, island toponymies, and fishing ground names: Towards the possibility of a peaceful onshore and offshore reconciliation’, Journal of Territorial and Maritime Studies, 4(1): 98-108.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘(The) Unbuilt of the Weak, or the linguistics of concrete and dust, Australian Folklore, 32: 267-269
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Is (the possibility of) unemployment a crime? A field note from Pitcairn Island’, Australian Folklore, 31: 151-154.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Inside(r)-outside(r): Toward a linguistics and sociology of space on Pitcairn Island’, Australian Folklore, 31: 205-216.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Cultural aspects of Norfolk Island toponymy’, Onomastica Canadiana, 95(1/2): 23-49.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Do island toponymies exist?’, Island Studies Journal, 11(2): 339-342.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘An island, some fishermen, and a few placenames: a research note’, Island Studies Journal, 11(2): 431-436.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Is ecolinguistics necessary?’, Ecolinguística: Revista Brasileira de Ecologia e Linguagem (ECO-REBEL), 2(2): 31-36.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Professor A.S.C. Ross on Pitcairnese and the pronunciation of “Pitcairn”, ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews, 29(1): 32-35.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Ecologically embedded languages, cumulative grammars, and island ecologies’, Acta Linguistica Hafniensia, 48(2): 161-170.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘The Shrī Hari Vansh Mantra-Yantra: Sacred sound, symbolic representation, and Vrindavan environmentalism’, Journal of Vaishnava Studies, 24(2): 137-145.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Toponymy, drawing, and representing place: a comment on James Cantrill’s ‘On Seeing “Places”’, Environmental Communication, 10(5): 671-676.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Beyond the island of metrics: An addendum to Stratford’s ten years of Island Studies Journal, Island Studies Journal, 11(1): 285-290.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘May I Have Your Name Please? Hotel names on Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, Tourism Analysis, 21(5): 541-547.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Is linguistic landscape necessary?’, Landscape Research, 41(3): 380-384.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Creole spatiality and Pitcairn Island: a comment on Feinberg and Mawyer’s Ethos Special Issue Senses of Space’, Ethos, 44(1), 3-8.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Who Gets the Research Loot? Or The Challenges of Being a Postdoctoral Fellow in a Neoliberal University’, Australian Universities’ Review, 58(1): 65-68.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘The space of aquapelago’, Shima – The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, 10(1): 1-3 <http://shimajournal.org/issues/anthologies/Aquapelago-Anthology-Intro.pdf>.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Dudley Peninsula: Linguistic pilgrimage and toponymic ethnography on an almost–island’, Shima – The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, 10(1): 109-115.
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Language contact and ‘the catch’: Norfolk Island fishing ground names’, Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift, 70(1): 62-67.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘A nameless island’, Australian Folklore, 30: 35-36.
  • Nash, J. 2015, ‘Vrindavan: The human sanctuary’, Journal of Vaishnava Studies, 24(1): 55-66.
  • Nash, J. 2015, ‘Architectural pilgrimage’, Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, 5(2): 121-128.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘The how of toponymy: A comment on Tent’s ‘Approaches to Research in Toponymy’’, Names 63(4): 233-236.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘On the possibility of Pidgin English toponyms in Pacific missions’, Historiographia Linguistica, 42(1): 139-151.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Can small(er) islands tell a large(r) story? The microcosm of Nepean Island, Norfolk Island Archipelago’, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 148(455 & 456): 82-86.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Placenames and ecolinguistics: Some considerations for toponymists’, Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 40(1-2): 99-103.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Island placenaming and insular toponymies’, Names, 63(3): 146-157.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Is toponymy necessary?’ Studies in Language, 39(1): 229-234.
  • Nash, J. 2013/2014, ‘Norfolk Pitcairn Bounty: Myth narrative place’, Te Reo, 56/57: 177-190.
  • Nash, J. 2014. 'A clash of toponymies, or toponymic conflict on Phillip Island, Norfolk Island Archipelago’, The Globe, 75: 11-15.
  • Nash, J. 2014, ‘Norf’k placenames and creole toponymy’, Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages, 29(1): 135-142.
