ALS Conference 2018 Program

Sunday 9 December
13:00 - 16:30
Pre-conference workshops:
 
  • Building Bridges between Linguistics and Schools. Organised by Dr Jean Mulder, University of Melbourne.
  • How to speak EEG: An introduction to using EEG in linguistics research. Organised by Dr Alex Chatburn, University of South Australia.
  • #LingComm: A crash course in effective linguistics communication to non-linguists for grantwriting, interdisciplinary research, non-academic jobs, public outreach, and more Organised by Gretchen McCulloch, Internet Linguist, and co-creator of the popular podcast, Lingthusiasm
17:00 - 19:00
Welcome reception at MOD., UniSA’s Museum of Design, with drinks and canapes
 
Monday 10 December
09:00 - 09:30
Official welcome
09:30 - 13:00

Parallel paper sessions:
Details and speakers to be confirmed.

Workshop:
Training Pathways and Career Pathways for Teachers of Australian Indigenous Languages and Indigenous Language Workers. Organised by Dr Rob Amery, University of Adelaide

14:00 - 15:00
Keynote session:
Prof Petra Schumacher
15:00 - 16:45
Parallel paper sessions:
Details and speakers to be confirmed.
16:45 - 18:45
Poster gala featuring interactive media presentations, with drinks and canapes available
 
Tuesday 11 December
09:00 - 17:00

Parallel paper sessions:
Details and speakers to be confirmed.

Workshops (exact times and details to be confirmed):

  • Romance linguistics in Australasia: Current models and new trends Organised by Dr Joshua Brown and Dr Manuel Delicado Cantero, ANU
  • Multifaceted multilingualism: Language, cognition, and communication Organised by Prof Kleanthes K.Grohmann, University of Cyprus

 

17:30 - 19:00
ALS Annual General Meeting
19:30 - 22:30
Conference dinner at the Cumberland Arms Hotel
Wednesday 12 December
09:00 - 10:00
Keynote session: Prof Walter Bisang
10:30 - 17:00

Parallel paper sessions:
Details and speakers to be confirmed.

Workshops (exact times and details to be confirmed):

  • Language processing and language change Organised by Dr Robert Mailhammer, Western Sydney University, and Elena Smirnova, Université de Neuchâtel
  • New challenges in Missionary Linguistics: An introduction Presented by Prof Otto Zwartjes, Paris Diderot University Organised by Dr Clara Stockigt in partnership with the Society of History of Linguistics in the Pacific 2018 Conference

 

* Schedule is subject to change

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