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Language death, a not-so-exotic problem

Lauren Gawne writes: There was an interesting piece that popped up on The Age on the weekend about the state of the Toto language in India. Speakers of Toto, living in India’s isolated Himalayan foothills, have to face a future where the fate of their language is precarious. It’s a context that’s familiar to me [...]
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Gillard, grammar and the language of politics

Academics / Linguistics : Fully (sic) (3 years ago)

Lauren Gawne unpacks the criticism of Julia Gillard's use of language and finds that it's all just hot air. Read Post

Competition: Name the languages on the Yarra Trams posters

Academics / Linguistics : Fully (sic) (2 years ago)

Lauren Gawne writes: As part of the ongoing campaign Yarra Trams to remind Melbournians that trams are heavy things these posters have been popping up all over town: Can you name all 25 of the languages? The Fully (sic) team have wo... Read Post

The relationship between language and culture for Sherpa speakers

Academics / Linguistics : Fully (sic) (2 years ago)

Lauren Gawne writes: Given that the average PhD thesis would take a full day to read aloud, it’s no mean feat for a research student to distill the importance of their work into just a couple of minutes. That is what University of M... Read Post


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