  • Nash, J. & Low, M. 2014, ‘Language and place-knowledge on Norfolk Island’, Ethnos, 80(3): 385-408.
  • Nash, J. & Mühlhäusler P. 2014, ‘Linking language and the environment: The case of Norf’k and Norfolk Island’, Language Sciences, 41, 26–33.
  • Nash, J. 2013, ‘Naming places–on and around Kangaroo Island’, South Australian Geographical Journal, 112, 69-73.
  • Nash, J. 2013, ‘Response and Rejoinder to Perley's ‘Zombie Linguistics: It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a linguist to pass through the ‘Perley Gates’: A response to Perley’s ‘Zombie Linguistics’’, Anthropological Forum, 23(1): 107-113.
  • Nash, J. & Orman, J. 2013, ‘Things people speak? A response to Orman’s ‘linguistic diversity and language loss: a view from integrational linguistics’ with rejoinder’, Language Sciences, 41, 222-226.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘An insular toponymy: place-naming on Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia: 136(2): 67–96.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Insular toponymies: pristine place-naming on Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, South Australia’, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, 145(443 & 444): 95-96.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Melanesian Mission placenames on Norfolk Island’, The Journal of Pacific History, 47(4): 475-489.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Pristine toponymy and embedded placenames on islands’, Names, 60(3): 166–72.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Landscape Underwater, Underwater Landscapes: Kangaroo Island Diving Site Names as Elements of the Linguistic Landscape’, Landscape Research, 38(3): 394-400.
  • Nash, J. 2012, ‘Naming the aquapelago: reconsidering Norfolk Island fishing ground names’, Shima – The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, 6(2): 15-20.
  • Nash, J. & Chuk, T. 2012, ‘In deep water: diving site names on Norfolk Island’, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 10(4): 301-320.
  • Nash, J. 2011, ‘Norfolk Island, South Pacific: An empirical ecolinguistic case study’, AUMLA - Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 116: 83-97.
  • Nash, J. 2010, ‘Folk toponymy and offshore fishing ground names on the Dudley Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, South Australia’, Island Studies Journal, 5(1): 43-60.
  • Nash, J. 2009, ‘Naming the Sea: Offshore fishing grounds as placenames on Norfolk Island and Pitcairn Island’, Shima – The International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, 3(2): 118-131.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Nash J. 2017, ‘Ecological Economics and The Cosmic Bank, Paper double blind peer reviewed from ANZSEE 2015 conference, Thriving Through Transformation: Local to Global Sustainability, 19-23 October 2015, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia: 1-13. Available from http://anzsee.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Joshua_Nash.pdf
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Small-scale sea naming in Oceania: Island toponymies and Pitcairn Island fishing ground names’, In Seas and Islands: Connecting People, Culture, History and the Future, Proceedings of the 22nd International Seminar on Sea Names, Seoul: The Society for East Sea, 29-38. ISBN 9791195130542
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Toponymic skirmishes and marine encounters’, In Seas and Islands: Connecting People, Culture, History and the Future, Proceedings of the 22nd International Seminar on Sea Names, Seoul: The Society for East Sea, 29-38. ISBN 9791195130542
  • Nash, J. 2016, ‘Island toponymies and fishing ground names: Is there a peaceful onshore and offshore solution?’ Invited and refereed paper in Proceedings of the 22nd International Seminar on Sea Names, Seoul: The Society for East Sea/Northeast Asian History Association: 25-32.
  • Nash, J. 2015, ‘Drawn names: The aesthetics of linguistic landscapes and linguistic pilgrimage’. Refereed paper presented at Drawing International Brisbane: ego.artefact.arena, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 01-02 October. Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research, downloadable from http://static1.squarespace.com/static/55779bbce4b004acf1e1479d/t/56aeef2af699bb9775b976e9/1454305070573/JOSHUA+NASH_DRAWN+NAMES_DIB2015.pdf, 1-10.
  • Nash, J. 2011, ‘Linguistic and ethnographic aspects of place-naming of the Melanesian Mission, Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, in Islands of History: Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Professional Historians Association (NSW), Norfolk Island, July 2010, Anchor Books: Spit Junction, NSW: 128-133. ISBN: 9780980335453.
