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(Oct. 24) School of Foreign Languages Symposium

Last updated :2013-10-16

Symposium on "Minority Languages and Dialects of China and Australia"

Chair: Professor Wendy Bowcher, SYSU, China
Prof. Wendy Bowcher will address and the topic is "Introduction to Language Variation: Dialects”
Time: 8:00–12:00 AM, Thursday, October 24, 2013
Venue: Lecture Hall 315, School of Foreign Languages Building, South Campus, SYSU
Organizers: School of Foreign Languages, SYSU; Centre for Australian Studies, SYSU


Key Speakers and Their Topics:


Dr Christine Nicholls, Flinders University, Australia
"Introduction to Australia's Aboriginal Languages and Dialects”

Professor LIU Chengyu, Southwest University, China
"Multilingualism, Identity and Education: A Case Study of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan, China”

Dr LIANG Sihua, University of Cambridge, UK
"Language Attitudes and Identities in Multilingual China”