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|Full Title:||Endangered Words and Signs of Revival|
|Short Title:||AUSTRALEX 2013|
|Location:||Adelaide, South Australia, Australia|
|Start Date:||25-Jul-2013 - 27-Jul-2013|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|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
Organizers: Professor Ghil‘ad Zuckermann and Dr Julia Miller
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.
Professor Peter Mühlhäusler, 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 Mühlhäusler’s 20-year scholarship at the University of Adelaide. On Saturday 27 July 2013 we shall explore the beauty of the Adelaide Hills.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Lexicography; Sociolinguistics|
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