  • Nash, J. 2010, ‘On Chintan’, in Proceedings of the 18th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, Adelaide, 5-8 July 2010 (www.adelaide.edu.au/asaa2010/reviewed_papers/Nash-Joshua.pdf): 1-15. ISBN: 915910428701831.
  • Nash, J. 2010, ‘Ecolinguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics – Two Case Studies: The Hit Chaurasi Pad and Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, in N. Choudhary & G. Sabu (eds.) Proceedings of the Third Students' Conference of Linguistics in India 19-21 February, 2009, Centre for Linguistics, Jawaharlal Nehru University: New Delhi, India: 138-148. ISBN: 9788171103836.
  • Nash, J. 2009, ‘Toponymy on Norfolk Island, South Pacific: The microcosm of Nepean Island’, in W. Ahrens, S. Embleton & André Lapierre (eds.), Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress of Onomastic Sciences 2008, Toronto: York University: 751-759. ISBN 9781550145212.

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Nash, J. 2018, Review of Hawley (2015), A Storm of Songs: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement, International Journal of Hindu Studies, 22(2): 362-363.
  • Nash, J. 2017, Review of Evans (2016), Mount Buggery to nowhere else: the stories behind Australia's weird and wonderful place names, The Globe, 81(1): 120-122.
  • Nash, J. 2017, Review of Lim & Ansaldo (2016), Languages in Contact, Languages in Contrast, 17(1), 154­–156.
  • Nash, J. 2016, Review of Haberman (2013), People Trees: Worship of Trees in Northern India, Journal of Hindu Studies, 9(3): 362-364.
  • Nash, J. 2016, Review of Hendery (2015), One Man Is an Island: the speech community William Marsters begat on Palmerston Island, Journal of Pacific History, 51(2): 223-225.
  • Nash, J. 2015, Review of Goswami (2013), A Living Theology: Essential Teachings of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Svami Prabhupāda, Edited with Introduction and Conclusion by Graham M. Schweig, International Journal of Hindu Studies, 19(3): 342-345.
  • Nash, J. 2015, Review of Barnett (2013), Emergence in Landscape Architecture, Landscape Research, 40(4): 517-518.
  • Nash, J. 2015, Review of Zenker (2013), Irish/ness is all around us: language revivalism and the culture of ethnic identity in Northern Ireland, Anthropological Forum, 25(2): 210-212.
  • Nash, J. 2014, Review of Michaelis et al. (2013), The Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures/The Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34(3): 426-429.
  • Nash, J. 2014, Review of Baker & Pederson (2013), Talk of St Kitts and Nevis, and Meyerhoff & Walker (2013), Bequia Talk (St Vincent and the Grenadines), Island Studies Journal, 9(1): 169-170.
  • Nash, J. 2013, Review of Mullan (2010), Expressing Opinions in French and Australian English Discourse: A semantic and interactional analysis, Journal of French Language Studies, 23(3): 459-461.
  • Nash, J. 2013, Review of St-Hilaire (2011), Kwéyòl in Postcolonial Saint Lucia: Globalization, language planning, and national development, Journal of French Language Studies, 23(2): 306-308.
  • Nash, J. 2012, Review of Mark, Turk, Burenhult & Stea (2011), Landscape in Language: Transdisciplinary perspectives, Culture and Language Use 4, Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 7(2): 197-200.
  • Nash, J. 2012, Review of Shohamy & Gorter (2009), Linguistic Landscape: Expanding the scenery, and Jaworski & Thurlow (2010), ‘Semiotic Landscapes: Language, Image, Space’, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 16(4): 552-554.
  • Nash, J. 2012, Review of St-Hilaire (2011), Kwéyòl in Postcolonial Saint Lucia: Globalization, language planning, and national development, (http://linguistlist.org/issues/23/23-2265.html)
  • Nash, J. 2010, Review of Müller (2009), Metaphors Dead and Alive, Sleeping and Waking: A Dynamic View, Australian Journal of Linguistics, 30(4): 534-536.
