The Linguistics Research Group comprises researchers within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, who investigate the relationship between language and the social world.
The Research Group is closely linked to the Language and Society Centre
Research and Supervision Areas
Several researchers are working in the area of Austronesian language and culture: Dr Carmen Dawuda, Yacinta Kurniasih, Dr Howie Manns, Dr Anna Margetts, Dr Simon Musgrave, Mr. Paul Thomas, Dr. Jullian Millie
Cross-linguistic analysis of narratives
We are currently establishing a new research group initiative on the cross-linguistic analysis of narratives. In the first phase the group will focus on topics including the function of quotatives, marking of narrative peaks and non-prototypical uses of pronouns in narratives. We will draw mostly on transcribed oral but also on written data from a wide range of languages, including English, Pennsylvanian German, Spanish, Japanese, Aboriginal languages of Australia, Austronesian languages of Indonesia and Oceania and Iranian languages.
Members of this research group initiative include: Dr Julie Bradshaw Prof Kate Burridge, Dr Marisa Cordella, Dr Carmen Dawuda, Dr Alice Gaby, Dr Howie Manns, Shimako Iwasaki, Dr Anna Margetts, Dr Simon Musgrave, Dr Louisa Willoughby and Dr Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou.
Cultural and linguistic aspects of interpreted medical discourse
The research group has expertise in the area of medical discourse, interpreting and discourse analysis.
Several members of the research group are working in the area of documentation, description and analysis of endangered languages and more generally under-described languages, in particular Aboriginal languages of Australia, Austronesian languages and Germanic languages.
Several members of the linguistics research group have expertise in the area of language variation and change, encompassing phonological change, syntactic change, grammaticalization (creation of grammar), lexical and semantic change, prehistory, areal linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, as well as linguistic prescriptivism and purism.
The linguistics research group has expertise in the area of sociolinguistics, bilingualism and multilingualism, language contact, and language maintenance and loss.
- Intercultural communication
- Language and culture
- Multilingualism and bilingualism
- Computer mediated communication
- Language policy, planning, and language teaching
- Second language acquisition and use
- Communication in professional contexts
Research group leader
Research Group Members
- AP John Bradley
- Dr Julie Bradshaw
- Dr In Jung Cho
- Dr Young-a Cho
- Dr Marisa Cordella
- Dr Carmen Dawuda
- Mr Patrick Durel
- Dr Alice Gaby
- Mr Scott Grant
- Dr Hiroko Hashimoto
- Dr. Jim Hlavac
- Dr Hui Huang
- Dr Lijian Hong
- Dr Shimako Iwasaki
- Dr Heinz Kreutz
- Ms Yacinta Kurniasih
- Dr Naomi Kurata
- Dr Raffaele Lampugnani
- Dr Howie Manns
- Dr Anna Margetts
- Assoc. Professor Helen Mariott
- Dr Simon Musgrave
- Dr Nadine Normand-Marconnet
- Mr Marc Orlando
- Dr Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou
- Prof. Farzad Sharifian
- Dr Robyn Spence-Brown
- Dr Masato Takimoto
- Mr. Paul Thomas
- Helen Tebble
- Dr Louisa Willoughby
- Dr Zhichang (Marc) Xu
- Dr Kuniko Yoshimitsu
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