LINGUIST List 27.4289

Tue Oct 25 2016

Confs: Discipline of Ling, Disc Analysis, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Socioling/Australia

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 24-Oct-2016
From: Lucija Medojevic <>
Subject: Public Lecture and Masterclasses
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Public Lecture and Masterclasses
Short Title: MRMD

Date: 26-Oct-2016 - 27-Oct-2016
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contact: Lucija Medojevic
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

MRMD Public Lecture and Masterclasses

The Multilingual Repertoires and Multilingual Discourse conference (WSU, Parramatta South campus) is fast approaching!

The conference opens on 26 October with a Public Lecture by Dr. Felicity Meakins (University of Queensland). The lecture is followed by a panel discussion on multilingualism in Australia. This is a free event. Everyone is welcome.

Public Lecture: Maintaining a multilingual mindset: Indigenous Australian languages since 1788
Presenter: Dr. Felicity Meakins (UQ)
Date: 26 October 2016
Time: 6 – 8 pm
Room details: PS-EA.G.19 (LT03) Parramatta South Campus

A series of masterclasses are also on offer. All three masterclasses are just $30.

Masterclass 1: Investigating multilingualism in school-aged children
Presenters: Dr. Lucija Medojevic
Date: 26 October 2016
Time: 13:30-15:00
Room details: PS-EB.3.38 (Parramatta South Campus)

Masterclass 2: Researching language contact in the field
Presenters: Dr. Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen and Dr. Brett Baker
Date: 26 October 2016
Time: 15:30-17:00 pm
Room details: PS-EB.3.38 (Parramatta South Campus)

Masterclass 3: The Story of Kriol in northern Australia
Presenter: Dr. Felicity Meakins (UQ)
Date: 27 October 2016
Time: 16:00-17:30
Room details: PS-EB.3.38 (Parramatta South Campus)

For more information about masterclasses and to register, please visit the following link: .

We look forward to seeing you in October!

MRMD Organising Committee

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