  • Nash, J. 2010, Review of Alexander (2009), Framing Discourse on the Environment: A critical discourse approach, Journal of Sociolinguistics, 14(3): 409-415.
  • Nash, J. 2010, Review of Rasinger (2007), Bengali-English in East London: A study in urban multilingualism, (http://linguistlist.org/pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=2233359).

REPORTS

  • Nash, J. 2016. Norfolk Island (Australian National Placenames Survey Data Report No. 1). Placenames Australia: South Turramurra, New South Wales.
  • Nash, J. 2016. Dudley Peninsula (Australian National Placenames Survey Data Report No. 2). Placenames Australia: South Turramurra, New South Wales.
  • Nash, J. 1998. Vrindavan conservation – A perspective. New Delhi: WWF-India.

NON-REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES, ONLINE ARTICLES, AND OTHER PAPERS

  • Nash, J. 2018, ‘What can linguistics do (for me)? – or how I turned (from) science (in)to art’, http://www.lingoblog.dk/en/what-can-linguistics-do-for-me-or-how-i-turned-from-science-into-art/
  • Nash, J. 2018. ‘AIAS-Research-Self’, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies AIAS Annual Report 2017-2018 (September 2018): 14.
  • Nash, J. 2018. ‘A bridge too (bloody) far?’, Placenames Australia (March 2018): 3, 7.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘One and One Equals Eleven: Spiritual and Ecological Mathematics from Vrindavan’.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘The Vrindavan Ecological Concept and the Seven Levels of Human Ecology’.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘Vrindavan, (almost) twenty years later’, Vrindavan Today.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘I’m buggered if I know where I am’, Placanames Australia (March 2017): 10.
  • Nash, J. 2017. ‘A Nameless Island’, The Island Review, http://theislandreview.com/content/a-nameless-island-joshua-nash-creative-nonfiction.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Esoteric placenames on Norfolk Island’, Placenames Australia (December 2016): 6-7.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Buggered if I know where I am: the stories behind Australia's weird and wonderful place names’, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/buggered-if-i-know-where-i-am-the-stories-behind-australias-weird-and-wonderful-place-names-66923
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Vrindavan: The human sanctuary’, Vrindavan Today.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘The modern academix’, National Tertiary Education Union - Advocate, 23(2), June): 46.
  • Nash, J. 2016. ‘Should dictionaries include toponym entries?’, Placenames Australia (March 2016): 9.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘A nameless island’, http://www.newc.org.au/non-fiction-award.html.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Stories to be told’, The UK Log, 51(July): 3.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Stories to be told’, Unique – UNE Alumni Newsletter, 2(1): 25.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Fiddling on the roof’, Placenames Australia (June 2015): 3.
  • Nash, J. 2015. ‘Tiger in the Corner: Insider names on Dudley Peninsula’, Placenames Australia (March 2015): 1, 7-8.
  • Nash, J. 2013. ‘A clash of toponymies: Phillip Island, Norfolk Island Archipelago’, Placenames Australia (December 2013): 1, 3-5.
  • Nash, J. 2013. ‘Norfolk Island toponymy: the Melanesian Mission’s influence’, Placenames Australia (September 2013): 3, 8-9.
  • Nash, J. 2013, ‘Toponymy and ecolinguistics’. History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences, http://hiphilangsci.net/2013/11/13/toponymy-and-ecolinguistics
  • Nash, J. 2012, 'Norfolk Island toponymy: The microcosm of Nepean Island', Placenames Australia (June 2012): 1, 8-9.
  • Nash, J. 2002. ‘Word Repetition in Danish: ‘Jeg mener 'skæg' ikke 'skæg' (I mean 'funny' not 'beard')’, Word Ways 35(1): 40-41.
  • Nash, J. 2001, ‘Onomatopoeia and Language Perception’, Word Ways, 34(3): 185-188.
  • Nash, J. 2001, ‘Air Pollution and Danish Society: What are the means for an understandable communication?’, Miljø og Sundhed (Environment and Health), 17: 12-13.

CONFERENCE AND OTHER PRESENTATIONS

  1. ‘Pitcairn Island and The Linguist’s Lens’, talk presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 6 February 2019.
