Tag: Languages and Culture

  1. Decolonisation of Space and Mind: The Native Garden Project

    Byline: Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen, Lee, Oskar, Charles, Finn & Flynn. The first year Arts Discovery program has a strong focus on Indigenisation and decolonisation of the spaces and structures that we inhabit and invites students to step outside of the classroom and beyond traditional research outputs to create New Futures.  This has led a group of 2024 first-year […]


  2. Migration’s Impact on Sound Change: an Interview with Valentina De Iacovo, Visiting Fellow from University of Turin

    Valentina De Iacovo is a Researcher based at the University of Turin, Italy, and a visiting fellow at the phonetics laboratory at the School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. Felicia interviewed Valentina about her experience as visiting Fellow at SOLL, and the significance of the project that she is currently working on with Prof. John Hajek


  3. Partaking in Ongoing Academic Conversation: Dang Ngoc Chau’s Research Presentation Experience at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Conference (AAAL) 2024 in Houston

    Hangyu Zhang Chau Dang (Dang Ngoc Chau) is a third-year PhD candidate at the School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. Last year, Chau shared some interesting points about her research project, which was enlightening. From 16th March to 19th March this year, Chau presented at the AAAL 2024 conference in Houston, United States, […]


  4. Dhudhuroa Language Day: Students Come Together to Celebrate Dhudhuroa Language

    Written by:  Dr Bill Forshaw | Academic Specialist – Indigenous Education On March 21 2024 Beechworth Montessori school hosted students learning Dhudhuroa language from five schools: Harrietville PS, Dederang PS, Wooragee PS, Beechworth Montessori and Bright P-12 College. Over 200 students participated on the day, ranging in age from Prep through to Year 12. Dhudhuroa is an […]


  5. Undergraduate Series: an Interview with Lex Durham-Arnold, Recipient of the Australian Global Languages Scholarship

    Felicia Lee Lex Durham-Arnold is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts majoring in Criminology and Russian Studies. He is also concurrently undertaking a Diploma of Languages (French). He has recently received the Australian Global Languages Scholarship and travelled to Kyrgyzstan for an exchange programme with the London School of Languages and Cultures and […]


  6. Staff Series: An Interview with Dr Riccardo Amorati

    Dr Riccardo Amorati is a Senior Tutor in Italian Studies at the School of Languages and Linguistics. His research interests include second language learning motivation, psychological factors influencing language learning and inclusive language. Valeria spoke with Riccardo about his PhD and teaching experience, his research interests and his advice for graduate researchers.


  7. In the Heart of Loire Valley: an Interview with the Coordinators for an Immersive Overseas French Studies Subject

    Rena Gao Prof Véronique Duché and Dr Nicholas Strole of the French Studies Program guided students through a three-week intensive trip to the Loire Valley for an immersive experience, focusing particularly on the French Renaissance. Rena speaks to Véronique and Nick about the subject, In the Heart of the Loire Valley, and the students’ experiences during […]


  8. Student Achievement: An Interview with Tula Wynyard

    Tula is a second-year PhD candidate at the School of Languages and Linguistics. She is working on documenting Ritharrŋu-Wägilak, an Indigenous language spoken in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. She is the 2023 recipient of the John Mulvaney Fellowship. Valeria spoke with Tula about her PhD project, her fieldwork in Arnhem Land and her personal connection to her research.


  9. SoLL Event: Eccellenze italiane. Figure per Italo Calvino – Italian Excellence. Illustrations for Italo Calvino

    The Italian Studies Program, together with the Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne and Archives and Special Collections at the University of Melbourne, has organised an exhibition to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Italo Calvino (1923-1985), one of the greatest Italian writers of the 20th century. The exhibition is on display in the Baillieu Library, in the main study area of the first floor and on the stairwell of the third floor. It will be open until 30th November 2023. Valeria spoke with Elisabetta Ferrari, organiser of the exhibition.


  10. SOLL Event: The Great Book Swap 2023

    Felicia speaks to Dr Bill Forshaw about his participation in the Great Book Swap at SOLL, and his book 'NT Mob Sharing Stories in Language'.


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