  2. ‘Inside(r) – Outside(r): Toward a Linguistics and Sociology of Space on Pitcairn Island’, paper presented at Pacific History Association conference, Cambridge, UK, 4 December 2018.
  3. Some Islands: Language Documentation, Film, and Oceanic Islands’, lecture presented at Anthropology, Aarhus University, 14 November 2018.
  4. Some Islands: Language Documentation, Film, and Oceanic Islands’, lecture presented at Linguistics, Aarhus University, 13 November 2018.
  5. ‘Who are the Brian Jonestown Massacre?, or what is reality?’, short talk presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 29 October 2018.
  6. ‘Ruin porn and Pitcairn Island’, talk presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 3 October 2018.
  7. ‘Language, linguistics, aesthetics: Pitcairn Island, AIAS, Self’, fellows’ seminar presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 10 September 2018.
  8. ‘Exploring island languages’, workshop presentation at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 30 April 2018.
  9. ‘Preposition trauma’, talk presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 5 March 2018.
  10. ‘Documenting the endangered Pitcairn Island language in New Zealand and Australia’, talk presented at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 1 February 2018.
  11. ‘On being a language vessel II: 2.5 years later’. Paper presented at Multilingualism as a Resource: Bringing Home Languages to the Fore symposium, University of New South Wales, 4 December 2017.
  12. ‘The Kittitian Other in the Pacific: A Caribbean Memory on Pitcairn Island’, Paper presented at Oceanic Memory: Islands, Ecologies, Peoples, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1 December 2017.
  13. ‘What I learned about inside(rs)-outside(rs) on that small spot in the Pacific, Or, toward a linguistics and sociology of space on Pitcairn Island’. Paper presented at linguistics seminar, University of New England, Armidale 21 September 2017.
  14. ‘Island toponymies and Pitcairn Island fishing ground names: is there a peaceful onshore and offshore reconciliation?’ Invited paper presented at the 22nd International Seminar on Sea Names, Jeju Island, South Korea, 24 October 2016.
  15. ‘Is ecolinguistics necessary?, or what I learned on Norfolk Island’. Invited lecture at Roskilde Universitets Center, Roskilde, Denmark, 4 March 2016.
  16. ‘Same same but different? How similar are Pitcairn and Norfolk?’ Invited lecture at Aarhus University, Denmark, 1 March 2016.
  17. ‘Writing landscape creatively, toponymic pilgrimage, and Pitcairn Island’, Invited paper presented at Interdisciplinary approaches to landscape representation symposium, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 24 February 2016.
  18. ‘How landscapey is linguistic landscape?, or Placenaming (in) Paradise: A Comparative Analysis of the Linguistic Landscape of Norfolk Island, South Pacific and Isle of Pines, New Caledonia’ Invited lecture presented at Hong Kong University, 22 February 2016.
  19. ‘Am I a half Jew? Jewishness, architecture, and Libeskind’s Jewish Museum Berlin’, Australian Association for Jewish Studies conference, Brisbane, 14 February 2016.
  20. ‘Does the middle class really care for its kids?’ Paper read at Dis/located Children: Children in/and Care Symposium, University of Adelaide, 26 November 2015.
  21. ‘A placename database for the Norfolk Island language’. Paper read at Australex conference, Massey University, New Zealand, 20 November 2015.
  22. ‘Is ecolinguistics necessary?’ Paper read at ‘Ecolinguisticum’, Graz Universität, Austria, 24 October 2015.
  23. ‘Ecological economics and The Cosmic Bank’ Paper presented at Australian and New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics conference, University of New England, 19 October 2015.
  24. ‘Drawn names: The aesthetics of linguistic landscapes and linguistic pilgrimage’. Paper presented at Drawing International Brisbane (DIB): ego.artefact.arena conference, Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research, Griffith University, Brisbane, 1 October 2015.
  25. ‘How much do we actually know about Pitcairn?’ Paper presented at linguistics seminar, University of New England, Armidale 25 June 2015.
  26. ‘On being a language vessel’, Bilingualism Symposium - Theory, practice and innovation: Social, cognitive and linguistic perspectives in the study of Bilingualism, University of New South Wales, 5 June 2015.
  27. ‘A clash of toponymies: Phillip Island, Norfolk Island Archipelago’ Place names as historical records event, Professional Historians Association of New South Wales and Royal Australian Historical Society shared event, 21 June 2014, Sydney.
  28. ‘Are the languages and architectures of Pitcairn Island and Norfolk Island Indigenous?’ Sea Stories conference, Sydney, 12 June 2013.
  29. ‘Wathing yorlyi gwen do fer ucklan?, or what I learned on Norfolk Island’, Paper presented at the Future of the Norf’k Language and Culture conference, Norfolk Island, 12 November 2012.
  30. ‘Is Norf’k an indigenous language?’ Society for History of Language in the Pacific meeting, 5 July 2012, Adelaide.
  31. ‘Insular toponymies: Pristine placenaming on Norfolk Island and the Dudley Peninsula on Kangaroo Island, SA.’ Australian National Placenames Survey 2011 Workshop, Adelaide, 2 September 2011
  32. ‘Place-naming, Fieldwork and the ‘Scientific Voyager’ on Kangaroo Island’, Conference on ‘François Péron and the Figure of the Scientific Voyager’, 27 November 2010, Kingscote, Kangaroo Island
  33. ‘Norfolk Island, South Pacific: An empirical ecolinguistic case study’, 25 October 2010, Austrian Conference of Linguistics, Graz, Austria
  34. ‘“One and One Equals Eleven”: Spiritual and Ecological Mathematics from Vrindavan, India’, Biennial Conference in Philosophy, Religion and Culture, 3 October 2010, Catholic Institute of Sydney, Strathfield (Sydney), New South Wales
  35. ‘Place-naming of the Melanesian Mission, Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, paper read at the Islands of History conference, 21 July 2010, Norfolk Island
  36. ‘On Chintan’, Asian Studies Association of Australia conference, 6 July 2010, Adelaide, Australia
  37. ‘Towards a Typology of Norf’k’, Conference on Oceanic Linguistics 8 (COOL 8), 5 January 2010, Auckland, New Zealand
  38. ‘A Reexamination of Vrindavan Conservation in Light of Hari Vansh Goswami’s Hit Chaurasi Pad’, Beliefs Beyond Borders symposium, 13 December 2009, Melbourne
  39. ‘Whataway of Knowing: Aspects of the Pitcairn-Norfolk Worldview’, Australian Anthropological Society conference, 11 December 2009, Sydney, Australia
  40. ‘Pitcairn and Norfolk: Metaphor, myth, exile and placenames’, Peuples Premiers et Mythes D’aujourd’hui conference, 1 September 2009, Nouméa, New Caledonia
  41. Down and Out and Cross on Norfolk Island: Spatial orientation in Norfolk placenames’, 8th International Pragmatics Congress, 14 July 2009, Melbourne, Australia
  42. ‘Toponymy on Kangaroo Island: Folk toponymy and offshore fishing ground names’, Australian Linguistics Society conference, 9 July 2009, Melbourne, Australia
  43. ‘Toponymic Data Collection on Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC), 13 March 2009, Hawai’i, USA
  44. ‘Globalising Vrindavan – Spirituality, Nature and Culture: Lesson from Vrindavan, northern India’, Global Religions and Cultures in the Asia Pacific conference, 2 December 2008, Adelaide, Australia
  45. ‘Comparing Linguistic Landscapes in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh and Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, National Seminar on Perspectives in Linguistics, 6 November 2008, Srinagar, India
  46. ‘Palu or Pa:lu? Doing (dialectical) ecolinguistics on Norfolk Island, South Pacific’, Ecolinguistic symposium, International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) Congress, 25 August 2008, Essen, Germany
  47. ‘Toponymy on Norfolk Island: the microcosm of Nepean Island’, International Congress on Onomastic Sciences, 19 August 2008, Toronto, Canada
  48. ‘Toponymy on Norfolk Island, South Pacific: Naming and locating offshore fishing grounds’, Australian Linguistics Society conference, 3 July 2008, Sydney, Australia